“Few films in recent years have succeeded to this degree in capturing the infinite possibilities of imagination and curiosity to shape a better world. But Poor Things also maintains consistent playfulness and a light comedic touch. It’s a film that never allows its characters to forget the violence of birth while also finding the poetic beauty that underlines the cruelty of our existence.”
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“How long is the Legault government prepared to let Quebecers suffer?”
Barbie leads this year’s noms, including in the new Cinematic and Box Office Achievement category, reserved for blockbusters that made over $100M in the U.S. (and at least an additional $50M worldwide).
“It was a historic moment when federal and provincial politicians found the courage to push aside the strikes paralyzing our schools and hospitals, our overflowing ERs and a national housing and cost-of-living crisis so they could bravely unite to strike the final blow in the relentless war against Christmas.”
4 out of 5 stars
“While artists are reduced to licking their lips in anticipation of corporate gruel — the average payment from Spotify is $0.004 per play — smug CEO Daniel Ek slashed 17% of Spotify staff three weeks before Xmas to increase profits.”
One of the greatest directors working today sits down for a chat about his critically acclaimed latest film.