Posts by Film & TV

Seeing the invisible

By Emma Skagen • March 13, 2014

Liz Marshall: Canadian activist and filmmaker. (Press photo)

Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Liz Marshall spoke at a screening of her latest film, The Ghosts in Our Machine, last weekend in the McCain building. …

Life, love, and Siri

By Zoe Doucette • January 31, 2014

A story of moustaches and A.I. (Press image)

In 2003, dour magician David Blaine sat in a plexiglass box high over a London street for 44 days. Blaine was suspended alone above …

One-handed love

By Zoe Doucette • October 4, 2013

DonJonReview_Press

A portrait of a sweet, ditzy porn addict, Don Jon opens to a flickering neon cartoon image. It’s only fitting for this tale that …

A week in Wes’ world

By Mat Wilush • September 13, 2013

Wes Anderson

Being a student film connoisseur is pretty taxing work, and each year, from September 12 – 19, the job shifts into overtime. The 33rd …

A medieval trickery of light

By Nick Laugher • March 8, 2013

Unpixelated existentialism is best. (Nick Laugher photo)

The merits of analog film

Pirates and lore

By John James • February 18, 2013

Ironbound Island. (Photo by SimonP via Wikimedia Commons)

 
Nova Scotia Islands is a new documentary about the personal stories behind four Nova Scotian islands that the history books don’t always tell. There …

Fun movies for wine lovers

By Jessica Emin • January 23, 2013

Even when you're tired, your wine fix just won't go away. (Jessica Emin photo)

There are only so many events you can plan surrounding wine, if that’s your thing. You’ve got dinner parties for pairings, blind tastings and…drinking …

Ben’s 10 – Favourite fictional athletes

By Benjamin Blum • January 18, 2013

10 – guy on left

Athletes can be frustrating. Whether they’re sounding off in press conferences, sulking during the game, or pulling a Robin Ventura by refusing to sign …

7 movies to feel lucky about in 2013

By Luke Orrell • January 18, 2013

7 movies to feel lucky about in 2013

 
1. Man of Steel – This needs to be good in order to make up for the blasphemous Super Man Returns that unfortunately flew to the …

Citizen journalist, amateur director?

By Samantha Alexander • January 11, 2013

In a tech-savvy world, it’s the norm to own an iPhone or Blackberry over a basic feature phone. With all those extra features, it …