Tag Archives: Ben Stiller

September 20

TIFF 2017: Brad’s Status

There is a wealth of films that have looked at men going through what can only be called mid-life crisis. By all accounts Brad Sloan (Ben Stiller) seems to be going through one, at least internally. From the outside, his life seems to be pretty good. He is the head of a non-profit organization, his […]

February 03

The Auteurs: Noah Baumbach

One of the new voices to emerge in the mid-1990s, Noah Baumbach is a filmmaker that has a talent for making compelling films about people dealing with changes in their lives. After bursting onto the scene with his first feature film in 1995’s Kicking and Screaming, his career came to a brief halt following back-to-back […]

February 20

Six Degrees: Sports Underdogs

As a Canadian, being a fan of hockey was imprinted on me from birth. Given our country’s history with the sport, it is no surprise that whenever the Winter Olympics come around most of us obsess about when, not if, Canada will claim gold. Our overconfidence as a nation when it comes to hockey is […]