Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

At its best, Star Trek could be a wonderful balance of science fiction adventure, as well as thought provoking allegories. The most memorable episodes of the franchise’s multiple television series usually conveyed this. They leave you with questions to ponder while also entertaining you. It was never about the battles, or the action, which is […]

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I’ve been thinking a lot about America recently. It’s kinda hard not to, even when you don’t live in the country. Living in Canada, America is our closest neighbour, and I suppose it’s hard to deny the similarities and differences between the two countries. However now the subject of America has taken a more personal […]

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Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo is about as laid back as one can get when watching a western. It fills you with that tricky sweet spot other films would envy by having an even mixture of warm, engaging characters, a tense story, and nice plotted out action, all tightly wound together in the most satisfying way. It’s the […]

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CIFF REVIEW: Varda By Agnes

If anyone were to appoint a Queen of cinema, Agnes Varda would probably be at the top of the list. Has there ever been a filmmaker more beloved among her colleagues, or more giving to the art of film? She certainly belongs in the pantheon of masters which is reserved for the likes of Ozu, […]

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