Monthly Archives: November 2009

White on Rice

White on Rice (Director: Dave Boyle): 40-year-old Jimmy (Hiroshi Watanabe) is living with his sister and her family after his divorce, sharing bunkbeds with his young nephew, but only until he finds someone better than his ex-wife. Alas, this potentially … Continue reading

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Film Movement Comes to Canada

Finally, the DVD subscription service I’ve been mentioning since 2006 is available in Canada! That first link is a tiny bit unfair, since it deals mostly with Ironweed Film Club, another DVD service that has been available in Canada all … Continue reading

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Animation Express

Animation Express (Directors: Various): The National Film Board of Canada has long been renowned for the quality of the animated films it has produced over the years, from the pioneering work of Norman McLaren back in the 1940s right up … Continue reading

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Antichrist (Director: Lars von Trier): I’m grateful that I waited to see this. By following the steady stream of reviews, first from Cannes, then from TIFF, I’ve been able to steel myself for what I anticipated would be a harrowing … Continue reading

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