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Remembering Jean-Marc Vallée

Today is a sad day, as Canada, and indeed the world of cinema, unexpectedly lost one of its finest modern filmmakers yesterday, Jean-Marc Vallée, at the age of 58. Born and raised in Montreal, Vallée

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Demolition (Review)

Last week, in my review of Jean-Marc Vallée’s Wild, I acknowledged the Montreal director’s increasingly recognisable style, which makes use of fleeting images and flashbacks to produce emotionally hard-hitting revelations in the present. The intricate

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Wild (Review)

The concept of visual poetry is not so easily defined. If I were to make any sort of attempt at defining it, I would say that it is something you sense or feel, evoked from

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A Taste of Syria and a New Year of Creativity

Northumberland Syrian Lifeline is raising funds to help resettle Syrian refugees  — and giving the community some background on their culture — with an event they call A Taste of Syria: Films and Food, reports

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