Published Oct 01, 2010Friday's back, cinemas have updated their marquees and we've updated the Exclaim.ca Recently Reviewed section with our take on what's worth the price of admission and requisite popcorn.
First, director Michael Dowse has returned with Fubar II, a sequel to the Canadian cult classic that follows middle-aged metalheads Terry and Deaner through their irreverent existence. Next, there's that ubiquitous surprise sleeper hit that keeps being referred to as the "best movie of the year" by critics across North America. You know, The Social Network. Read our review to find out why David Fincher's fictionalized tale of the inception of Facebook, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Timberlake, is attracting such high accolades and whether it deserves them.
If you just happen to be hankering for a documentary that tells the story of Jews and baseball, director Peter Miller has just the film for you: Jews and Baseball: An American Lovestory is a film that goes back to the beginnings of the sport in America to tell the tales of prominent Jews who have made an impact on the iconic American pastime. Those of you who like to don your 3D glasses before heading out to the theatres should check out our review of Streetdance 3D, an urban fairy tale about an unconventional ballet teacher who incorporates street dance into the classical moves of ballet in order to inspire her students.
Halloween is coming, and leading the pack in this year's batch of horror films is Case 39, a film about a social worker (Renee Zellweger) who brings one of her cases into her home, with creepy results of course. Lastly, read our review of Matt Reeves's remake of the Swedish vampire classic Let the Right One In. Was it arbitrary to Hollywood-ize the Swedish masterpiece or does Let Me In improve upon perfection? Read our review to find out.
Be sure to check out reviews of these movies and more at our Recently Reviewed motion section.