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  • Review: 'Two Days, One Night'

    Review: 'Two Days, One Night'
    When we listen in on one-sided telephone conversations in the movies, often the behavior is not quite human. Rather, it becomes an actor's showcase for histrionic tears or smiling through tears — a good old-fashioned wallow in capital-O Overacting.
  • The art of tear production is a subtle one

    The art of tear production is a subtle one
    At the movies, we cry for so many different reasons. The other night I cried at the quality of the buttered popcorn at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema: so tasty, so right. The night afterward I cried driving into the parking ramp of the ICON Theatre on...

    'Timbuktu' a compelling exploration of extremism's absurdities

     'Timbuktu' a compelling exploration of extremism's absurdities
    The intriguingly unorthodox "Timbuktu," one of five films vying for a foreign-language Oscar, is a provocative, sometimes satiric drama about the sort of Islamic extremists who make life, especially in the outer reaches, so treacherous these days....

    Review: 'Mommy'

    Review: 'Mommy'
    The first half of Montreal-born Xavier Dolan's "Mommy" feels like a modern classic, driven by galvanizing performances from Anne Dorval, Suzanne Clement and Antoine Olivier Pilon. The second half succumbs to a less original, more manipulative brand of...

    'Cosmopolis': Harbinger of economic doom lands with a bit of a thud ★★ 1/2

    'Cosmopolis': Harbinger of economic doom lands with a bit of a thud ★★ 1/2
    Sleek and forbidding, David Cronenberg's adaptation of the Don DeLillo novel "Cosmopolis" presents the most whopping paradox in the cinema year 2012. It is a picture, like any picture made by a true craftsman, that improves considerably on a second...