Trailer Park Boys: Don’t Legalize It Rating: 2½ stars out of 5 Starring: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith Directed by: Mike Clattenburg Running time: 95 minutes The new Trailer Park Boys movie, subtitled Don’t Legalize It, begins, as […]
Hold Fast Rating: 2½ stars out of 5 Starring: Avery Ash, Douglas Sullivan Directed by: Justin Simms Running time: 94 minutes In the Canadian adventure Hold Fast, two 14-year-old boys go on the run — from a domineering father, from […]
The Face Of Love Rating: 2½ stars out of 5 Starring: Annette Bening, Ed Harris Directed by: Arie Posin Running time: 92 minutes Suppose your husband died in one of those romantic, only-in-the-movies accidents — drowning in the ocean during […]
Bears Four stars out of five Directed by: Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey Narrated by: John C. Reilly Running time: 77 minutes It’s the story of three bears and thankfully, Goldilocks is nowhere to be seen. The remark isn’t flip. Movies […]
Toronto owes a strange cinematic debt to Tommy Lee Jones, Nicolas Cage, and, um, Dennis Rodman.
For all the big films that get shot here, there are plenty of smaller or quirkier films that make you kind of scratch your head. Do you remember The Park Is Mine? Of course not. Why would you? It’s a 1986 TV movie starring Tommy Lee Jones as a Vietnam veteran who takes over Central […]
We’re counting down to Earth Day on April 22nd! There are numerous things that kids and families can do to celebrate and appreciate our planet. Schools have designated “clean up the community” days and the roof top garden at my son’s […]
James Cameron hosted an AMA on reddit earlier today. Some blessed soul had the good sense to ask him the only question that really matters.Read more…
Richard Ayoade might be best known as Moss from The IT Crowd — but he’s also the co-creator of the sublime horror spoof Garth Marenghi’s Dark Place, and director of the movie Submarine. And now he’s crafting a dark doppelganger story, The Double, based on a Dovstoevsky tale.
Everyone relax: The Giver movie is going to be in black and white after all. Bullet dodged. Read more…
Have you ever wondered how the story of Mary Poppins was created? Well now you can discover the wonder, the story and all the details in Saving Mr. Banks starring (Tom Hanks) and (Emma Thompson) on DVD and Blu-Ray right now! Saving Mr. Banks tells the true story of the 20 plus years that […]
Longtime friends Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are teaming up to star in the new film, The Nest. The two Second City alums will play sisters who throw one last big party at their family home before it’s sold. Both will produce the film, while Pitch Perfect’s Jason Moore will direct. Obviously, this is a […]
The current rumour going around is that the Goonies 2 may be in the works. I don’t understand why people feel the need to mess with a classic. You make a sequel, it sucks, and then people start questioning why they liked the first movie to begin with. …
Years ago, when Dave and I were trying to figure out our lives after college, we considered being stunt men. Seriously. We were living in Vancouver, working as waiters at Earls and The Cactus Club, and we were failing miserably at being famous musicians. That was the first time in our lives we started brainstorming about our future. We were both huge fans of the series The Fall Guy with Lee Majors as kids, and the Vancouver film business was booming. [...]
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer was released today. Michael Bay looks like he may deliver on this one – except for the fact that the girl is Megan Fox. Worst.I thought she called Bay Hilter and they hated each other. I very much preferred when…
Veronica Mars, the teen detective, came back after 10 years. Well, seven years if you are counting the years since the TV show, which lasted three seasons, ended. A Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign was started in March 2013 by series star Kristen Bell…
Going to the movies is one of my favourite activities to do with the family, especially now that my children are older—six and eight years old—and are able to sit through an entire movie without so much as a complaint. We loved Frozen and The Lego Movie, and now we are pumped to see Muppets Most Wanted.
Muppets Most Wanted is going to be two hours of non-stop laughter, I’m sure. Tina Fey, Christoph Waltz, Salma Hayek, Lady Gaga, Stanley Tucci, Zack Galifianakis and Ricky Gervais all in one movie, along with Kermit and Miss Piggy? I’m loving it already!
Muppets Most Wanted hits theatres on March 21st, and I’ll be attending the advanced screening next week, on March 19th. I’m also giving away THREE family four passes so you can come see the movie before everyone else, too!
To enter, just leave me a comment below telling me who your favourite Muppets character is and you’ll be entered to win.
This giveaway is for Ottawa (and area) residents, and I’ll randomly selected winners on March 16th.