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Straight Outta Compton Is The Perfect Intersection Of Life And ART!

Straight Outta Compton Is The Perfect Intersection Of Life And ART!

Finally saw Straight Outta Compton after a few empty trips to the multiplex due to sold out shows everywhere. And what a great ride it is, the perfect music biopic of all time, clicking on all cylinders and what an adrenaline rush.
Director F Gary Gray is right on the money in telling the tale of [...]

August 30th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Straight Outta Compton Is The Perfect Intersection Of Life And ART!

Straight Outta Compton Is The Perfect Intersection Of Life And ART!

By R. Paul Dhillon
Finally saw Straight Outta Compton after a few empty trips to the multiplex due to sold out shows everywhere. And what a great ride it is, the perfect music biopic of all time, clicking on all cylinders and what an adrenaline rush.
Director F Gary Gray is right on the money in telling [...]

August 28th, 2015 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Entertainment, Link News, Link VIP'S, Movie Reviews, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Shaun The Sheep The Movie (G)****

Shaun The Sheep The  Movie (G)****

Sly dialogue and huggable sheep are some of the reasons to check out Shaun The Sheep The Movie.  Life on the farm will never be the same as you follow the exploits of some hip barnyard animals courtesy of D Films and your neighbourhood Cineplex Odeon theatre.
Little kids and oldies will adore this slick about [...]

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

Adam Sandler Visits The 80s Again With Sci-Fi Gamer Comedy

Adam Sandler Visits The 80s Again With Sci-Fi Gamer Comedy

Zeroes become heroes in Pixels.  Family friendly indeed is this classy pic from director Chris Columbus (Mrs.  Doubtfire). Be sure to check out this laugh-filled Sony Picture treat at Cineplex Odeon theatres around B.C.
Nostalgia is in vogue big time as we follow the plight of three boys who become men whose childhood experience is put [...]

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

Iconic, Tragic British Singer Amy Winehouse Gets The Sensational Treatment Courtesy Indo-British Director!

Iconic, Tragic British Singer Amy Winehouse Gets The Sensational Treatment Courtesy Indo-British Director!

Practice makes perfect.  Smart on talent but short on smarts perhaps best captures the life of aspiring jazz artist Amy Winehouse, the focus of the appropriately titled Amy. Presented by Sony Pictures  Classics this jarring portrait of an artist come undone will certainly appeal to her fans and curiosity seekers. Check out this intimate portrait [...]

July 4th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Gadaar Not Just A Political Traitor But Cinematic Joke

Gadaar Not Just A Political Traitor But Cinematic Joke

By R. Paul Dhillon
When it comes to the film work of Punjabi writer-director Amitoj Mann, it’s been a hit and miss.
He made a relatively good 1984 insurency drama with Hawayiaan and then made a disaster with Sunny Deol starrer Kaafila. He finally recovered from that disaster to make the well received and well made Haani [...]

June 16th, 2015 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Commentary, Lead Story, Link News, Movie Reviews, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Tanu Weds Manu Returns: Jat Haryana Versus Jatt Punjab

Tanu Weds Manu Returns: Jat Haryana Versus Jatt Punjab

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
After her big successes in Tanu Weds Manu and Queen, Kangana Ranaut does it again in Tanu Weds Manu Returns, a sequel to the earlier hit film. Usually, sequels do not reach the same level as the original. However, in this case, it exceeds the original. In this film, Kangana has a [...]

June 12th, 2015 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, Movie Reviews, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Far From The Madding Crowd (PG) ****

Far From The Madding Crowd (PG) ****

A Woman Of Means Story Of Love And Longing In Old England
By Alan Samuel
Deep down inside we all crave attention. And love. Lost in a struggle for her heart is a young impressionable lady in Far from the Madding Crowd. Based on the classic novel this upbeat period drama from Fox Searchlight Pictures is inflaming [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG) ****

Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG) ****

CGI-Effects Overkill Ruins Latest Marvel’s Avengers Superhero Romp!
By Alan Samuel
Worlds collide and danger abounds. Sparks fly often at a Constant rate in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Smart and sassy somehow the creative masterminds at Marvel Studios have again raised the bar for quality entertainment that takes imagination to a new level. Catch all the excitement  [...]

May 16th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

The Age of Adaline (PG) ****

The Age of Adaline (PG) ****

Beauty Can Be Everlasting But It Loses Its Shine!
By Alan Samuel
Legend has it that Ponce de Leon was on a mission. Miracles do happen and the lady at the centre of The Age of Adaline proves that youth can live on forever.  Romance addicts will surely get their fill thanks to this EOne Entertainment  event [...]

May 9th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »