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The Bechdel test exposes sexism in movies
Ever wonder why even movies with strong female leads feel unrealistic? The Bechdel test, a bulls*it detector for sexism in film, explains why.
Jul 23rd, 2013
The Wolverine is murky, The To Do List is all about sex and Crystal Fairy is too airy
Hugh Jackman is back in his most famous role: the Alberta-born Marvel Comics mutant Wolverine.
Jul 25th, 2013
Vancouver's Camille Mitchell earns industry acclaim for festival gem
Vancouver actor Camille Mitchell can add acclaimed filmmaker to her resume, as her award-winning film "A Mother's Love" takes the festival circuit by storm. The short, which was a winning...
Jul 10th, 2013
Silly fun in White House Down; a thinker’s ordeal for Hannah Arendt and an intriguing premise in Blood Pressure
Channing Tatum was a model and a dancer. Now he’s an action star in White House Down.
Jun 27th, 2013
Vancouver's Juan Riedinger Takes Home Two Leo Awards
Multi-award winning actor Juan Riedinger can add two new wins to his resume; taking home two Leo Awards at this year's awards ceremony. Juan won 'Best Performance in a Youth or...
Jun 5th, 2013
19 Zwart Straat: a short film for the broken-hearted
The latest short film from Vancouver director Machete Cortez, a short film noir for the broken-hearted.
Jun 4th, 2013
William F. White to purchase Vancouver company Telescopic Camera Cranes Ltd.
William F. White International, Canada’s largest film and television equipment provider, is expected to purchase Vancouver-based company, Telescopic Camera Cranes Ltd., which houses one of the...
May 20th, 2013
Super 8 time machine: Bike ride through 1974 Vancouver
Two-wheel time machine.
May 6th, 2013
William F. White celebrates 50 years of shaping film and TV
William F. White and Comweb chairman Paul Bronfman on lasting business partnerships and the future of Vancouver’s film and television industry.
May 1st, 2013
Meet Shiamak Davar, the man behind the splendor of Times of India Film Awards
How does one create a spectacular show for the world to see when the performers aren't trained professionals? For Shiamak Davar, anything is possible.
Apr 4th, 2013