VIFF 2018: Colette

Keira Knightley has one of her best roles ever as the poor country girl who marries a rich Parisian dandy and discovers her own art.

VIFF 2018: Genesis

Note that Quebec’s Philippe Lesage retains the hypnagogic mood of his 2015 feature Les Démons without relying on that film’s overt horrors.

VIFF 2018: Carmen and Lola

Perhaps the most telling detail of Carmen and Lola, a competent, detailed portrait of adolescent awakening in the giant closet of a Spanish gitanos community, is how Lola and Carmen talk to each other.

VIFF 2018: M/M

What marks same-sex relationships apart from different-sex ones is the emphasis here, with shades of Narcissus recast within an austerely stylized, hypermodern urban environment.


Nicest Guy In The Lime Green Helmet

I was lifting my bike onto an EVO near Main & Terminal after bending my wheel frame. You rode...


Savage Love: Keep your kids’ stuff out of your naughty pics

I was involved with a straight man who enjoys cross-dressing and taking explicit photos. The problem is that the props he uses belong to his three children.