While it ended up being a polarizing film, I chose Cloud Atlas as the best movie of 2012 (read the full review here). The ambitious film weaves together several stories across centuries with actors playing multiple roles across the timelines. The all-star cast is led by Tom Hanks, in his best performance since Cast Away. Also turning up are Halle Berry, Hugh Grant, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Ben Whishaw, Keith David, James D’Arcy, Doona Bae, and Susan Sarandon. So do you want to see where your opinion lies on Cloud Atlas?
Gatsby, you say? Yes, the literary classic is back on the screen under the schizophrenic hand of Baz Luhrmann. (continue reading…)
Robert Downey, Jr. is back yet again as Tony Stark, the man behind Iron Man. The story picks up where The Avengers left off with Stark suffering anxiety attacks after his experience in the wormhole to save the day at the climax of that blockbuster film. That tag team of superheroes helped juvenate the character of Iron Man after the mess that was Iron Man 2. (continue reading…)
Tom Cruise has another hit on his hands in theatres right now this spring with Oblivion, but last winter it was Jack Reacher that had people flocking to the theatre. The thriller was written and director by Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects), and also stars Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins and David Oyelowo. (continue reading…)
Stopping by Toronto on her Brave Enough tour, Sara Bareilles is brave enough to carry the show on her own with no band or backup singers. The singer-songwriter joked that there would be no surprise appearance by Josh Groban or anyone else for that matter. (continue reading…)
Mark Wahlberg is ready to take down more bad guys in Broken City, but who exactly are the bad guys in this one? Well, Russell Crowe has such a bad spray tan going on in this movie that he deserves to be the bad guy for that fact alone. (continue reading…)