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Move over, movies

People always ask if I’ve seen this movie or that movie, and the answer is often no. I watched a lot of movies growing...

Tramps is easily forgettable

Tramps, Netflix’s latest film release, is more of an awkward series of events than it is a romantic comedy, although it’s trying hard to...

2015 year in review: Music, movies, books

The best books, movies, and music of 2015 are reviewed in this week's feature.

Cash cows in disguise: why they keep making critical flops

have had mixed-to-negative reviews over the years, ranging from decent, to mediocre, to just plain awful. In fact, the average rating of the four recent films is 32.25 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes. Yet, despite how many of these films have been critical flops, Hasbro has announced four new films to be released over the next few years.

Is the ragingly popular superhero movie trend doomed to a dark...

They say pride comes before a fall, but maybe superheroes really are impervious to attack?

Need for Speed

EA’s Need for Speed product is an excellent racing series that has produced some fantastic titles. It has also produced some that left much to be desired. Need for Speed the film seems to dip into the latter category.

Film review: 300: Rise of an Empire

Eight years ago, director Zach Synder introduced us to a world of battles, legends, and oiled eight-pack abs. His adaptation of Frank Millar’s graphic novel was an entertaining film for its amazing CG work, the intensity of the action scenes, and the ridiculous physique of its Spartan warriors. While it was severely overblown, it presented itself as a Greek storyteller might have done, exaggerated and morphed into something forcibly inspiring.

Film review: The Lego Movie

Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip’s most popular way of sticking around for new generations is through his holiday-themed sketches.

Film Review: Saving Mr. Banks

Mary Poppins has been revisited, though not in the way you’d think, with the release of Saving Mr. Banks.

Film review: Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor offers one of the most intense narratives I have experienced in years. Not since Black Hawk Down or Saving Private Ryan has a film been so engrossing with its characters and their war-defined obstacles.