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Ilzek Kitshoff

Alicia Vikander makes this origin story about the video-game hero interesting and immediate more

Mar 15, 2018 1:00 AM Reviews



A trove of fascinating footage and conflicting interviews bring this six-part Netflix docuseries to life more

Mar 14, 2018 10:01 AM Reviews

It’s a little too long, and there are two or three subplots too many, but Nash Edgerton’s film is very enjoyable more

Mar 8, 2018 1:35 PM Reviews

Thich Nhát Hanh’s teachings about mindfulness are elegantly illuminated, with A-list admirer Benedict Cumberbatch reading some passages more

Mar 8, 2018 12:34 AM Reviews


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Even Goddess Oprah herself can’t explain all the mystical physics from Madeleine L’Engle’s novel more

Mar 7, 2018 1:38 PM Reviews

Death Wish

Takashi Seida / Metro-Goldwyn-Ma

The actor's thoughtful performance as a decent family man turned avenging assassin undercuts the action beats of Eli Roth's exploitation remake more

Mar 2, 2018 11:24 AM Reviews

Multiple Canadian Screen Award nominee doesn’t offer many surprises, but it is still delivers on its familiar premise more

Mar 1, 2018 9:45 AM Reviews


Hopper Stone/SMPSP

Jason Bateman and a stellar cast star in a juvenile comedy that’s treated as seriously as a Marvel smackdown more

Feb 22, 2018 5:43 PM Reviews

Ex Machina writer/director Alex Garland follows his acclaimed debut with an even more ambitious project, but whiffs the ending more

Feb 22, 2018 3:03 PM Reviews

But the pacing is uneven and the tame violence works against Crank director Brian Taylor’s ability to raise the stakes later on more

Feb 22, 2018 9:15 AM Reviews

The Finnish parts of this drama about the father of gay erotic art are fascinating; the American parts less so more

Feb 22, 2018 7:33 AM Reviews 1 Comments

Ingrid Veninger’s cottage-country-set drama keeps you on edge more

Feb 21, 2018 8:00 PM Reviews


Cara Howe/Netflix

Regina King shines in Netflix's police procedural, but the series shoehorns Black Lives Matter into conventional entertainment more

Feb 16, 2018 11:05 AM Reviews

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Yoshi .Sato

The Japanese master’s film about aliens who take over the bodies of citizens starts with violence then slides into absurdist whimsy more

Feb 15, 2018 10:15 AM Reviews

While not as intriguing as last year’s doc Dying Laughing, this film lets a dozen stand-ups rip into scatological jokes more

Feb 14, 2018 4:23 PM Reviews

The animated studio’s latest, about cave people and Bronze Age colonizers battling it out on the football pitch, is entertaining but no masterpiece more

Feb 14, 2018 4:07 PM Reviews

Netflix series checks off the same old SF boxes, played out on expensive Vancouver soundstages more

Feb 1, 2018 8:00 AM Reviews

Hungarian director Ildikó Enyedi uses dream theory and an interesting visual style to capture an absurd office romance more

Jan 31, 2018 9:00 PM Reviews

Sadaf Foroughi's film, recently chosen as a Canada's Top Ten pick, follows an Iranian teen constructed by her family and culture more

Jan 25, 2018 11:45 AM Reviews

Peter Lynch’s first dramatic feature is a deliriously loopy take on infidelity, deception and murder more

Jan 24, 2018 11:30 PM Reviews