Days to Remember

19 Days, a short (half-hour) documentary about refugees at at the  Margaret Chisholm Resettlement Centre in Calgary, is streaming free at the NFB site, the ever well-informed Eric Volmers of The Calgary Herald reports. The NFB also has an interview with the filmmakers, the Siad sisters Asha and Roda, who came to Canada as refugees […]

Juke-Bar (Review)

While Indieflix has run dry for me, I’ve had to find an alternative. I thought “Hey, maybe I won’t get so much weirdness now that Traveling is out of my reviews.” Boy, was I wrong. I still end up finding stuff that’s weirder than usual. And I’m not talking weird as Traveling. I’m talking much […]

Bate’s Car: Sweet as a Nut (Review)

Well, since everything else I tried to look at today was too weird to transcribe, I went for something a little more simple sounding and ancient. As one may have guessed, this is a film about a car. Mr. Bate’s car slowly drives along the narrow road surrounded by large trees. Bate talks about why […]

Karate Kids (Review)

Derek Lamb’s Karate Kids wasn’t what I expected. Back in the 1990s there were films aimed at young audiences which focused on topics considered too extreme for kids nowadays. Taking place in a generic third world country, the movie tells a fictional story about two kids named Mario and Pedro who meet by chance at […]

Wild Life (Review)

Yeehaw! Git along now, pardners! It’s not often I come across a short that happens to be done in Western style. This here quaint lil cartoon takes place in 1909 Alberta at what seems like a ghost town. Our star is an Englishman voiced by Adam Blackwood with a happy desire to enjoy his own […]