The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) – Wes Anderson

  The next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of Pulp Fiction is a foray into the wonderfully quirky world of Wes Anderson with The Royal Tenenbaums. Now, with Anderson’s films, I’ve noticed you either love them or hate them. This one, alongside Rushmore, are probably my…

ICFF – Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2014

Toronto is a truly fortunate when it comes to the film industry. There are times when it seems you can’t turn around in this city without striding onto a film location, or finding out there is a film festival of some for or another being held. I LOVE IT! Starting today and running through to…

Saw (2004) – James Wan

I’ve never been a fan of the ‘torture porn’ sub-genre of horror cinema, so I wasn’t sure I wanted to try it again when I came to one of the last entries on the 101 Horror Movies list. Dr. Lawrence Gordon (Cary Elwes) and Adam (Leigh Whannell) wake up in a rather disgusting room, to…

Lethal Weapon (1987)

I decided to revisit an action classic. (Edit: And again for the !01 Action Movies) Lethal Weapon, after 25 years, is still awesome. Directed by Richard Donner (Superman: The Movie) stars Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and Gary Busey. It also boasts a script penned by Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) who is returning to…

Touch – Preview Episode

  For the third week in a row, eleven-year-old Jake Bohm runs away from school and climbs a cell tower, tripping its alarm at precisely 3:18pm each time.  Called to collect his son once again is single dad and widow, Martin Bohm.  Getting the emotionally-challenged Jake down from the tower is no easy task –…