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Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

Were it not for a charismatic turn from Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley, The Final Girls) and some striking visuals (many cribbed from the Michel Gondry playbook, mind you), there’d be almost nothing to recommend about Jason James’ latest foray into familiar romcom territory, the thorny, over-written, and painfully prosaic new film, Entanglement. Following up 2013’s equally unsophisticated compendium of clichés,… Read more »

28 September 2017 | Reviews

What at first feels like a small story of sentimental family struggles set amongst a northern BC backdrop (the film was shot in Fort St. James) gradually unspools with painterly precision into a naturalistic, sensual, and considerably-sized poetic canvas in Never Steady, Never Still, the assured directorial debut from Kathleen Hepburn. An instantly gripping film, it’s buoyed by an astonishing,… Read more »

28 September 2017 | Reviews

Encompassing films from as early as the swinging 60s up to the present, this is the first out of three articles which take a brief look at thirty more or less obscure features and a few shorts coming from different corners of the world and deserving more attention, as the title suggests, with at least one representative for every continent…. Read more »

28 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists