Headhunters (Hodejegerne) Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Headhunters/Hodejegerne (2011) Starring Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Directed by Morten Tyldum MINOR PLOT SPOILERS The protagonist of the movie adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s novel Headhunters doesn’t have a name, for now. He’s simply a man wearing a ninja outfit, instructing us on how to steal a painting. It shows the audienceContinue reading “Headhunters (Hodejegerne) Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

The Avengers Review (Matt Hodgson)

Three months in France and 10 days in Italy; I can’t even remember the last time I had an opportunity to see a new release in a movie theatre that wasn’t the victim of a coldly indifferent dub job. Luckily, Rome seems to be a little more conscious of preserving film experience, and this pastContinue reading “The Avengers Review (Matt Hodgson)”

ChickFlicking – Think Like a Man Review (Nadia Sandhu)

Think Like a Man (2012) Starring Gabrielle Union, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good, Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson Featuring Steve Harvey, Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland Directed by Tim Story Think Like a Man is the latest offering in the newly minted “advice book adaptations” trend springing up in Hollywood (He’s Just NotContinue reading “ChickFlicking – Think Like a Man Review (Nadia Sandhu)”

Toronto News – The Cumberland Four, the Final Bow (Kirk Haviland)

The Cumberland Four, the Final Bow The End of Hot Docs 2012 also brings the end of the Cumberland Four as a cinema. Opened in 1981, the Cumberland provided the upscale Yorkville section of Toronto with the latest art house gems for many years, confident in letting other theaters like the still missed Uptown coverContinue reading “Toronto News – The Cumberland Four, the Final Bow (Kirk Haviland)”

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Festival Wrap-up

Subscribers to Entertainment Maven have had their inboxes and Facebook pages barraged over the last ten or so days with our coverage of Toronto’s massive documentary film festival, Hot Docs 2012. Despite our feverish reviewing, we still only managed to scratch the surface of this incredible festival. Below are three different wrap-ups of the festivalContinue reading “HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Festival Wrap-up”