Remember (Review)

Every so often you can encounter a film that feels like it is treading familiar ground, like it is several films you have seen before all rolled up into one. As original a filmmaker as Atom Egoyan can be, his 2015 film Remember can feel as such in most parts, but thankfully an intense, complex […]

Bon Cop, Bad Cop (Review)

In the time I have spent writing for this magazine I have reviewed an array of Canadian films, many of which proudly distinguish themselves as just that, all the while trying to avoid being categorised as American cinema. I can say with confidence, though, that I have seen few as fiercely Canadian as Eric Canuel’s […]

Young Adult (Review)

Jason Reitman has a knack for approaching mature, socially relevant themes with his trademark flare for finding the comedy in it all. I had expressed as much in my review of his debut feature film, Thank You for Smoking, last week. While that film was a biting satire full of caricatures, his follow-up film, the […]

Thank You For Smoking (Review)

Filmmaking dynasties are hard to come by in the Canadian film industry, or at least ones where inherent talent is passed from father to son. With this in mind, I think it is fair to say that there are few dynasties as esteemed as that of the Reitmans’. Ivan Reitman is a legend of the […]