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La Scorta – You Can’t Lose With Him

Posted by Pat on November 20, 2014 in Uncategorized |

In American gangster movies, the Mafia usually appears in loud, showy images. Within approaches as different as the high opera of the first two Godfather films (or the feeble comic book of The Godfather, Part III) or Martin Scorsese’s sprightly dance-of-death realism in GoodFellas, the dons and soldiers of La Cosa Nostra parade their brutality […]

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Montreal’s World Film Festival Continues To Amaze

Posted by Pat on November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized |

The Montreal World Film Festival screens a vast number of films – most of them European, Latin American, and Asian – while showing few big-budget Hollywood works. Montreal is known as a festival of moviegoers while its rival, the Toronto International Festival, is viewed as more market and industry oriented. One of Quebec’s most prominent […]