In a back-to-back double feature, Fantasia regaled its audience members with two comedy-horror treats starring Matthew Gray Gubler – with the actor in tow!
Psychedelic and Absurdist, The Mole Song takes the classic gangster film and turns it on its head, showing again why Takashi Miike is one of the world’s greatest directors.
Rover’s Devon Gallant gives you the Top Ten films to induct yourself into the weird, wonderful world of one of the world’s most important genre film festivals, Fantasia.
Filmmakers Lynne Fernie and Aerlyn Weissman discuss the re-release of their landmark 1992 documentary, Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives.
Ever since Honda’s 1954 original, Godzilla has teetered between hero and villain roles. In Edwards’ new take, Godzilla takes on new arch-nemeses: Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organisms.
“The father of new feminism,” the ringleader from Charlie’s Angels, a patriarch in the anti-patriarchy movement: who is Victor, Femen’s male collaborator portrayed in Ukraine is not a Brothel?
The mordant photo collages in the Imagined States of America offer a drive-through tour of the American psyche, but ultimately fail to assemble into a cohesive whole.
Morocco was home to as many as half a million Jews by the 1940s. Today, only a few thousand remain, but it wasn’t the villagers who chased them out.
L’Ouragan Fuck You Tabarnak! is Jutra-nominated filmmaker Ara Ball’s profanity-laced riposte to Napoleon Dynamite, if the latter were a dark comedy set in 90s Montréal’s welfare-stricken…
Some actors carry an entire movie on their shoulders. Irrfan Khan carries The Lunchbox on his face. His beautiful, supple, gentle, forlorn, intelligent, bereft face.
Ever since rumours of a Hollywood remake of South Korean classic Oldboy surfaced – at one point mind-bogglingly involving the names Steven Spielberg and Will Smith – fans of the ferociously inventive thriller have reacted like its anti-hero Dae-Su on hearing his worst fears come true.
FILM: THE GREAT BEAUTY. From the moment that actor Toni Servillo enters the stage with a dastardly grin you know that Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty will be a wild and wonderful ride.
FILM: I AM DIVINE. And there he was: Divine was wearing sweat pants, and hadn’t shaved (no photos, I was told). But he was full of vigour, fantastic anecdotes and ready to talk to me just as if I was Barbara Walters.
FILM: DARK LULLABIES. It is a search for answers as to how many German officers and administrators could contribute to the horrors of their jobs, while at home they were often pleasant, cultured family men with kind hearts.
Life’s A Breeze opened the 2014 season of my favourite film festival, Cinegael. Now in its 22nd year, it has shown a wonderful array of Irish related films…