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Now on Canadian Netflix — February 2019

Velvet Buzzsaw A deliciously trashy art world satire/horror from Dan Gilroy, the filmmaker behind Nightcrawler and Roman J. Israel. , a picture with a lot more of the edge and unease of the former rather than the prestige aspirations of the latter. It tells the story of a shallow, ambitious, group of nasties; the delightfully named Morf Vandewalt (another… Read More

Watching Robin Williams

I figured I'd wait a few days before offering any kind of tribute to Robin Williams. Give the news a chance sink in. It seems to me a universal tragedy; someone so talented, so adored, would feel so despondent as to end his life. Depression doesn't discriminate. Of the more moving remembrances to the Oscar-winning actor… Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy review

Directed by James Gunn, Written by Gunn and Nicole Perlman Looking at the predicted huge box office tallies for this first weekend in August, The Guardians of the Galaxy doesn't seem like the big gamble for Marvel Studios it must have been on paper. Consider that every movie they've done so far, with the possible… Read More