Creativity

The Illusionist

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead   Alice in The Illusionist. Screenwriter-director Sylvain Chomet chose to go the old-school route when he adapted French comedy legend Jacques Tati's previously unmade script…

VIFF’s eco docs

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead It seems more like a decade than a year since VIFF last came round. Make that two decades. With Copenhagen’s failure fast becoming a…

Ordinary yet compelling

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead America Ferrera is a long way from the territory of hit comedy television series Ugly Betty in her latest cinematic venture The Dry Land, which Ferrara stars…