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The Oscars that never were
10 months ago

The Oscars that never were

By  •  Column, Article

It’s easy to make fun of the Oscars, so let’s get started. No matter what awards they give tonight (February 2015) in Hollywood (or lunchtime Monday for us), they will …
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Queen of Katwe
1 year ago

Queen of Katwe

At nine, Phiona Mutesi was selling corn by the roadside in Katwe – the largest slum in Kampala, Uganda. Now 20, she sits in a swanky hotel in Toronto, …
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All the Presidents’ Films
1 year ago

All the Presidents’ Films

Let us now praise famous women. In the 1964 film Kisses for the President, the camera pans across a crowd at the inauguration of a new American president, as …
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Deconstructing the Man-made disaster film
1 year ago

Deconstructing the Man-made disaster film

We can thank God for the disaster movie. In His Old Testament wrath lie the blueprints of the form – the stories that have put millions in the Hollywood …
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The rise of K-cinema
1 year ago

The rise of K-cinema

By  •  Feature

South Korean cinema is not just unusual. It is downright odd, in both its content and the freakish rise of the K-film industry in the last 15 years. There are …
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