Also streaming now is One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk, from director Zacharias Kunuk, whose enthralling 2001 Arctic epic Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner effectively put Inuit cinema on the map. (Never seen it? Remedy that via iTunes.) Kunuk’s latest doesn’t have quite the same mesmerising sweep, but it’s a droll, elegiac period drama, drawn from the true story of a nomadic Inuit family forced into settlement housing in the 1960s. Yung Chang’s documentary This Is Not a Movie, meanwhile, offers a lucid, thorough investigation of the career of the British political correspondent Robert Fisk. It’s illuminating stuff, even if it really could have come from anywhere. … [Read more...] about Streaming: the best new Canadian films
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However, Gaspar betrays Tyler's trust and informs a rival of Ovi's father, crime lord Amir Asif (Priyanshu Painyuli), of the whereabouts of the boy - with a plan to split the reward money with Tyler. … [Read more...] about Netflix’s Extraction ending explained: How does Chris Hemsworth film end?
The ensuing scramble saw one photographer break his arm, and another his leg. Simone was asked to leave the festival and her career was left in tatters. A more romantic encounter in the same year would add lashing of glamour to Cannes when the US actress Grace Kelly was introduced to her future husband, Prince Rainier of Monaco at the festival. … [Read more...] about Cannes at 70: From Hugh Hefner’s parties to Rita Hayworth in a carpet – the film festival where anything goes
I've read all the arguments about femaleness not residing in the sexed body, and the assertions that biological women don't have common experiences, and I find them, too, deeply misogynistic and regressive. It's also clear that one of the objectives of denying the importance of sex is to erode what some seem to see as the cruelly segregationist idea of women having their own biological realities or – just as threatening – unifying realities that make them a cohesive political class. The hundreds of emails I've received in the last few days prove this erosion concerns many others just as much. It isn't enough for women to be trans allies. Women must accept and admit that there is no material difference between trans women and themselves. … [Read more...] about Rupert Grint joins his former Harry Potter co-stars in slamming JK Rowling for ‘transphobia’ while actress who played Hermione on stage deletes tweet backing the author
She told the Huffington Post in 2017: 'My mother had fourth stage lymphoma... I had so much happening personally that deep down, I never considered reprising my role and deep in my soul, I knew this was the right choice for me.' … [Read more...] about Back to the Future star Claudia Wells, 53, enjoys lunch in Los Angeles… as the sci-fi classic celebrates its 35th anniversary