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Friday One Sheet: THE REPORT Redacts Truth

Analog newsprint and redaction feature heavily into the key art for The Report. In noisy high-contrast black and white, Adam Driver in a pretty natty suit, is rendered in newsprint text with headlines poking out. "Fabricated Information" is underlined via...

Review: ANGEL HAS FALLEN, AKA #fakenews The Movie

It seems only fitting that a film so intent on parroting right-wing conspiracy theories in the guise of entertainment should be just as transparent and incomprehensible as the people who proffer such theories to the public in real life. The...

WELCOME TO SUDDEN DEATH: Dallas Jackson And Michael Jai White Reboot 1995 JCVD Film

Dallas Jackson and Michael Jai White have begun production on Welcome to Sudden Death, a reboot of the 1995 action flick Sudden Death. This time around MJW will be joined by comedian Gary Owen to add a buddy-action flick element...

Now in Theaters: READY OR NOT, Samara Weaving Is a Star

Samara Weaving stars with some other people; Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett directed.

ANTLERS Teaser Scares Up a Monster in the Dark

Oh my. Let's be honest: Antlers doesn't sound like a particularly scary title for a horror movie, and Scott Cooper has not directed any films that sound like a horror movie. Judging by the first teaser, however, we can safely...

Fantastic Fest 2019: Second Wave Arrives With KNIVES OUT and More Pointed Films

Every film announced for Fantastic Fest 2019's second wave of programming is essential viewing.

Criterion in November 2019: In COLD WAR and BETTY BLUE, Love Gets Heated

Also: 'The Daytrippers' and two Bette Davis essentials.

Review: GOOD BOYS, Crude Laugh Riot Has a Big Heart

The coolest kid in school, Soren, invites Max to a kissing party and the girl that he pines for, Brixlee, will be there. Trouble is, Max and neither of his friends, Lucas and Thor, know how to kiss girls. When...

Toronto 2019: SYNCHRONIC, THE LONG WALK, And GUNS AKIMBO Are Coming to Town

No matter how hard you try there is never enough time to catch all the films you want to at TIFF. Believe us, our own Kurt tries every year. Choices and sacrifices are made each year. This latest batch of...

DOLEMITE IS MY NAME Trailer: Eddie Murphy is Effing up Mother-Effers in Craig Brewer's Comedy

Craig Brewer's Dolemite Is My Name will have its World Premiere here in Toronto at TIFF and was an immediate buzz title when that was announced. Netflix dropped the official trailer earlier and it looks amazing!    Eddie Murphy leads a...

Blu-ray Review: KLUTE Channels an Era Ahead of its Time

I'd never seen Alan J. Pakula's 1971 film Klute before now. I had seen another of his films, All The President's Men, starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford and was quite impressed. Looking at his filmography, I've even more amazed...

Blu-ray Review: VICE SQUAD Dials up the Crazy

Out on August 13 in North America from Scream Factory comes Gary Sherman's (Death Line, Dead & Buried) 1982 film Vice Squad. Filmed on the streets of Los Angeles, Sherman directs Season Hubley (Escape From New York, John Carpenter's TV movie Elvis) as...

Now Streaming: WU ASSASSINS, Iko Uwais Goes Wild, But That's Not All

Iko Uwais stars in a wildly-entertaining melange of martial arts, Chinatown crime, Asian-American issues, and fantasy adventure.

Now Streaming: NOS4A2 Begins Again, SWAMP THING Rages in Darkness

On streaming services, no one can hear you scream.

Review: SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK Delivers A Solid Spook Show

I was a scared little kid. Traumatized by a viewing of Plan 9 From Outer Space at seven (I know, I know), I steered clear of anything horror related until well into my adolescence for fear of causing my psyche...

Review: ODE TO JOY, A Cataplectic Love Story

Jason Winer’s Ode to Joy has a typical romantic comedy setup: man meets woman, they fall in love, a complication arises to drive them apart, they ultimately reconcile, cue happy ending. Only this time the obstacle to true love isn’t...

Review: FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW, A Fine Bromance

David Leitch directs Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in this big budget action spinoff.

Friday One Sheet: JOJO RABBIT And The Handbill Aesthetic

A mixture of techniques in play make for an interesting, photo-free, text heavy poster for Taika Waititi's last film, Jojo Rabbit. The large splashes of text all over the key art looks painted with a wide brush. It being a...

Review: Quentin Tarantino's ONCE UPON A TIME IN... HOLLYWOOD

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie star.

Rest In Peace, Rutger Hauer

It is with sadness that we hear the news that last Friday, actor Rutger Hauer died after a brief illness, at the untimely age of 75. His breakthrough as an actor in the Netherlands was in Paul Verhoeven's television series...