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Review: The Overnight

— by RON WILKINSON — Patrick Brice is not going to sugar coat it. We are messed up and we better figure why and learn to get on with our lives before it is too late. This is a heavy message for a film maker to project in his second feature film. But he really […][...]

Six Clips from ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — I’m going to be blunt. “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” looks awesome. Nothing I’ve seen/heard/read so far has turned me off of it. I’m counting down the days until this bad boy hits theatres. The plot teases with its uniqueness. Scott Pilgrim starts li[...]

Under Review: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

— by H.G. WATSON — If we are to believe the hype for “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” it’s the film that blows your socks off, represents an entire generation, steals your girlfriend and knocks her up, makes you see God and is, without a doubt, the best movie since the invention of t[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

— by H.G. WATSON — I struggled to form my opinions about the “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” trailer because the reaction I had when I first saw it was more akin to “SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!” than a coherent thought. But you know what? A few hours and several viewings later, I am [...]

Poster Peek: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’

— by H.G. WATSON — If the teaser poster for Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” is any indication, Scott Pilgrim may be the most comic book accurate film to-date. The poster, which features lead Michael Cera rocking out on a guitar, is directly from the pages of th[...]

Short Film Theater: ‘Non Plus One’

— by RACHEL COYNE — When watching the cute, though somewhat clichéd, short film “Non Plus One,” I felt like I was watching either a music video or an extended GAP commercial. And as it turns out, I was sort of watching both. “Non Plus One” is a five-minute look at a[...]

Toronto Takes on Two Superhero Movies

— by H.G. WATSON — Toronto is Canada’s largest city, and the fifth-biggest city in North America. It has three major sports franchises, a famous international film festival, and enough condo towers to rival Miami. But Toronto’s other claim to fame is playing the part of large[...]

‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’: The Year in Pictures

— by SEAN GERSKI — It isn’t easy to market a movie in a way that makes you stand out these days. However, Edgar Wright, the director of “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” — spent 2009 updating his fans (and fans of the comic book on which the movie is based) on the[...]

Fantastic Mr. Fox: Four Featurettes

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — “Fantastic Mr. Fox” is turning out to be a film that both adults and children will love, with Rolling Stone even calling it a film that “deserves to be called groundbreaking.” Wes Anderson, the director of films such as “The Royal[...]

Four Clips from Fantastic Mr. Fox

— by RACHEL COYNE — I almost feel sorry for Wes Anderson (as sorry as anyone can feel for a wildly successful, well-regarded, wealthy artist). When I first heard about his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic novel and saw the first images of the animation style he was using, I was[...]