This Halloween marks a return to the cult favorite world of Hocus Pocus, reuniting everyone's favorite trio of witches, played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy. It’s been 29 yea…
America's sweetheart Julia Roberts is returning to the rom-com genre with America's most handsome silver-haired movie star, George Clooney! The pair plays a long-divorced couple banding together to tr…
Like many people, I like a good scare. And like any other kid who grew up in the 70s, I knew that all I had to do at the time was turn on the TV news for real-life horror. Serial killers were rampant,…
If you are familiar with Stephen King’s novel or the 1984 film, you may notice in the new film that the plot a watered down version of the original, but key elements have been changed arbitrarily to m…
I had very high, if measured anticipation for Baz Luhrmann's Elvis. The trailer dropped at a time that I (like most of the world) was positively thirsting for some big-screen, old-fashioned Hollywood …
Nancy (the always-glorious Emma Thompson) is a recently-widowed retired schoolteacher. Leo (Daryl McCormack) is a sex worker that Nancy has hired to meet her in a nice hotel room. She makes her reques…
When I heard the teaser that David Cronenberg was making a return to "body-horror" in his latest film, I, like many, knew exactly what that meant. From the hallucinogenic crawly bugs in Naked Lunch, t…
From the opening moment the modern Paramount logo shows up on screen with the original 80s Top Gun score by Harold Faltermeyer playing over the soundtrack, I couldn't help but smile that I was finally…
At the start of Downton Abbey: A New Era we are given a quick recap of what's what and who's who by actor Kevin Doyle (who plays the bumbling Moseley), reminding us what the heck has gone on most rece…
Peter Parker (Tom Holland) can't seem to catch a break. After all, he spent the entire last movie just wanting to tell a girl that he liked her on their school trip, but his teenage angst was interrup…
Another Hot Docs is drawing to a close. <sigh> It's been an insanely busy and exhausting — but, as always, immensely satisfying — 10 days, filled with a slew of docs that squeezed my heart, boil…
Troubled children in Ukraine. A jovial chef on a mission. A director grappling with identity. And a young Buddhist monk who loves metal. No matter which films you see at Hot Docs, you're always guaran…