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    First Teaser Trailer for Taika Waititi’s ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’ Boasts Delightful Childhood Shenanigans

    It’s no secret that the mainstream films at the beginning of every year usually lack a little quality. Good quality, that is. Okay, the films are usually just bad. Thankfully, there are things like the Sundance Film Festival to combat these films. The winter film festival kicked off on January 21st and as usual, it […] More

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    Sundance 2016: Most Anticipated

    The Sundance Film Festival brings the most original storytellers together with the most adventurous audiences for its annual program of dramatic and documentary films, shorts, New Frontier films, installations, performances, panel discussions, and dynamic music events. Since 1985, hundreds of films launched at the Festival have gained critical recognition, received commercial distribution, and reached worldwide […] More

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    ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ shines brightly

    What We Do in the Shadows is a new vampire mockumentary that brilliantly straddles the line between accessibility and quirkiness. The pitch-perfect black humor is tempered by a surprising level of tenderness, as well as some sharp observations about the stylized nature of “reality” television. It’s easily the funniest movie of 2015, and seems destined to join the ranks of other classic mockers like This Is Spinal Tap and Best in Show. More

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    imagineNATIVE: Boy

    Boy Dir. Taika Waititi (2010, New Zealand, 85 mins.) Boy is not what one would expect from a coming-of-age story. Director Taika Waititi chooses to forgo the type of cinematic angst and melodrama the appeals to the MTV crowd; this film has no eyeliner or bubblegum punk. He as instead elected to portray childhood more […] More

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    Next Week in Toronto – imagineNATIVE

    Starting on October 20th, Toronto will host films by and about indigenous peoples from around the world in one of the coolest film festivals this city has to offer – imagineNATIVE. The program is packed with narrative features, documentaries, and shorts by indigenous people from Canada, the USA, Australia, Greenland, New Zealand, Taiwan, Mexico, Brazil, […] More