This promising all-star gangster movie fell so flat.
* Aire Commune opening party
* Contemporary beading vernissage at La Guilde
* Île Noire 30th anniv
* Mulatu Astatke at Corona
* Alessia Cara at Place des Arts
* Her Smell at Cinéma Moderne
Alex Ross Perry on his new film starring Elisabeth Moss, addiction tropes and songs that aren’t anthems.
Jordan Peele makes an ambitious, stylish horror movie that has a lot to say but not the best means to say it.
The Québécois filmmaker on his new American production, a boxing biopic called Chuck.
Solid entries by Joachim Lafosse, Kevan Funk, Philippe Falardeau and Andrea Arnold.
SVbiz Inc. and Soda Pictures Canada have provided us with two copies of the J. G. Ballard book along with some movie posters of the film autographed by its director Ben Wheatley.
* Prisoner Correspondence Project film/zine night at Café Ouvert
* Ball Bustin’ Bitches pinball night at North Star
* Jacy LaFontaine, Tranna Wintour & more at ComedyWorks
* Alex Ross Perry’s Queen of Earth screens at Phi Centre
* Old-school country cover band the Firemen play Bar le Ritz PDB
* Paradigm with DJs Lexem, Veronika & Oliver at Salon Daomé
Listen Up Philip stars Jason Schwartzman as an insufferable prick. And it’s so good.
Our critics list their favourite movies from this year’s edition of the genre film festival.