- Beowulf - A very modern adaptation of the Old English heroic epic poem,
this CGI adaptation is a glorious fantasy adventure with both style and
Proof - Genre fans who lived through the B-movie period of the 70's and 80's, or anyone who enjoys good cinema no matter the genre, will get a kick at the fun, fast and take-no-prisoners attitude
of the latest Tarantino flick.
Fuzz - The multitude of zingers and throwaway gags demands another viewing, and with such a refreshing, light-hearted comic romp that's not a
problem - one of those rarities that's sure to please a wide variety of audiences.
- Juno - A sweet, funny, and unpretentious little gem of a
film, it's at times funny and touching, and completely endearing. A pleasant surprise.
King of Kong - A slice of Americana commentary hidden away in a comic portrait of a geek world.
- No Country For Old
Men - The tone is bleak, but what's stunning is the seething rage, impending violence and clear tension that's impeccably sustained throughout.
A film to remember.
- The latest family-friendly computer-animated success from those brilliant folks at Pixar
is an ode to gastronomy, and it's another success.
Hands with the Devil - An adaptation of General Roméo Dallaire's personal account of the 1994
Rwandan genocide, it's a powerful retelling of events that have slipped out of our collective
minds - a harrowing cautionary tale.
Western Django - A dynamic, well-crafted parody that -
when it gets even half-serious - puts most Westerns (and post-Westerns) to
- A suspenseful, thinking-person's adventure film, it's a mainstream
sci-fi adventure that will leave you enthralled and satisfied way past the credits.
- Zodiac - A captivating real-life crime
drama that's not your typical serial-killer thriller.