The Imitation Game is a clear bid to clean up at the Academy Awards. But don’t let that put you off. It’s a gripping and solid account of one of WWII’s most remarkable events.
Montreal documentarist Claude Demers returns to Verdun in a visually poetic search for elusive beginnings.
Foxcatcher, Bennett Miller’s follow-up to Moneyball, is a searing, thinking-person’s wrestling movie headed by a creepily-effective performance from Steve Carell.
More jaw-jaw than war-war, but Diplomacy is still a gripping addition to the Second World War movie genre.
Bird People caused a stir at Cannes, thanks to its Magic Realist depiction of bored characters longing to take flight.
To mark the release of Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, we pick the best, or just the weirdest, cinematic treatments of the Holy Book.
Actress Angelique Litzenburger unapologetically plays a hard-living version of herself in Marie Amachoukeli’s affecting new film.
Frank, an eccentric comedy starring Michael Fassbender, kicks off Dollar Cinema’s brave new venture showcasing overlooked new releases. Just don’t expect the luxury treatment.
After the Dark Knight trilogy, director Christopher Nolan plunges us into the dark matter of time, space and the end of the world. But does Interstellar achieve lift-off?
Earnestness, formula and the inimitable Bill Murray in Theodore Melfi’s St. Vincent.
Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new movie Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a deliciously messy foray into meta-cinematic meta-theatre.
A Rover review of David Fincher’s Gone Girl
Two of Quebec’s top filmmakers have turned out major movies about difficult boys and neglectful parents. Mommy overwhelms. Boychoir goes for the heart.
Montreal’s legendary documentary filmmaker will be feted with a retrospective at this year’s Festival du nouveau cinéma
In the Key of Claire is the story of MUHC social worker Claire Duchesneau, who has become the surrogate aunt to many refugees and asylees from Burundi and Rwanda.