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Ben Ratner stars and directs in the film short, Ganjy.

Film review: Ganjy packs an emotional wallop

The aftermath of a boxing match is often bloody, but the aftermath of a boxing career can be tragic. ... this rough yet tender film packs an...
Tricks on the Dead

#FridayFive: Vancouver International Film Festival #mustseeBC

The Vancouver International Film Festival is underway, and with it comes the annual #mustseeBC series featuring the latest work by some of our province's brightest...
Michael Eklund stars as Eadweard Muybridge alongside Sara Canning as wife Flora in the stage to screen adaptation of the Electric Theatre Company's Studies in Motion

From stage to screen: Eadweard is #mustseeBC

Film adaptations of books are dime-a-dozen. What isn’t seen very often are adaptations from stage to screen. With Eadweard, Vancouver filmmakers Kyle Rideout and...
Miss and the Doctors is one of 25 encore screenings from the 2014 Vancouver International Film Festival.

Festival favourites and award winners get encore screenings

The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) will offer encore screenings of 25 films over three days following the close of this year's festival. Included in these...
Andrew Huculiak’s film Violent received Best BC Film and Best Canadian Film honours at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.

VIFF awards recognize BC filmmakers

British Columbia filmmakers were honoured at the Vancouver International Film Fesitval's BC Spotlight Awards Gala on the weekend, with Andrew Huculiak’s Violent and Grant...
Songs She Wrote About People She Knows

Film review: Songs She Wrote About People She Knows is a charmingly quirky film

Kris Elgstrand writes and directs this quirky Canadian comedy about Carol, played by a deadpan Arabella Bushnell, a woman who attends a music therapy...
Listen Up Philip takes narcissism to new heights.

Film review: Listen Up Philip is a hilariously sad tale of self-involvement

Alex Ross Perry writes and directs this acid funny and unusual told story about a “cruel and miserable” writer who takes narcissism to new...
Filmmaker Xavier Dolan continues to astonish by breaking rules.

Film review: Mommy is a brilliant, vivid film-going experience

Only 25 years old and now onto his fifth feature, filmmaker Xavier Dolan continues to astonish by breaking rules and being boldly playful with...
David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars is nasty

Film review: Maps To The Stars is nasty

What a nasty place Hollywood is. David Cronenberg directs insider Bruce Wagner’s look at the petty and self-obsessed citizens of Hollywood. Burn victim and emotionally...
Linda Hoagland has created a documentary filled with ‘aww’ moments.

Film review: The Wound and the Gift is warm and fuzzy

Director Linda Hoagland has created a documentary about animals that have been rescued that is filled with ‘aww’ moments. The Wound and the Gift consists of...

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