Undine – VIFF 2020 Review

VIFF favorite, German auteur Christian Petzold (Phoenix) is back with a modest-scaled new film that messes with mythology, fusing magical-reality elements with modern day fairy tale vestments while also adorned in a doomed romance thriller. It’s ultimately something of a mixed bag, but Undine is also never boring and on occasion is quite radiant and […]

15 Films Not To Miss At VIFF 2020

Now in its 39th year, the 2020 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival (September 24th – October 7th, 2020) has had to restructure operations this year, as every film festival has due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but remains a bright, eclectic and engaging celebration of cinema from around the world. Among the five largest […]

10 Great Vampire Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

It’s fitting that vampires have had such a long cinematic life, and this is largely due to the various rich themes and gothic story elements that have sustained these creatures of the night, embedding them in our imaginations and our nightmares. The inherent corruption of the upper class, warring against Christianity, xenophobia, and the cold […]