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  • Matthew McConaughey to star in Hollywood film based on Bre-X scandal

    Matthew McConaughey to star in Hollywood film based on Bre-X scandal

    Oscar winners Matthew McConaughey and Stephen Gaghan are turning the Bre-X scandal into a Hollywood movie. According to Deadline Hollywood, Gold will begin shooting this June in New Mexico, Thailand and New York. McConaughey will play “Walsh,” presumably based on Bre-X CEO David Walsh. In 1997, thousands of investors lost money when the Calgary-based mining company falsely claimed […]
  • Matthew McConaughey to star in Hollywood film based on Bre-X scandal

    Matthew McConaughey to star in Hollywood film based on Bre-X scandal

    Oscar winners Matthew McConaughey and Stephen Gaghan are turning the Bre-X scandal into a Hollywood movie. According to Deadline Hollywood, Gold will begin shooting this June in New Mexico, Thailand and New York. McConaughey will play “Walsh,” presumably based on Bre-X CEO David Walsh. In 1997, thousands of investors lost money when the Calgary-based mining company falsely claimed […]
  • Another chance to see Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians, Tuesday night

    Another chance to see Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians, Tuesday night

    Yesterday, Monday, Nov. 25, 2014, I wrote a post about the documentary Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians, which was being shown by Cinema Politica Concordia. http://montrealgazette.com/entertainment/movies/cinema-politica-mexicos-huicholes-worry-that-canadian-mining-company-will-destroy-their-sacred-lands The films follows Mexico’s indigenous Huicholes (they call themselves Wixaritari) as they struggle to protect their sacred lands from destruction at the hands of Canadian mining companies. At the […]
  • Cinema Politica: Mexico's Huicholes worry that Canadian mining company will destroy their sacred lands

    Cinema Politica: Mexico's Huicholes worry that Canadian mining company will destroy their sacred lands

    Oh dear, yet another film about Canadian mining companies behaving badly. As a human being and a Canadian, I am sad that this is such a fertile topic for documentaries. Just a few days ago, I saw Marmato, about disruptions in that Colombian town when a Canadian company started buying hundreds of small gold mines […]




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