Mario Trono

Calgary Eyeopener movie reviewer

Mario Trono, a confessed visual culture addict, is a film and art reviewer obsessed with finding interesting things to look at and tell people about. He daylights as a film professor at Mount Royal University. You can follow him on Twitter at @MarioTrono and hear his DVD reviews Friday at 6:50 a.m. MT on the Calgary Eyeopener.

Latest from Mario Trono

Film Review

Birdman, Roger Ebert documentary: Mario Trono rates new on-demand releases

Calgary Eyeopener film reviewer Mario Trono gives his review of Birdman and Life Itself — two films newly released for home viewing.

CIFF 2013: Common Chord

An absent dad and aspiring musician is thrust into full-time fatherhood when his ex-girlfriend dies in this dramatic film shot on location in Lethbridge using local talent.

CIFF 2013: Mourning Has Broken

Filmmakers Brett and Jason Butler made the movie — about a husband who finds his wife dead in bed but then completes his list of daily errands as if the death didn't happen — for just $1,000

CIFF 2013: Loveless Zoritsa

The Calgary Eyeopener's Mario Trono reviews Loveless Zoritsa.

CIFF 2013: XL

The Calgary Eyeopener's Mario Trono reviews XL.

CIFF 2013: Goltzius and the Pelican Company

The Calgary Eyeopener's Mario Trono reviews

CIFF 2013: Bad Milo!

The Calgary Eyeopener's Mario Trono reviews Bad Milo!

CIFF 2013: Simple Superstar

Indian YouTube sensation Wilbur Sarunaraj pokes fun at social classes in fictional comedy Simple Superstar.

CIFF 2013: Tales from the Organ Trade

David Cronenberg narrates Canadian documentary on the sale of organs in the Third World.

CIFF 2013: The Last Ocean

This eco-documentary focuses on the Ross Sea, a body of water in Antarctica and the "most pristine" marine environment on Earth.