Allegiance, The Nutcracker and Doctor Who: Twice Upon A Time top our December Events list

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Allegiance, The Nutcracker and Doctor Who: Twice Upon A Time top our December Events listAllegiance, The Nutcracker and Doctor Who: Twice Upon A Time top our December Events listScott Goodyer11/30/2017 10:14:00 Am

The holidays are just around the corner and we've got some fantastic holiday event screenings on our big screens to get you in that festive mood! Check out our list below and stay warm out there!

Dec 3rd: Eagles at Seahawks - NFL Sunday Nights

For four regular season and three playoff games leading up to Super Bowl Lii, NFL screenings will be hosted at Cineplex’s luxurious, adults-only VIP Cinemas, where football fans can cheer on their favourite team from ultra-wide, luxury recliners. Fans will also enjoy in-seat food and beverage service throughout the game from an expanded menu, which includes a wide selection of beer, wine and spirits as well as classic game-day favourites likes burgers,
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The Big Picture Movie Review 2

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The Big Picture Movie Review 2
Title: The Big Picture Director: Eric Lartigau Starring: Romain Duris, Marina Fois, Catherine Deneuve, Neils Arestrup, Branka Katic, Eric Ruf A contemplative, puzzle-box anti-thriller of the sort that seemingly only the French now make (even though it’s adapted from an American novel by Douglas Kennedy), “The Big Picture” is an artful if overlong drama that connects chiefly as a compelling vehicle for star Romain Duris. To call it understated is its own special sort of understatement; this is a film-as-character-study, but also one that hovers drone-like over its subject rather than digging in for deep psychological insights. The story centers on a lawyer and family man, Paul Exben (Duris), who commutes from [ Read More ]

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The Big Picture / L’homme qui voulait vivre sa vie

The Big Picture

(L’homme qui voulait vivre sa vie)

Direced by Eric Lartigau

At what point does a routine mid-life crisis turn into a full-scale Ripleyesque reinvention? Eric Lartigau’s The Big Picture explores the drastic measures taken by Parisian lawyer Paul Exben (Romain Duris), following his discovery of his wife’s infidelity. If, like me, you’re a fan of Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley novels, you’ll enjoy watching Duris take on another man’s identity, with the help of some additional facial hair and a seemingly endless supply of cash. But don’t go expecting action, suspense, or a regular supply of corpses: this is more of a character study than a thriller.

Novelists often treat film adaptations of their work with barely disguised contempt. But author Douglas Kennedy has been fulsome in his praise for this movie, which shifts the action of his 1997 novel from the USA to Europe.
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