by ALEX ROSE
Michael Hoffman's Some Girls is equal parts syrupy Spielbergian holiday fantasy and lowbrow horndog comedy. But the backstory (if it's true) is intriguing.
William Shatner and a few other (better) actors star in 1982's Visiting Hours, another marvel from the Tax Shelter era of Canadian cinema.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot movies delves into The Bone Collector, a 1999 thriller co-starring Jolie and Denzel Washington as NYC cops after a serial killer.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot films tackles House of Versace, starring Gina Gershon and a load of local actors doing terrible Italian accents.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot movies examines an amazingly terrible spoof comedy, 2001: A Space Travesty.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot movies tackles Quebec director Christian Duguay’s incredibly pretentious Wesley Snipes vehicle, The Art of War.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot movies tackles Bryan Singer’s latest, X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot movies tackles Vincent Perez’s The Secret, starring David Duchovny and Olivia Thirlby.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot movies tackles Clooney’s debut, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, which is more memorable for the gossip it generated than the film itself.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot films continues with horror flick Of Unknown Origin, starring Peter Weller as a man disrupted by a single rat.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot films continues with action flick No Good Deed starring Milla Jovovich and Samuel L. Jackson.
by ALEX ROSE AND MALCOLM FRASER
A restored version of Jean-Claude Lauzon’s 1987 film was screened this week, prefaced by a self-congratulatory spectacle feat. tiresome/hateful local media figures. Eugh.
* Phi Centre screens 2014′s best international short films
* Les Grands Ballets Canadiens’s The Nutcracker opens at Place des Arts
* Island Frequencies show/party at Casa del Popolo
* Three Six Mafia’s Juicy J plays Olympia
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