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“Unarchived”: Uncovering a history that has been expunged

The upcoming documentary Unarchived addresses the incomplete history of marginalized communities in British Columbia.
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“Cocaine Bear” delivers ninety minutes of action and laughs

It’s funny, fun, and entertaining. It will satisfy lovers of special effects, human-versus-beast movies, action-comedies, and cornball horror.

Catch three Oscar-nominated films at Cinecenta before awards night

If you’re tired of streaming on your laptop or TV, head to Cincenta , where you can see three of this year’s Oscar nominees before the ceremony: Triangle of Sadness,…
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In review: “Missing,” revelations permeate this screenlife movie masterpiece

What if someone directed a movie through the lens of digital or social media? I vividly remember randomly mulling this over, about seven years ago, as I was bored sitting…

Erasing A: Why are no ACE/ARO characters in film and TV?

2SLGBTQIA+ representation is rising, but the media still has a huge blind spot for those identifying as asexual   Statistics released by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)…
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Dave Bautista claims the acting belt over The Rock and Cena

Over the past 20 years, we have seen several WWE wrestlers turn to acting in films. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is the most notable, having been cast in movies such…

The best new movies available to stream

Tired of endlessly flipping through streaming services? Keep reading for some of the best new movies that are available to stream now.
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In Review: “The Whale” sparks Brendan Fraser’s triumphant but controversial return to cinema

This past year has brought to light many conversations and controversies regarding the representation and portrayal of people living with obesity in cinema. From actor Tom Hanks in Elvis (2022)…
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Four documentaries about climate change to watch this fall

Education is the important first step toward understanding and addressing climate change, and there is no easier way to educate yourself than sitting on the couch watching a movie. 

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