The Heist, the Hair
There are some moviegoers who avoid reading anything about a film before they see it. Others are sensitive to the relatively recent and short-sighted phenomenon known as 'spoilers," learning plot details or twists in advance. The more militant...
The curve is the least of this film's troubles.
A veteran scout for the Atlanta Braves, Gus Lobel (Clint Eastwood) is searching for new talent, a week out from the Major League Drafts. But his eyesight is failing, and though he tersely rejects any offer of help, a friendly colleague (John...
A masterful study of madness in its many forms.
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: In my dad’s favourite scene of his favourite movie, Fellini’s Amarcord, an Italian family visits with their crazy Uncle Teo, who is granted a day leave from the mental facility where he lives. As a family...
Half-baked comedy barely whets the appetite.
The combination of Meryl Streep and Amy Adams in the intersecting tales of the famous chef/author and the blogger who worshipped her could have been the recipe for a richly-appetising comedy. But Julie & Julia is a half-baked effort due to an...