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VIFF Review: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ offers compelling drama and thrilling​ races

Posted by Matthew on October 20, 2019
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Ford v Ferrari / VIFF 2019

Ford v Ferrari is a lot of things: a showcase for two of our greta actors, one of the best car racing movies ever made, a compelling drama. At its core thought it’s a story of two men completely dedicated to what they do, and doing it in spite of the system they work in and the company they work for always asking them to make concessions.

Make no mistake, _Ford v Ferrari is an underdog story, but Ford isn’t the underdog and Ferrari isn’t the villain. The underdogs are Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles, toiling away at making the best car in the world while their bosses are telling them to make the best Ford.

There’s a metaphor for filmmaking in there, somewhere.

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Trailer Roundup, VIFF 2019 Edition: Jojo Rabbit, Just Mercy, The Lighthouse, and more!

Posted by Matthew on September 16, 2019
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MPAA Green Band

That’s right folks, the Vancouver International Film Festival is just around the corner. Here’s a special edition of the trailer roundup just focussing on films we’re excited to see at the festival.

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The Wolverine Trailer. It’s about time!

Posted by Matthew on March 27, 2013
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The Wolverine

Finally! A Trailer for The Wolverine:

Ok so we have Japan, getting his ass kicked, Logan kicking ass, and Logan fighting The Silver Samurai. Yup, I’m in.

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