Made in MTL is a monthly colomn about films shot in Montreal.
Though it has many similarities with The Score (also made in Montreal at the same time), Heist succeeds by doing less.
This awful ’90s TV movie depicts a heavily fictionalized version of Ivana’s life, featuring a stand-in for the American weasel she married and divorced.
Katie Holmes and a stack of talented character actors star in this film by Traffic screenwriter Stephen Gaghan.
Extreme sports, hacker bangs, yellow/brown tinting and Stephen Dorff make for an aggressively uncool film (with a familiar background).
70s bohemian filmmakers make a bid for the exploitation dollar in the Montreal-shot East End Hustle.
Ewan McGregor and Ashley Judd star in the strangely pretentious Eye of the Beholder.
Wild Thing paints urban centres (depicted here as industrial Griffintown) as crime-ridden hellholes.
The Score is a basic heist story set in the most filmed part of the city.
Wim Wenders tried to capitalize on the popularity of the format in an awkward drama starring James Franco.