Get the shot glasses out, kiddies, ’cause we’re about to play another game of “Where Have I Seen That Before?” with perennial magna favourite, Astro Boy. After the death of his son, Dr. Tenma (Nic Cage) hopes to temper his grief by creating a Stepford robot imbued with the DNA of his lost progeny. Powered… Continue reading Astro Boy built from bits and pieces of better films
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Toronto Film Fest coverage misses the mark
A few years ago, while absentmindedly flipping through the pages of an unmemorable magazine at the Vancouver airport, I saw the only member of timeless rap group Swollen Members who had deluded himself enough to embark on a solo career. You know, the one who released that unforgettable video of half-naked girls flouncing around Stanley… Continue reading Toronto Film Fest coverage misses the mark
Almost 40 spaces for 40 years
By Emily Senger
Giving students $3 million dollars of university money to make campus a more comfortable place outside of the classroom should be enough to make any administrator worried, but not at the University of Calgary. “I wasn’t worried at all, but I did have some friends who were,” U of C president Dr. Harvey Weingarten joked… Continue reading Almost 40 spaces for 40 years