My movie map of Winnipeg — part two

Continuing my personal tour of Winnipeg’s vanishing downtown movie theatres … In the late ’70s, the city got its first multiplex. In the downtown Eaton Place mall, just across Graham Avenue from the Eaton’s department store, seven very small screening rooms were built just off the second floor food court (average capacity about 65 seats). […]

The Roxy Theatre, Neepawa

When I moved from Newfoundland to Manitoba in the spring of 1973, I spent the first two months in the small town of Neepawa – a community of about 4000, 110 miles north-west of Winnipeg. There wasn’t much there; mostly a lumber yard and numerous farm equipment dealerships. But it had both a movie theatre […]

Blasts from the past

Francesco Rosi’s Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979):
Criterion Blu-ray review

Jodorowsky’s Dune: the triumph of imagination

They don’t make ’em like that any more …

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