Film

The Rehearsal promo image, sourced from HBO.

Practice makes perfect: A review of Nathan Fielder’s The Rehearsal

One of the biggest issues with The Rehearsal is that it’s almost impossible to explain to anyone what exactly makes it so great.
Train time

In review: Train Time rolls onto the IMAX big screen

Going to the IMAX to watch a documentary on trains may not sound like the most exciting night out, but you may find yourself surprised by just how engaging the…
Official Competition screenshot via Toronto International Film Festival (tiff.net).

In review: Official Competition is a comedy that never really ends

Humberto Suárez, a millionaire, has just turned 80. Now facing his own mortality, he decides to make a movie to help cement his legacy as someone worth remembering. To ensure…
Ms. Marvel promotional poster via Marvel Studios.

In review: Ms. Marvel is a revolutionary TV series for the brown community

Representation matters. From my perspective, that is the message Marvel is embracing with the introduction of the Ms. Marvel superhero character and TV series.
Movie Poster for the film Thor: Love and Thunder

Thor: Love and Thunder — the wackiest Marvel movie of all time

Taika Waititi’s latest Marvel movie, Thor: Love and Thunder, is filled with quirky and witty scenes; its offbeat sense of humour will knock your socks off.
Screenshot of "Shadow of the Rougarou". Screenshot sourced from @shadowofrougarou on Instagram.

In review: “Shadow of the Rougarou” a powerful representation of Métis people

A few weeks ago, I saw a post about a new show coming to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) streaming service called APTN Lumi on May 9. The show…

Documentary of Cowichan’s legendary Chief hits the big screen

The new feature documentary, Tzouhalem, allows audiences to examine the life of this legend through reenactments and interviews with First Nation Elders and historians. It’s a type of film that…
Screenshot sourced from intoamericaswild.com.

Into America’s Wild: A vivid fast-paced expedition across America

Into America’s Wild is a 3D IMAX nature documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman, now playing at the Royal BC Museum. The film is directed by giant screen vet and ocean…

Five great features screened at Victoria Film Festival this year

Let’s dive into a few of the best films Canada’s City of Gardens had to offer. Here are five favourite features from VFF.