A cultural analysis of the Canadian comic phenomena of the Trailer Park Boys.
A narratological study of The Little Shop Around the Corner and its remake by Nora Ephron.
An analysis of Werner Herzog's mockumentary Incident at Loch Ness
A theoretical analysis of the value of Gus Van Sant's Psycho.
A look back at the underappreciated films of Bill Forsyth, with an emphasis on Comfort and Joy.
Psychoanalytical reading of Hawks' Bringing up Baby and Hitchcock's Vertigo
Walter Salles, Cinema Novo, Central Station, brazilian cinema
A critical account of Salles' Central Station
An in-depth essay on the 10th anniversary of Robert Lepage's impressive debut feature Le Confessional
The evolution of Québécois popular hero IXE-13 from serial novel to film.
A report on La Cinémathèque's major retrospective of the works of Malaysian-born Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang.
Each of us is human and has value, but we are not equally valuable—our resources (knowledge, skills, talents, and monies), and relationships to others, determine the extent of our value. Sometimes we feel inferior because we are. The work of people such as Plato and Shakespeare is not important because they are Greek or English but because of how they illuminate the human condition, an illumination not limited by language, national borders, or time.
Re-evaluation of Sontag's seminal essay “Against Interpretation”.
An analysis of the film's engagement with philosophical discourse in a comedic mode.
“Twist” makes an interesting companion piece to another recent Canadian film by director Tim Southam, “The Bay of Love and Sorrow” (2002). Unlike Tierney, for whom “Twist” represents his first feature film, Southam comes to “The Bay” with a more varied and experienced background.