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  • The Invitation
  • Maggie's Plan
  • Punisher: War Zone
  • Laggies
  • Eden


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A project launched by

The intent is to increase awareness of female filmmakers and hopefully along the way find…

  • Ghostbusters
  • The Neon Demon
  • Almost Famous
  • The Nice Guys
  • Midnight Special


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Welcome to wherever you are! A chronicle of the main films discussed over 5+ years of podcasting (a podcast you…

  • Blow Out
  • Hook
  • Maggie's Plan
  • West Side Story
  • High-Rise

Lightbox Screenings

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Sometimes I think I should just get my mail forwarded there...

  • L'Avventura
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • Vivre Sa Vie
  • The Thin Blue Line


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An ongoing series where I try to scratch one particular title per month of the neverending 'to-see' list, and follow…

  • Ant-Man
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Bridge of Spies
  • Carol
  • Mad Max: Fury Road

The Blu-Ray Shelf

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The Hi-Def Chronicle of The Right-Hand Shelf of Awesome

  • The Godfather
  • The Apartment
  • Casablanca
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • On the Waterfront

Ranking The Best Pictures

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I've seen all 88 winners, including re-watching a few that I hadn't seen in a long time. Here's how they've…

  • Almost Famous
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Godfather
  • The Apartment
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

My Favorites

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  • Irma la Douce
  • Doctor Zhivago
  • What's Up, Doc?
  • Paris, Texas
  • All That Jazz

Favorite ‘First Watches’ of 2015

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A list in-process. For the fourth year in a row now, I'm trying to watch more things for the first…

  • Clouds of Sils Maria
  • Carol
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • World of Tomorrow
  • Spotlight

Best of 2015

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I saw somewhere in the neighbourhood of 100 films from the last year, and these are the twenty-five that stuck…

  • Birdman of Alcatraz
  • Cabin in the Sky
  • The Hill
  • How the West Was Won
  • Limelight

The Stack

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I always have a to-watch pile: Titles I've bought but haven't played yet, movies loaned to me that I want…

  • London Road
  • Girls Lost
  • Hitchcock/Truffaut
  • Semana Santa
  • Northern Soul

My TIFF History

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I started attending the Toronto International Film Festival in 2001. These are festival screenings I have attended...

  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • The Bad Seed
  • Black Sabbath
  • Black Sunday
  • The Blob

Should I Be Scared?

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Every year around this time, I look to up my freaky film vocabulary. Past endeavours dragged some classics like HALLOWEEN,…