A Ghibli masterpiece

The best we saw

So, we begin the year after Three Colours: Red and Pulp Fiction and we end, well, just before we can catch Leviathan or Inherent Vice. Always more to see, more to review, more to list! May we get ano...
// Curtis Hauser

Eleventh hour

Eleven losses in a row. ELEVEN. Lord, help the boys from In The Box (and pinch hitter K-Balls), as they try and find a silver lining into what can possibly the most depressing Oilers season of all ti...
Frontier Macbeth

Serena

We’re told that panthers “eat the heart first” in Serena‘s first moments, which find George Pemberton (Bradley Cooper), rifle in hand, looking to bag just such a cat. It’...
// Curtis Hauser

Finding new lows

Welcome to another week of In The Box. This column started many years ago about the Edmonton Oilers competing in the National Hockey League. That was then and this is now. Your beleaguered duo of Cra...
// Curtis Hauser

When will the West be won?

Another week in Oilers country and another three losses. Will Craig and Brent be satisfied with the repeated comebacks against opponents or will they swear incessantly at three, one-goal losses in a ...

Return of the winning dead

Just as we predicted, this team didn’t win a single game this wee… wait, what? We beat Tampa Bay, AND Washington? Well slap my cheek and call me Rosie—that’s insane! Does that mean we’re comple...

Love is a losing game

Well, this is going great, isn’t it? Four games into the season and not only have the Oilers lost them all, they may have lost the hope of their fans with the promises of a turn around to the season....