Tag Archive "comedy"

Movie Review: Snatched is a Mother’s Day Disaster

It’s crude, it’s shallow, it’s lazy and stupid. And yet somehow, the new wannabe adventure comedy Snatched is supposed to be the choice in theatres to celebrate Mother’s Day. Instead, it’s cinematic catastrophe. The so-called ...

Movie Review: Guardians Vol. 2 Cranks Up the Volume.

The verdict about the opening to this year’s summer blockbuster season, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, only ever depended on one thing: Is it as much fun as the first one? I’m happy to ...

Movie Review: New Smurfs are Nothing Special

In the crowded Animation genre, most movies try to be as loud and grandiose as they can hoping to stand out. Smurfs: The Lost Village, happily does the opposite, and is a gentle, simple movie ...

Movie Review: The Boss Baby is a Bundle of Joy

It’s rare movies with a (clearly) young target audience are both sweet and entertaining. But The Boss Baby is a modestly charming surprise for family audiences, in a simple, whimsical way. Not everyone can stand ...

Movie Review: Fist Fight an Unfunny Flop

Despite being only mid-February, this weekend might already feature the worst movie of 2017. New Line Cinema’s new barely-a-blockbuster comedy Fist Fight takes a fabulous premise and shamelessly disappoints.

Movie Review: Lego Batman Brings the Lunacy

It’s been months since a family blockbuster’s opened in theatres, but the Lego Batman Movie’s massive opening this weekend is going to change that. Stuffed with gigantic effects, lightning-fast action, brooding comedy and crisp animation, ...

Six Reviews of the New Hollywood Releases now playing in Oakville Cinemas for the Holiday Season

Holiday Movie Round-Up 2016

With the holiday season ending this weekend, the next several days provide an exciting opportunity to head out to the movies. Whether with families, friends, that special someone, or just a fun time for yourself ...

Film Review for the new animated musical Sing, opening in theatres December 21st 2016.

Movie Review: Sing! Hits the Right Notes

The movie musical has always been a staple of cinema, just as the animal infested animation event has become. Sing, the new family movie for the holiday season, brings the best of both classics, even ...

Film Review for the new Comedy "Office Christmas Party", in theatres December 9th 2016.

Movie Review: Crammed Christmas Party Goes Down Easy

It’s extreme. It’s authentic. Office Christmas Party builds momentum from a surprisingly believable downtown office into a wild, frantic shindig. But the even more pleasant surprise is the lack of cheap, juvenile humour and strong ...

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Family Movie “Oddball” at Oakville Film Festival

The Willson Oakville Film Festival, the Oakville & Milton Humane Society and Canadian Pet Connection invite audiences to embark on The Great Puppy Perenees Adventure, by coming out to see ODDBALL,

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