The Pain Behind The Smiles: Owen Wilson

The Pain Behind The Smiles: Owen Wilson

Resource If you have thoughts about suicide or want to speak to someone: In Toronto, your contact is Toronto Distress Centre Crisis Line: (416) 408-4357 Survivor Support Program: (416) 595-1716 If you are in Canada and live in a different city or province head to…

A Salute to Father Figures

A Salute to Father Figures

A salute to father figures Morris from America (Hartigan, 2016) stars Craig Robbinson and Markees Christmas The title of Father can be a proud crown to wear but one that can weigh heavy on a person’s head. These father figures are just humans trying to…

Films and Shows about LGBTrights

Films and Shows about LGBTrights

Films and Shows about LGBT+ rights May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia To celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, here are a few films and shows that recognize the hardships and challenges that a community, including allies, struggles to…

The Radical Self-Love of Penelope Alvarez

The Radical Self-Love of Penelope Alvarez

The Radical Self-Love of Penelope Alvarez By: Shaunna Quin When CreateBeing asked me to write about self-love, I had to do it with nothing but authenticity. I mulled my options but, for me, everything comes down to where I might see myself in pop culture.…

Film Friday: Seduction in Goodfellas

Film Friday: Seduction in Goodfellas

Film Friday: Seduction in Goodfellas Sure, ma, I settle down with a nice girl every night, then I’m free the next morning. We focus our topic on seduction, using our senses in film. The film in focus: Goodfellas, Martin Scorsese (1990) If you haven’t seen…

Film Friday:  Life Lessons from Empire Records

Film Friday: Life Lessons from Empire Records

Happy Rex Manning Day! Empire Records, open til midnight, this is Mark. I’ve always wanted to work at Empire Records (Moyle, 1995). Since I first watched it, I knew this is the type of fun, supportive workplace I wanted to work. I watched this movie…

FILM FRIDAY: The Darjeeling Limited

FILM FRIDAY: The Darjeeling Limited

It’s on the Itinerary under TBD If you couldn’t tell already, I am a lover of Wes Anderson’s films. The one that stole my heart is The Royal Tennambaums. We will save that one for another day. I want to introduce to you The Darjeeling…

Film Friday: Liberated

Film Friday: Liberated

David and I watched a doctumentary on Netflix titled Liberated: The Next Sexual Revolution (Benjamin Nolot, 2017) It definitely ignited something within us. As a film student it wasn’t new to discuss the male gaze, social and gender expecatations/anxiety inspired by the media and in…

Film Friday: Hector and the Search for Happiness

Film Friday: Hector and the Search for Happiness

Hector and the Search for Happiness Trailer If you don’t want spoilers, I recommend not watching the trailer. The Happiness of the Pursuit Like most people, we are in the pursuit of happiness. There are books, films, poems, etc. that lead us to finding our…