Too many villains in Spider-Man’s web

The latest superhero blockbuster, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, is another rendition of Spider-Man and his fictionalized New York City with its own unique influence from the filmmakers.

Film Review: Carrie

Kimberly Peirce’s remake of Brian De Palma’s Carrie is, like many recent remakes, lied about as a re-adaptation of the book by Stephen King.

The Imitation Game presents low-quality narrative and lazy filmmaking

The Imitation Game, directed by Morten Tyldum, stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, and Keira Knightly as his strictly platonic fiancée.

Film Review: Wild Target

Wild Target is a comedy directed by Jonathan Lynn with the all-star cast of Bill Nighy (Pirate Radio, Hot Fuzz), Emily Blunt (The Young Victoria, Sunshine Cleaning), Rupert Grint (Harry Potter, Cherry Bomb), Eileen Atkins (Cold Mountain, What a Girl Wants), Martin Freeman (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Love Actually), and Rupert Everett (My Best Friend’s Wedding, Stardust).

Film Review: Dirt

Canadian residents are lucky. Freedom of speech, free healthcare, a multicultural society, and an adventure into nature is pos-sible, no matter what province you live in. Whether or not we live in the city or a more rural area, it’s possible to get back in touch with our roots and smell the different aro-mas trees and other plants have to offer.

Film Review: Bridesmaids

From director Paul Feig, who has been involved in male-centered classics the likes of Knocked Up and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, comes a raunchy comedy women can enjoy.

An open letter to one of the writers of Zoolander 2

Dear Justin Theroux, What we had together was great. Those two seasons of The Leftovers will always be the best times of my life, and I doubt anyone else will come along with strong enough writing or performances to take them away from me. And then they announced a sequel to Zoolander.

Film Review: Olympus Has Fallen

This film is more Die Hard then the recent A Good Day to Die Hard catastrophe was. They’ve finally put Gerard Butler back in the style of film he should be in – and we have a solid action film! It is quite a relief to see the former Leonidas on screen in something that isn’t rom-com.

Film Review: Cosmopolis

David Cronenberg complicates an already complicated assembly of ideas and subjects, adding to the stir the voices of actors and his own current sense of visual timing.

Vancouver International Film Festival: Week Three

The closing week of coverage of the 31st Vancouver International Film Festival, with reviews of Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel's form breaking Leviathan, the new films from Abbas Kiarostami, Leos Carax, and more...

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