It's a crowded weekend at the Cineplex for new movies, with four major releases, We Own the Night, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? and The Final Season, opening. Oscar candidate Michael Clayton also expands nationwide.
A rundown of our reviews of this weekend's new releases:
We Own the Night
"A solid, angst-ridden thriller with strong performances from Phoenix, Wahlberg and Duvall." [Full Review]
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
"Takes dull pages of a history book and turns them into powerful, enveloping, stirring, and gorgeous drama." [Full Review]
Why Did I Get Married?
"Why does Tyler Perry have a job?" [Full Review]
"If one submits to its rhythms rather than rage against them, its acting and just-so overall design prove a more than inviting combination for the arthouse set." [Full Review]
"An occasionally entertaining, mostly tedious exercise in actor self-indulgence." [Full Review]
Lars and the Real Girl
"A lovely little indie dramedy...Gosling is pitch perfect, oozing painful vulnerability down to his twitching eyes and innocently hopeful gazes" [Full Review]
Also opening: Control, Terror's Advocate Posted 10.12.07 by reelz
Looks like Ang Lee's latest movie is even racier than the Gyllenhaal-Ledger love scenes from Brokeback Mountain.
The Oscar-winning director's upcoming feature, a Mandarin-language espionage thriller called Lust, Caution has just received an NC-17 rating from the MPAA. His studio (Focus Features), however, is standing by the picture, which they hope might be of award caliber.
Lust, Caution will screen at the upcoming Toronto film festival.
Source: Variety. Posted 08.24.07 by reelz