Tonya Lee Williams gets real

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Tonya Lee Williams gets real

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jan 19/17

The Young & The Restless star and founder of the ReelWorld Film Festival comes to town for a new live talk show series. comments      0


Titanic’s song of fire and ice

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Titanic’s song of fire and ice

posted by KYLE SHAW, Jan 3/17

2017 off to a hot start for fans of big boats and conspiracies. comments      0


The best movies of 2016

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The best movies of 2016

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 22/16

Tara speaks highly of Blake Lively, I can't believe it. comments      0


Best local films of 2016

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Best local films of 2016

posted by STEPHANIE CLATTENBURG, Dec 15/16

These local film features and shorts were undeniable bright spots in this crummy year. comments      0


Stick to your guns, filmmakers

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Stick to your guns, filmmakers

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 15/16

Screw the Toronto data-readers. Filmmaking is expensive and time-consuming, but the way ahead in 2017 is to find a middle ground. comments      0


Best local productions of 2016

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Best local productions of 2016

posted by STEPHANIE CLATTENBURG, Dec 15/16

Coming to screens soon, these local productions are highly anticipated. comments      0


Animate for life

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Animate for life

posted by ALLISON DEVEREAUX, Dec 1/16

Animation with Love is Carbon Arc’s celebration of moving illustration. comments      0


Take a BAFF

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Take a BAFF

posted by LARA LEWIS, Dec 1/16

Bluenose-Ability Film Festival, highlighting filmmakers living with disabilities, enters second year. comments      0


<i>Black Cop</i> feature film shoots in Halifax for 12 days

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Black Cop feature film shoots in Halifax for 12 days

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Nov 24/16

Cory Bowles’ film flips the script on police brutality. comments      0


<i>The Edge of Seventeen</i> isn't a "teen film"

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The Edge of Seventeen isn't a "teen film"

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 24/16

Refreshing and witty, the movie shines comments      0


<i>American Honey</i> is "natural and intoxicating"

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American Honey is "natural and intoxicating"

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 3/16

One of the year's best. comments      0


<i>The Accountant</i>'s simple math

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The Accountant's simple math

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 19/16

Oh, the Affleckism of it all. comments      0


The other mother of dragons

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The other mother of dragons

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Sep 22/16

Paula Fairfield is a big deal in Westeros, but she hasn’t forgotten her east coast roots. comments      0


<i>Werewolf</i>, Ashley McKenzie’s fearless debut feature

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Werewolf, Ashley McKenzie’s fearless debut feature

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 15/16

The writer/director didn’t compromise on her refreshing film. comments      0


10 other films to see at the 2016 Atlantic Film Festival

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10 other films to see at the 2016 Atlantic Film Festival

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 15/16

Picks for going beyond the hype to see some hidden gems. comments      0


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How to get a job where you can make a Difference

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 18/16

Inside Video Difference’s famously selective hiring process. comments      0


Magic hour: Video Difference calls it a wrap after 34 years

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Magic hour: Video Difference calls it a wrap after 34 years

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 18/16

As the curtain falls on one of the all-time great video stores, a community reflects. comments      0


Elvis Presley can't let go of Annett Wolf

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Elvis Presley can't let go of Annett Wolf

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 11/16

The legendary documentarian heads to Germany for Europe's biggest Elvis festival. comments      1


Cape Breton feature <i>Werewolf</i> to premiere at TIFF

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Cape Breton feature Werewolf to premiere at TIFF

posted by ASHLEY CORBETT, Aug 3/16

Filmmakers Ashley McKenzie and Nelson MacDonald are headed back to Toronto. comments      0


Dear Kate McKinnon

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Dear Kate McKinnon

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 21/16

comments      1


Childhoodbusters: A ghost of their own

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Childhoodbusters: A ghost of their own

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 7/16

The all-lady Ghostbusters shows Hollywood’s weak feminism. comments      2


Five must-see picks at OUTeast Queer Film Fest’s fifth year

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Five must-see picks at OUTeast Queer Film Fest’s fifth year

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Jun 16/16

Including Madonna’s dancers, Molly Shannon and sexy Paris. comments      0


A decade of independents’ days

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A decade of independents’ days

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jun 9/16

The Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival hits 10 years. comments      0


Ellen Page thrives and survives <i>Into the Forest</i>

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Ellen Page thrives and survives Into the Forest

