Cult MTL digs through the theoryspeak to tell you WTF is going on at this year’s Sight and Sound digital art festival, including an intriguing roster of international performances, workshops and exhibits.
With the playoffs upon us, we enlisted our in-house bro, Tom Broasso, to give us his take on the Habs-Sens series. We also sent photographer Cindy Lopez out to chronicle some of the fanfare surrounding the games.
Palma Violets are the latest band to don the buzz crown, coronation care of the infamous British music press. Cult MTL caught up with the guys ahead of their Montreal debut, on their way back east from Coachella.
Award-winning Montreal director Patricia Chica’s new short film, having its local premiere amid a burlesque and fetish party at Cabaret Cleopatra this week, is a labour of love with a message aimed at the younger generation.
Canadian director Shawn Linden’s second feature The Good Lie is a clever mash of suspense, horror, comedy and drama. It’s a film that’s overtly about storytelling, but goes about it in a decidedly genre-friendly fashion.
With blinged-out ghosts, castaway pirates and Ouija board-inspired pieces rendered in XRAY’s cartoonish style and vibrant colour palette, High Spirits is a meditation on themes that can be as serious or playful as the viewer wants — ideally, both.