“One of the most exciting things about smaller film festivals is the possibility of seeing the kind of movie that one might not get to see otherwise. That’s what makes Tomas Street’s ‘Fugue’ such a great discovery.”
“While not every film in this BITS shorts showcase completely hits its mark, each has something to offer. It’s refreshing to see this array of talent on display from Canadian creators.”
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Critics in Conversation: Manuela Lazic and Adam Nayman – First Cinematic Loves, Current Inspirations and Finding Your Voice
In the first part of a three-chapter conversation conducted over months via a large Google Doc, film critics Manuela Lazic and Adam Nayman discuss what makes a writer’s voice, colleagues that keep inspiring them and how, a generation apart, they became interested in movies and writing.
“This is a trio dwelling on the sharp, atonal edge of post-punk”
“Out of a fractured, tentative world, Kazik Radwanski created a strong and whole short film.”
“As Segall’s self-assurance increased, so did his funny banter.”
“The brooding ominousness Van Maele plays with throughout seems to run through many of this year’s European offerings.”
“This is the closest anyone has come to the Head-era Monkees.”