Canada's Top Ten: My Thoughts on My Awkward Sexual Adventure

This was definitely an interesting film for me to finish off Canada’s Top Ten with… As you may have guessed from the title, My Awkward Sexual Adventure is a comedy about an accountant in Winnipeg named Jordon (Jonas Chernick), who is dumped by his, somewhat shallow, girlfriend for not being that exciting in bed.  Jordon […]

Canada's Top Ten: My Thoughts on The End of Time

The End of Time is not an easy film to describe.  The best way to put it is that the film is a somewhat experimental documentary about time and how different people from around the world conceive of it.  The film is a mix of philosophical narration, interviews, and nature shots.  In fact the nature […]

Canada's Top Ten: My Thoughts on Rebelle (War Witch)

Rebelle (War Witch) follows a teenage girl from the Congo named Komona, who is taken from her village and forced to join a group of rebel forces.  She drinks “magic milk” from a tree, which results in her seeing the ghosts of her parents, who warn her of upcoming danger.  This labels her as a […]

Canada’s Top Ten: My Thoughts on Stories We Tell

Sarah Polley has been in the spotlight for pretty much her entire life.  She began as a child actress and is known by many for her role on the CBC series Road to Avonlea.  As an adult, she was one known for mostly indie and Canadian films (aside from a starring role in Zack Snyder’s […]

Running Down Canada’s Top Ten 2012

TIFF has announced this year’s Canada’s Top Ten line-up, which showcases the best in Canadian Cinema and takes place from January 4-13 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.  The line-up includes the latest films from the likes of David Cronenberg and Sarah Polley, as well as the smaller independent films that make up much of the […]