DVD Review: HIGH (1967)

  A fortunate encounter at this years edition of Fantasia has led me to a treasure trove of Larry Kent (Canada’s godfather of indie and counterculture cinema who has been active from the early sixties right up to two new films in the past 4 years) DVDs which I will be exploring over the next couple weeks. The kick-off is the drug psychedelic...

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A Martin Scorsese Marathon

“Basically, you make another movie, and another, and hopefully you feel good about every picture you make. And you say, ‘My name is on that. I did that. It’s OK’. But don’t get me wrong, I still get excited by it all. That, I hope, will never disappear.” – Martin Scorsese For the better part of the last three decades, I have been a fan of Martin...

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Spotlight on: Ray Winstone

Having recently seen The Proposition for the first time, I was impressed enough with Ray Winstone’s performance to delve a little deeper into his work. As it turns out, he’s had a very interesting, not to mention impressive, career thus far. I’m not sure exactly how regular a posting this Spotlight On series will become, but I can say that, if it does...

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