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 2/16

comments      0


<i>Popstar</i> won't stop popping

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Popstar won't stop popping

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 2/16

The Lonely Island goes big-time comments      0


Stillman does Austen in <i>Love & Friendship</i>

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Stillman does Austen in Love & Friendship

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 2/16

A jaunty period piece comments      0


Review: <i>Money Monster</i>

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Review: Money Monster

posted by TARA THORNE, May 19/16

An old-fashioned Hollywood thriller that stays with you. comments      0


Review: <i>The Boy and the Beast</i>

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Review: The Boy and the Beast

posted by TARA THORNE, May 19/16

Family is what you make it. comments      0


Review: <i> Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising</i>

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Review: Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

posted by TARA THORNE, May 19/16

Pretty much the same movie as the original. comments      1


<i>Sing Street</i>'s songs of youth

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Sing Street's songs of youth

posted by TARA THORNE, May 12/16

"You've gotta be able to express yourself." comments      0


The mother of all annoying mothers

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The mother of all annoying mothers

posted by TARA THORNE, May 5/16

The Meddler’s creator opens up about being mean to mom. comments      0


<i>Sleeping Giant</i>'s big impact

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Sleeping Giant's big impact

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 21/16

Summer comes early with this Canadian stunner. comments      0


Review: <i> The Lobster </i>

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Review: The Lobster

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 21/16

If you choose satire, much incredulous laughter awaits. comments      0


Quiet on the set a year after Stephen McNeil’s fateful budget

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Quiet on the set a year after Stephen McNeil’s fateful budget

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Apr 14/16

Is optimism enough to fix Nova Scotia’s film industry? comments      8


Made-in-Halifax feature <i>Across the Line</i> hits theatres Friday

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Made-in-Halifax feature Across the Line hits theatres Friday

posted by ASHLEY CORBETT, Apr 14/16

This rare event highlights the loss of #NSFilmJobs. comments      0


Review: <i> I Saw The Light </i>

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Review: I Saw The Light

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 14/16

Hank Williams, a complete disaster of a person. comments      0


Review: <i> Miles Ahead </i>

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Review: Miles Ahead

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 14/16

Cheadles heart is all-in on this one, and it shows. comments      0


Review: <i> Eye in the Sky </i>

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Review: Eye in the Sky

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 31/16

A very simple story of humanity, thoughtfully told. comments      1


Review: <i> Demolition </i>

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Review: Demolition

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 31/16

Layered, sensitive performances with all the room in the world. comments      0


Review: <i> The Bronze </i>

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Review: The Bronze

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 17/16

An R-rated Napoleon Dynamite, and very, very funny. comments      0


Review: <i> The Little Prince </i>

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Review: The Little Prince

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 17/16

Hopping effortlessly and beautifully between visual styles. comments      0


Review: <i> Born To Be Blue </i>

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Review: Born To Be Blue

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 17/16

Smart biopic with too many movie caricatures. comments      0


Review: <i> Allegiant </i>

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Review: Allegiant

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 17/16

Well-cast, capable, believable and badass. comments      0


Getting Wavy with Ric Esther Bienstock

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Getting Wavy with Ric Esther Bienstock

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 3/16

Acclaimed Montreal documentarian visits Halifax for the annual Women Making Waves conference. comments      0


Review: <i> Where to Invade Next</i>

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Review: Where to Invade Next

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 3/16

This is entertainment, but you’ll learn something. comments      1


Review: <i> Whiskey Tango Foxtrot </i>

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Review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 3/16

Recommended for fans of hers, mostly. comments      0


Into the rainforest

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Into the rainforest

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 18/16

Oscar nominee follows 40 years of fighting for the Amazon. comments      0


Review: <i>Nina Forever</i>

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Review: Nina Forever

posted by MARK PALERMO, Feb 10/16

Neither wild nor sad enough and at a safe distance from pain. comments      0


Review: 45 Years

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Review: 45 Years

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 4/16

Luxurious long takes reveals something of a curveball. comments      0


Review: Kung Fu Panda 3

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Review: Kung Fu Panda 3

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 28/16

The third in the Kung Fu Panda franchise is lighthearted and fun. comments      0


Review: Son of Saul

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Review: Son of Saul

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 21/16

The darkest parts of humanity. comments      0


Review: Norm of the North

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Review: Norm of the North

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 14/16

Bear Month at the Movies continues, with wasted potential. comments      0


Review: The Revenant

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Review: The Revenant

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 7/16

Some of the most spectacular images ever seen on screen. comments      0


NY[A&]E: your New Year's TV binge

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NY[A&]E: your New Year's TV binge

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 24/15

Here comes the jackpot question in advance—how much TV is too much TV on New Year’s Eve? comments      0


Review: Carol

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Review: Carol

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 24/15

The slow burn of romantic agony. comments      0


How dead is Nova Scotia’s film biz?

