Gary Shannon
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Gary is a 23 year old film and television writer based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Movie Review: ‘The Mermaid’

Despite The Mermaid proving to be a massive commercial and critical success in China, I hope that this bizarre, hilarious surrealist comedy proves equally potent in the U.S. market, whose status quo f…

The Film Canon: Munich (2005)

Munich is a historical epic boasting an identity crisis. It’s an angry, vengeful and violent statement, but it’s also empathetic and vastly despondent. Munich forces itself to relive bad memorie…

Movie Review: ‘Risen’

The popular resurgence of Christian cinema has experienced something of a critical backlash in recent years. The reasoning is rather simple and doesn’t involve religion or belief; it’s simply that mos…

Movie Review: ‘Theeb’

One of the inevitabilities surrounding the Jordanian film Theeb are its comparisons to David Lean’s formative 1961 epic, Lawrence of Arabia. This is a mostly sound comparison, both films feature…