Today is National Canadian Film Day! Events are happening all around Canada to celebrate Canadian film, including free screenings, a tribute to the late Jean-Marc Vallée, and more! Check out the NCFD Homepage for event listing, and watch Jean-Marc Vallée’s 2005 masterwork C.R.A.Z.Y., either online or in a screening near you.
In celebration of the day, and if you can’t make it to a screening, here are eleven great Canadian films from the last few years and where you can buy, rent, or stream them.
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For many, the Oscars are the last stop of awards season. Up here in Canada though, the highest awards that the Canadian Academy gives out are being awarded this coming Sunday, April 10th. Canada produces a ton of great movies each year, and 2021 was no different.
Presented here is a list of all the nominees for Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Actor and Actress, Best Director, The John Dunning Best First Feature Award, and Best Picture, along with where you can buy, rent, or stream them.
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We’re closing in on the 2022 Academy Awards Ceremony. On March 27th, we’ll see who the Academy thinks is the best of the best of the year, and that gives you just under three weeks to catch up! So in that spirit, here are all of the films with acting nominations for this year and where you can buy, rent, or stream them.
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The 2022 Oscar nominees have been announced! Whether you agree that these are the ten best films of 2022, many of them are already available to buy, rent, or stream. So, with just under six weeks before the March 27th, 2022 ceremony, here is where you can do that with each of the ten Best Picture nominees and hopefully get caught up!
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Spider-Man: No Way Home is hitting theatres this week. This will be Peter Parker’s sixth appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it’s also the 9th stand-alone Spider-Man movie since Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man debuted in 2002. Now seems like a perfect time to catch up with your favourite web-head, so here’s where you can buy, rent, or stream all the stand-alone Spider-Man movies.
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Next week sees the release of Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story. Following the release of In the Heights and Tick, Tick… Boom! here are four classic musicals for you to enjoy.
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Jason Reitman, son of famed director Ivan Reitman, has had mixed results lately with his films, but he started his career with four great films in a row. Each of them is unique, and each of them has a human, comedic touch; here are Jason Reitman’s first four films and where to buy, rent, or stream them.
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Jason Reitman’s addition to the Ghostbusters franchise is being released in cinemas this Friday, so what better time to refresh your memory of the franchise. Here is where you can buy, rent, or stream all of the Ghostbusters films.
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As one of the most well-regarded anime series of all time, the live-action remake coming to Netflix is highly anticipated. The trailers show promise, but the original has a certain style and charm that will be difficult to replicate, but I am choosing to remain hopeful.
Either way, whether it’s time for a re-watch or if you’ve never seen it, now is a perfect time to revisit the anime series as well as the animated film they made a few years later.
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Chloé Zhao is on a role. Her first three features were all critical darlings, and the third received numerous awards and accolades. Now, she has been tapped by Marvel to direct their latest blockbuster, The Eternals. The word isn’t out yet if her style will translate, but in the meantime, her first three features are all definitely worth your time.
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Halloween is almost upon us, and what better time to reacquaint yourselves with the classics or watch them for the first time! The Universal Monsters have stood the test of time for a reason, each is a classic in its own right, and while this post is by no means an exhaustive list, it does have links for eight of the essential films in the canon.
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Halloween is coming, and that means it’s time to start watching some horror movies! Last week we looked at the Halloween franchise; this week, we’re looking at a half dozen gems that I love.
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This week sees the release of the latest film in the Halloween series, Halloween Kills, which is a direct sequel to the 2018 film Halloween. While it’s true that these movies ignore the entire franchise except for the first two movies, there’s still a lot of fun to be had in the rest of those sequels. Sure, some of them are bad, but many of those are delightfully bad. Either way, if you want to catch up on your Halloween lore, here is every film in the franchise and where to buy, rent, or stream them.
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The 2021 Vancouver Film Festival is on now, and this is my sixth time covering it. Every year, there is a wide array of films to be seen, but one or two stand out. So this week in Home Video, here are five favourite films from past VIFFs!
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Over the last several years, Mike Flanagan has made a name for himself as a director of horror, and at the same time, become one of my personal favourite filmmakers. This past week saw the release of his latest project, the Netflix series Midnight Mass. To celebrate this, here are three great films and two series he directed.
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