Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Forest (2016)

Released: January 8, 2016. Directed by: Jason Zada. Starring: Natalie Dormer (times deux), Taylor Kinney, Yukiyoshi Ozawa. Runtime: 1 hr 33 min. The first wide release of 2016 came in horror film The Forest, also the first top billing role … Continue reading

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Race (2016)

Released: February 19, 2016. Directed by Stephen Hopkins. Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree. Runtime: 2 hr 14 min. Taking on a dual meaning title, Race follows the awe-inspiring story of Jesse Owens gearing up towards his stint at … Continue reading

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Risen (2016)

  Released: February 19, 2016. Directed by Kevin Reynolds. Starring Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Peter Firth. Runtime: 1hr 47 min. Risen is a Biblical tale that, if you can forgive the wordplay, rarely rises to the occasion. We all know … Continue reading

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How to Be Single (2016)

A review of “How to Be Single” – a film with some big laughs, but is ultimately brought down by a overcrowded screenplay. Continue reading

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Dirty Grandpa (2016)

  Released: January 22, 2016. Directed by: Dan Mazer. Starring: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch. Runtime: 1hr 42 min. This comedy feels like screenwriter John Phillips lost a bet and since he lost, he had to write a … Continue reading

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The Witch (2016)

  Released: February 19, 2016. Director: Robert Eggers. Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Inseson, Kate Dickie. Runtime: 1hr 33 min. Filmed in the small Ontario town of Mattawa, The Witch is an astounding venture into psychological horror from feature debut director … Continue reading

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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

Released: February 18, 2005. Directed by: Wayne Wang. Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels, Dave Matthews. Runtime: 1hr 46 min. One of my childhood favourites, Because of Winn-Dixie depicts the positive effect a dog can have on one’s life. In particular, … Continue reading

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