Canadian content in Oscars

With the Oscars coming up, everyone is pretty hyped on what will happen. We’ve got films like La La Land, Moonlight, and Arrival in the Oscars this year. And interestingly enough, this Canadian content is ranking high in Oscar nominations. These three films all have a lot of nominations each, but La La Land is […]

Arrival (Review)

Denis Villeneuve, one of Canada’s only current high profile filmmakers, softens here. Where Sicario was hard-edged, Arrival is tender; where Prisoners was set in a moral grey, Arrival sits in an uncomplicated blue. That said, Arrival’s cinematography is sleek, and its score is minimal, powerful, and versatile. Both these elements relate it enough to Villeneuve’s […]