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How dead is Nova Scotia’s film biz?

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Dec 17/15

An update on #NSFilmJobs, the local arts story of the year. comments      7


Review: Sisters

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Review: Sisters

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 17/15

A perfect platonic coupling that never panders. comments      0


Review: In the Heart of the Sea

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Review: In the Heart of the Sea

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 10/15

Who’s the captain now, idiots? comments      0


First-ever BAFF isn’t a “special” event

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First-ever BAFF isn’t a “special” event

posted by LAURA KENINS, Dec 3/15

Bluenose-Ability Film Festival shows the reality of disability. comments      0


Review: Creed

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Review: Creed

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 2/15

One of the best movies of the year. comments      0


Review: Truth & Spotlight

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Review: Truth & Spotlight

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 19/15

"One a thudding misfire and the other a thrill" comments      0


Review: Miss You Already

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Review: Miss You Already

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 19/15

"You can see it all coming, but it’s wonderful." comments      0


Review: Room

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Review: Room

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 19/15

"A harrowing, joyful experience" comments      0


<i>The Wolfpack</i>’s cinematic shut-ins

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The Wolfpack’s cinematic shut-ins

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 15/15

A true story of brothers whose world is watching movies. comments      0


Review: Grandma

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Review: Grandma

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 15/15

"Elle is an asshole, but she knows it." comments      0


Review: Black Mass

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Review: Black Mass

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 24/15

Johnny Depp is human again comments      0


TIFF Day 5 & 6

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TIFF Day 5 & 6

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 18/15

comments      0


<i>North Mountain</i> goes in a new direction

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North Mountain goes in a new direction

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 17/15

Bretten Hannam’s first feature film is breaking trail. comments      0


Money Talks: local features at the Atlantic Film Fest

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Money Talks: local features at the Atlantic Film Fest

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 17/15

The festival kicks off tonight, runs until next Thursday comments      0


TIFF Day 3 & 4

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TIFF Day 3 & 4

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 16/15

comments      0


TIFF Day 1 & 2

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TIFF Day 1 & 2

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 13/15

comments      0


Speed racer

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Speed racer

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 27/15

Mad Max, Excitebike and a three-headed French dragon combine to create the gleefully bloody Turbo Kid. comments      0


Meow Flicks

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Meow Flicks

posted by LEWIS RENDELL, Aug 27/15

The Just For Cats Film Festival is purrfect comments      0


Review: American Ultra

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Review: American Ultra

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 27/15

"Neither Eisenberg nor Stewart have been this fun in years." comments      0


Review: The Diary of A Teenage Girl

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Review: The Diary of A Teenage Girl

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 20/15

Don't expect another Lolita tale comments      0


Review: Shaun the Sheep

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Review: Shaun the Sheep

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 30/15

"Shaun the Sheep makes Minions look like a David Mamet script" comments      0


Review: Trainwreck

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Review: Trainwreck

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 23/15

The Year of Amy Schumer continues. comments      0


Review: Amy

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Review: Amy

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 16/15

The summer's saddest film was long anticipated, remarkable. comments      1


Review: Salt of the Earth

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Review: Salt of the Earth

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 9/15

A stunning documentary for some summer solemnity comments      0


Review: Magic Mike XXL

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Review: Magic Mike XXL

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 30/15

You don't have to tell me twice comments      0


Review: Inside Out

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Review: Inside Out

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 29/15

"This is one of the most original things you’ll see all season, and all year." comments      0


Review: Clouds of Sils Maria

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Review: Clouds of Sils Maria

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 17/15

Curious and enthralling comments      0


Way into OUTeast

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Way into OUTeast

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Jun 11/15

OUTeast Queer Film Festival creates a “little community, even if it's just for a weekend.” comments      0


Review: Spy

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Review: Spy

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 11/15

Brash, bold, believable comments      0


Review: I'll See You In My Dreams

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Review: I'll See You In My Dreams

