film

Pompeii fails to delight

In his latest disaster-adventure film, Pompeii, director-producer Paul W.S. Anderson of Mortal Kombat and Death Race 2 fame attempts to bring to modern audiences a classic tale of love and…

UVic professor films transgender comedic drama in Victoria

Two 4 One, a unique romantic comedy, began production this month in Victoria. UVic Writing Professor Maureen Bradley will helm the film, which she has also written. Two 4 One…

Comedies with a macabre twist

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of Honey Boo Boo, Duck Dynasty, and Cee Lo Green, minus his cat. With Breaking Bad done and Walking Dead about…

Ender’s Game and My Father and the Man in Black play this month

Cinecenta is starting off the year with its usual eclectic mix of films, this time including Ender’s Game and the documentary My Father and the Man in Black. In the…

Doctor Who 50th anniversary a pleasant surprise for fans

Warning: spoilers included in this article.   The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special aired simultaneously in over 90 countries on Nov. 23. This airdate was exactly 50 years after the…

Things aren’t okay

I was deeply affected by the first Hunger Games movie. I’m a girl who can sit through art-house horror without losing much sleep, but I thought about The Hunger Games…

Life at the centre of Beatlemania

Imagine being a 17-year-old secretary in Liverpool, you’re invited to watch a new local band, you immediately become a fan, and a short time later you are asked to be…

Alternative cinema returns to Victoria

On Oct. 4, the Victoria Film Festival (VFF) celebrated the reopening of The Vic Theatre at 808 Douglas Street, as a fully operational theatre, with a night of “Cocktails &…

Into the Mind brings emotion to ski-film genre

On Saturday Oct. 5, snow sport worshipers from across the Island met at Upstairs Cabaret to drink $4.50 PBRs and live vicariously through the skiers featured in long-awaited film Into…