THE HOLDOVERS Review – The Holiday Movie You Didn’t Know You Needed

Upon first glance, this period piece, directed by Alexander Payne and set in a New England prep school over the 1970/71 Christmas break gives off a whiff of the boarding school classic DEAD POETS SOCIETY (1989). Yet it quickly morphs into a very different film which goes in totally unexpected directions. The boarding school here […]

TIFF Reaction – Hey, Viktor!

In recent years, Chris Eyre’s 1998 film Smoke Signals has been the source of a thousand memes shared by Indigenous people. Among the most popular have been images of Thomas Builds-the-Fire (Evan Adams) calling out “Hey, Victor!” to Victor Joseph (Adam Beach) in a distinctive rez accent. In Hey, Viktor!, actor Cody Lightning, who played the child version […]