The TV Set

September 27, 2007

The TV Set (2006) is a satire of television that wants to be the next Network (1976) but opts for a much more laid-back approach. The film shows the inner workings of the T.V. industry and how a pilot episode is pitched, then produced, and, in this case,... 

Just Like Heaven

May 4, 2006

Reese Witherspoon goes the old Ghost Dad route and plays a woman haunting Mark Ruffalo’s apartment until he can find a way for her to rest in peace. You know what you’re getting with Mark Waters. With the early exception of Freddie Prince... 

Little Manhattan

April 20, 2006

One of the genuine surprises to be released in 2005 was Little Manhattan, a charming, precious (without overdoing it) Woody Allen-esque ode to New York City for the elementary school set. It asks that age old question do girls mature faster than boys... 

Fever Pitch: Cursed Reversed Edition

February 2, 2006

Unlike fellow Saturday Night Live alumni Will Farrell, Jimmy Fallon has yet to make the successful jump from television to movies. He showed promise with his small (and almost unrecognizable) role in Almost Famous (2000) and then completely wasted it... 

Freaky Friday

July 1, 2002

The body swap genre has had a less than illustrious past. Films like Like Father, Like Son (1987) and Vice Versa (1988) take a child and their adult counterpart and reverse their roles with supposedly hilarious results. The humour comes from the adult... 

Sex and the City: The Complete Fifth Season

May 30, 2002

Just in time for the last run of episodes of Sex and the City, HBO and Warner Brothers have released the truncated fifth season on DVD. This set offers the best transfers so far with crystal clear resolution and strikingly vibrant colours. For the first...