Film Review: The Glass Castle – a teacher in family dynamics and how it shapes us

  The Glass Castle is a vibrant feature film by Destin Daniel Cretton (Short Term 12) based on former gossip columnist and American writer Jeanette Wall’s 2005 memoir of the same name. The film recounts Walls’ tumultuous childhood which saw the Walls family move constantly, squat in unimaginable living quarters and deal with unkept promises […]

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Calgary Cinematheque’s Annual Focus Series puts spotlight on actress Tilda Swinton

CALGARY — This season, the Calgary Cinematheque has made British actress Tilda Swinton their centre of interest for its Annual Focus Series. Four films featuring Swinton were carefully selected: the British arthouse film The Last of England, directed by the late English director Derek Jarman; I Am Love, the Italian drama by director Luca Guadagnino; the thriller Young Adam by Scottish […]

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