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Just in time for Trump, The Founder, thoughts on feminism, 20th Century Women, and M. Night’s rebound, Split
Also a fanciful take on a poet’s political perils, Neruda, and a late-arriving Studio Ghibli animation, Ocean Waves
Jan 20th, 2017
A gem of animation, a dog’s wacky life and finding the truth in a notorious crime
Also a couple of poignant films from down under plus Werner Herzog’s view of the internet and remembering Frank Zappa’s thoughts on everything
Jul 8th, 2016
Late August fare: two smart films, two Canadian, a bit of imperialism and a lot of dancing
'The End of the Tour' and 'Mistress America' lead the pack but a 'Backcountry' horror and some B.C. mountain men aren’t far behind.
Aug 28th, 2015
Brave, four new indies (including a must-see) and Hot Docs reviewed
Brave is like a newly-found Grimm Brothers fairy tale except for one very independent princess.
Jun 22nd, 2012
Chimpanzee, The Lucky One, Damsels in Distress and five new films: review
Young Oscar’s family is in danger of attack by the “thugs” from over the ridge in the excellent wildlife documentary, Chimpanzee.
Apr 20th, 2012