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Slapstick pathos and off-cut laughs abound in this crackling tale of a man and his pig. The caretaker of a derelict rocket range spends his days playing the spoons and poker (or should that be porker!) but then 'Booster' cashes in his chips. ... Read more
A candid camera report on a bout at the Montreal Forum where the star wrestlers play to the house and the fans are not above lending a hand themselves. ... Read more
An old man tells the story of his escape from France during WWII and in doing so reveals his unique and delightful personality. ... Read more
"[You Are Here] offers a series of episodes that slide over one another like a palimpsest... That tingle in your frontal lobe means that it's working." - Cinema Scope ... When a reclusive woman (the late Tracy Wright) discovers a mysterious recording, she begins unpicking an impossibly complex ... Read more
A detective story about the search for a missing person, told (torn the point of view of the missing person," is how writer and director Blaine Allan describes this extraordi­nary road movie cum film noir. Elusive, enig­matic, haunting and meditative, the film is a maze of inconclusive ... Read more
A film for the Taxation Division of Revenue Canada, to show that filling in income tax forms is not as difficult as it may seem. ... Read more
Amid the current trend towards eliminating all bodily imperfections the original female body gets its own back A witty and visually bold step in the right direction. (AS) ... Read more
An animated allegory in which fleeting, elusive images depict the cycle of life or, by extension, the course of man's evolution. ... Read more
“We can all come away comforted that in academia, as in poetry and science, adored ‘rock stars' can be old, paunchy, and less than beautiful.” - Village Voice ... Philosopher, Slavoj Zizek, is one of the most important - and outrageous - cultural theorists working today, spouting a fusion of ... Read more
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