Could there be something in the Winnipeg water supply, or is it those long, frozen winters? Whatever the cause, it seems that each new film from Manitoba's capital is freakier than the last. Some, like the sui generis
mini-masterpieces of Guy Maddin, are brilliant, while others, like this indescribable feature from Noam Gonick (author of the Bruce LaBruce profile Ride, Queer, Ride!
and director of Maddin bio GUY MADDIN: WAITING FOR TWILIGHT), are, well, indescribable. The film's action takes place on the desolate outskirts of Winnipeg, on the eve of what could well be the Apocalypse. Pot-smoking, amyl nitrate-sniffing DJ Sabu (Jeremie Yuen) works at an ...