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The new Left Behind movie commits innumerable sins against good taste, but none as egregious perhaps as the hatchet they take, over the end credits, to Larry Norman's "I Wish We'd...
The Riot Club (UK) Two Oxford freshmen are recruited into the society of the title, named after an 18th Century libertine, with markedly different reactions to a night of...
Axelle Ropert (Miss and the Doctors) and Mikhail Red (Rekorder) share the Vancouver International Film Festival's first ever Best New Director Award. The prize was announced prior...
The Face of an Angel (UK) Director Michael Winterbottom plays his typically self-reflexive games with this curiosity, based on the Meredith Kercher murder case and the subsequent...
Starring Nicolas Cage and Cassi Thomson. Rated PG. The fact that I enjoyed the bejesus out of Left Behind shouldn’t be taken as a recommendation. I also loved the first adaptation...
This promo video for writer-director Kris Elgstrand's film Songs She Wrote About People She Knows exhibits an uncanny insight into my state of mind at the moment, and maybe yours...
The Incident (Mexico)   In contrast to a book that’s prominently and knowingly referenced in the film, Philip K. Dick’s Time Out of Joint—one of the author’s least satisfying...
The Editor (Canada)   Genre spoofs can be wearying affairs (take a look at Anne Biller’s Viva), but it’s the sustained lunatic pitch of this latest effort from Winnipeg’s Astron-6...
Slickity Jim’s Chat ’n’ Chew has been holding intimate weekend performances in its back room for the last couple of months, with Ford Pier and Tom Holliston appearing at the Main...
Nobody left short of amazed when the Sonics played the Rickshaw Theatre last year. Picture five men, three of them pushing 70, who more or less shuffled on-stage and then blew up...

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