10 Things I Hate About You: 10th Anniversary Edition

January 8, 2010

A crass marketing ploy to capitalize on the death of Heath Ledger or a legitimate tribute to a film that helped launch his career in the United States, as well as that of Julia Stiles? 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) also hinted at the emerging talent... 

I’m Not There: Two-Disc Collector’s Edition

May 2, 2008

If you want to do a decent biopic on a musician it helps to have their approval (or that of their estate) so that you have access to their catalogue of music. This has gotten harder with the debacle that was Oliver Stone’s take on The Doors (1991).... 


May 2, 2006

Heath Ledger proved his versatility as an actor in 2005 by playing very diverse characters in four different movies. Hot off the heels of his gay cowboy role in the 1960s in Brokeback Mountain, he went on to portray one of the world’s greatest lovers... 

Brokeback Mountain

April 3, 2006

Now that the hype surrounding Brokeback Mountain (2005) has started to die down, one can get past all of the superlatives heralding Ang Lee’s film as a classic and all of the jokey puns on the film’s title and concentrate on what makes it really work:... 

The Brothers Grimm

February 23, 2006

The past few years have been tough for Terry Gilliam. Amidst several false starts, including, most famously, the aborted attempt to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (as documented in Lost in La Mancha), the veteran filmmaker was desperate to make a... 

Lords of Dogtown: Unrated Extended Cut

February 6, 2006

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Ned Kelly

December 5, 2002

A legend in Australia, Ned Kelly was the most infamous outlaw of the 19th Century, so it’s no surprise this is the fifth screen outing for him and the Kelly Gang. There’s a scene in the 1993 film ‘Reckless Kelly’ where Yahoo Serious... 

The Order

December 1, 2002

The resurgence of religious horror films in the late ‘90s produced a lackluster crop. From End of Days (1999) to Stigmata (1999) this sub-genre has been unpopular with both audiences and critics. End of Days took the Hollywood action film sensibility...