The Battle of Algiers (1966) – Gillo Pontecorvo

The next big title in DK Canada’s The Movie Book is a film that, perhaps, resonates with even more importance now than it did when it was first released. Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers is a fascinating, brutal, and dark watch that shows us the true face of war and it’s effect on all sides…

The Dam Busters (1955) – Michael Anderson

As I return to the war genre I plunge into the events of World War II and the creation of a ‘bouncing bomb’ that would help the Allies against the Nazis. The film is based on two books, one by Paul Brickhill about the creation of the weapon, and the other by Guy Gibson about…

Murdoch Mysteries S07E01 – Murdoch Ahoy

  The CBC is proud to see the return of celebrated Canadian detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) in the season 7 opener this evening. In typical Murdoch style we see a wonderful blending of elements forming a highly enjoyable season opener, as Murdoch, Brackenreid (Thomas Craig), and Dr. Julia Ogden (Helene Joy) board the S.S….