HOLLYWOOD’S CANADA: Northern Pursuit

While there was plenty of action in the European and Pacific Theatres to keep Axis forces occupied in WWII both in real life and on-screen, it seems the Nazis just couldn’t keep their paws off Hollywood’s version of Canada’s far north (aka “God’s Country”). Even though the stormtroopers depicted in Powell & Pressburger’s 49th Parallel […]

Just Me and You – Mini-Review

Ah, Father-Daughter trips. A common concept in short films and features. I’ve seen it in films at VIFF, VAFF, my early days of reviews, and maybe VSFF?. You get the idea, daddy-daughter movies. Or movies that involve being on the road. Those kinds. This one’s a little different, because the daddy-daughter duo of Stephan (Florin […]