film

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…

Stare into the sun

Films can have many layers of meaning. Some can be as simple as the effective use of imagery to convey a metaphor, but other films can look like one thing…

There’s fun in the formula

How ‘Pacific Rim’ might save mainstream movies from themselves

J.J. Abrams reboots science fiction cinema

While interstellar travel seems far beyond the reaches of our own lifetime, it can’t hurt to dream.