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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

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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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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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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Events

Top 5 Halloween events in Edmonton

Deadmonton Haunted House This haunted house boasts a twist for any who dare to go. Held in the Paramount Theatre, this is where the gruesome and gory side of film is revealed. This year’s focus is on the undead caretaker

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Events

Dreamspeakers Indigenous Film Festival 2017

“Art is integral to the strength of our society,” explains Christine Sokaymoh Frederick, executive director and producer of Dreamspeakers Indigenous Film Festival. “As one of our Elders phrased it, ‘(Art is a) participatory process built into our ceremonies to communicate

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Events

Ukrainian Club screens Holodomor movie, Bitter Harvest

On March 1, 2017, the MacEwan Ukrainian Students’ Club co-hosted a pre-screening for one of the most anticipated films of the year, Bitter Harvest, with the University of Alberta Ukrainian Students’ Society. The screening, held at the U of A

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Events

Throwing spoons at a silver screen

  There’s a distinct atmosphere that’s noticeable every time one walks into the front doors of the Garneau theatre. From the brightly lit concession stand (that hosts a couple of tired looking employees) to the stale smell of ratty old red

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Film review: Shin Godzilla

On Oct. 12, Hideaki Anno’s Shin Godzilla screened at the Scotiabank theatre in West Edmonton Mall and will have additional screenings on Oct. 19 and Oct. 24.   The Godzilla franchise has had a precarious history as of late, especially

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