Start Your Weekend with 'Paranormal Activity 4,' 'The Paperboy,' 'Alex Cross' and More in This Week's Film Roundup
Published Oct 19, 2012It's the end of another week and that means there are loads of new films hitting theatres that have been diligently reviewed here at Exclaim! Make sure you pay our Recently Reviewed section a visit to get caught up on all of the latest releases, but don't forget this week's highlights below.
Halloween is getting closer and with that comes the latest instalment of the Paranormal Activity series, Paranormal Activity 4 (pictured). After a woman across the street is sent to the hospital for undisclosed reasons, a family decides to take in her son, which is a choice they will later regret.
As one of the most divisive films to come out of TIFF, Lee Daniels's latest film The Paperboy explores themes of racism and sexuality in one of the most upfront and cruel manners. The star-studded cast features Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack and Nicole Kidman. Next, director Rob Cohen's action flick Alex Cross hits theatres this week. The film stars Tyler Perry as the titular character, who is a homicide detective and a psychologist who is pursuing a serial killer.
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, a joint effort by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt & Frederic Tcheng, is a documentary following the life and times of fashionista and glam icon Diana Vreeland, featuring loads of stock footage and sound clips from Vreeland herself. Stephen Fung's Tai Chi 0 also hits theatres this week, exploring the origins of martial arts prodigy Yang-lu Chan's unique energy-conserving style of self-defence.
Lastly, William Kurelek's The Maze is out this week, utilizing decades of lost footage to examine the art and the life of one of the most celebrated Canadian artists.
To read the full reviews of these picks and more, check out the Recently Reviewed section at Exclaim.ca.