Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Film Flashback | Rocky I & II

Rocky I & II Rating 8.8/10 Running time: 119 mins. Classification: PG Release Date: USA - December 3, 1976; June 15, 1979 Country: USA IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes Released a few months prior to "Star Wars,"...

Film Review | Room

Room Rating 8/10 Running time: 118 mins. Classification:R Release Date: USA - Nov. 25,2015 Country:Canada IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes A somber meditation on isolation, "Room" shares some parallels with the surreal 2009 Greek film "Dogtooth," with...

Film Review | The Ridiculous 6

The Ridiculous 6 Rating 8/10 Running time: 119 mins. Classification: N/A Release Date: USA - December 11, 2015 Country: USA IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes After reading a number of scathing articles about this film, it feels like I...

Film Review | The Night Before

The Night Before Rating 6.5/10 Running time: 101 mins. Classification:R Release Date: USA - Nov. 20,2015 Country:USA IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes You've got to give Seth Rogen, and his collaborators, credit.  Love or hate his...

Film Review | Spotlight

Spotlight Rating 8.8/10 Running time: 128 mins. Classification:R Release Date: USA - Nov. 6,2015 Country:USA IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes Harkening back to classic investigative cinema like "All The President's Men," "Spotlight" is the most masterfully...

Film Review | SPECTRE

SPECTRE Rating 7.2/10 Running time: 148 mins. Classification: PG-13 Release Date: USA - Nov. 6,2015 Country:UK/USA IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes The 24th film in the official James Bond canon, "SPECTRE" arrives after the massive success...

Vancouver International Film Festival 2015 Wrap-Up

Finally, after a few weeks off to reflect on the dozens of films we took in at VIFF, we present the highlights, and a few...

Film Review | Amy

Amy Rating 9.6/10 Running time: 128 mins. Classification: R Release Date: USA Video - Dec.1,2015 Country:UK/USA IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes Recently released in the UK and Ireland on home video, and VOD, and coming in December to the...

Film Review (VIFF 2015) | London Road

London Road Rating 6.7/10 Running time: 91 mins. Classification: Unrated Release Date: UK - June 12, 2015 Country:UK IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes Leave it to the Brits.  What Aardman did to family animation with...

Film Flashback | House on the Edge of the Park

House on the Edge of the Park Rating 7.2/10 Running time: 91 mins. Classification: Unrated Release Date: Italy - November 6, 1980 Country:Italy IMDB/Rotten Tomatoes In honor of Halloween this year, I decided...