As sci-fi fans eagerly await Dune’s release, we count down the 12 best big screen remakes and second outings

12 Ocean’s Eleven It takes balls to mount a do-over of a 1960 Rat Pack classic but that’s what David Soderbergh pulled off in 2001, putting George Clooney into Frank Sinatra’s role as Danny Ocean. Where the original had Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr, the reboot had Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy … Read more

Touchstone and Beyond: A History of Disney’s “The Count of Monte Cristo”

Betrayal, revenge, a prison break, buried treasure, and Luis Guzman. Any of these ingredients would make an interesting film but 2002 brought us a movie with all them wrapped up in one, The Count of Monte Cristo. It’s time to get literary and see how director Kevin Reynolds’ film adaptation of the Alexandre Dumas novel … Read more

Can you count on Paul Schrader to spin a good story? You bet!

Breadcrumb Trail Links Movies Culture Oscar Isaac stars as a gambler seeking redemption in The Card Counter Author of the article: Chris Knight A pair of aces: Oscar Isaac and Tiffany Haddish in The Card Counter. Photo by VVS Films Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate … Read more

Stop asking women for their body count

“Asking for someone’s number, this magical figure which gleams above their head, a supposed reflection of who they are and how they act, seems to be unnecessary”Audrey Lim A person’s body count is the number of people they have slept with. Like most young people, it is a question I’ve heard numerous times. ‘What’s your … Read more