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 4/15

"The kind of movie film festivals were built for" comments      0


In a HIFF

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In a HIFF

posted by MOIRA DONOVAN, Jun 4/15

The Halifax Independent Filmmakers’ Festival is for filmmakers, by filmmakers. comments      0


Review: Tomorrowland

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Review: Tomorrowland

posted by TARA THORNE, May 28/15

"The Summer of Feminism continues with an action-adventure movie starring two girls" comments      0


NS Film Tax Credit: Not a matter of opinion

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NS Film Tax Credit: Not a matter of opinion

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, May 21/15

The battle against the film industry tax credit cut isn’t over. comments      8


Review: Far From the Madding Crowd

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Review: Far From the Madding Crowd

posted by TARA THORNE, May 21/15

Why do girls always go for jerks? comments      0


Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

posted by TARA THORNE, May 7/15

Still, go just for Thor comments      0


Review: The Age of Adaline

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Review: The Age of Adaline

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 30/15

Believing in its own ridiculousness comments      0


Beastie Boy grows up in <i>While We’re Young</i>

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Beastie Boy grows up in While We’re Young

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 23/15

Adam Horovitz helps Ben Stiller understand Millenials. comments      0


Review: While We’re Young

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Review: While We’re Young

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 23/15

All good until it goes sour comments      1


Film funding talks take three

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Film funding talks take three

posted by JENNIFER MURPHY, Apr 22/15

NS movie industry and finance dept. reps meet again today. comments      0


A timeline of film production in Nova Scotia

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A timeline of film production in Nova Scotia

posted by KIMBER LUBBERTS, Apr 16/15

Notice what happens to the number of productions after 1995. comments      23


Steve Lund: From skates to sci-fi

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Steve Lund: From skates to sci-fi

posted by KATIE INGRAM, Apr 16/15

Haligonian actor and former Halifax Moosehead Steve Lund stars in Space Channel’s Bitten and reflects on his roots and hope for the local industry. comments      0


The end?

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The end?

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Apr 16/15

Cuts to the film tax credit in the provincial budget have Nova Scotia's film industry reeling. comments      3


The Manitoba Connection

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The Manitoba Connection

posted by MICHAEL LEE, Apr 16/15

How the Prairies compete in Canada’s film industry. comments      0


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Fight or flight

posted by JENNIFER MURPHY, Apr 16/15

With the recent announcement of the province slashing its film tax credit, NS filmmakers are faced with a decision to move away or stay where, apparently, they’re not welcome. comments      0


Film tax credits across Canada

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Film tax credits across Canada

posted by JESSICA FLOWER, Apr 16/15

What the provinces are doing to make movies happen. comments      0


Review: True Story

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Review: True Story

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 16/15

A vanity project, but engaging and well-acted comments      0


The film industry by the numbers

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The film industry by the numbers

posted by JESSICA FLOWER, Apr 16/15

Nova Scotia's movie business: lots of money, a little Weird Al. comments      0


Review: Furious 7

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Review: Furious 7

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 9/15

Definitely not boring comments      0


#NSFilmJobs in limbo

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#NSFilmJobs in limbo

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Apr 2/15

“Cryptic messaging” by the Liberals has Nova Scotia’s film industry in an uproar. comments      4


Paradise Sisters lost

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Paradise Sisters lost

posted by ERICA BUTLER, Apr 2/15

After 13 years of fighting the good fight, Paradise Sisters Film Society is passing the torch to Carbon Arc Cinema Co-op. comments      0


Review: Insurgent

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Review: Insurgent

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 26/15

Don't like 3D? Too bad. comments      0


Review: Cast No Shadow

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Review: Cast No Shadow

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 26/15

Equal parts scary and sad comments      0


<i>Happiness</i> is

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Happiness is

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 19/15

Relative Happiness is a sweet low-budget local film about a woman we all know. comments      0


Review: The Gunman

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Review: The Gunman

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 19/15

Blink and you'll miss Idris, so NO BLINKING comments      0


Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 12/15

Richard Gere, apparently, can still get it? comments      0


Review: Focus

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Review: Focus

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 5/15

Zippy and charismatic. Don't think about it too much. comments      0


Black Halifax’s unseen histories

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Black Halifax’s unseen histories

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 26/15

Black Halifax: Stories from Here highlight 14 important historical African Nova Scotian moments. comments      0


