K. O’Connor, a young journalist known for her celebrity profiles, is consumed with discovering the truth behind a long-buried incident that affected the lives and careers of showbiz team Vince Collins and Lanny Morris. —IMDb
Atom Egoyan’s parents were painters and he studied International Relations and music at the University of Toronto where he began making short films: “Howard in Particular” 1979, “After Grad with Dad” 1980, “Peep Show” 1981 and “Open House” 1982.
While he has several distinguished Television and Opera works on his resume and such pictures as his debut “Next of Kin” 1984, Berlin and Moscow International Film Festival-winning “Family Viewing” 1987 and “The Adjuster” 1991 – his most critically acclaimed creation is The Sweet Hereafter (1997) and his most famous work is the astonishingly clever film-in-film Ararat (2002)
4 time Cannes Film Festival winner and the most famous Armenian filmmaker since Sergei Parajanov, the Egypt-born, Canada-bred, Oscar-nominated master of indie cinema, has collected an impressive 4 awards from the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.
A 7 time recipient of Canada’s top Genie Awards, he is a remarkable figure in contemporary… read more
A world of blackmail and lechery behind the curtains of Sirk’s America is the focus of Egoyan’s noir, now free of Hayes’ all-seeing eye - innuendo no more. Firth and Bacon as a Martin & Lewis duo comes to work, especially by the time of their fading stars, while Lohman is a fine third face in a retroactive storyline which accommodates said angle. All the while, the period and genre aesthetic is completely persuasive, sultry - whether the whodunit fully ties together or not, it’s a delicious potboiler, captured well, and real nice to soak up. Tastes good.