Excerpt: I wouldn’t really say that I’ve been a fan of Amanda Seyfried for years. I noticed her in “Mean Girls” a few years ago and in one of my favorite films of recent “Alpha Dog”, but what really raised my brow was her performance in “Mama Mia!
Conclusion: It's a nice exercise to imagine the films Atom Egoyan might create were he to become a top-flight, high-paid director of big-budget studio films, but then reality sets in: why mess with a great thing?
Conclusion: In a way 'Chloe' feels confused, and a bit muddled, but I think that was Egoyan's intention. We're not supposed to know why Chloe does the things she does. She has a power over people that can't be quantified or explained. It's somewhat eerie.
Conclusion: A squirm-worthy plot screams of "bad idea" and can be hard to watch as a wife goes further and further to entrap her husband to prove he's cheating. In the Blu-ray, the presentation is better than the story. Product Details
Excerpt: It’s fun to see robots blowing each other up, get a cheap scare from a horror movie or a good laugh out of a comedy, but no sensation can compare to that of a dissonant drama with the power to feel real.
Excerpt: Dark, sensuous shots luxuriating in the lush contours of Amanda Seyfried’s body open Chloe as Seyfried’s eponymous character describes in voiceover some of the skills particular to her work as a high-class prostitute.
Excerpt: Hometown boy Atom Egoyan hasn't world premiered one of his film in Toronto in 25 years, back when his debut Next of Kin launched one of Canadian cinema's most illustrious (if spotty) careers in 1984.