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Friday Film Pick – Coffee and Cigarettes

Friday Film Pick – Coffee and Cigarettes

I’ve been on a bit of a Jim Jarmusch kick as of late after finally seeing ‘Only Lovers Left Alive‘. A friend recently reminded me of Jarmusch’s excellent ‘Coffee and Cigarettes‘, and it’s as fantastic to watch years later as the first time around, easily…

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Friday Film Pick – Byzantium

Friday Film Pick – Byzantium

Confession time – I love vampires. Well not literally, BUT vampire mythology, literature and film. Sorry though Twi-hards, as much as I love sparkles, I don’t like Twilight. I even read the series. And those are many long hours of my life I’ll never get…

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Friday Film Pick – Quadrophenia

Friday Film Pick – Quadrophenia

Looking for some essential films to watch this May long weekend? Might I suggest to you The Who’s 1979 film Quadrophenia directed by Franc Roddam. Quadrophenia is easily one of my favourite films. I’ve owned it on VHS, DVD and most recently the excellent Criterion…

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Friday Film Pick – Spirited Away

Friday Film Pick – Spirited Away

Winner of the top prize at the Berlin Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, Spirited Away is Studio Ghibli’s best-known and most critically acclaimed work, and a modern classic of the animated film. After they move to a small suburban town,…

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Friday Film Pick – The Last Waltz

Friday Film Pick – The Last Waltz

“This film should be played loud!” The Last Waltz in my household is a Thanksgiving tradition. Though the actual performance took place during the American Thanksgiving in November, we still watch it every year on the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend. If you like music, and…

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Friday Film Pick – Good Ol’ Freda

Friday Film Pick – Good Ol’ Freda

“The Beatles were together for 10 years – Freda, she was there before they made it and after they finished.” – Billy Kinsley, The Merseybeats. One of my favourite films from this years Hot Docs 2013 – Good Ol’ Freda is back for a second…

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