We hear you. Leo Tolstoy? Nineteenth-century Russian literature? You’re eyes are burning holes in the theater’s “Exit” sign, already. But trust in me – better yet, trust in Joe Wright – when I tell you this latest adaptation of Anna Karenina is an intoxicating, intelligent, fresh and intensely passionate take on a timeless piece of storytelling.
The first sound you hear will be the chatter of a live audience settling… Continue reading 'Anna Karenina' Toronto Review: A Bold, Brash and Intoxicating Take on a Russian Classic
In this weekend’s “The Possession,” a young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that it is actually a Dybbuk Box, a container from Jewish folklore that is used to house an ancient evil spirit. She begins exhibiting Linda Blair-in-“The Exorcist”-style tendencies and at one point, a hand crawls up from the back of her mouth. The movie’s hype has been based around the fact that it… Continue reading Horror Movies 'Based on a True Story': Did They Actually Take Place In Real Life?
Who knew a movie aimed directly at children could be such a huge box-office bust? Unfortunately, that’s the situation “The Oogieloves and the Big Balloon Adventure” finds itself in after hitting theaters this week.
Opening in 1,500 cinemas on Wednesday, “Oogieloves” ended up taking in an unbelievably horrid $ 60,000 in ticket sales, this according to ERC Box Office. That puts the per-theater average take for the movie at a miserable… Continue reading 'Oogieloves' Box Office Take Could Be Worst In Movie History
There’s nary an episode of Sundance’s Push Girls where the viewers don’t learn something about living life as a quadriplegic or paraplegic. In the show’s first season finale — airing tonight at 10 p.m. on Sundance Channel — one of the lessons is about the hardships surrounding how Angela Rockwood, who is a quadriplegic, gets onto an airplane. If you can imagine, the process is quite an orchestration… Continue reading ‘Push Girls’ season 1 finale sneak peek: What does it take for Angela to get on a plane? — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO