Who you gonna call? Ghostbustiers?
Movie review: Ghostbusters
A new version of the 1984 comedy spotlights an accomplished, all-female cast, which just goes to prove that unnecessary remakes know no sexual boundaries
Captain Fantastic loses heart
Movie Review: Captain Fantastic
In this eccentric family drama, Viggo Mortensen plays an aging hippie who is living off the grid and educating his brood of children in the wilderness
Our Kind of Traitor is John le Carre lite
Movie Review: Our Kind of Traitor
Spy adventure about an ordinary couple caught up in the world of the Russian mafia and crooked British politicians lacks the gritty atmosphere — and the plausibility — of the best espionage drama
Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, Sarah McLachlan to jury new refugee film prize
News: VIFF, Radcliffe Foundation sponsor new short film competition
Former mining entrepreneur Frank Giustra hopes to inspire and engage Canadians about the 'greatest humanitarian catastrophe of our generation' through original, 'call-to-action' short films
By The Ex-Press
Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, Sarah McLachlan and Atom Egoyan are just a few of the big names putting their clout behind a new film competition conceived as a “call to action” for the global refugee crisis.
Sponsored by the Radcliffe Foundation in collaboration with the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Refugee Crisis Film Competition will award a $20,000 prize to the best short film – up to 60 seconds in length – to a film that “inspires, engages and empowers Canadians to take action on the global refugee crisis.”
The competition is open to all filmmakers across all genres and will feature a nine-member jury that includes the Prime Minister’s partner, McLachlan and Egoyan, as well as ...
Paul McCartney biography blows up Beatles lore
Book Review: Paul McCartney: The Life by Philip Norman
When Philip Norman first wrote about The Beatles in his 1981 book Shout, he earned Paul's wrath by claiming John Lennon was "three-quarters" of the band, but 25 years later he sets the creative record straight by hailing Paul as the boundary-breaking Beatle
Sunset Song a sombre beauty
Movie review: Sunset Song
English filmmaker Terence Davies creates a sad and lovely portrait, in light and shadow, of a young girl on the cusp of womanhood on the eve of the First World War
Big Time, Small Talk, Woodstock
Book Review: Small Town Talk
Barney Hoskyns is the leading chronicler of the Woodstock generation and he explores the lasting legacy of a mindset birthed in mud-covered love in his new book, Small Town Talk
Disorder and the drama of ambiguity
Movie Review: Disorder
In this French film, a damaged ex-soldier becomes the bodyguard to the family of a shadowy businessman. There's danger everywhere . . . or is there?