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A new and splendid Beauty and the Beast plus two contrasting Canadian films, the Goon sequel and Weirdos
And so much more: a defense of trees, a city tour with cats, a plane hijacker’s own story, disaster experiences from Japan and a subtle English novel squeezed into a movie.
Mar 17th, 2017
45 Years, a gem about seniors; big-sea action in The Finest Hours, and short Oscar hopefuls
Also Al Purdy, a Canadian poet you should know more about, and a young boy’s angst in The Demons
Jan 29th, 2016
A living painting in The Mill and the Cross, an exorcism in The Devil Inside and classic hip hop with A Tribe Called Quest
It takes an entire movie to explain the famously complex painting by Bruegel, while The Devil Inside creeps out audiences with its Vatican cover-up plot.
Jan 6th, 2012
The Artist, Shame, New Year’s Eve, Eye of the Storm, a new Herzog and an old Godard
No sound, no color, and yet The Artist is being touted as a best film contender.
Dec 9th, 2011