Gordon Pinsent

The Great Wall, not so great, A Cure for Wellness, slow acting, and real BC history at The End of the Road

Also salutations in film for Gordon Pinsent and the return of an Oscar contender named Ove

Black rage in The Birth of a Nation, countering Holocaust Denial and more VIFF picks

Also Two Lovers and a Bear with Tatiana Maslany and The Girl on the Train with Emily Blunt

Street Corner Thug

Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, as Simone Signoret once pointed out. But sometimes the memories and memorabilia do match up.