Only the Good Stuff

Nouveau-silent film director Nara Denning is one of those unrecognized geniuses of S.F. Her work is confusingly high in quality — how could she…

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Oh, Canada

Guy Maddin pays homage to the tundra of his youth in My Winnipeg.

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Oh, Canada

Guy Maddin’s frozen reverie on Canada’s “Gateway to the West” is barely defrosted by the warmth of the projector bulb. My Winnipeg opens with…

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Mute Witnesses

The myth still persists in some circles that the silent film era was a bastion of primitivism, a tedious mime show of bathetic sentimentality…

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