David Cronenberg is back! NYC, the near-future: Eric Packer is a 28 year-old finance golden boy dreaming of living in a civilization ahead of this one. As he is chauffeured across town to get a haircut, an eruption of wild activity unfolds in the streets and he watches a dark shadow fall over the Wall Street galaxy of which he is the king. As threats of the real world infringe on his cloud of virtual convictions, his paranoia intensifies during the course of a 24-hour cross-town odyssey.
Seann William Scott delivers his most likable performance to date as a violence-prone hockey player in director Michael Dowse’s gloriously profane sports comedy.
Director Roger Avary captures the anarchic spirit of one of Bret Easton Ellis’ better novels in this skewed look at decadent New England college life.
This weekend: First they clashed, now feel the Wrath of the Titans, have a brawl and get pucky with Goon, take a stand with buzzy documentary Bully and keep the lights on with Intruders.
Here are a few cinematic arguments for living in complete isolation out in the woods somewhere, far away from civilization and demented incestuous siblings who keep cannibal children hidden away in the basement. Put the house up for sale and settle in.
Having been labelled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under-performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way. Fighting 101: http://www.goonthemovie.ca/hotice
The penultimate month of summer comes to a close with Cowboys & Aliens, Attack the Block, Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Devil’s Double and Good Neighbors.
Set in Montreal in 1995, a serial killer is on the loose. Three tenants of an old apartment house must figure out who they can trust and who they can’t.
This week’s new movies include Christopher Nolan’s brain-bending thriller Inception, Nicolas Cage’s hair-weaving Sorcerer’s Apprentice and some really weird movies.
This week’s new DVDs include Matt Damon in Iraq in Green Zone, Jay Baruchel in love in She’s Out Of My League, and Robert Pattinson dying in the World Trade Center in Remember Me. Hey, spoilers!
Check out this amazing video that takes the cantina scene from Star Wars and inserts all sorts of people into it – Daft Punk, Snoop Dogg, Jay Baruchel and more – to hype up the 2010 World Cup.