Category Archive for 'Movie Review'

arts meme

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

John at Musings from Myopia tagged me for a meme about literature, music, film and art. I’ve tried to answer the questions as best I can. Rather than tag anyone in particular, if you like this meme, why don’t you answer the questions either on your blog (if you have one), [...]

clear water

Friday, February 2nd, 2007

This week, I’ve been thinking about rivers, lakes, canoes, and water. Maybe it’s just the weather. It’s finally turned cold and the rivers have frozen over. Last weekend, we saw ice-fishing huts here and there along the Rideau on our return home from hiking at the forestry centre.
Perhaps it was going out to [...]

atanarjuat – the fast runner

Thursday, January 4th, 2007

Atanarjuat – The Fast Runner
Igloolik Isuma Productions ©2000
Running time: 2 h. 52 min.
Language: Inuktitut with optional English or French subtitles
Available in DVD.
I’ve been meaning to watch Atanarjuat – The Fast Runner for quite some time. It’s a movie that received great critical acclaim at international movie festivals following its release in 2001. [...]

nature and architecture documentaries – 3 reviews

Friday, November 17th, 2006

At this time of the year, I find myself spending more time indoors. As I’m not an indoors person, I don’t take well to the confinement. However, I do try to make the best of the situation by catching up on some reading and similar pursuits. A couple of years ago, I [...]

being caribou – a review

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

Last night, I watched an extraordinary documentary film. Being Caribou, is a National Film Board of Canada (NFB) production, shot on location and “en route” by Leanne Allison, the cinematographer half of a husband and wife team – the other half being wildlife biologist, park warden and writer, Karsten Heuer. The film traces [...]