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Reviews of Spielberg’s new one, Daniel-Day Lewis’ last and the new Paddington
Also menace on a commuter train, our sick oceans, a Spanish shriek about the world today and Canada’s best
Jan 11th, 2018
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of the 2013 Oscars
Seth MacFarlane was a superb host, but the overall ceremony was lacking.
Feb 25th, 2013
The Master, Argo and Lincoln are in my top 10 movies of the year
Philip Seymour Hoffman is The Master and Joaquin Phoenix his newest disciple in my choice for best film of the year. There's also a definite worst movie of 2012.
Dec 28th, 2012
Lincoln’s history lesson,Twilight’s energetic exit and Chasing Ice’s climate change testimony
Two big films for two audiences: the fifth Twilight for young people; Lincoln for the adults.
Nov 16th, 2012
Nine, It’s Complicated, a New Sherlock Holmes and a Final Act from Heath Ledger Arrive in Theatres: This Week’s Big New movies
Daniel Day-Lewis sings. Meryl Streep gets a bit raunchy. And Heath Ledger’s last work arrives with a little help from three of his friends. It’s Christmas at the movies. (Read more)
Dec 25th, 2009