My Winnipeg

Best Complexities in 2008 | 15 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

The most remarkable films of 2008 were small, smart, and complicated. While they're surely worth seeking out for their own pleasures, they also represent the sort of movies that will find theatrical releases even harder to manage in the shrinking economy.

Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008 | 14 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.


Death and Childhood Hover Over Guy Maddin's 'My Winnipeg' | 25 Feb 2015 // 9:10 PM

The comic mythologizing of Winnipeg becomes conflated with an urge for Maddin to mythologize himself.

My Winnipeg | 13 Jun 2008 // 12:11 AM

Snow and ice fill the frame in My Winnipeg, Guy Maddin's ookily brilliant evocation of his childhood.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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