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Every year, we make elaborate plans for Halloween. Personal pledges include spending the month of October watching every movie ever made by George A. Romero, John Carpenter, and...
Starring Michael Shannon and Nicholas Hoult. Rated PG. No, it’s not a remake of the ’60s Cliff Richard vehicle. Yes, the title is a somewhat curious dodge, since this new film...
BEVERLY HILLS—It’s hard to believe that Anne Hathaway could actually be any more striking in real life than she is on-screen, but there it is. Even sandwiched between Matthew...
When we’re first introduced to Abner, he’s trying to fling himself out of his apartment window. A lonely artist with challenges in both the height and follicle departments, Abner...
In a city of perpetual film festivals, the Rio Grind distinguishes itself by being the one that wants to punch in you in the face repeatedly. The mandate is midnight festival hits...
Media screenings are dreary affairs attended by soggy, haunted-looking cynics who hate themselves because life has become nothing more than an endless and terrible drag. At the...
Trevor Risk won’t be singing at this year’s third annual Come Friday Halloween Tribute Party. When his band Sunshine takes the stage at the Cobalt next Friday (October 31), it’ll...
Featuring the voices of Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, and Channing Tatum. Rated G. Why’d they change the title? Originally called The Day of the Dead, this animated feature is...
The Vancouver Polish Film Festival celebrates its third year this weekend with a strong selection of contemporary films, and one classic from the vaults. Loving (2012) opens the...
Hassan Almrei spent seven years in a Canadian prison without being charged. Mahmoud Jaballah did six years, and is still under house arrest in Toronto. Neither of them was ever...

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