Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium may be the best action/ sci-fi film you’ll see this summer.
Shane Carruth’s surreal brain-bender Upstream Color, screening for a short run at the PHI Centre, is an uncanny, beautiful and breathtaking cinematic experience.
Courtesy of director Jon M. Chu (Step Up 3D), there are fewer toy-chest antics and a hell of a lot more ninjas in this leaner, meaner sequel to the original 2009 stinker G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.
Executive-produced by Guillermo del Toro and starring Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain and Game of Thrones‘s Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, this horror flick holds the promise of being a thoughtful, nuanced ghost story, but doesn’t deliver.
It’s election day in the U.S. of A. and though we Canadians have little direct stake in the results, it’s easy to get all caught up in the hysteria. If you’re feeling the buzz but don’t care to sit through the many hours of punditry and ballot counting due to take over this evening’s prime-time TV slots, allow Cult MTL to make a handful of quality home video viewing suggestions for you.
This Cuban zombie flick and Fantasia hit, says our reviewer, is “possibly Cuba’s most significant export since the hand-rolled cigar.”