Category: Films

Good Time @ Fantasia

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Not your typical bank robbery film. That should come as expected as it is a Safdie Brothers film. Benny and Josh (Daddy Longlegs, Heaven Knows What) have built a reputation for making odd films. The way they construct their films and shoot them is hypnotizing. You are totally drawn in…

Detroit

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Hard to believe that the United States is back to a time in which black men are being shot down in the streets by police officers, but we are. Many Americans feel they are going through a dark time right now. Unfortunately they are not wrong. It is films like…

A$$holes @ Fantasia

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When you are billed as one of the more disgusting films to be screened at Fantasia that leads to certain expectations. Now, I don’t know if I have a really high threshold for gross, but I have to say I was a little disappointed. Wasn’t really the level of gross…

Geek Girls @ Fantasia

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When it comes to documentary films sometimes the best subjects are those that people aren’t aware of or are hidden. Hidden aptly describes females in the areas of gaming, anime, manga or cosplay. For her first feature-length film Montreal based but Hungary born Gina Hara turns to a subject which…

Lady Macbeth

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Don’t think this is a Shakespeare based film despite the title. It is actually based on the short story Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk by Russian Nikolai Neskov. It was, however, inspired by the play. This is no polite or refined costume drama. It has plenty of bite. It can be…