Jason Reitman’s so-called political comedy is only a comedy inasmuch as the very idea of politics is funny.
Following up is the worst superhero movie ever is a good look for the DC crew.
This flawed but effective film sets up a franchise, tastefully bestows super-powers on an autistic protagonist and more.
Lorene Scafaria made a film about herself and her mother, with Rose Byrne and Susan Sarandon. We didn’t hate it.
* Buzz-gathering jazz-drumming film Whiplash screens at Cinéma du Parc
* One Night in Bangkok with Nantha Kumar at Kyozon
* Howl! concert at Casa del Popolo
* There’s Something Funny Going On stand-up show at Blue Dog
Damien Chazelle’s film about a jazz drummer and his tyrannical conductor might not be subtle, but is it ever intense.
POP Montreal’s 2014 film programming is stellar.