film-aspect-ratio

Crazy in love

We meet Robert (John Cassavetes) first, a novelist living in a spacious Hollywood Hills manor. He has many women around him, most of whom we won’t come to know, all of whom were pulled into Rob...
arts-odysseo

Horseplay under the big top

The big-box entertainment machine that is Cavalia is impressive; the cities that see Cavalia’s second creation, Odysseo, become canvases for the sprawling brand months before the show even sets...
//  velkr0 via Compfight cc

Foreskin faceoff

If you’re looking for someone to blame for the poor weather at Saturday’s Pride parade, look no further than Glen Callender. “The security guards failed to keep us out, so the wrath...
//  artgoeshere via Compfight cc

Resisting rape culture

Victim blaming is a major part of rape culture and there are many myths out there that trivialize sexual assault. Slut Walk Edmonton, now in its fourth year, is preparing to do its annual march on Ma...

Fire to rehire

To resolve a state of controversy and unwanted public attention, a public offering will often be made. In the case of the University of Saskatchewan’s recent blunder over the firing, banning an...

Sticky subject for movie

This year, my research for Masturbation Month led me to an entire movie devoted to the subject. No, not that kind of movie—this is an actual documentary. I got in touch with Nicholas Tana, the produc...

Le Joli Mai

The first of two films being screened this month by Metro Cinema that show us what the late, great Chris Marker was up to in 1962, Le joli mai (1963), co-directed by renown cinematographer Pierre Lho...
music-baths

Baths

Los Angeles-based electronic artist Will Wiesenfeld, more commonly known as Baths, caught listeners’ attention three years ago with the release of his debut album Cerulean. The album landed him...

Masturbation in May

Masturbation Month begins today. Last September, I was able to meet the inspiration behind this month-long celebration of self-love, Dr Joycelyn Elders. Elders is one of my personal heroes. She came ...