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By coincidence, we viewed the films Len & Company and This Must Be the Place back to back. It turned out that they were apt...

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After a one night stand with a call girl (Imogen Poots), a famous theater director (Owen Wilson) makes her an enticing offer: $30 thousand...

Tusk: Half Man, Half Walrus, 100% Disturbing

By Preston Corbell Kevin Smith delivers a shocking, grotesque and downright masterful look into a mad man's dream and an innocent man's nightmare. Tusk starts out...

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In 2012, Tig Notaro performed one of the most talked about stand-up comedy sets of all time, opening with the announcement that she had...

DISARM’s What to Watch: July

It's summer and that means carefully monitoring the weather and too many discussions about the weather in public and then when it reaches optimal...

The Idea of North at AGO: Curated by Steve Martin Opens Canada Day, July...

Steve Martin, iconic actor/writer/comedian/musician (lately with Edie Brickell) is also an avid art fan who discovered our own icon Lawren Harris of Group of...

Review: The Editor

Depressed film editor Rey Ciso (Adam Brooks) is stuck working on a rather trashy Italian crime thriller, a film far beneath his talents. While...

2015 in Music News & Culture: The Year That Was

The Year That Was According to Us: Music News, Culture, and closer to home. January belatedly kicked off for us with a small but decisive bang:...

Sweet Home Chicago: The Blues Brothers has still got Soul (man)

Let’s talk about Saturday Night Live characters that took on a life of their own. Jake and Elwood Blues (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd)...

All five Live-Action Short Films reviewed – 2015 Oscar chances and predictions

Live-action short films ask a lot of the viewer; There is little context, and character arcs move quickly. The trade-off, in the best short...

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