After an absence of two years, Canada’s film industry and professionals once again have a strong presence at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival. To help celebrate this fact, Telefilm is sponsoring two events at the Canadian Pavilion located right on the Mediterranean just behind the main palais. Canada Returns to Cannes Breakfast – Canada […]
Surveying the short films of Toronto's Sophy Romvari, from Norman Norman to Pumpkin Movie to Still Processing.
Albert Shin's latest film explores the high suicide rates in South Korea by focusing on human connections and the beauty of life.
Director Thyrone Tommy expertly crafts an enduring experience of love and loss that elevates a simple tale of failed romance.
Canadian Screen Awards winning filmmaker Alicia K. Harris joins Courtney for Nurse.Fighter.Boy!
The seventh annual National Canadian Film Day event will celebrate Canada's cinematic culture through online screenings and livestreams.
James vs. His Future Self is a sci-fi dramedy about a single-minded scientist who must outwit his future self to make the discovery of the century.
Jeremy LaLonde’s witty sci-fi dramedy, James vs. His Future Self, is available to stream in Canada on Friday, April 03rd.
On November 4th, moviegoers can catch a sneak peek of Red Snow screening at Landmark Cinemas around the country.
That Shelf contributor Barbara Goslawski examines a stylistic trend showing up in TIFF 2019’s slate of feature films: the close-up.
Tasha Hubbard’s powerful documentary nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up details the murder trial and political fallout that ensued after Colton Boushie’s death, as well as the dangerous ways racism has embedded itself into the Canadian legal system.
TMN's documentary series Reelside consists of six episodes, each concentrating on a different group of filmmakers. Each part is unique but forms a cohesive unit that subtly reinforces pride in film talent that just happens to be Canadian.
This week in archival DVD land, we take a look at new Blu-Rays for the Canadian classic sex comedy Porky's, Criterion treatments for Terrence Malick's Badlands and Fritz Lang's Ministry of Fear, and a Steven Seagal TV show that was re-edited into a movie with the hopes no one would notice.
Guy Maddin's Keyhole starts as his most accessible film today with an updating of 30s gangster films before gently giving into the filmmaker's unique visual style. And there's absolutely nothing wrong with that.
It’s rare that a thriller comes along and pulls you into the world of a movie in a way that really makes you experience the protagonist's fear. Try as it might, The Odds is not one of those rare exceptions. Set against the oxymoronic backdrop of a “high stakes high school gambling ring” the story spins a semi-decent mystery but suffers from a lack of logic and sympathetic characters we can identify with.