Authors Posts by Mitch Huttema

Mitch Huttema

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Understanding the uncanny

In the second English-language film, and fifth feature-length film of his career, director Yorgos Lanthimos continues to create weird cinema that analyzes the human...

Logan Lucky lucks out

The heist film is an iconic portion of America's film history and Logan Lucky comes as the most recent and enjoyable in this tradition. Unlike...

Fred Penner’s new album is here

Terry Fox, Nellie McClung, David Suzuki, and Margaret Atwood are all great Canadian heroes every child in Canada learns about at some point in...

Grand Theft Terra Firma steals the show

The latest exhibition at Abbotsford's Reach Gallery Museum brings a unique approach to the narrative of Canada's colonial history. Titled Grand Theft Terra Firma (GTTF),...

Get Out only really scares you once you get out of...

Get Out has been touted as a horror film crossed with a comedy. More accurately, it’s a dark comedy or a thriller. The reason...

Canadaland not an Imposter at UFV

Last Saturday night, March 18, 20-some-odd 20-some-odd-year-olds gathered in the front two rows of the theatre in B101 to listen to the live recording...

Snapshot: So what if it’s 2017

So it's 2017 now. Safe to say, whining and delusion hit a real solid peak in late 2016. Celebrity deaths took a toll on North America's collective cultural consciousness as real events of trauma (i.e. trucks plowing through Christmas markets) made their way to the back burners of concern. But never fear, for refuge seems to be found in the fact that 2017 is a new year, in which better things are possible.

Pratt and Lawrence aren’t the only Passengers

If you came looking for a thriller along the lines of the Alien or Star Trek franchises, you're in the wrong theatre, walk next door to see Rogue One, that'll serve you better. But if you and your spouse, or your mom, or your sibling feel like watching a relationship play out in the isolated frontier of space, queue on up.

Mistakes happen, some are worse than others

Mistakes happen and sometimes they are just unavoidable. Part of being a human includes occasionally making errors, and that’s likely never going to change. Unfortunately, sometimes those mistakes can profoundly affect a large number of people, no matter how unintentional they might be.

Boardwalk Cafe and Games brings fun and games to Abbotsford

If you’ve ever wanted a night out, something more than dinner and less than just drinking, a game cafe might be just what you’re looking for — and the best part is Abbotsford is about to get its very own.