FILM REVIEW: Attack the Block

Leave the wilted western alone and give this inner-city alien adventure a chance. Attack the Block is a sci-fi romp brimming with streetwise swagger. The perfect tonic for Hollywood's bloated blockbusters.

FILM REVIEW: Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest

Michael Rapaport's documentary looking at the trend-setting hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest goes deeper than the average biopic, examining the personal dynamics that drove the drama behind the scenes.

Lady sang the blues: why Amy Winehouse shouldn't be remembered for Rehab


Amy Winehouse has left us with a small store of musical gems, but what is the song she should remembered for. Her premature death has fans looking at Rehab, but Deana Sumanac believes the song that defines her essence is Back to Black.

Elwy Yost: an appreciation


For people who found themselves at home on Saturday nights from 1974 to 1999, Saturday Night at the Movies was the show to watch. Elwy Yost opened our eyes to the wonders of cinema -- from Hollywood classics to auteur filmmakers and unusual voices from around the world.

FILM REVIEW - Captain America: The First Avenger

Think you know Cap? Think again. A surprisingly smart and snappy script reinvents the American icon as a hero with heart in Captain America: The First Avenger. The one-man fighting machine turns out to have a little guy inside and director Joe Johnston has given his story a 1940s feel right out of LIFE magazine.

Betty White Still Breaking Hearts


Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake both have their invitations to a Marine Corps Ball. And Betty White wasn't far behind. But when the YouTube invitation arrived, she found an excuse not to go.

FILM REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

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For the Potter generation, watching the films series became an almost-annual rite of passage. Now, nearly a decade since he first apparated into our imaginations, the young wizard casts his final spell. A rousing end to a surprisingly consistent series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 will satisfy fans and inevitably draw audience members deeper into J.K. Rowling's world.

FILM REVIEW: Horrible Bosses

Pink slips for the creators of Horrible Bosses, who hand roles to fine actors like Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Colin Farrell and and Kevin Spacey and then waste them in this cringe-worthy comedy.

FILM REVIEW: Page One: Inside the New York Times

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For news junkies, the pleasure of the New York Times documentary Page One is getting a glimpse of journalists working the phones and churning out copy. But beneath the newsprint lies the question: what's the value of journalism in the age of Google News?

Bieber's Vanity Fair issue bombs


Beliebers may love Justin Bieber, but they do not buy Vanity Fair. An issue of the magazine with the Stratford, Ont. teen idol on the cover is now on track to become the worst-selling Vanity Fair issue in 12 years.