Cheesman stands alone

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Cheesman stands alone

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 26/15

Hannah Cheesman headlines the fifth Women Making Waves conference, inspiring your inner badass. comments      0


Review: Still Alice

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Review: Still Alice

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 19/15

Give Julianne Moore 50 Oscars, please comments      0


Q&A: Director X on shooting <i>Undone</i> in Halifax

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Q&A: Director X on shooting Undone in Halifax

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 5/15

Racially charged film written by Floyd Kane looks at love in a tumultuous time comments      0


Review: A Most Violent Year

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Review: A Most Violent Year

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 29/15

Put your hands in the air if you's a taut thriller comments      0


Birdman

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Birdman

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 15/15

Keaton is meta comments      0


Debt smart

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Debt smart

posted by JADE NAUSS, Jan 8/15

A credit-conscious film series reinforces your New Year’s resolutions and addresses a growing problem. comments      0


The Imitation Game

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The Imitation Game

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 25/14

Oscar bait! comments      0


TOP MOVIES OF 2014

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TOP MOVIES OF 2014

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 18/14

comments      0


Review: <i>Foxcatcher</i>

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Review: Foxcatcher

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 18/14

Great filmmaker, not much to say comments      0


<I>The Theory of Everything</i>

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The Theory of Everything

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 4/14

Great young actors go for broke comments      0


<i>Kung Fu</i> filming

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Kung Fu filming

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 27/14

One of the feature films at this week’s Outlier Film Festival, Kung Fu Elliot has emotion and eccentricity to spare comments      0


Wetlands

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Wetlands

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 27/14

Directed by David Wnendt comments      0


A guide to the short films of Outlier Film Festival

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A guide to the short films of Outlier Film Festival

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 27/14

“I just stood there with a camera hidden under my coat, staring at a hamster for about half an hour, I guess.” comments      0


<i>Heartbeat</i>

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Heartbeat

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 20/14

Gentle, funny, Haligonian comments      0


<i>Whiplash</i>

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Whiplash

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 20/14

Moments of beauty and sick jazz drums comments      0


Get your tuchas to AJFF

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Get your tuchas to AJFF

posted by JADE NAUSS, Nov 13/14

The inaugural Atlantic Jewish Film Festival brings international cinema to Halifax. comments      0


<i>St. Vincent</i>

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St. Vincent

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 6/14

You should know better comments      1


“They shot me in the face with an arrow!”

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“They shot me in the face with an arrow!”

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 9/14

Michael Rowe goes from Bucket Truck to Deadshot. comments      0


Heart to heartbeat

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Heart to heartbeat

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 11/14

Andrea Dorfman’s Heartbeat, this year’s Atlantic Gala screening at the Atlantic Film Festival, is a love letter to the north end and nurturing creativity, spiked with animation. comments      0


AFF by day

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AFF by day

posted by JADE NAUSS, Sep 11/14

We take you through a week of movies and several buckets of popcorn. comments      0


TIFF Days 4-6

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TIFF Days 4-6

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 10/14

comments      0


TIFF Day 3

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TIFF Day 3

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 7/14

comments      0


TIFF Day Two

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TIFF Day Two

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 6/14

comments      0


TIFF Day One

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TIFF Day One

Sep 5/14

La swoon comments      0


<i>Hard Drive</i>’s hard bargain

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Hard Drive’s hard bargain

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 28/14

Bill MacGillivray’s staccato-paced Hard Drive will open this Friday comments      0


Good Morning Halifax

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Good Morning Halifax

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 31/14

Good Morning Tonight is Halifax’s premier live nighttime talk show, see for yourself comments      0


Begin Again

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Begin Again

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 31/14

Wherein Keira Knightly works on her brand comments      0


Sex Tape

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Sex Tape

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 31/14

Where can I get me an iPad? comments      0


A Most Wanted Man

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A Most Wanted Man

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 31/14

Serious/double crossings/moving parts comments      0


Lucy

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Lucy

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 31/14

The Doritos of science, in film form. comments      1


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 23/14

A long placeholder comments      0


Slate for success

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Slate for success

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 10/14

Jenny Slate is a multimedia talent and star of the sensitive and funny Obvious Child, Gillian Robespierre’s directorial debut. comments      1


Mind the Bullock

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Mind the Bullock

posted by TARA THORNE, STEPHANIE JOHNS, ALLISON SAUNDERS AND LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 10/14

