An open letter to Noah Baumbach upon viewing The Meyerowitz Stories

Dear Noah, Please excuse this voice from the chorus of your fans coming out of the dark. I just finished watching The Meyerowitz Stories (New...

Loving Vincent Review

In cinema’s infancy, colorists, largely female, were engaged to chemically bathe or painstakingly stencil celluloid images in an attempt to add grace notes of...

The Meyerowitz Stories Review

The Meyerowitz Stories, director Noah Baumbach’s latest is a delight, playing like a blend of Woody Allen’s sharp New York set comedy dramas and...

Women, Weinstein, Hollywood & Twitter: A Primer

By Jacqueline Howlett A breakdown on Weinstein, Hollywood, the currency of gossip, what it means to one writer to be a film fan / woman. Remember...

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Imagine for a moment; try to reflect deeply on all the human ideas that started out as all-in-all good intentions that turned out completely...

Shudder – Netflix’s darker, cooler cousin

Horror is by far the strangest and most subjective type of film. Many dislike it, not enjoying the sensation it elicits or having trouble...

Lady Macbeth review

                                           Lady Macbeth A review by Dan Lalande It’s been labelled everything from an upside-down period piece to a feminist parable - and it may be,...

Cezanne et Moi review

                                      Cézanne et Moi A review by Dan Lalande In Danièle Thompson’s Cézanne et Moi, we have the two personalities that define the core duality of...

VANCOUVER LIFT-OFF Part 4 – Shorts & Round Up

Over the three days Lift-Off took place, various short films were screened. As per usual with festivals, the diverse compilation of shorts were a...

Vancouver Lift-Off coverage Day 3 – Longshot, Game, The Honey Badger

Instead of showing one feature, day three of the Vancover Lift-Off Festival was broken down into three separate shorter films all centering upon a...

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