Entries by Chris Jancelewicz from 08/2012

Total Recall Attempts To Remake A Classic, But Does It Succeed?

| Posted 08.01.2012 | Moviefone Canada

The problem with remaking a classic movie is it almost always pales in comparison (c'mon, the original Total Recall is a renowned sci-fi classic, so you can hardly fault me!). And in nearly every scene of the 2012 version of Total Recall, I found myself doing just that: comparing.

Chris Sarandon Talks 'The Princess Bride,' Playing Jack Skellington And Jesus

Posted 08.03.2012 | Moviefone Canada

You're probably familiar with the name Sarandon, as long as it follows the name Susan, but we think you should get to know the person whose last name ...

Sook-Yin Lee To Play Olivia Chow In Jack Layton Movie

Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada

Less than a year after his untimely death, the cameras have already started rolling on a made-for-TV Jack Layton biopic titled "Smilin' Jack: The Jack...

Darth Vader Actor Talks George Lucas Conflict, And Why He Didn't Want To Play Chewbacca

Posted 08.08.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Everyone knows that James Earl Jones voices Darth Vader, but does anyone stop to think about the man under the suit? It wasn't Jones walking around in...

Ryan Reynolds To Star In Next Atom Egoyan Movie

Posted 08.08.2012 | Moviefone Canada

It's a match made in Canuck film nerd heaven. One of Canada's biggest Hollywood exports, Ryan Reynolds, is set to work with one of the country's mo...

Toronto Film Festival 2012: Canadian Movies Announced

Posted 08.08.2012 | Moviefone Canada

What better place to showcase homegrown Canadian talent than at our country's biggest film festival? The 2012 Toronto Film Festival announced the C...

'Red Lights' Star Cillian Murphy And Director Rodrigo Cortes Talk Psychic Powers (VIDEO)

Posted 08.09.2012 | Moviefone Canada

It's not news that the entertainment landscape is rich with movies and TV involving the paranormal, vampires and werewolves -- in fact, we're reaching...

The Bourne Legacy: The Bored Legacy

| Posted 08.09.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Somewhere in the cluttered, needlessly convoluted mess of The Bourne Legacy is a kick-ass action movie. Unfortunately, the film spends too much time explaining what's happening rather than showing us -- and the result is often confusion, or even worse, boredom.

'The Odd Life Of Timothy Green': Peter Hedges, Joel Edgerton On Movie Magic (VIDEO)

Posted 08.14.2012 | Moviefone Canada

'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' is more than just a movie about a boy who grows from the garden -- it's a film about love, family and finding beauty i...

'ParaNorman': Behind The Scenes At Laika

Posted 08.15.2012 | Moviefone Canada

It must be simple to create a movie made for children, right? Completely, totally wrong. The amount of work that went into the creation of ParaNorm...

Terry Crews, Randy Couture Talk 'Expendables 2,' Casting For 'Expendables 3'

Posted 08.16.2012 | Moviefone Canada

If the Expendables franchise keeps adding action heroes at its current rate, pretty soon there won't be any left over for anyone else. And if Expendab...

'Copper': Everything You Need To Know About The Period Drama

Posted 08.17.2012 | TV

From outside, a war-torn looking warehouse located on the outskirts of Toronto hardly looks special at all. But once you step inside, you can see that...

Fan Expo 2012 Preview: Five Things You Need To Do

Posted 08.21.2012 | Moviefone Canada

It's that time of year again! Legions of fanboys and fangirls besiege the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to get their geek on during Fan Expo Canada....

Christopher Lloyd Talks 'Back To The Future,' Doc Brown And Playing Captain Kruge

Posted 08.22.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Christopher Lloyd is one of those rare actors that never fails to put a smile on your face. Whether you're a fan of his character Doc Brown from 'Back...

50 Cent On His Movie 'Freelancers' And His Need To Change Things Up

Posted 08.22.2012 | Moviefone Canada

When it comes to rappers-turned-actors, some can find it hard to make the big jump and secure music-fan audiences to feel the same way about their mov...

The Art Of 'Frankenweenie' Exhibition: Sneak Peek

Posted 08.23.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Are you a fan of filmmaker Tim Burton or stop-motion animation? If so, then you're in luck. Burton's next movie "Frankenweenie" (which opens in th...

Fan Expo 2012 Day 1 & 2: Stan Lee, Nerd Love, Geordi And Gimli

Posted 08.25.2012 | Moviefone Canada

We stood in the line-ups and wound our way through the circuitous halls of The Metro Toronto Convention Centre to bring you all the key highlights and...

'Continuum' Renewed For Second Season

Posted 08.25.2012 | TV

Specialty channel Showcase has announced that sci-fi television show "Continuum" has been renewed for a second season. The phenomenally successful ...

Toronto Film Festival 2012: Picket Lines, Protests Could Disrupt Festivities

Posted 08.25.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Those long line-ups you're used to seeing at film festivals may not actually be filmgoers -- at 2012's Toronto Film Festival, they may just be protest...

Fan Expo 2012 Day 3: Lafayette, 'Buffy' Love And 'Walking Dead' Season 3

Posted 08.26.2012 | TV

Saturday is traditionally the busiest day of Fan Expo at The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, as the fire marshal often caps attendance to prevent cap...

Fan Expo 2012 Day 4: John Barrowman Doesn't Give A S--t And Billy West's Nerd Inspirations

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

Fan Expo Canada is over for another year, so if you were planning on donning that Captain America costume and sauntering over to the Metro Toronto Con...

Toronto Film Festival 2012: Attending Celebrities

Posted 08.28.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Every year, the attending celebrity list for the Toronto Film Festival gets bigger and better. But wait, you say. George Clooney (a long-time atte...

Meet 'The Bachelor Canada' Contestants

Posted 08.29.2012 | TV

If you were hoping to be one of the 25 women vying for the heart of Canada's first-ever Bachelor, Brad Smith, and you weren't a guest on "Breakfast Te...

'Restaurant Takeover': Everything You Need To Know

Posted 08.29.2012 | TV

"Restaurant Takeover" has a familiar ring to it, and for good reason. Following in the footsteps of the cancelled "Restaurant Makeover", "Takeover" si...

Toronto Film Festival 2012: Top 20 Best Bets

| Posted 08.30.2012 | Moviefone Canada

The TIFF lineup for 2012 is probably one of the best I've seen. There are blockbusters, action films, romances, emotional dramas, comedies, documentaries, and literary masterpieces brought to life. Here are the movies you've got to see.