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Freaks – Review

When I was a child, still too young to watch a big chunk of the cinematic greats, my dad would instead distil the narratives of films like Crimson Tide and The Outlaw Josie Wales into

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FREAKS Delivers Huge Thrills in a Small Package

One of my favourite Canadian films of recent years was 2015’s Room, the harrowing story of a young boy imprisoned with his mother for the first five years of his life before being freed and

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Time Travel, Snow and Other Surprises at 2019 WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL

“We’re recognized as Canada’s coolest film festival.” Whistler Film Festival founder and executive director Shauna Hardy Mishaw proudly states as we chat at the expansive Whistler Conference Centre. “They grabbed onto that quote and now

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Talent on Tap – The Leo Awards Celebrate Purrrfection

The Leo Awards did not need catnip to fill the red carpet because it has incredible swagger. Ferocious and cunning, instinctive and stunning are just a few characteristics of that meandering walk and talk. Having

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Some of VIFF’s Top Selections – Threeview

With all the films I have watched at VIFF this year, I was lucky to have watched a few that won awards. All films were definitely worthy of the award they’ve achieved. I haven’t done

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Jazz, Hippies and Mutant Kangaroos: A DGC Showcase

  With the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) only weeks away, a new annual event has sprung up on our fall calendar with the Directors Guild of Canada BC District Showcase Weekend (say that five

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