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The Fruit Hunters Review (Kirk Haviland)

The Fruit Hunters Review (Kirk Haviland)

The Fruit Hunters (2012) Written by Yung Chang and Mark Slutsky – based on the book by Adam Gollner Directed by Yung Chang After a highly successful Toronto debut screening as part of last week’s Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival Richmond Hill program, Yung Chang’s The Fruit Hunters starts an exclusive engagement this weekend at the […]

Rise of the Guardians Review (Kirk Haviland)

Rise of the Guardians Review (Kirk Haviland)

Rise of the Guardians (2012) Starring the voices of Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fisher and Hugh Jackman Written by David Lindsay-Abaire based on the books written by William Joyce Directed by Peter Ramsey New in theaters in time for US Thanksgiving weekend, and ready to fight for box office domination against stiff […]

Magic City Season 1 Blu-Ray Review (Kirk Haviland)

Magic City Season 1 Blu-Ray Review (Kirk Haviland)

Magic City Season 1 Blu-Ray Review Starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olga Kurylenko, Steven Strait, Jessica Marais, Christian Cooke, Yul Vazquez, Taylor Blackwell, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Elena Satine, Michael Rispoli, Kelly Lynch and Danny Huston. Series created by Mitch Glazer New this week from Starz Network and Anchor Bay Entertainment comes the first season of the acclaimed […]

A Little Bit Zombie Review (Kirk Haviland)

A Little Bit Zombie Review (Kirk Haviland)

A Little Bit Zombie (2012) Starring Kristopher Turner, Crystal Lowe, Shawn Roberts, Kristen Hager, Emilie Ullerup and Stephen McHattie. Directed by Casey Walker Direct off its win at the Canadian Film Fest last month, devoted to Canadian indie film, A Little Bit Zombie has taken a different tact to releasing the film to the masses. […]

Battleship Review (Kirk Haviland)

Battleship Review (Kirk Haviland)

Battleship (2012) Starring Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna, Tadanobu Asano and Liam Neeson Written by Erich and Jon Hoeber Directed by Peter Berg After a brief hiatus I have returned with a review that has had my head spinning. How do I talk about Battleship? Quite possibly the loudest and most annoyingly inconsequential […]

Dark Shadows Review (Matt Hodgson)

Dark Shadows Review (Matt Hodgson)

Dark Shadows (2012) Starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earl Haley, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Christopher Lee Directed by Tim Burton MINOR SPOILERS Tim Burton, the great visionary behind Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, and many other films is at the helm of an adaptation of one of […]

Gun Hill Road Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Gun Hill Road Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Gun Hill Road was in the selection for last year’s Inside Out LGBT Film Festival. It was screened at the Revue Cinema in Toronto last Sunday night as a preview of the diverse, complex and cinematic perspectives to come in this year’s program. Gun Hill Road is overcast, beginning by showing the last days of […]