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MUST-SEE MOVIES REQUIRED FOR A SUCCESSFUL EXISTENCE Why it’s famous: One of Quentin Tarantino’s most famous movies, Kill Bill is an epic, non-sequential, neatly scored blend of cinematographic styles. It brings together an incredible cast of actors to tell the thrilling tale of the revenge of the deadliest woman in the world. Famous lines: Copperhead: …

A viewing experience that lives up to its title I would say That Awkward Moment is properly my first anticipated movie of the year. Picked off the 2010 Blacklist, the film tells a rather conventional romantic comedy tale, but from the male perspective. It’s a fresh angle to go on, and picking three actors who are …

Ottawa film festival presents alternative perspectives on hot button issues  Photo courtesy by Madison McSweeney Sometimes a film resonates with you and sometimes it just leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Fred Litwin founded the Free Thinking Film Festival in 2007 in response to the Michael Moore film Fahrenheit 9/11. “That film was everywhere …

To add insult to injury, Simone was celebrated for her Afro-centric looks and penned songs about racism, and was a major player in the civil rights movement. So why does Hollywood feel the need to “whitewash” her character?

Since 1889, movies everywhere have been shot, distributed, and projected at 24 frames per second on 35-mm film, but come January 2013, all new projects will be shot digitally. By the end of this year, studios and distributors will no longer be producing or shipping film prints. This means that the Mayfair Theatre will have to drop $55,000 on a digital cinema package (DCP) to stay in business.

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