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Where All Things Film Converge
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Over at Comix Asylum, Courtney looks at 8 outlandish moments in the Fast & Furious series.

The Fast & Furious series has evolved greatly from its humble beginnings. Over the course of seven films we have watched Dominic Toretto and his crew go from street racing criminals to government sponsored superheroes (or elite task force if you will).…

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New episode of Changing Reels podcast talks Timecrimes

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time….and that is the least of his problems.  In this episode, we discuss Nacho Vigalondo’s brilliantly constructed science fiction tale Timecrimes.  Part thriller and part dark comedy,…

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@sundance_now officially enters the Canadian streaming market.

Last night, filmmakers, media (including yours truly) and esteemed industry professionals gathered at the AGO in Toronto with special guests Sundance Now curator George Schmalz and General Manager of Sundance Now and Sundance TV Jan Diedrichsen to…

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Told in a single-take, Broken Mile is an interesting look at guilt and grief. CFF#17

Waking up after a night of booze and drugs, Shaun (Francesco Filice) discovers that the girl he had been partying with the night before is dead. Fearful that he will be implicated in her death, and worried about his best friend Kenny’s (Patrick McFadden)…

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Hot Docs will screen 230 documentaries at this year’s festival. #HotDocs17

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced its full film line-up for the upcoming 24th edition, April 27–May 7, at a press conference this morning at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema in Toronto. From 2,906 film submissions, this year’s…

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Talking Kong:Skull Island, King Kong Lives & more on the See You Next Wednesday podcast.

It is rare that you get to talk about King Kong the fighter and lover in the same night. So it was a treat to be invited on The AV Club recommended podcast See You Next Wednesday to discuss the blockbuster Kong: Skull Island. On the show we also discussed…

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ICYMI: Hot Docs announced 16 more Special Presentations

Yesterday Hot Docs announced 16 additional documentary features that will screen in this year’s Special Presentations program. Special Presentations features a high-profile collection of world and international premieres, award winners from the recent…

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The acting clinic that is Fences hits Blu-ray today.

Nominated for four Academy Awards, including Viola Davis’s win for Best Supporting Actress, Denzel Washington’s directorial effort Fence arrives on Blu-ray and Digital HD combo today courtesy of Paramount Home Media Distribution. Adapted from August…

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New episode of the Changing Reels podcast revisits the science fiction drama Upstream Color.

In episode 14 of Changing Reels, we dive into Shane Carruth’s experimental science fiction drama Upstream Color. The film is a love story revolving around two individual who find themselves inexplicably drawn together after being the victim of an…

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Kong: Skull Island is an entertaining blockbuster that is worth going ape over.

In a brilliant piece of marketing, Kong: Skull Island strategically aligned itself in the same vein as the Vietnam War film Apocalypse Now. Those looking for a blockbuster take on Francis Ford Coppola’s iconic film should temper their expectations. While…
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