Sunday, January 27 2013
From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.
Tuesday, May 1 2012
June arrives on full film fire, with a new one from Pixar, a look at a Presidential monster killer, and Ridley Scott's return to a certain extraterrestrial franchise...
Thursday, June 28 2012
In Take This Waltz, the conflict that develops is not between Lou and Margot, but within her.
Wednesday, December 19 2012
While everyone else is tripping on Kathryn Bigelow's art-house-cum-action acid, I was content to take a downer and mellow out. And then I looked at Michelle Williams and woke up.
Friday, June 29 2012
Sarah Polley’s passion-drunk film about a summertime flirtation is a lovesick daze of lust and pain and regret.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
Take This Waltz is set in Polley's native Toronto and it makes wide use of that city's funky west end for its locations and local musicians for its score (a real treat for this Torontonian).