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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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Renew the Revue!

Renew the Revue!

One of my favourite cinemas in the city, the Revue Cinema in Roncesvalles, is looking to raise funds to help with costs to renew the building which is in need of major interior repairs, upgrades and renovations. Opened in 1912, the Revue Cinema is Toronto’s…

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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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Reprint Elsa Lanchester, Herself

Reprint Elsa Lanchester, Herself

You will know her immediately. The Bride to Karloff’s Frankenstein, and so much more.

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Wings – The First Best Picture

Wings – The First Best Picture

For the longest time I had a framed photograph of the above image which travelled with me everywhere. It’s a photo of Clara Bow from the 1927 silent film Wings. I originally bought the photo from a small shop in New York that specialized in prints…

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