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Digging your own grave

The opening tracking shot begins with a hearse parked outside a cemetery—”You’re digging your own grave,” one character will soon warn another—before rolling past dilapidated clapbo...
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A Truman Show delusion

Matteo Garrone’s Reality (2012) is, like his previous film Gomorra (2008), which also won the Grand Prix at Cannes, set in Naples. It’s not a Naples of Camorra gangsters, though, but of i...
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Crumb

Tue, Jul 22 (9:30 pm) Directed by Terry Zwigoff Metro Cinema at the Garneau Originally released: 1994 It makes you wonder if more filmmakers shouldn’t be turning their cameras on their most int...
Where's Heston when you need him?

Damn lacklustre apes!

Now playing Directed by Matt Reeves The reboot marked, of course, the rise, and one of the disappointments of this Dawn is how predictably it sets up yet another sequel—no doubt Ascent or Reign or Ge...

FAVA Profile: Holly Mazur

“I know when I’ve found a good film because I don’t have to sit and analyze it,” says Holly Mazur from across the table at a Whyte Avenue coffee shop. “I find as soon as...