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Vancouver International Film Festival: 2014 Reviews: Oct 4 Update

Updated October 4. But not fully. Some reviews are  missing, but I think I have the full list. I should count them some day soon. Below, you will see a heading “Recommended”. Under it, you will see a short list … Continue reading

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VIFF Film Reviews: Side by Side; Karajan — Second Life; Hebreo: the Search for Salaman Rossi; Wagner’s Dream.

Three specialized screenings at the 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival this September 27. Side by Side (Documentary, 99 minutes, USA, director Christopher Keneally). This history of digital film from its invention in the 1960s to the present has Keanu Reeves … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sarah’s Key

Films about the holocaust are always grim, but the French production Sarah’s Key adds a couple of  twists that increase the stress. The story begins in Paris in the summer of 1942 when the collaborationist Vichy government of France launches … Continue reading

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