A scathing satire of the film scene in our city, The Age of Adulting is a film nevertheless made with love and hope for a better future for Vancouver’s relationship to the seventh art. We caught up with director Mark Lewis to get his perspective on his film and its subject.
Each year Reel Canada organizes a nationwide celebration of Canadian filmmaking and talent and it’s always a special chance to direct your attention to the best cinema our country has to offer.
A film critic for CBC Radio for over three decades, Rick Staehling’s voice on film is beloved to BC audiences. Ahead of his upcoming film lecture series, we spoke with Rick about where his love of movies began, his extensive career and the ever-changing Hollywood industry.
Controversial in its day, Belle de Jour may appear tame by our standards, but its unflinching look at middle-class marital dissatisfaction is potent and incisive.
The Taviani brothers have been at the forefront of Italian cinema since the mid-1970s. The 2018 Italian Film Festival is a bittersweet opportunity to discover one last work of art from the singular pair of masters.
This is the sort of mainstream epic that used to be a Hollywood hallmark, but you’d be hard-pressed to find something on American film made with this much skill, craft and artistry at a budget-level this generous.