Emotional Arithmetic Reviews

April 18, 2008
A piece of advice for Canadian filmmakers -- don't make movies out of dreary CanLit novels. They're easy enough to spot.
September 25, 2007
Generally solid performances.
September 22, 2007
There's a dense compression here that's meant to be elliptical and allusive but has just the opposite effect. Rather than resonate, the compression suffocates the life out of the picture and every actor in it.
November 30, 2017
As these characters unravel their past, there's a tone of unresolved negotiation to the drama itself, as if they're still trying to figure out what kind of movie they're making.
April 18, 2009
The impeccable cast help make this sombre work engaging
April 18, 2008
An interesting story, but the storytelling doesn't add up.
September 22, 2007
A "Never Forget" PSA done up as a Bergmanesque psychodrama...
September 22, 2007
Earnest and fact-filled ... and completely inert; it's like looking at a civics class diorama.
September 19, 2007
The sort of film one dreads encountering at a film festival...