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Awesome News: ‘The Batman’ casting updates! Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin! ‘Matrix 4’ is happening and NPH has a part! John Cho was injured!​

Posted by Matthew on October 19, 2019
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Welcome to the news for the week of 19 October 2019. It feels like most of the big news is casting news and that The Matrix 4 is a real thing that is really happening. Sam Raimi is in back and the director’s chair and so is Robert Eggers.

All in all,​ it’s been a good week! Let’s take a look!

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VIFF Review: ‘The Lighthouse’ is on a journey into madness and it’s taking you with it

Posted by Matthew on September 29, 2019
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The Lighthouse / VIFF 2019

Robert Eggers has made two movies now. Both with predominantly natural light, both with a confident eye and camera, and period set using actual dialogue from sources contemporary to said setting.

The man has a style, is what I’m saying. But whereas The Witch was a good old fashioned horror movie about a family terrorized by their own inadequacies and also a witch, The Lighthouse is something different altogether. It’s a chronicle of two men descending into madness, tortured by their utter solitude but also each other’s persistent company.

It’s tense, it’s absurd, it features two powerhouse performances, it’s overwhelming, and it’s an absolute must-see.

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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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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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