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Every December around this time, I sit down to make a list of all the films I’ve seen in the previous year so that I can craft my best-and-worst ‘Pie piece. I write them all down and put them under on…
No Country for Old Men - This perfectly-made Coen Brothers film astonished me with its dusty, Texan look, its wry and sad tone, its shocking violence, and its unresolved ending. If this wins Best Pict…
You know, I thought 2006 was a supremely meh year for movies, but 2007 managed to top its predecessor. Finding truly memorable films or moments was tough. Nonetheless, let’s reflect... 10 Films I Rea…
Romance and Cigarettes. The most delightful and original movie of 2007 was made in 2005. It breaks the rules, and your heart. Silly, but never ridiculous. There Will Be Blood. P.T. Anderson's epic o…
If you grew up with the movies of Corey Feldman and Corey Haim, chances are you freaked out with excitement and delight when you heard about the new reality show, The Two Coreys. Oh, maybe you disguis…
How could you not be caught up in the frenzy of Harry Potter-mania in this last week? Now, I, for one, have only read the first book, but I have seen all the movies. Hey, now... don't think that I did…
We loved John Dahl's latest film You Kill Me here at The Pie, so we couldn't have been more thrilled when he agreed to sit down and answer some of our questions. Here the director of Red Rock West, Th…
Here we are at the end of another lackluster year at the movies. Out of all the releases in 2006, I was passionate about seeing only three: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, The Lake House, …
10 movies that I really liked in 2006: C.R.A.Z.Y. - A fabulous, funny, rich, tearjerker coming-of-age film that won a slew of awards in Canada, played film festivals, then inexplicably went straigh…
Huh. Oh well. More than anything else, 2006 seems to have been the Year of Mediocrity, where the vast majority of films wound up in the “meh” pile, and only a few truly amazing or abysmally bad flicks…
For me, one of the treats of this year's film festival season was hearing the saga of my friends' short film The Raftman's Razor first getting accepted at the Sundance Film Festival, then barrelling t…
2002 has turned into quite a banner year for Sarah Waters. At 36, the Welsh-born, London-based writer found herself to be the youngest author on the 2002 shortlist for literature's prestigious Booker …