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Robert X Modica

July 30th 1931-March 14th 2015 (83) I don’t know what to say. I mean, what can you say when someone so spectacularly special departs? All I can do is recall his story, told through my own (rambling) recollections… Robert Xavier … Continue reading

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The Cannes Report: ‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ nabs Palme d’Or

It has been a dizzying 12-days of premieres, red carpets, soirees, yachts, paparazzi, and cinematic treats at the 66th Cannes Film Festival, which opened with a gala screening of The Great Gatsby. Although rain made a special guest appearance at the … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s strong f/x on biz (VARIETY)

Are you losing sleep wondering what is going on with the Vancouver film industry? How about its arch-nemesis, Toronto? Check out my latest story about the state of production in Variety, either in print or online at: http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118046567

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Denis Villeneuve’s Oscar nominated INCENDIES – Movie Review

Denis Villeneuve’s INCENDIES has been praised unanimously and has earned a place as Canada’s official selection for the 2011 Academy Awards. Adapted from the acclaimed play by Wajdi Mouawad, “Incendies” shadows the voyage of two young adults to the core … Continue reading

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Top 11 Most Anticipated Films of 2011

While most film critics have been compiling their top 10 film lists for 2010, I thought I’d share my top 11 of 2011. Sure, they are not out yet, but one can daydream, no? I have to admit that when … Continue reading

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