VIFF Review: The Love Witch
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VIFF Review: The Love Witch

By Brent Holmes Anna Billers’s The Love Witch is a modern-day throwback to the technicolor melodramas of the late 60’s early 70’s. It goes head over heels for lavish sets, dramatic dialogue and classic techniques. Ultimately, the film celebrates style and the sumptuous aesthetics of old-age cinema. Elaine (Samantha Robinson) is a witch obsessed with love … Continue reading

VIFF Review: The Eyes of My Mother
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VIFF Review: The Eyes of My Mother

By Anita Bedell “Loneliness does strange things to the mind,” introduces us to writer/director Nicolas Pesce’s The Eyes Of My Mother, a beautifully rendered art house horror film about the degradation of a lonely woman’s mind into psychopathic madness. Shot in crisp black and white, the movie likens to such stark nightmares as the 1968 … Continue reading