Directors David Weissman and Bill Weber (The Cockettes ) return to screens this week with the powerful and moving AIDS focused documentary We Were Here (2011), set during the 1970s and 80s in the liberal US city of San Francisco. Drawing on intimate interviews from people who moved to San Francisco in the early 70s, we are introduced to those who first came face-to-face with what would become one of the most terrifying pandemics of the 20th century.
Director Jim Sheridan, best known for the Academy Award-winning In the Name of the Father (1993), returns with Dream House (2011), a mystery-thriller starring Daniel Craig (returning in the role of 007 for Bond 23, Sam Mendes' Skyfall ), Rachel Weisz and Naomi Watts (next seen appearing alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Clint Eastwood's eagerly-awaited biopic J. Edgar ).
Soon after buying an idyllic new house in the suburbs, a family discover that a brutal crime was committed within the premises.…
A great deal can be learned from looking at those involved in bringing hockey comedy Goon (2011) - starring American Pie's Seann William Scott - to the big screen. Director Michael Dowse attempts to bring a creative touch to the film, yet writers Jay Baruchel (who also stars in the film as an irritating sports blogger) and Evan Goldberg (responsible for penning 2007's Superbad) can only muster a cliché-ridden and tiresome sports drama storyline.
Goon tells the story of Doug…