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Short take - Ottawa Animation Fest

Review: The best of the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival

The Canadians produce the best animation programs and prove it again with this international selection.
Canadian animations
By PEG ALOI  |  January 27, 2012
mekons-l

The Mekons | Ancient & Modern

Considering that the Mekons have made almost 20 albums and have been around since CHiPS debuted on television (1977), they are keeping it pretty fresh.
Bloodshot (2011)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  September 23, 2011
Nicole Atkins is back

Nicole Atkins finds peace in her darkness

A lot seemed to go wrong for Atkins after Columbia Records released her classic-pop imbued debut Neptune City four years ago. The singer of the newly rechristened Nicole Atkins and the Black Sea watched everyone responsible for getting her signed to a
Fade to black
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  August 12, 2011
Septien; short take

Review: Septien

What can be done with this unhappy home? Enter a self-appointed minister with messianic impulses.
A magnificent exorcism
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 15, 2011
devil all the time review

Donald Ray Pollock's over-the-top gothic

Donald Ray Pollock's first novel is called The Devil All the Time , and that's exactly what's wrong with it.
Biblical fury
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  July 08, 2011