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Fake it ’til you make it: the myth of the blockbuster

When you try to define what a blockbuster is, you may find yourself a little confused. Before Jaws arrived in 1975, a blockbuster was a film that gained traction through word of mouth, eventually going on to make plenty of money. That makes perfect sense. Calling a...

Knowing what to expect: actors who are always the same

Since the days that people began to actually care about who created the films we watched, we also started making assumptions based solely on who is starring in, writing, or directing the newest films. Audiences knew what to expect if Charlie Chaplin was making a new...

Wild world: the Crocker family on All the Time in the World

Every summer, a large number of Canadians and their families retreat from bustling metropolises to rural, wooded, or lakefront cabins and islands with hopes of recharging their batteries and getting away from the daily grind and weekly stressors. In this day and age,...