Film

On Eve of International Women's Day Kathryn Bigelow Becomes First Woman Ever to Win Oscar for Best Director

Finally, with Kathryn Bigelow, a woman takes the top award in directing. It's about time.

What Sandra Bullock Said About Her Mother at the Oscars

Sandra Bullock, accepting an Oscar for Best Actress,  took advantage of her  "a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to express gratefulness to the people who had contributed to her success...

Fighting the Olympic Blues with The Oscar Wildes and Pre-Oscar Buzz

Do we really have to wait four more years for another winter Olympics?  Not having jewel-like Vancouver to turn to night after night for us in Los Angeles has been a little like tumbling off a...

Casualties of War, Mexican Drug Dealers and Rampaging Zombies and a Religious Film for Teens are New in Theatres

Bruce Willis is playing a cop yet again but it’s Woody Harrelson who offers something new this week. (Read more)

Crazy Heart: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

Do Karen and Robert give this film a pass? (Read more)

My Interview with 24's Gil Bellows

A brief but in-depth interview with down-to-Earth Canadian actor, Gil Bellows.

Mel Gibson, Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, and the Former “Veronica Mars” Have New Movies Opening This Week

Look who’s back? Mel Gibson, looking for a killer and maybe a bit of forgiveness. That’s the lead story in this week’s wide-ranging new films. (Read more

God, Angels and Science are Big this Week But a Black and White Award Winner Outdoes them All

Fear and trouble in a German village may or may not foreshadow fascism but it makes for a compelling movie. The White Ribbon is the best of this week’s very diverse offerings. (Read more)

God, Angels, and Science are Big this Week but a Black and White Award Winner Outdoes them All

In two separate movies this week, Paul Bettany turns against God. He’s an angel refusing his orders in one, and Charles Darwin writing to demote him in the other. Maybe you prefer Harrison Ford as a r

Max Embarrassing Kicks Off Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth

Do you remember what it was like to be twelve, painfully shy, and in love for the first time? Throw in the most embarrassing mother in the world. Things couldn't get much worse. Or could they?