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    ‘My Winnipeg’ propaganda meets documentary

    Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Winnipeg. Where sleepwalkers roam the snow laden streets. Where gender seperation exists in public swimming holes. Where the Winnipeg Jets arena is a shrine to everything that matters. It will be difficult to forget the Winnipeg Guy Madden has envisioned in this documentary for his hometown. More

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    New on Video: ‘My Winnipeg’

    Through a series of staged reenactments from his life and from the city’s past, juxtaposed with anecdotes and trivia of varying degrees of believability, Maddin creates a hilarious, haunting, and kaleidoscopic survey of 100 years of Winnipeg, and how he relates to it all. More

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    Sundance 2015: Most Anticipated Films

    With January being the traditional low point of the movie season, cinephiles from around the world look to the Sundance Film Festival for some glimmer of hope.  America’s preeminent independent film festival has graduated some heavy-hitters over the years, including Whiplash, Ida, and Boyhood from last year’s class.  2015’s program boasts an unprecedented balance between […] More

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    New on Video: ‘F for Fake’

    The most enjoyable thing about F for Fake is that Orson Welles seems to be having such fun. It’s rare to see a filmmaker displaying, though his actual presence and through the tools of his trade, such an unadulterated delight in expression. More

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    New on Video: ‘Ace in the Hole’

    “Ace in the Hole” is a quintessential Billy Wilder movie… [with] all the hallmarks one associates with his best work: cynicism, humor, terrific performances, sharp dialogue, and impeccable direction. Here, to keep within the theme of the title, we get it all in spades. More

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    Berlinale Diary: Part Four

    You had better brush up on your knowledge of expressionist cinema, film noir, Greek mythology, psychoanalysis, as well as Guy Maddin’s oeuvre and biography, before heading out to go see his newest fiction feature! Keyhole is a highly complex, multilayered construction that is anything but easy to cope with on first viewing (which probably helps […] More

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    Poster Of The Day: Guy Maddin’s ‘Keyhole’

    Canada’s very own Guy Maddin unveiled his latest, Keyhole at TIFF last September to mixed reviews. Inspired by Homer’s Odyssey,  the film had my colleagues divided, with some hailing it as his best work and others dismissing it altogether. We previously posted two clips, and a trailer. Here is the very first poster I have […] More

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    First trailer for Guy Maddin’s gangster noir ‘Keyhole’

    One of the most distinctive filmmakers alive today arrived at TIFF this past September with one of the most divisive films of the fest. Canada’s very own Guy Maddin unveiled his latest, Keyhole, inspired by Homer’s Odyssey. The film had my colleagues divided, with some hailing it as his best work and others dismissing it […] More

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    Watch Two Strange Clips From Guy Maddin’s ‘Keyhole’

    So Michael Fassbender isn’t the only male actor appearing i movies completely nude this year. Check out this very strange clip from Guy Maddin’s Keyhole (via Twitch). And if that ins’t enough, I’ve included a second clip for the film below. Keyhole had mixed reviews from the Toronto International Film Festival and a swarm of […] More

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