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Blasts from the past: Hoffa hires The Irishman, new-style Charlie’s Angels and car racing in Ford v Ferrari
Also films from South Asia: one history and an entire festival
Nov 15th, 2019
Another hit of Trainspotting for happy cynics, Power Rangers for the kids and Life for space horror fans
Also new films with Kristen Stewart, Woody Harrelson, seniors in Toronto reclaiming their life and family yearnings in Japan
Mar 23rd, 2017
The Monuments Men, The Lego Movie and celebrations of animated films, special effects, the outdoors and Jean-Luc Godard
Is The Lego Movie really better than George Clooney’s new one? Strange but true.
Feb 7th, 2014
People Like Us, Magic Mike, Ted and new films by Sarah Polley and Tyler Perry reviewed
Michelle Williams is a restless wife in Sarah Polley’s new film, Take This Waltz.
Jun 29th, 2012
The Dictator, Battleship, Marley, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, and three other films reviewed
Two high-profile comedies face off this week: The Dictator confronts What to Expect When You’re Expecting.
May 18th, 2012
Movie reviews: Monsieur Lazhar,The Grey, newspaper films and Bollywood hit Agneepath
Monsieur Lazhar, our Oscar contender, takes an emotional look inside a modern classroom.
Jan 27th, 2012
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Sarah’s Key, Vincere, Cosmonaut and Our Idiot Brother
Guy Pearce and his flashlight stalk the creatures his daughter stirred up in the basement in Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. (read more)
Aug 26th, 2011