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Sleeping Giant (Review)

If a filmmaker attempts a coming-of-age story, and their name is not John Hughes, then they are facing an immediate uphill struggle toward sincere originality. This makes it all the more refreshing, then, when I

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News Round II: Cardinal Cast, New Film Fest, Importing Crew

(Via CNW) Cardinal, the new CTV and Super Écran character-driven crime drama based on the award-winning novel Forty Words for Sorrow by Giles Blunt, has begun production. Six serialized one-hour episodes will be shot in

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New TV Code, Actra Nominees, Low Loonie Upside, and Vancouver Honours

(Via CNW) The CRTC has come up with a mandatory Code for television service providers that requires them, among other things, to let consumers know what they’re signing up for in an easily understandable way.

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VIFF (Day 8, Part 2): Sound of Trees, Absence, Hadwin’s Judgement

Sound of Trees – Kind of like Sleeping Giant, they both have slightly irrelevant titles, they’re both about teenagers dealing with struggles, and they’re both debuts of some kind for the film directors. This movie

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Sleeping Giant (Full Review)

I thought I’d get a little more into detail about what happens in Sleeping Giant as it was probably the best movie I’ve seen so far. Like all adolescence-based movies, we start with our protagonist

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VIFF (Day 7) Regaining Brain Power

Just realized I might’ve thrown off a few people with the titles of the last two articles I wrote. I managed to cool down with a slight break after three movies. Aimed strictly for some

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