The new X-Men movie isn’t great, but it does forge a weird, broken identity of its own.
Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant is torn between text and texture.
Excerpt: Confused A-list actors sulk in lifestyle-catalogue-porn homes and music festivals in Song to Song.
…but it’s certainly well put together nonsense, with a surprisingly strong cast and arthouse director.
Gawking at real-life celebrity couple Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander isn’t enough to make this movie interesting.
A review of the new installment in the longest-running (and Montreal-shot) Marvel comics film franchise.
Highlights of a mammoth edition of Montreal’s comedy festival.
* Food, drink, music & film at Marché des Possibles
* Biannual sale at Atelier B
* Kevin Hart plays the Bell Centre as part of Just for Laughs
* Big-time actors read The Big Lebowski at Olympia
* DJs and synth bands play the MEG festival
* Get Nice hip hop night at Blizzarts
* Secret Sun album launch
* On Colour vernissage at VAV Gallery
* Frank screens at the Phi Centre
* Christopher Owens plays Petit Campus
* GrandBuda previews his new EP at Cabaret Underworld
Our critics assess Michael Fassbender’s comedy chops, a kung fu movie in the Bruce Lee mould and a relentlessly bleak Indian drama.