Film Talk

THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE SEVENTIES: #8

By John H. Foote 8. CABARET (1972) I consider this film to be the greatest musical film ever made. Watching Cabaret the first time was like seeing the birth of the American musical, nothing like it had even been made, nothing like it possessed such artistry. It felt as though a bolt of lightning had…

MORE FROM THE BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

By Marie-Renee Goulet OUT THE BACK DOORS – Short Films 55 minutes – 4 films – Mountain Sports, Adventure & Exploration, Snow Sports “Leave your passport at home because sometimes the best journeys are those taken right out the back door. Running, fly fishing, bike-packing, and skiing adventures close to home – wherever that may be…

FINALLY: GAYS, MOVIES AND GETTING IT RIGHT

By Craig Leask In 2016 the film Carol which starred Cate Blanchett as a bored housewife who falls in love with an aspiring female photographer (Rooney Mara)  earned six Oscar nominations. The following year Moonlight, a film ultimately about a gay black youth struggling to find acceptance and his identity in a world filled with…