Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sean Kelly

Canadian Film Fest 2017: Great Great Great

A young woman gets doubts about her relationship after getting engaged in Great Great Great. Lauren (Sarah Kolasky) is a 30 year old woman, who is living with her boyfriend of five year Tom (Dan Beirne). After hearing the news that her parents are divorcing, Lauren begins worrying about her future with Tom. The two of them spontaneously decide to get engaged, however at the same time Lauren reignites an affair with her new boss David (Richard Clarkin), who she had previously met years before.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sean Kelly

Canadian Film Fest 2017: #AnAmeicanDream: The Education of William Bowman

A college graduate discovers the harsh realities of modern America in #AnAmericanDream: The Education of William Bowman. William Bowman (Jake Croker) is an all-American young man, who takes an internship at financial company. While it initially seems that William has a bright future ahead of his, he arrives at work one day to find it has been bought out by a Hong Kong firm. This is the first of many cracks in the American Dream that William experiences, as he finds himself in a number of unlucky situations that reveal the true face of America.

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Sean Kelly

Canadian Film Fest 2017: Edging

Friends at a housewarming party talk about their lives an relationships in Edging. Jordan (Shomari Downer) has bought himself a house and is hosting a house party for himself. Among the guests at the party include close friends Rachel (Paula Brancati) and Nick (Andy McQueen), co-workers Crossland (Aidan Shipley) and Christopher (Giacomo Gianniotti), as well as Bree (Parveen Kaur), a girl Jordan has been dating. During the party, the friends find themselves in the garage talking about the state of their life.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Sean Kelly

Review: Weirdos

Teenage runaways hitchhike across Nova Scotia in Weirdos. Kit (Dylan Authors) is a 15 year old boy who lives with his father (Allan Hawco) and grandmother (Cathy Jones) in a small town in 1976 Nova Scotia. Kit decides that he wants to go to Sydney and live with his estranged mother (Molly Parker). Accompanied by his girlfriend Alice (Julia Sarah Stone), Kit goes hitchhiking to Sydney and has imaginary conversations with his "spirit animal" Andy Warhol (Rhys Bevan-John).

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Sean Kelly

Review: Beauty and the Beast

The Oscar-nominated animated film receives a live action remake with Beauty and the Beast. Belle (Emma Watson) is an independent young woman in the small French village of Villeneuve, where she lives with her inventor father Maurice (Kevin Kline) and fends off the advances of vain hunter Gaston (Luke Evans), who is always accompanied by his companion LeFou (Josh Gad).

When Maurice goes missing after a trip to the market, Belle follows his trail to find that he has been taken prisoner at an isolated castle occupied by a cursed Beast (Dan Stevens). Belle trades her life for her father's and becomes The Beast's prisoner in his stead. At the castle, Belle begins to become acquainted with the cursed servants, including candelabra Lumière (Ewan McGregor), clock Cogsworth (Ian McKellen), and teapot Mrs Potts (Emma Thompson). With their help, Belle begins to see The Beast as more than just a monster.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Sean Kelly

Review: T2 Trainspotting

Danny Boyle returns to the characters from Irvine Welsh's novels two decades later in T2 Trainspotting. After living in Amsterdam, Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to Edinburgh twenty years after stealing the money from a drug deal and is reunited with his old friends Daniel "Spud" Murphy (Ewen Bremner) and Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson (Jonny Lee Miller), who are both resentful of the betrayal. Not having anything better to do, Mark reluctantly agrees to help Simon with his plan to open a brothel and he strikes up a relationship with Simon's Bulgarian "partner" Veronika Kovach (Anjela Nedyalkova). However, a wrench is thrown into the plans as Francis Begbie (Robert Carlyle) has escaped from prison and wants violent revenge against Mark.

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Sean Kelly

Review: The Lure

Young mermaids become hits in a Warsaw nightclub in The Lure. Golden (Michalina Olszanska) and Silver (Marta Mazurek) are two mermaid sisters, who arise from the ocean in 1980s Warsaw. Thanks to their hypnotic siren singing powers, the two mermaids become the spotlight attraction of a band performing at a burlesque nightclub, which begins to call themselves "The Lure." While the sisters initially plan on being on shore temporary, Silver begins to fall for the band's bassist Mietek (Jakub Gierszal), which leads to some major complications.

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