Monthly Archives: September 2013

Prisoners (2013)

Released: September 20, 2013. Directed by: Denis Villeneuve. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard. Runtime: 153 min. Thought-provoking and engaging, “Prisoners” represents a type of film that I I love. It asks the question: What would you do if … Continue reading

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Box Office Predictions: September 27-29

I’ll start off with “Baggage Claim,” one of the four major theatrical releases of the weekend. It’s coming to the lowest amount of theatres of the bunch (1800), but it could make a decent amount of money this weekend. These … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

Released: September 18, 2009. Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller. Starring: Anna Faris, Bill Hader, Bruce Campbell. Runtime: 90 min. “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” is, I’ll admit, much better than I thought it would be. I had no … Continue reading

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TIFF 2013 Review: Canopy

“Canopy” is a World War Two film set during the Japanese invasion of Singapore in 1942. The film follows an Australian fighter pilot who is shot out of his plane, and wakes up in the treetops, suspended by his parachute. … Continue reading

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Getaway (2013)

Released: August 30, 2013. Directed by: Courtney Solomon. Starring: Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez, Jon Voight. Runtime: 90 min. I like a good action movie as much as the next movie critic. But that’s the key word: good. A good action … Continue reading

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Box Office Predictions: Sept. 20-22

I don’t know what “Battle of the Year” is doing in theatres at this point in time, after dance films are so past their prime. And this looks way generic and familiar. Movies similar to this open at $11.06 million. … Continue reading

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TIFF13 Review: The Sacrament

Ti West sends his movie regulars into an isolated village called Eden Parish. Patrick’s (Kentucker Audley) sister has been missing for six months, but out of the blue, he receives a mysterious letter from her (Amy Seimetz). It tells him … Continue reading

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