Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
Seven years in utero and fresh from a run at Toronto's Hot Docs festival, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is Brett Morgen's bittersweet, stream-of-consciousness-style documentary about the troubled life and artistic evolution of the Lithium-singing Nirvana frontman. (Bloor Hot Docs)
Antony and Cleopatra
Think how much money and aggravation Twentieth Century Fox could have saved in 1963 if they'd filmed a theatrical mounting of Cleopatra instead of making one of the most expensive films ever. Here, the Stratford Festival unveils its Antony and Cleopatra production from a summer ago, the third of three of its Shakespearean dramas to receive a stage-to cinema showing.
Ben's at Home
Because there is nothing in life that cannot be home-delivered – including first-run movies – our titular Ben, aged 30 and newly single, vows to never leave his house again. This quirky, made-in-Canada romantic comedy, starring Dan Abramovici, looks at a wired era in which even shut-ins can be sociable. (Carlton)