film

Don’t sell them short

Though many film-goers bemoan the deadening lack of originality in mainstream cinema, only a few bother to seek out alternatives. Sure, fare like the independent…




Uniquely Canadian

We think we have an identity crisis in this country. We become very quiet when asked the inevitable cultural question, “What is Canadian food?” We…




Films. 2010. Damn.

Hey there, Know-It-All. What’s better than knowing it all? The answer (which you know, of course) is “nothing.” There is nothing better than being the…


The top 5 sports movies of all-time

I am not, by any definition, “competitive.” I have spent most of my peaceful, womb-like, existence scrupulously avoiding any social encounter or situation which might…


Heightened expectations

The Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, now in its eighth year, is returning with heightened ambitions and a slate of fifty films from Winnipeg and abroad….


Antichrist Anti-genuine

It would be unfair to discuss Lars von Trier’s latest film, Antichrist, without first considering the audiences’ reaction. Even now, as it begins hitting wide-release…