Previewing Calgary Underground Film Festival 2018

The Calgary Underground Film Festival is quickly becoming a staple among Canadian film festivals. Showcasing a variety of local and international independent cinema, CUFF is able to score some of the hottest films that premiere at Sundance and SXSW. 2018 is no exception as CUFF boasts another stellar lineup that features Sundance hit American Animals and a Lynne Ramsey Retrospective which includes Ratcatcher, We Need to … Continue reading Previewing Calgary Underground Film Festival 2018

CIFF 17 Review: Stronger

Jeff Bauman loses both of his legs when two bombs explode during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. After regaining consciousness in the hospital, Jeff is able to help law enforcement identify one of the suspects, but his own battle is just beginning. With unwavering support from his family and girlfriend, Bauman embarks on a long and heroic journey to physical and emotional rehabilitation. … Continue reading CIFF 17 Review: Stronger

Fantasia 17 Review: 68 Kill

Scraping by flushing septic systems is not Chip’s vision of a perfect life. But he’s a simple guy and he’s got a great girlfriend in Liza. Sure, she supplements their income with a sugar daddy, but every relationship has it’s own complexities. When Liza suggests that they relieve her sleazy benefactor of a stack of cash, Chip begins to see a side of her he … Continue reading Fantasia 17 Review: 68 Kill

First Wave of CIFF 2017 Films Announced

One of the fastest growing film fests in North America, the Calgary International Film Festival has announced the first wave of titles. The 10 films announced include a movie with major global buzz and a sexy Canadian romp. BORG/MCENROE opens the Toronto International Film Festival just weeks before Calgary Film begins. Based on a true story, this film recounts the legendary 1980 Wimbledon match between … Continue reading First Wave of CIFF 2017 Films Announced

First Wave of TIFF 2017 Films Announced

On the brink of award season kicking off, the Toronto International Film Festival announced the first batch of films playing the Fall festival. Some notable directors who have films premiering include George Clooney, Alexander Payne, Luca Guadagnino, Angelina Jolie, Guillermo del Toro and Martin McDonagh, More films will be announced in August before the festival runs from September 7th to September 17th. Check out the … Continue reading First Wave of TIFF 2017 Films Announced