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PREVIEW – Cinequest Film & VR Festival – Princess Picks 2017

It’s here, it’s here! The most wonderful time of the year! CINEQUEST! In just a week the streets will be flowing with lanyard wearing cinema-heads, the Stella will be generously flowing and the viewing venues will be occupied with laugher, tears, shifting … Continue reading

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PRINCESS PICK’S – CINEQUEST TOP TEN PICKS TO SEE!

The Cinequest Film Festival opens next week and I’ve got the catalog all marked up and cross referenced with friend’s picks, submitted my day of PTO in order to catch films I can’t fit in any other time than the … Continue reading

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REVIEW – The Grand Seduction – Cinequest (Guest Reviewer W. Fred Crow)

By Guest Reviewer, W. Fred Crow Cinequest opened their 2014 season Tuesday, March 4, with a teaser and a pleaser, and in general, an agreeable comedy for the theatre. Directed by Don McKellar, ‘The Grand Seduction’ didn’t seduce us so … Continue reading

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Review – Grand Piano – Cinequest

Cinequest is on fire this year, people.  Last night’s Grand Piano viewing was a treat and a half, a stimulating and stirring cinematic experience that had me marveling at how much could be packed into each second of a 90 … Continue reading

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MINI REVIEW – Hunting Elephants – CINEQUEST

There are a significant number of people who feel strongly that a film that has (Sir) Patrick Stewart in it can do no wrong. While I willingly admit that I tend to lean that direction for often than not, I … Continue reading

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Mini Review – Inercia – Cinequest Film Festival

I suppose, if I dug down deep into the feelings surrounding my first real heartbreak at the ridiculously late age 28, I could find some things that I’m not proud of. In our lowest, most vulnerable, most wounded states, we … Continue reading

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MINI Review- Blood Punch – Cinequest

If Groundhog Day, Memento, Breaking Bad and a large segment of the horror films released in the last decade were to somehow procreate, the resulting love/WTF child would be the awesomely bizarre, witty and twisted film Blood Punch.  With strong psychological thriller, romance, horror … Continue reading

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