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Another Nazi Era High Art Theft Tale Has Helen Mirren In The Lead

Another Nazi Era High Art Theft Tale Has Helen Mirren In The Lead

Woman in Gold (PG) ****
Another Nazi Era High Art Theft Tale Has Helen Mirren In The Lead
By Alan Samuel
Time stands still for no man. Or woman.  After the ravages of war a determined  survivor decides it’s time to get back what is rightfully hers in the dramatic Woman in Gold.  Known far and wide for [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Cute Alien Mixed With Voices From Music Superstars Finally Clicks For Dreamworks Animation

Cute Alien Mixed With Voices From Music Superstars Finally Clicks For Dreamworks Animation

By Alan Samuel
Little ones will get a big kick out of the family friendly Home. Hey, but what else would you expect from reliable 20th  Century Fox and trendsetting Dreamworks Animation. Check out the comical  chaos, in 3-D no less, at Cineplex odeon theatres around B.C.
Home is where the heart is. Check that – unless [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

The Duff Entertains While Enlightening Us About School Experience

The Duff Entertains While Enlightening Us About School Experience

The Duff Movie Review
By M. Monique Dhillon
The Duff is a sweet spirited teen comedy about a smart girl who tries to fight high school labeling with wit and words. The movie has every aspect of a modern high school comedy. Like the boy our leading lady likes who ultimately turns out to be [...]

April 9th, 2015 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Entertainment, Link News, Movie Reviews, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

The Duff Entertains While Enlightening Us About School Experience

The Duff Entertains While Enlightening Us About School Experience

By Muskaan Monique Dhillon
The Duff is a sweet spirited teen comedy about a smart girl who tries to fight high school labeling with wit and words. The movie has every aspect of a modern high school comedy. Like the boy our leading lady likes who ultimately turns out to be Mr. Wrong; the trying on [...]

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

Seymour: An Introduction (PG) ***

Seymour: An Introduction (PG) ***

Actor Ethan Hawke Documents The Music Man!
By Alan Samuel
Intimate portraits of artists can be vexing. Actor turned director Ethan Hawke (Before Sunrise) comes of age with Seymour: An Introduction. Magical in all sorts of ways this look at a one man show from Mongrel Media is now entertaining arts lovers at The Fifth Avenue Cinemas.
Man [...]

March 28th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

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 »