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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...
Honda has tapped Sid Vicious to advertise its 2015 Acura TLX. In a commercial now airing, Vicious’s 1978 cover of “My Way” accompanies an energetic montage showing the design and...
Robin Williams has been found dead in his Tiburon, California, home. He was 63. News of Williams's death gained some traction on Twitter through NBC's Bay Area affiliate, and was...
Frank Sidebottom was a gangly cabaret performer with a papier-mâché head, a ukelele, and inimitably Northern English way of mangling a song. I was a big fan. When I saw Sidebottom...

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