Now Streaming: THE TOWER, Suspense Mounts As Tensions Rise

Gemma Whelan and Jimmy Akingbola star in a gripping crime-thriller, now streaming on BritBox.

Old School Kung Fu Fest Returning to Kick Your Seat: Pictures Included

I want to be polite in the headlines that I write, although, to be honest, the films featured in the 9th Old School Kung Fu Fest are anything but polite. They are, in point of fact, exciting, visceral, and entirely...

'Flash Forward' With Japan Society: Debut Works and Recent Films

An exciting new series of Japanese films kicks off tomorrow in New York City, which is great news for people who live there, but also great news for people who live in North America. The 20-film series, presented by the...

Review: WEST SIDE STORY, Steven Spielberg Sings

Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zeglar, and Rita Moreno star in a musical romance, directed by Steven Spielberg, opening December 10, in movie theaters only.

Blu-ray Review: ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA: THE COMPLETE FILMS, Essential Entertainment

Tsui Hark's magnificent reinvention of Wong Fei-hung, starting with Donnie Yen, gets a deluxe treatment as The Criterion Collection scores a knockout with its box set.


Our site is based in Toronto, Canada, though some of us live and work in The Lower 48, myself included, and so I know that the following films will be opening in the U.S. this week; some (most?) of them...

Now Streaming: THE BEATLES: GET BACK, One Last Time

John, Paul, George and Ringo are featured in director Peter Jackson's six-hour documentary series, now streaming on Disney Plus.

Review: HAWKEYE, Bring on the Flying Arrows

Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld and Vera Farmiga star in a fresh adventure from Marvel for Disney Plus.

THE UNKIND Trailer Awakens Evil

Are you thirsty ... for blood? Are you hungry ... for horror? Yes, that's right, it's Thanksgiving week here in the U.S., though we believe in making everyone else in the world pay for our sins. TBH, none of that...

Get Ready for a Wild Trip: Watch WONDERLAND RECOIL Trailer

Are you still stuck at home? Is your life depressing and/or not what you'd hope it would be? Are you looking for an escape? Then take a look at the Wonderland Recoil trailer and instantly transform into a new you.*...

KING CAR Revvs Up With Seriously Smashing New Trailer

Has your car ever talked to you? Oh, sure, maybe the engine sings to you on the highway, but, seriously, what if you car speaks to you in a reasonable tone and in a convincing manner? You'd have to listen,...


Two new series and a returning show debuted this week on BritBox, Hulu and Paramount Plus.

Exclusive: COSMIC DAWN Trailer Debut, Compelling UFO Cult Mysteries

[ Updated 11/18: New poster added! ] We've got a cult, UFOs, and mysteries galore. In other words, the striking first trailer for Cosmic Dawn does exactly what a trailer should do: ignite a compelling desire to see the film....

Review: GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE, Clever and Amusing Family Business

Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Carrie Coon and Paul Rudd star in a comedy adventure, directed by Jason Reitman, and opening exclusively in movie theaters November 19.

Coming Soon on Criterion: BOAT PEOPLE and MILLER'S CROSSING

Also due in February 2022: Leo McCarey's 'Love Affair' and Douglas Sirk's 'Written on the Wind.'

Review: THE PEBBLE AND THE BOY, Mods Make the Man

Patrick McNamee, Sacha Parkinson, and Patsy Kensit star in a charged, reflective drama, directed by Chris Green.

Review: ENCANTO Aims to Enchant All Ages

Stephanie Beatriz and María Cecilia Botero star in a family adventure from Walt Disney Animation Studios, directed by Byron Howard and Jared Bush, co-directed by Charise Castro Smith.

DOC NYC 2021 Review: DEAN MARTIN: KING OF COOL, Some Cats Never Die

Directed by Tom Donahue, the documentary examines the life of a cool cat who cut an independent path through mainstream entertainment.

Exclusive: REYKA Trailer and Photos Announce Terrifying Crime Thriller

Kim Engelbrecht and Iain Glen star in a gripping series that debuts Monday, November 16, on BritBox in Canada.

Review: THE SHRINK NEXT DOOR, With Friends Like These

Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd star in a new series that straddles the line between comedy and drama, soon to begin streaming on Apple TV+.