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L’heure d’été (Summer Hours)

L’heure d’été (Summer Hours) (Director: Olivier Assayas): On the one hand, Summer Hours has been getting some of the strongest reviews of the year, and yet in some quarters it is being derided as “the furniture movie.” Let me explain. … Continue reading

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October Country

Editor’s Note: Doc Soup is a monthly documentary screening programme run by the good folks at Hot Docs. It gives audiences in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver their regular doc fix each year from the fall through to the spring, … Continue reading

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Kynodontas (Dogtooth)

Kynodontas (Dogtooth) (Director: Giorgos Lanthimos): Although I saw this film several days ago, it’s been difficult to put my thoughts into words. Lanthimos has delivered an unforgettable and disturbing film, but not one that is easy to critique or even … Continue reading

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Bomber (Director: Paul Cotter): A well-edited trailer and an interesting premise drew me to this film, and I have to say up front that Bomber didn’t quite live up to expectations. It’s a film I wanted to like. Ross is … Continue reading

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C’est pas moi, je le jure! (It’s Not Me, I Swear!)

C’est pas moi, je le jure! (It’s Not Me, I Swear!) (Director: Philippe Falardeau): Originally screened at TIFF in 2008, this bittersweet film from Québec returned as part of the Canada’s Top Ten screening series at Cinematheque Ontario this weekend, … Continue reading

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