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VIFF 2019: My Favourites From The Festival

Posted by Matthew on October 21, 2019
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Vancouver International Film Festival

Another Vancouver International Film Festival has come and gone and we saw quite a few movies this time around. While there were tons to see, here are my five favourites of the twenty-plus I saw, presented in alphabetical order.

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VIFF Review: ‘White Lie’ is a tense psychological drama

Posted by Matthew on September 23, 2019
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White Lie / VIFF 2019

The problem with telling a lie –even a white lie– is that in order to maintain it you have to tell more of them. Each new lie you tell builds on the ones you’ve already told until one day instead of maintaining some small mistruth you’re maintaining an entire narrative that you can barely keep straight.

This is the world of Katie Arneson (Kacey Rohl), the university student and dancer at the heart of Yonah Lewis and Calvin Thomas’s White Lie. With one minor difference: she hasn’t told a little white lie, she’s told the world she’s suffering from cancer.

What lengths would someone have to go to to maintain that lie? How long could you keep your head above water with the lies swirling around you? These are the questions at the heart of this movie.

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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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