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Comments: 0Sunday, August 21, 2016 06:48:49 PM
Der müde Tod, which translates into Weary Death or as it's more commonly know as Destiny, is one of Fritz Lang's early silent cinema masterpieces. It wasn't quite a success when it was first released, in Germany it wasn't German enough for audiences and in the U.S. Douglas Fairbanks Sr. bought the distribution rights and then didn't release it because he wanted to copy som
Comments: 0Sunday, August 14, 2016 06:32:02 PM
Before he made such silent classics like Metropolis, Fritz Lang started his film career as a writer in the late 1910s. In 1919 Lang made his first couple of movies, Halbblut and Der Herr der Liebe. Both of those films are lost.Lang was then original assigned to direct The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Lang knew the screenwriters and helped them sell the story to the production company Lang worked for)
Comments: 0Sunday, August 7, 2016 10:13:30 PM
One of my all time favourite action adventure films has recently made the leap into high def and onto Blu-ray thanks to the good folks at Kino Lorber who keep putting movies out onto Blu-ray that the bigger studios, like Fox for example, couldn't bother with. So today's Sunday Matinee is the 1940 The Mark of Zorro. Zorro first appeared in the serialized story The Curse of Capistrano writte
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:29:49 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Wildwood Fire ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Wildwood Fire comes from Wildwood Flower Productions in Rosebud, Alberta. The play is a love letter to country music as it takes you behind the scenes of the drama between Carter family matriarch Maybelle and daughter June Cater who was married to the Man in Black himsel
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:29:03 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Perpetual Wednesday ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Perpetual Wednesday is a madcap magician show from White Collar Crimes Theatre from Portland, Oregon.                Written and performed by Jacob Trillo and Anthony Arnista , the play foll
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:28:04 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Big Bayou Black ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Big Bayou Black comes from Murray Murray Productions from Portland, Oregon and is the one woman show starring Melissa Murray that offers a coming of age experience that shapes the rest of Murray's life.          &nb
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:26:43 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
James and Jamesey In The Dark ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                James and Jamsey come from Vancouver, and are performed by Aaron Malkin and Alastair Knowles in a surreal  70 min production of two men with lamps on their heads  figuring out creation.          
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:25:20 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Scumm: A Manifesto ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdamsScumm:  A Manifesto comes from local company, Scantily Glad Theatre and offers a raw, unapologetic look at modern feminism.Written and performed by S.E. Grummett and Caitlin Zacherias, who play dual roles, the play weaves back and forth from modern day wioth characters, Robyn  and Marie as well going back and showing the relationship between Val
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:24:23 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Thunderfoot ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Thunderfoot is a one man show crossed with Tim Burton's Big Fish. A story told with truths and lies melded with a lot of heart.From  Life and Depth in Vancouver, performer, Aaron Malkin tells the story of his mother's passing and trying to cope with it as a bo
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:23:39 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Life ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Life comes from local company, Canaberry Productions. Written and directed by Wade Klassen, "Life" tells his personal story coming to grips with the after effects of a stroke.                The
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:22:43 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Stan and the Singularity ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Stan and the Singularity comes from local company, Fifth Wall Theatre,  written by Shawn Thomas Erker and performed and directed by Mikhael Rob Wirt and stars Derek Wilson as Stan and AJ Trew as the voice of the computer.     &nbs
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:21:20 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
The Gay Card ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdamsThe Gay Card is a raw one man show from local group, Sexual Spacewalk Theatre and written, directed by Logan Martin Arcand,                The Gay Card tells the story of a young man navigating the online dating world and trying new relationships in a very raw performance from Arcand.&nb
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:20:32 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Bad Rabbit ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Bad Rabbit comes from Christache Plays from Vancouver and delivers a live theatre spectacle that you won't soon forget.                Performer, Chris Ross, plays Rabbit who has to help God judg
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:19:28 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
 Bushel and Peck ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Bushel and Peck comes from Stephanie Morin Robert from Vancouver. is a dark absurd comical experience that at times borders on David Lynchian levels.Performed by Alastair Knowles  and Robert, Bushel and Peck is less a show and more of an experience , sliced
