How they’re going to cut off a man’s ear in front of nearly 100 hundred onlookers is a bit beyond me. "There will be blood and an ear," comments Noah Unholtz, an artistic associate of Reservoir Dogs, the latest production by local theatre company swingdog based on Quentin Tarantino’s cult classic. Formed only a year… Continue reading Reservoir Dogs gets a new home
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Who needs a plot when you’ve got action? Or at least, who needs a good, original story when imitation-Eastern style fighting meets a good ol’ Hollywood cliché? What The Musketeer sorrowfully lacks in character development, cinematic quality and plot, it unfortunately does not make up for in the abundant, poorly choreographed fighting scenes, liberally sprinkled… Continue reading Crapketeer
Tales from the wild west
What could possibly say "Canada’s vast wild prairies" better than Vacuum Siv? The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers is participating in the third annual Prairie Tales tour. This event, organized by Edmonton’s Metro Cinema, is a chance for filmmakers from all over western Canada to expose their movies to new communities and benefit from the… Continue reading Tales from the wild west
Mexican is 123 minutes of pain
Well that’s it, I’m convinced. Perhaps even enlightened. It’s all clear: the reason Hollywood keeps pumping out weak-plotted movies, cast with their finest "beautiful people" is not because they sell to some deluded mass market, but rather they keep my hard-earned money in my pocket and my time better spent. There can really be no… Continue reading Mexican is 123 minutes of pain