Posts tagged ‘movie’

Free Passes to “One Week” Opening

Thanks to Mongrel Media, I have, oh, about 40 movie passes to a screening of One Week (caution: auto-playing video ahead), a most Canadian movie starring…

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If You Were a Teleporter, What Legitimate Jobs Could You Do?

While sick and bored this weekend, I wanted to watch a mindless movie. I opted for Jumper, a poorly-reviewed, big budget starring the wooden Hayden Christiansen,…

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On Passchendaele, the Movie and the Battle

This Remembrance Day, I thought I’d write about Passchendaele, Paul Gross’s new film based around an important World War I battle. At $20 million, it’s the…

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Quick Praise for “American Teen”

Over the weekend I took a couple of hours away from the mountain of work to watch “American Teen”, Nanette Burstein’s new documentary about ordinary teenagers…

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“Rendition” is an Exotic Thriller

After arriving in Chicago, we spent a quiet evening in at the swish and oddly-gothic Hotel Sax (“Monsieurs Lestat and Impaler, your table is ready in…

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Sex and the City Reviews Say the Same Thing

I’m unlikely to see the movie, but I was curious how a potentially huge summer hit was reviewed. I perused four reviews: New York Times Globe…

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The Long Tail of Music Performances at the Oscars

I was skimming through my RSS feeds, and encountered not one but two references to Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová’s great performance at the Oscars of…

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The Sex in the City Trailer is Surprisingly Unfunny

As you’ve probably heard, they’ve made a movie version of Sex in the City (thanks to Rebekah for pointing to the trailer). Much like The X-Files…

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