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 07:18:45 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Magic Unicorn Island ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Jayson McDonald returns to Saskatoon Fringe with a new one man show from Black Sheep Theatre's "Magic Unicorn Island. Coming from Ottawa, McDonalds's shows have been a staple of the fringe circuits and have garnered him high praise such as past produc
Comments: 0Saturday, August 6, 2016 04:08:14 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Rosebuds Through Time  *Special Fringe Event* ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                The Rosebuds are back for a special, two night event, "Through Time", a Doctor Who themed burlesque show at the Broadway Theatre.                For
Comments: 0Thursday, August 4, 2016 07:35:53 PM
A couple of disclaimers before getting to the review of Suicide Squad. I don’t have strong feelings towards either Marvel or DC. The Dark Knight is a superb film, so is Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Similarly, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is indefensible and Iron Man 2 is lazy. I just care for good movies, no matter the source.Based on the
Comments: 0Wednesday, August 3, 2016 11:31:53 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
The Philip And Lucinda Show ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Philip and Lucinda is a love letter to absurdum, vaudeville and performance art.                Coming from Grand Salta Theatre in Toronto, performers, Myke Franz and Zita Nyarady ar
Comments: 0Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:07:17 AM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Tesla Ex Machina ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Tesla Ex Machina is a one man show that comes from actor and writer, Ricky Coates , from Seattle, Washington.                Tesla is the story of Nikola Tesla, his dreams, his fears and his ne
Comments: 0Monday, August 1, 2016 11:41:36 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
The Witch and Bitch Sessions ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                From local company, EvilStick Productions comes a comedy about two women fighting for their very souls from the devil himself.                The play stars Yvonne Addai and Jillian
Comments: 0Monday, August 1, 2016 11:21:55 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Caws and Effect ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                From Mind of a Snail in Vancouver, comes a shadow puppet adventure that is unlike anything else you will see at the Fringe.                Written, directed and performed by Chloé Ziner and Je
Comments: 0Monday, August 1, 2016 11:06:47 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Shadows in Bloom ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Is Quadruple threat a word? If it isn't, it should be and Gemma Wilcox is it.                Coming from  London, UK, Wilcox brings a madcap hurricane to this one woman show as she eff
Comments: 0Sunday, July 31, 2016 06:51:12 PM
The fifth Bourne movie opened this weekend to average reviews and a big box office opening. It's been 14 years since Matt Damon first appeared on screen as bad ass spy Jason Bourne. Today's Sunday Matinee is first in the series, 2002's The Bourne Identity. The Bourne Identity was based on a 1980 novel by Robert Ludlum. The book was adapted into a three hour movie in 1988 starring Richa
Comments: 0Saturday, July 30, 2016 05:27:58 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Charlatan ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                It's impossible to accurately review a show like Charlatan because  every  performance from Vancouver magician, Travis Bernhardt is different .                In fact, the best way to ge
Comments: 0Saturday, July 30, 2016 05:26:51 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Peach ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Peach is a dramedy, a one woman show starring the titular, Peach, that is a play dripping with fun quirky heart.                Written and directed by Danielle Roy, Peach is about the neurotic adventures
Comments: 0Saturday, July 30, 2016 05:24:37 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Falling Awake ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Falling Awake is a exactly what a Fringe should be. Weird, surreal, absurd and laced with performance  theatre that by time you walk out either you're thinking "What was that?" with confusion or leaving with a big grin plastered on your face . &nb
Comments: 0Saturday, July 30, 2016 05:23:09 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Rat Tales ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Rat Tales is one of three Kids Fringe show this season. It comes from local company, Shadow Players.Directed by Kelsi Moser, Rat Tales is about fairy tales and morality stories told from the rats perspective.           &
Comments: 0Saturday, July 30, 2016 05:22:28 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
Diamond Girls ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams                Diamond  Girls comes from a affiliation of Menagerie Productions  and Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame.                Written by Maureen Ulrich, directed by Kenn McLeod and starring Mal
Comments: 0Saturday, July 30, 2016 05:20:59 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
The Famous Haydell Sisters Comeback Tour ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams            Haydell Sisters Comeback Tour is a love letter to country music and the love and friendship between two sisters reuniting for the first time since 1993.            Sadie Bowman and Donna Kay Yarborough play sister
Comments: 0Saturday, July 30, 2016 05:18:43 PM
 By: Ezekiel McAdams
The Fabulist ReviewBy Ezekiel McAdams            Coming from local musician, Jeffrey Popeiel of Minor Matter, The Fabulist is one of three Kids shows this season. The Fabulist is a rendition of Aesop's Fables performed in a folksy quirky irreverent fashion.            Performed with&nb