All is Lost film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca

All is Lost

In the aftermath of the 2014 Oscars, this review focuses on one film that was overlooked by the Academy and, to an extent, by popular culture at large. All is Lost tells the story of an aged man (Robert Redford) who finds himself shipwrecked on a solo voyage in the vast […]

Pandora's Promise film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca

Pandora’s Promise

This sleek, assertive documentary hinges on two crucial but highly controversial premises. The first is that nuclear power has been distorted by the long shadow of the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the justifiable fear and panic that followed disasters at Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima.

e-wasteland film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca


Covered in toxic black fumes and sweat racing from head to toe, boys and young men in the Agbogbloshie slum in Ghana’s capital city, Accra, hammer away at discarded cellphones, computers and refrigerators. The land, including nearby Korle Lagoon, is completely concealed beneath shattered parts and the insides of electronics. […]