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TIFF 2022: Godland, by David Bax

According to the text onscreen at the beginning of the film, Hlynur Pálmason‘s Godland is inspired by a collection of 19th century photographic plates discovered in the Icelandic wilderness, apparently taken by a Danish priest. This is a fiction invented...

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TIFF 2022: The Grab, by David Bax

It’s difficult, when writing about an issues-advocacy documentary–especially one as effective as Gabriela Cowperthwaite‘s The Grab–not to just turn around and spout back the lessons learned and truths uncovered by the movie, turning a review into a list of talking...

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Peter von Kant: Man Alive, by David Bax

There’s a distinction to be made, for what it’s worth, that François Ozon’s new film, Peter von Kant, is not technically an adaption of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1972 film The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant but rather a new...