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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...

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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...

Vancouver Lift-Off coverage Day 2 – Heroes Manufactured, Trophy

Following on from the winning film The End of the Road, the Vancouver Lift-Off Festival continued with two more documentaries. The first was Heroes...

Vancouver Lift-Off coverage – Day 1 – The End of the Road

Independent film festivals are vital for the future of cinema. They allow blossoming filmmakers - people who may not have the backing of a...

Kuso review – Flying Lotus takes a leap into abstract body horror / comedy

Kuso is the feature length debut of Steven Ellison a.k.a musician Flying Lotus a.k.a. rapper Captain Murphy. It's not much of a surprise that...

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