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Gotta go fast, gotta get cash

When I first heard there was going to be a film adaptation for Sonic the Hedgehog, a video game series long past its prime, I questioned the choice. Have we learned nothing from the checkered past of video game adaptations?

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Birds of Prey is a big middle finger to the ‘male gaze’

There were zero female directors nominated at the 2020 Oscars. But it’s needless to say that women have been long underrepresented in the film and television industry — directors and actors alike. According to the Center for the Study of Women

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Culture

Everything Sucks! review

Everything Sucks! is designed to remind everyone of their time in high school and how awful everything about it was. The creators, Ben York Jones and Michael Mohan, have produced a relatable and quirky rendition of the high school coming-of-age

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Culture

Phantom Thread review

Phantom Thread is a romantic drama, directed and written by Paul Thomas Anderson and released in 2017. Although two years old now, it’s a film that continues to be slightly perplexing.  As a romantic drama, it’s part of a genre

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Culture

Digging in the Dirt exposes mental health crisis in Alberta

Alberta has a worldwide reputation for its oil sands; it’s a hot-button issue in political conversation and a controversial representation of the province. While the media has examined the oil and gas industry through the eyes of celebrity activists Pamela

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Opinions

Movie review: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Hot on the heels of Red Dead Redemption 2, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs was released to Netflix Nov. 9, 2018, and was clearly ready to cash-in on the resurging popularity of the western genre. Structurally though, it is something

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Opinions

Movie review: Polar

I stumbled on the trailer for Netflix’s Polar by complete accident while on YouTube last week. The feature length film adaptation of Victor Santos’s webcomic of the same name was set for release Jan. 25, 2019, and I couldn’t believe

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Opinions

Final Thoughts: Should we separate the art from the artist?

The era of activism brought on by unfolding stories of sexual assault victims has raised a great deal of concern towards celebrity authority figures. When it comes to accused Hollywood celebrities, one question that has become heavily debated is whether

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People

Crafting the cosmos

Akash Sherman is a name that might not ring a bell quite yet, but it’s one that will resound in years to come. At the ripe age of 23, the young director has accomplished more than most, and his steadfast

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Events

“Holy Angels”

In the fall of 2018, as Canadians have heard the Government of Canada discuss reconciliation efforts with Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples for the past several years, film director Jay Cardinal Villeneuve says that decisions like the government’s purchase of the Kinder

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