Stand Up and Cheer for THE GRIZZLIES

During my time as a film critic, I’ve often lamented on the lack of genuinely Canadian stories that actually make it to the screen. Hundreds of films and episodes of television are produced in this country every year, but precious few are actually set here or feature Canadian characters. This dearth has been even more […]

Loyalties – Review

The decade of the 1980s saw a coming-of-age for Canadian cinema. Filmmakers who had cut their teeth on episodic television and National Film Board documentaries were beginning to mature and embark on more personal projects. Exemplifying this trend was Edmonton native Anne Wheeler who sought to tell the story of a powerful friendship between two […]