Category Archives: Movie Reviews

Movie Review: Bridesmaids

previously: 14 summer movies to get a lil excited about… [pt1] Bridesmaids – ★★★★½ 125 minutes | America | Language: English | Rating: R Weddings and cinema are a match made in heaven. Whether it’s in drama – imagine the … Continue reading

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Terence Malick’s “The Tree of Life” – first impressions & reviews… (woos and boos)

Magnificent. Mental. Preposterous. Pretentious. Amazing. Bollocks. Terence Malick’s fifth film premiered at Cannes at 8.30 this morning and, as expected, it is getting fantastically mixed reviews. It was on almost everyone’s most anticipated lists, including mine, and living up to … Continue reading

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Hot Docs 2011 reviews: Wiebo’s War // The Redemption of General Butt Naked // Empire North // Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop

previously: Hot Docs 2011 preview & thoughts Wiebo’s War – ★★★★½ 94 minutes | Canada | Language: English | North American Premiere | Rating: 14A Like any fair story of a struggle, Wiebo’s War doesn’t force us to side with … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews: The High Cost of Living // Certified Copy

Fin(e) The High Cost of Living directed by Deborah Chow [imdb | trailer] me rating: 2.5/5 saw it: cinema (limited release in Canada for the moment) In the initial months and years “post-Garden State” Zach Braff was considered by some … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Sunset Limited

It don’t matter if you’re Black or White. The Sunset Limited directed by Tommy Lee Jones [imdb | trailer | HBO Films] me rating: 3/5 saw it: download (premiered on HBO in US & Canada, coming to Sky Atlantic in … Continue reading

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Movie reviews: Incendies, Unknown & The Reef

Sharks, sabotage and secrets. Incendies directed by Denis Villeneuve [imdb | trailer] me rating: 4.5/5 saw it: cinema (limited release in Canada, wider international release expected) Canadian director Denis Villeneuve’s work isn’t all that well known outside of his native … Continue reading

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TIFF thoughts & 123 movie reviews

Cinema ah ah. So the 35th annual Toronto International Film Festival finished up last weekend and while most people with more pressing deadlines will have posted their reviews, recaps and summaries, I figure the casual nature of my blog affords … Continue reading

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