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Doctors in the U.K. have discovered a worm in a man's brain, which is easily the worst place for it. Not only that, but the worm—a rare little fellow known to his friends as ...
Hunger Games: Catching Fire was the highest grossing film in North America in 2013. You may or not care about that or whether it’ll have any bearing on the success of Hunger Games...
One Mile Away (U.K.) Filmmaker Penny Woodcock was harassed by the cops and had her footage temporarily confiscated while she was documenting the delicate truce attempt between two...
Clownwise (Czech Republic/Slovakia) Master clown Oskar returns to Prague 30 years after defecting, having left behind communism, his family, and a legendary (if combustible)...
The Belgian movie Little Black Spiders took the three top awards—for best feature, screenplay, and direction—when it played at last year’s Vancouver Women in Film Festival. We get...
Nothing else feels quite like a Sam Fuller picture. A determined, cigar-chomping maverick, Fuller developed a punchy, aggressive filmmaking style that reflected his life as a New...
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1 Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Donald Sutherland. Rated PG. Oh my God, what have they done to Peeta? That glazed and vaguely hapless expression...
The Grand Cariboo Opry returns to the Vogue Theatre for its ninth edition on Saturday (November 22). Event chair Heather O’Hara is in a good position to talk to the Straight about...
It's been 15 years since Eyes Wide Shut arrived in theatres and made everyone go, "What? Eyes Wide SHIT, more like, hur hur hur..." Nothing much has changed since then, although...
Author Peter Biskind presented a dark portrait of Robert Altman in his 1998 book Easy Riders, Raging Bulls. Through the filmmaker's own words, those of his friends and colleagues...

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