That Shelf speaks to Killjoy's cast and crew to prepare you for the final season.
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.
Ron Mann's Carmine Street Guitars carefully paints a portrait of an iconic piece of New York history and is a must-watch for music fans.
Director Kim Nguyen's The Hummingbird Project is a post-financial crisis thriller where success or failure literally hinge on milliseconds. But does a strong premise and two great leads mean a bear market or a bull market?
Hot Docs 2019 features 15 programs showcasing over 200 documentaries.
NO-BUDGET NIGHTMARES returns with another Canuxploitation classic: Big Meat Eater (1982)!
This week on the Development Slate, James and Yaw have a special episode planned for Canada’s Birthday: A movie adaptation of We Stand On Guard.
Our in-depth conversation with film journalist turned director Brian D. Johnson, who highlights the life and work of Canadian poet Al Purdy with his new documentary Al Purdy Was Here.
As a portrait of an enigmatic cartoonist and comic book dream-weaver, Seth's Dominion is a wonderfully creative little doc that honors and embodies it’s subject, like few others.
Several months after winning the best actress award in Berlin for it's leading actor and hot on the heels of its announcement as Canada's official entry for contention at this year's Oscar race, Kim Nguyen's Rebelle (War Witch) has been building considerable momentum in recent weeks and rightfully so.
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.
We talk to Journey 2 director and Newfoundland native Brad Peyton about the challenges of shooting underwater, adapting Jules Verne, being in awe of Michael Caine, and getting The Rock to play the ukulele.
An underdog story both thematically and in its making, Moon Point has you rooting for the characters and filmmakers alike. Since Canadian features, particularly the independents, usually end up seen by few if any, this one should be considered a victory just by virtue of you reading about it here. Fortunately the film does succeed in that it delivers a bit of fluffy entertainment, which is all most really ask for when going to the movies.
Canadians have been abuzz that one of their own has made its way to a nomination on film’s grandest stage, and rightfully so. Director Philippe Falardeau’s Monsieur Lazhar takes the well worn template of an inspirational teacher movie and creates something far grander out of a type of film that often lends itself to grandstanding and speeches.
We're back this week with another podcast. Jeff, Will, and Lucas discuss how they go about deciding to purchase video games, the role of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and advertising in creating Canadian shows and making it difficult for Canadians to watch foreign shows, and Hercule Poirot—supercop.