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Destroy All Monsters: Is JOHN WICK Neo's Video Game Afterlife?

The Matrix Revolutions isn't a particularly good movie, but it does do a few things that stand it apart from the majority of franchise wannabe-blockbusters. For one thing, the people of colour all survive - and do so by making...

Review: JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2, There Will Be Blood, Oh, So Much Blood

All he wants to do is enjoy his retirement. With his new dog. But first, he needs his car. So begins John Wick: Chapter 2, continuing the tearjerking saga of the titular character, an assassin who broke free of his...

10+ Years Later: Would We Still Take THE MATRIX's Red Pill?

Have you ever found yourself defending a movie, going out of your way to articulate its many strengths, before gradually realizing that you haven't actually viewed it in a decade or more? Do you ever say “oh yeah, that movie...

STANDOFF Trailer: Laurence Fishburne Is Very, Very Angry

A priest presiding over a funeral is the first one to get shot in the trailer for Standoff. Laurence Fishburne continues firing away, eliminating witnesses until one is left, a bespectacled little girl in a red dress (Ella Ballentine) taking...

Review: THE SIGNAL Goes Everywhere, Mysteriously

A dreamy atmosphere is established early in William Eubank's sophomore feature The Signal, holding the promise that the story could go, literally, anywhere. It's a haunting, lonely, moody, deliberately-paced atmosphere that's reminiscent of Eubank's debut, Love, which was set aboard...

Review: THE COLONY Leaves You Cold

Man, I had such high hopes for The Colony. Sure, my feelings of hope were coloured a bit by a set visit a year ago that went comically awry. This low-budget, independent sci-fi film, starring Kevin Zegers, Bill Paxton and Laurence...

Interview: Talking THE COLONY With Kevin Zegers and Director Jeff Renfroe

Just over a year ago, I found myself flown to Northern Ontario to visit the set of an ambitious Canadian-produced post-apocalyptic thriller starring Kevin Zegers, Bill Paxton and Laurence Fishburne. The trip to The Colony set was memorable for several...

Attack Of The Arctic Cannibals! It's The First Trailer For THE COLONY

Note to apocalypse survivors, and anyone else living in a barely inhabitable environment (space, underwater, etc): Do not respond to S.O.S. distress signals! Movies have worked hard to impart this valuable lesson, from Alien to the upcoming post-apocalyptic thriller The...

HANNIBAL International Trailer Paints Mads Mikkelsen As A Sympathetic, Helpful Cannibal

[UPDATED with information on international territory sales.*] The first teaser for upcoming U.S. TV show Hannibal left the titular character, played by Mads Mikkelsen, in the shadows, but a new, extended international trailer brings him into the light as a...