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‘Stutz’ is a must watch

World renowned psychiatrist Phil Stutz is the focal point of the documentary titled after him. Directed by friend and patient Jonah Hill, Stutz intimately explores the therapeutic process by reverting the doctor-patient binary between the two of them as they recount their journeys in mental health.Continue...

The duality of Mia Goth in ‘X’

Ti West’s recent film, X , takes horror back to its roots—rid of psychological warfare and instead renewing classic slasher tropes alongside erotica.Continue...

The art of movie soundtracks

A movie is only as good as its soundtrack.Continue...

The nuances of the true crime genre

Netflix’s latest original chronicles the story of Jeffrey Dahmer, notorious serial killer and cannibal, in a ten-part series that claims to honour the families of his victims.Continue...

What’s your medium?

Storytelling through film is something we all enjoy, whether it be going to the theatre to see a new movie or rewatching one you hold close to your heart.Continue...

TIFF 2022 coverage: upcoming releases to watch

Every September, the film industry sets its sights on Toronto. Featuring a wide variety of films, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) allows both the press and the public to watch the industry’s newest releases.Continue...

No plots, just vibes

Every film should have a plot—it feels like a necessity along with the need for a compelling main character and an intriguing conflict.Continue...

‘Fleabag’ is devastatingly hilarious

Fleabag is the most hilarious yet devastating show on television.Continue...

Saying goodbye to ‘Better Call Saul’

With Better Call Saul ’s sixth and final season now concluded, the Breaking Bad story and universe is officially over—TV will never be the same.

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‘Stranger Things’ is growing up

When Netflix released the first season of Stranger Things back in 2017, the world immediately fell in love with the show’s endearing cast of quirky characters.Continue...

Suits and bananas: the Gentleminion phenomenon

People are going bananas for the latest Minions movie.Continue...

Review: ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

From opening with a pony-tailed Benedict Cumberbatch outrunning a fire demon to closing with a third eye appearing on the titular superhero’s forehead, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is one of the weirdest entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).Continue...

‘Unplugged’ reflects our troubling relationships with technology and society

In a showcase of four short films, ASUS’s DownThere Productions is gearing up for their annual show , with a portion of proceeds going to Kingston’s Addiction and Mental Health Services (AMHS) .Continue...

KCFF brings back live showings

Passionate film lovers who entered theatres at the Screening Room and the Isabel Bader Centre received the full in-person experience of the Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF).Continue...

‘The Common Thread’ puts Congo in the spotlight

Kingston-based artist Heather Haynes has joined with local production company Untold Storytelling to produce The Common Thread , a film about her travels to Congo.

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The rise and fall of movie posters

The movie poster is a 27 inch by 41 inch canvas used to sell a potential viewer with eye-popping visuals, big names, and catchy slogans.Continue...

Kingston Canadian Film Festival to offer virtual and in-person screenings

The annual Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF) is returning Mar. 3 to 13 with a new hybrid delivery method offering viewers virtual and in-person screenings.Continue...

ReelOut Queer Film Festival delivers diverse short films

ReelOut Queer Film Festival’s ‘Darling Buds of May’ is a collection of family-friendly shorts, offering fun watches for kids and nostalgic experiences for adults.Continue...

23rd ReelOut Queer Film Festival promotes kindness and inclusivity

Kingston’s ReelOut Queer Film Festival is returning online from Jan. 27 to Feb. 7, delivering a variety of LGBTQ+ films to excited audiences.Continue...