Dream big

Posted by · 5:00 pm · November 6th, 2008

I think, as of today, Deepa Mehta is officially the bravest woman in movies. My reason for saying this? Well, she’s only taking on the small task of filming Salman Rushdie’s “Midnight’s Children,” a novel so vast in scope and fanciful in tone that no filmmaker has dared touch it since its publication in 1981. […]

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TIFF adds Canadian titles

Posted by · 11:51 am · July 16th, 2008

If there is a single aspect to the Toronto International Film Festival I enjoy most, it is the fact that the programmers have never lost sight of the event’s original mandate: showcasing homegrown talent in this country. Alongside the films that will no doubt be in the thick of this year’s Oscar season, a number […]

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