Three Days Grace. Serena Ryder. Thousand Foot Krutch. C.S.S. The Strumbellas. Royal Wood. Ronnie Hawkins. I Mother Earth. The Lonely Parade. … Neil Young? "Wow, that’s a great list of musicians, Tyler," you say. "You have a great music taste."...
I just drank a glass of eggnog without realizing it expired, my cat is chewing the Christmas tree, and my five-year-old, Ellis, just shoved a candy cane up his nose. Happy fucking holidays. I always thought that when I had children,...
Cinema throughout the 20th, and now 21st century has served as a coping measure for the traumas that society is unable to reconcile for themselves. The Godzilla franchise in Japan has been used to heal and come to terms...
During their lifelong friendship, Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn have always strived to experiment with both forms of cinema and theater. My Dinner with Andre takes place in only one location, but the screenplay engages the viewer in every...
Sunday marked the world premiere of Lester Alfonso’s documentary memoir Birthmark at the ReFrame Film Festival. Birthmark delves into the process of making this film and Alfonso’s personal journey to rewrite the story of his birthmark. As a Peterborough...

Reframe: A Review

There isn't much to look forward to in January in Canada. Once the gaiety and good cheer of the holiday period fade away and the Gregorian calendar has marked the passing of a new year, January seems pretty bleak....
Vanya on 42nd Street is a wonderful experiment in both the medium of film and theater. Thanks to Andre Gregory’s love for the stage and Louis Malle’s masterful craft, this little-known theatrical rendition of Chekhov’s famous play has been...
Do you know what’s a fun way to pass the time when you’re home for the holidays, your parent’s house doesn’t have internet access, and everyone’s gone back to work? Well, if you have a secret dream of being...
The first week of classes can be a trying time for many of us. Returning home from the general comfort (for most) of the holiday break to our student houses littered with empty beer cans and having numerous syllabi...

Alternative Christmas

Turning on your TV and radio during the holidays can be a polarizing action. Ahh, TV! Only really encountered these days during the holidays, when we rush back to our families who still get gouged by cable companies, while...