Canada’s entry is an early work from one of the most idiosyncratic of the internationally known modern directors, Guy Maddin, very loosely inspired by real events, in the style of a very early sound film from circa-1930, for reasons.
Holidayfest ’21 starts with a heartwarming holiday tale of a small child setting grown men on fire and torturing them with spiders.
Probably the best known movie about Native Americans, directed by and starring a very laconic white guy who I’m not sure can actually act. But I think it mostly works?
A very fun teen time capsule from 1990 that has a lot on its mind but resists any major dramatics.
A Magical Realist story of a Black family in Los Angeles that throws out a lot of ideas, and leaves us to our own conclusions.
Francis Ford Coppola recently released a re-edited version of the least-acclaimed film of his famous mafia trilogy, but how much of a difference does it make?
Scorsese’s most cutting exploration of the gangster lifestyle. I like the movie. The lifestyle’s not for me.