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50 Shades Of Grey Titillates But Has A Tortuous Villain As Its Hero

50 Shades Of Grey Titillates But Has A Tortuous Villain As Its Hero

By R. Paul Dhillon
The much hyped rough-sex romanced 50 Shades of Grey is the antithesis of Romance or it’s romance for Sadists and those who enjoy the art of beating their partners.
Of course the makers of the biggest box office hit on Valentine and President’s Day long weekend in the U.S. have tried their best [...]

March 21st, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

50 Shades Of Grey Titillates With A Tortuous Villain As Its Hero

50 Shades Of Grey Titillates With A Tortuous Villain As Its Hero

By R. Paul Dhillon
The much hyped rough-sex romanced 50 Shades of Grey is the antithesis of Romance or it’s romance for Sadists and those who enjoy the art of beating their partners.

Of course the makers of the biggest box office hit on Valentine and President’s Day long weekend in the U.S. have tried their [...]

March 18th, 2015 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Commentary, Entertainment, Link News, Movie Reviews, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (PG) ***

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (PG) ***

British Seniors Get Another Kick At The Exotic Can In India
By Alan Samuel
Can lightning strike twice?   That’s what the producers of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel are banking on. Much of the cast from the surprise hit a while back are back aimed squarely at older more mature adults this Fox. Searchlight Pictures presentation [...]

March 14th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Con Job Gets In The Way For Romance Between Thieves

Con Job Gets In The Way For Romance Between Thieves

By Alan Samuel
Yes, the fix is in. Shady goings on may boost the take in Focus. Catch the hi jinks in this high flying tale of fun  and larceny from Warner a Brothers now hoping  to rule the day at scores of Cineplex Odeon cinemas across B.C.
Elegance and skill make up part of the rules [...]

March 7th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Jupiter Ascending (PG) ****

Jupiter Ascending (PG) ****

Wachoski Sister-Brother Combo Fails To Ignite Space Opera That Fizzles And Descends Into Mediocrity
By Alan Samuel
Space is a strange frontier.  Leave it to those ahead of their time Wachoskis to up the stakes considerably in the trendsetting Jupiter Ascending. Hot off their less than stellar Cloud Atlas setback Warner Brothers  is all systems go in [...]

February 21st, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Russia’ s Great Hockey Team Gets The Winning Treatment!

Russia’ s Great Hockey Team Gets The Winning Treatment!

By Alan Samuel
Hockey crazy British Columbia must be sad at the poor showing of The Vancouver Canucks this year. Gone is the incentive to play well since this team is stuffed with over-paid show me the money athletes. Blame stupid owners and more stupid fans for paying extortionist prices to see millionaires shoot a puck [...]

February 14th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Oscar Nominated Leviathan Probes Russia’s Undercurrents!

Oscar Nominated Leviathan Probes Russia’s Undercurrents!

By Alan Samuel
Make your last stand. Hold your head high.  Good intentions go out the window for a man in the ropes in Leviathan.  Life in Russia is front and centre is this tasty treat from Sony pictures Classes liable to put a thaw in Western-Soviet relations at The Fifth Avenue Cinemas.
Modern times create new [...]

February 7th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Star Neeson Still The Main Draw In Tired Shoot-Em Up, Kidnap And Chase Actioner

Star Neeson Still The Main Draw In Tired Shoot-Em Up, Kidnap And Chase Actioner

By Alan Samuel
Do yourself a favour and forget what critics say about anything. Instead ask a friend for advice on a book, a travel destination – or a movie. Smart people should discard stupid reviews given by self-serving elitist politically  correct small-minded so-called film  critics and decide for themselves the likability of Taken 3. Action  [...]

January 24th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Winter Sleep Is A Turkish Delight!

Winter Sleep Is A Turkish Delight!

By Alan Samuel
Brute force and the struggle to survive make Winter Sleep a first class film experience. St forth by Mongrel Media this stark story is now gripping patrons at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas.
Don’t let the three hour length of this movie fool you. Penetrating performances from the principal players will have you listening and [...]

January 17th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Exodus: Gods and Kings (PG) ***

Exodus: Gods and Kings (PG) ***

Moses Parts The Sea Again In This New Age Bible Story!
By Alan Samuel
Out to save the world can be accomplished  in many different ways. Beyond all expectations busy 20th Century Fox succeeds with Exodus: Gods and Kings.   Perfect timing for the holiday season this smart, sophisticated story is now fully engaging audiences at Cineplex Odeon [...]

December 20th, 2014 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »