Elizabeth Banks reboots Charlie’s Angels with the best of intentions, but the result is assembly-line action blockbuster from top to bottom.
Joe Cornish follows up Attack the Block with a tremendously British fantasy film that lets kids be kids.
Huck Jackman’s grand finale as Wolverine is a radical departure from the superhero mould.
This slasher/home invasion/action movie, starring Patrick Stewart as a neo-nazi, raises the bar on cinematic intensity.
An art film about a famous couple’s dog, a dark entry by Quebec director Charles-Olivier Michaud and a pressure-cooker thriller about brutal neo-Nazis.
More insanity from Yorgos Lanthimos, the Hank Williams biopic with Tom Hiddleston, the new film by Montrealer Guy Édoin & more.
* 5à7 + the Rodin exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts
* Performances and visual art at café/laundromat Blanc de Blanc
* Usine106U hosts film screenings and performances
* Rappers and more Festival d’Expression de la Rue
* Ghost Train video game art at the Plant
* Patrick Stewart’s gala and Bill Burr at Just for Laughs
Comiccon’s over, and now even the last strips of latex, dreaded hair and skin glitter have been peeled away. If you missed it, CultMTL was there. See Daniel Coyle’s gallery of costumes and celebrities, with enough serious costumes to tide you over ’til Halloween.
Montreal’s official geekend (ugh!) came to a close last night, and while attendees delighted the eyes with their creative costumes — from the sweetest lil’ baby Yoda to a gender-bending Clockwork Orange gang — we kept our ears peeled, too. Here are the choicest quotes from the cavalcade of characters.
Occupying the Palais de Congrès all weekend, Comiccon 2012 offers costumes, cards, comics and commerce, as well as the chance to vibe with your subcultural tribe of choice.