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Ruba Nadda Interview

Our interview with Ruba Nadda, the writer/ director of Cairo Time and the newly released dramatic thriller October Gale. Nadda spoke with us about why she won't be returning to this genre anytime soon and about the new series she's developing for HBO.

This Week in DVD: 8/28/12

Another busy week at the video store as Battleship blasts its way onto home video, alongside Starship Troopers: Invasion, some Can-con with Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster and A Beginner's Guide to Endings, the documentary sequel Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, the genuinely funny horror comedy A Little Bit Zombie, and the God awful "horror comedy" Jersey Shore Shark Attack.

Interview: Kevin Durand

We talked to Canadian character actor Kevin Durand about his latest role as a bank robber in the historical drama Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster, what it's like to play a lot of character driven roles, and about being able to adapt to filming in Sault Ste. Marie. Oh, and we asked him a tad about Cosmopolis.

Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster Review

Featuring a great leading performance from Scott Speedman, Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster stands to be one of the best English language Canadian films in quite some time, and it marks director Nathan Morlando’s debut as a filmmaker to watch for in the future.

This Week in DVD: 5/8/12

This week's DVD column is all over the map as Andrew Parker takes on Underworld: Awakening, the horror remake Mother's Day, and the romantic drama The Vow, while Phil Brown takes a look at the almost unclassifiable Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie.

The Moth Diaries Review

After a promising opening, American Psycho director Mary Harron squanders all of the promise shown in her latest teen horror The Moth Diaries before ending up as one of the worst films of the year thus far.

TIFF 2011: Edwin Boyd Review

We Canadians are often stereotyped as nice and polite, and even our bank robbers follow this pattern. Edwin Boyd is a biopic of Canada’s most famous thief, and it is a solid first feature, written and directed by Nathan Morlando.

EFM 2011: Good Neighbours Review

Jacob Tierney’s third feature film, Good Neighbours, adds a distinctly Canadian twist on a classic Hitchcock-style thriller, envisioning a cold, claustrophobic world in which no one can be either trusted or in many ways resisted. Set in 1995 during the Quebec referendum, the film spies on three Anglophone residents of an apartment block who try to find friendship merely through proximity and language.