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  • Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast

    "...But when it comes to retelling and remaking, there needs to be special attention paid to intention and craft – and those are two details that are sorely missing in this film. The craft of this film feels like it lacked vision. The characters were lively, but there wasn’t enough time to create enough of them…the music was lovely, but nobody knew how to sing it quite right….The castle was built, but knew how to film in it.

    All of…

  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★★

    "...Charles speaks with sweet sorrow about not being a better teacher, Logan wryly retorts that he wasn’t a good pupil. Their words are laced with both fondness, and regret. The expressions on their faces are a combination of “remember when” and “what if”.

    This is where time has brought them; to a point where they aren’t heroes, but instead teacher and student…father and son. They are, at long last, human...."

    Full review @ www.thematinee.ca/logan/

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  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★★★½

    The name of the game is problem solving. When given scarce details, how many of us have what it takes to work our way out of a situation? How many of us will try the exact same play in the exact same way again and again hoping that it works this time? More of us than might care to admit, I imagine.

    So the trick – like any gamer will tell you – is to look to understand the complete…

  • Magnolia

    Magnolia

    ★★★★★

    "It makes us consider where we’ve come from, and specifically the mistakes that we’ve made. It believes that we may be through with the past, but the past isn’t through with us. Frank and Linda both find themselves at a crossroad of their individual relationships with Earl. They know how badly they have screwed up their connection to this frail man, and in Frank’s case it’s even a two way street. However, like so many of us when we fear…