Situated in Montreal’s “Little Jerusalem” (home to one of the largest Ultra-Orthodox communities in the world), Félix and Meira, opening this Friday at the Landmark Chez Artiste, follows the lives of two lonely individuals living on the margins of their communities. Setting the events in motion is Félix (Martin Dubreuil), who has returned home to say goodbye to his dying father. Félix has not set foot in Montreal, or seen his father, in over ten years and the return drudges up nothing but bad memories. Memories that Félix refuses to vocalize, letting his facial expression do the talking instead. Meira … Continue reading FÉLIX AND MEIRA

Movie Beat – 05.24.13

3 Geezers –  If these geezers were in their twenties, they would audition for Jackass, if they were teenagers, they would be labeled ‘troubled youths’, and if they were in preschool, they would fit right in. J Kimball (J.K. Simmons) is researching a role for an upcoming movie and spends some time with these degenerates in a retirement home. When it becomes clear that he is in too deep, he calls on his Hollywood friends to put these old farts in their place. Makes perfect sense to me. Basil Hoffman, Lou Beatty Jr., Tim Allen, Scott Cann, Breckin Meyer, and … Continue reading Movie Beat – 05.24.13