Film

The top five Halloween-themed sitcom episodes of all time

Sure, Christmas and Valentine's Day also earn standalone episodes every year, but they don’t have anything on the annual Halloween-themed episodes from iconic sitcoms like The Office and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.…

CineVic ready to spook audiences with October indie film lineup

Horror fans, get ready for a weekend of spook and fright down at Vic Theatre. This Friday and Saturday — October 18 and 19 — at the Vic Theatre on…

Beautiful music, rich culture at 10th Latin American and Spanish Film Week

Indestructible: The Soul of Salsa Music was shown on September 20th at Cinecenta as part of the 10th Annual Latin American Film Festival. Festival-goers were asked to slide into unused…

D-Day film tells the stories of 14 survivors, 75 years later

75 years ago, troops advanced onto beaches in the Normandy region of France for the D-Day invasion — the largest seaborne invasion in history. A new History Channel documentary tells…

‘US & Them’ documentary sheds light, but through wrong lens

The documentary shadows Victoria’s homeless On Feb. 23, Chek TV aired a documentary called Us & Them, directed by Krista Loughton, which follows the lives of four homeless people in…

What is feminist porn?

Despite being a feminist, I have no idea how to define feminist porn. Is it romance-novel sex? Is it women in leather with strap-ons? Can porn even be feminist? Porn…
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Victoria Film Festival 2019: 306 Hollywood review

On Feb. 2, I had the pleasure seeing the Bojarín siblings’ innovative family documentary 306 Hollywood, as part of the Victoria Film Festival’s 25th anniversary. The film details the story of…
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Victoria Film Festival 2019: the Martlet’s favourite movies

The Martlet attended several films at this year’s 25th Victoria Film Festival. Here are some of our favourites. Eternal Winter Glenn Howard Eternal Winter (Örök tél in Hungarian) is the…

Today marks the first day of the Victoria Film Festival

It’s February 1, which can only mean one thing: the Victoria Film Festival (VFF) is back for another year! Running from Feb. 1 to Feb. 10, the festival is a…