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Under Review: Skinamarink (Movie)

Like many horror buffs, I was compelled to watch Skinamarink after hearing the online buzz about it, and was further intrigued by its ominous plot:…


Love in the Time of Fentanyl

Not for the faint of heart, Colin Askey’s 2022 documentary, Love in the Time of Fentanyl is an unfiltered look at the state of crisis…



The line “You and I could never communicate like two normal human beings” stands out in a film that primarily communicates through poetic narration and…


Heavy Petting

“You poor creature… have you nowhere to go? No one to love you? You poor creature… will anyone miss you?”    When these words are…


DOXA 2021 Review Special

Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy When you watch Kímmapiiyipitssini it is impossible not to constantly be aware of contrast. The idyllic mountains around the Kainai…



The opening minutes of s01e03 tell us that we are heading towards an end. It is the last day of summer and a dear friend…


Poplife | Film Review

“Come on, boy. We’re taking you home.” Said as a drunken joke, this opening line holds a much more sober meaning in Sam Mohseni’s short…

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DOXA 2018: The Rankin File

Sitting on a stool against a black backdrop on the eve of the 1986 mayoral election, a calm and confident Harry Rankin looks into the camera: “I don’t have any doubts of what I’m doing, I don’t have any doubts that the direction I’m taking is correct, I don’t have any doubts about how I could win an election if I set out to do it, and I don’t have any doubts of how I intend to win an election if I’m going to win it.”