Kelly Bedard

For the past three years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how much I enjoyed and/or connected with or appreciated the film rather than on some sort of objective artistic criteria. Basically, this is a list of […]

  Jason Hellerman

[Editor’s Note: I shouldn’t need to warn you about language and “adult themes” in an editorial about The Hateful Eight but… yeah] When Quentin Tarantino burst onto the scene with Reservoir Dogs, it was clear the trajectory of his career was going to be built off scintillating dialogue, violence, and an underlying theme of men […]

  Thea Fitz-James

Lost and Found (A) What a better way to start my fringe binge than Marilla Wex’s Lost and Found. From the first moments of her honest and integral solo show, Wex performs with energy, consistent humour and a smile. I think I wrote down “absolutely charming” twice.  It’s everything you want in a solo show: […]

  Brock Swinson

After seeing Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained for a second time, a handful of my questions have been answered while others are left to marinate. Generally with Tarantino films, most nontraditional aspects are offered as tribute to classic films. For Django, the veteran director screened films such as Sergio Leone’s For a Few Dollars More, Brian De […]