With director Steve McQueen's remarkable film Shame due for release this weekend, I decide to step for a moment into the successful blogging territory of Alex Huls, and choose the top five films most worthy of discussion.
Director Ken Russell was a bit of a madman. But all his madness appeared on the screen. He seemed to get a kick out of annoying both critics and audiences but as he began to see the end in sight, Russell showed that he was a man who loved movies and audiences - particularly his own.
Scorsese famously calls The Age of Innocence his most violent film. But with no visible weapons of destruction, was he merely being clever or is he really terrified at the thought of being casted out?
Which do you prefer? Giant extinct amphibians attatcking or delinquint hoodlams dancing. You can have both. Two classics a breed apart come out on blu-ray but are these the movies to start our kids film education?
Geronimo and Rob Roy: real resistance fighters get a Hollywood makeover and pushes the question: Legend vs Fact? Truth vs. Myth.
From feature films to shorts, from sports movies to politics, from animation to documentaries: Reel Asian Film Festival proves that Hollywood does not have the monopoly on crowd-pleasing, dramatic and inspiring cinema.
While there seems to be a lack of decent war films featuring the Canadian military in action, SNAM has discovered two films about foreign resistance fighters from WWII: Black Book and The Train.
If a film director crosses a social or moral line are we obligated to boycott their work? It's a question raised by at least one of our viewers after Saturday Night at the Movie's aired Polanski's Repulsion.