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This post comes courtesy of Monika Bartyzel, freelance writer and junkie of Canadian cinema, frequently seen at Movies.com and previously sites such as Cinematical and Moviefone.ca. I’m hoping to convince her to contribute more of her insightful writing in the … Continue reading

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Humpday (Director: Lynn Shelton): Two reviews in a row about films by women directors about the delicate relationships between men. But Humpday and The Hurt Locker (review) couldn’t be more different. Where the latter ratcheted up the tension with action … Continue reading

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Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008, Director: Sacha Gervasi): I knew within the first five minutes of the film that I loved these guys, and it took about another five minutes for me to decide I was buying a CD … Continue reading

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My Effortless Brilliance

Editor’s Note: I’ve decided to begin posting my reviews of films screening at SXSW early, hopefully helping anyone attending make some decisions about what to see. My Effortless Brilliance is screening on Sunday March 9 and Tuesday March 11 at … Continue reading

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