Karyn Kusama’s film has its hard-boiled clichés but hits the right notes with its low-key grit.
Legends of the fall, more death metal than most can manage, local bands and some gems from Vancouver.
The top gigs of the week PLUS goodbye to a true metal legend.
* Common Aliens art exhibition and panel discussion
* Stripped: Naked Fashion Show fundraiser for the Sexual Health Network of Quebec
* Le Cypher live hip hop night at le Bleury Bar à Vinyle
* Destroyer (with a full band) and Jennifer Castle play Théâtre Fairmount
* Thelonious Monk night at Résonance
* LGBT Film Fest at Cinéma du Parc begins with Tab Hunter Confidential
* Mark Lavorato launch at D&Q
* Three Night Stand premieres at Cinéma du Parc
* A Touch of Sin at the PHI Centre
* Kaleidoscopes at TRH Bar
* Destroyer play Il Motore with Camp
* High Klassified, RYAN Playground and Jay London at Apt. 200
6 stellar shows happening this week (and 3 of them are on Sunday?!) PLUS: An Important Drone Record Recommendation