film review

Screenshot of "Shadow of the Rougarou". Screenshot sourced from @shadowofrougarou on Instagram.

In review: “Shadow of the Rougarou” a powerful representation of Métis people

A few weeks ago, I saw a post about a new show coming to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) streaming service called APTN Lumi on May 9. The show…
Screenshot sourced from intoamericaswild.com.

Into America’s Wild: A vivid fast-paced expedition across America

Into America’s Wild is a 3D IMAX nature documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman, now playing at the Royal BC Museum. The film is directed by giant screen vet and ocean…
Screenshot of Netflix's promo video of "Bridgerton" on YouTube.

Season two of “Bridgerton” is almost here, let’s talk about season one

This article contains discussions of sexualized assault and violence. It has been just over a year since "Bridgerton" took the world by storm and became Netflix’s most popular English series…

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ new film The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open suggests settler responsibility in ending violence against Indigenous women

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open is a remarkable film centered on two Indigenous women Please be advised that this article deals with domestic violence against Indigenous women.…

Marie Clements’s film Red Snow illuminates unexplored relationships

In her film Red Snow, shown on Feb. 13 at the Victoria Film Festival, Marie Clements draws connections between the experiences of the Gwich’in and the Afghan people post-9/11. She…

‘US & Them’ documentary sheds light, but through wrong lens

The documentary shadows Victoria’s homeless On Feb. 23, Chek TV aired a documentary called Us & Them, directed by Krista Loughton, which follows the lives of four homeless people in…

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ afresh take on the classic

With great power comes great responsibility. I think we can all relate to that statement in one way or another. The Spider-Man movies have been a pinnacle of entertainment for…

Review: Neither Wolf Nor Dog

A haunting and beautiful film Neither Wolf nor Dog follows Kent Nerburn (played by Christopher Sweeney), an author from Minnesota, who is commissioned to write a book about a Native…

Venom is a mess of a movie

A film with big teeth but little bite Sony has stumbled for years trying to get a foothold in the cash cow that are superhero movies. They failed twice with…