Critical Writing Index

Lollipops and the Future: Two feature films at Images look to lure you to the apocalypse

by Jessica Padykula, Apr. 7, 2008, v. 8, no. 2, p. 1

Two reviews from which take a look at movies (The Lollipop Generation and Trading the Future) that involve the topic of apocalypse. Both films were featured in the 21st annual Images festival and are made by Canadian film makers.

The first part of the article discusses the film, 'The Lollipop Generation' by G.B. Jones and is described as being a "rollercoaster of a road trip" as it follows a young girl running away from home.

The second part of the article reviews B.H. Yael's film, 'Trading the Future' which describes her upbringing, proposes questions regarding a supposed 'rapture' within our society, and how these have shaped the world we live in.

ITEM 2008.106 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Lollipop GenerationG.B. Jones

Trading the FutureB.H. Yael