Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013)

Rhymes for Young Ghouls
Director: Jeff Barnaby
Writer: Jeff Barnaby
Cast: Devery Jacobs, Glen Gould, Brandon Oakes, Roseanne Supernault, Mark Antony Krupa, Cody Bird, Nathan Alexis, Kenneth D’Ailleboust, Kent McQuaid, Katherine Sorbey
Seen on: 17.7.2018

Plot:
It’s 1976 and by law, all First Nations children under 16 have to attend residential schools. For the Red Crow Mi’kmaq that means being locked up at school and at the mercy of the sadistic truant officer Popper (Mark Antony Krupa). So it’s not surprising that Aila (Devery Jacobs) tries to keep herself away from school, like many other First Nation families. So far she managed to pay Popper off by selling weed with her uncle Burner (Brandon Oakes). But when her father (Glen Gould) comes home from prison, things become unbalanced.

Rhymes for Young Ghouls takes on a difficult subject with a lot of understanding and creativity for a full emotional impact. It’s really strong.

Film poster showing a cowering naked girl from behind with the film title written across her back.
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Another WolfCop (2017)

Another WolfCop
Director: Lowell Dean
Writer: Lowell Dean
Sequel to: WolfCop
Cast: Leo FafardYannick BissonAmy MatysioJonathan CherrySerena MillerDevery JacobsKris BlackwellAlden Adair
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 6.5.2017
[Review by cornholio.]

Plot:
Lou Garou (Leo Fafard) is a cop in the small town of Woodhaven, but also an alcoholic and a werewolf. Even though he likes to spend most of his time alternately getting drunk and nursing hangovers, crime doesn’t sleep. And when a mysterious, probably alien plot unfolds in Woodhaven, that involves a impregnating beer from a microbrewery, it’s up to Lou to save everybody.

I wasn’t particularly taken with the first WolfCop and this one repeated all the mistakes of the first film and had the additional disadvantage of not being a new idea anymore.

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