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At Deer Lake Park on Thursday, August 28 Jack White in the bucolic setting of Deer Lake Park shouldn’t compute. He’s always looked like something that was hatched from a huge egg...
Images of a Dictatorship (Canada) At any given time the world is blighted by military dictatorships, but the Pinochet regime that seized and terrorized Chile in the early ’70s...
Esther Somewhere (Cuba) Esther Somewhere is the perfect title for anyone looking for a little light, if poignant, entertainment. Fresh from its multiple-prize-winning run at the...
Workers (Mexico/Germany) José Luis Valle’s very dark comedy is the kind of archly stylized flick that always lights up the festival circuit. Not surprising, then, that this tale...
On March 18, over 300 protesters rushed the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, occupying the building for the next five days while thousands more gathered outside. Their beef was over a...
On Friday (August 22), at Mercer Stadium in New Westminster, Matt Frame chained himself to a coconut and embarked on a 24-hour, 109.2km walk. The stunt—described in the filmmaker...
In English and Farsi, with English subtitles. Easily the best comedy about a bisexual Iranian woman since Argo, Appropriate Behaviour hits almost all the right notes and a few we...
On August 22, 1972, John “The Dog” Wojtowicz attempted to rob a Chase Manhattan bank in Brooklyn. He needed the money to pay for his marriage partner Ernie’s sex reassignment...
Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall has died after suffering a “massive stroke” at her home today (August 12). She was 89. Bacall’s legend was cemented with a run of classic films she...
While we all sit here pondering whether or not Sid Vicious would drive an Acura (answer: yes, into a wall), let there be no such speculation about Joe Strummer. That man drove a...

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