Part of the Art, Design, & Architecture Series • Co-Presented by Maker Expo - a diverse, family-friendly showcase of makers, artists & organizations who create amazing things in celebration of the do-it-yourself spirit happening Sept 19 at Kitchener City Hall
“Television used to value public intellectuals a lot more than it does today. TV’s idea of a celebrity included Broadway impresarios, publishing magnates, newspaper columnists, and any man or woman who could quip knowledgeably about current events. It was in this environment that...
“Dedicated to the potentially deadly tension between cyclists and drivers, Swedish director Fredrik Gertten’s documentary gets at something much more complex: the way our cities are designed, and the implications for humankind.
“Paul Weitz has hand-tailored Lilly Tomlin a honey of a role in Grandma. Playing an ill-tempered lesbian on an all-day odyssey to raise the money her granddaughter needs for an abortion, Tomlin is in her glorious element.
“A high-tech, high-octane, high-fiving addition to the venerable 'Mountain Film' sub-genre, Meru is an engaging and cumulatively exhilarating debut from wife-and-husband team Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin.
“One of the most delightfully loony movies to come out of Canada in ages, this assuredly kooky, gorgeous, and surreal take on 1960s values is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. It’s a perfect example of a completely original film that has no comparison and throws everything at the...
Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both called Antipholus), and one pair of estranged twin servants (both called Dromio), keep them in ignorance of each other and throw them into a city with a reputation for sorcery, and you have all the ingredients for theatrical chaos.
“A wicked little chiller full of foreboding and malevolent twists, Goodnight Mommy is the first narrative feature from writer-directors Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala. This insidious tale of a mother-son bond gone haywire is squirm-inducing stuff.