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Film Reel

On the beach with the Bard

Much ado about "Much Ado"

There's a Monster coming to Vancouver

"It was a funny story that came into my head one day and I thought about some of the contradictions in life: what we think is scary, what we perceive as scary, and what the reality is," Monster direct

Will Sasso is back in Canada with Year of the Carnivore

"I remember finishing the script and calling my manager and just saying, 'Wow, this is really fucked up. We should do it...'"

Shrek vs the Prince of Persia

They're both good fun, and what's not to like about that?


There are tons of jokes about the penis, and men and sexual dysfunction. If you have that problem, though, it's not a joke.


I hope that people realize the value and the strength of the artistic community in Vancouver and BC. I think sometimes we take it for granted what's going on and I think sometimes people don't realize

Escape with a little Sex and the City

They weren't there for anything close to a reality check. Quite the opposite. They were escaping for the sake of escapism. Pure, unapologetic escapism.

Eddie Izzard rocks the Queen

Humour is an extraordinary gift. Funny, we could change the world with that.

The Vancouver Observer gets Heganized

Hegan on the set of his film, Heart of Whistler

An Evening With Albert Maysles

With a vast array of groundbreaking films, an evening with the incredible Albert Maysles, and a chance to listen to this visionary up close and personal, is clearly an opportunity of a lifetime.
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