This year, the Atlantic Film Festival’s Outdoor Film Experience is all about Sandra Bullock. Team Coast helps you decide which important Sandy work to choose for the people’s choice August 15 screening. comments      2


Obvious Child

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Obvious Child

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 10/14

"Slate is a revelation" comments      0


Tammy

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Tammy

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 10/14

You can watch Melissa McCarthy play a bull in a china shop character at least one more time, and you should comments      2


How to Train Your Dragon 2

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How to Train Your Dragon 2

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 3/14

Top notch! comments      0


Transformers: Age of Extinction

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Transformers: Age of Extinction

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 26/14

A doctor would definitely be using Period Tracker comments      0


Tracks

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Tracks

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 19/14

If you only see one movie about walking four camels across a continent this year... comments      0


OUTeast mode

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OUTeast mode

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 12/14

The OUTeast Queer Film Festival is happening–kicking off your summer fun with independent cinema from around the world. comments      0


22 Jump Street

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22 Jump Street

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 12/14

According to your viewing history, you might like BUDDY COP MOVIES comments      0


The Fault in Our Stars

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The Fault in Our Stars

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 5/14

Clear out those tear ducts all at once comments      0


Maleficent

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Maleficent

posted by TARA THORNE, May 29/14

Mostly asleep comments      0


Fading Gigolo

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Fading Gigolo

posted by TARA THORNE, May 29/14

"You know who's great? John Turturro." —John Turturro comments      0


X-Men Days of Future Past

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X-Men Days of Future Past

posted by TARA THORNE, May 22/14

Time travel w/Wolverine's butt comments      0


The Grand Seduction

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The Grand Seduction

posted by TARA THORNE, May 22/14

Clear eyes, full hearts, can't fish comments      0


Under the Skin

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Under the Skin

posted by TARA THORNE, May 22/14

Under the huh comments      0


<i>The Selfish Giant</i>

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The Selfish Giant

posted by JADE NAUSS, May 8/14

Directed by Clio Barnard (IFC) comments      0


<i>Escape from Tomorrow</i>

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Escape from Tomorrow

posted by JADE NAUSS, May 8/14

Directed by Randy Moore (Producers Distribution Agency) comments      0


The Other Woman

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The Other Woman

posted by TARA THORNE, May 1/14

Broad city comments      0


The Amazing Spider-Man 2

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2

posted by TARA THORNE, May 1/14

Emma, get on the plane comments      4


Trailer Park Boys: Don’t Legalize It

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Trailer Park Boys: Don’t Legalize It

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 17/14

Wake and bake (and watch) comments      3


Transcendence

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Transcendence

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 17/14

goodwill-debunking.tumblr.com <3 i f0LL0W bAcK<3 comments      0


Tim’s Vermeer

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Tim’s Vermeer

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 17/14

Penn's always gotta get right in there. comments      0


<i>My Prairie Home</i>

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My Prairie Home

posted by JADE NAUSS, Apr 10/14

Directed by Chelsea McMullan (NFB) comments      0


<i>Amber Alert</i>

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Amber Alert

posted by JADE NAUSS, Apr 10/14

Directed by Kerry Bellessa (Bluefields/Underground) comments      0


<i>Afternoon Delight</i>

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Afternoon Delight

Apr 10/14

Directed by Jill Soloway (72 Productions/Rincon) comments      0


Rio 2

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Rio 2

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Apr 10/14

I liked you better when you were in Angry Birds comments      0


The Grand Budapest Hotel

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 10/14

Girl with popcorn rates boy with apple comments      4


Draft Day

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Draft Day

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 10/14

Could Costner still get it? You decide! comments      0


<i>Ain’t Them Bodies Saints</i>

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Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 3/14

Written and directed by David Lowery (IFC) comments      0


<i>Kill Your Darlings</i>

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Kill Your Darlings

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 3/14

Directed by John Krokidas (eOne) comments      0


Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 3/14

Apparently Tara drinks egg creams? comments      6


Noah

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Noah

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 27/14

<3 Jennifer Connelly <3 comments      0


<i>Top of the Lake</i>

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Top of the Lake

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 20/14

Directed by Jane Campion and Garth Davis (BBC) comments      0


<i>Short Term 12</i>

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Short Term 12

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 20/14

Directed by Destin Cretton (Cinedigm) comments      0


<i>Big Brother Canada  Episode 6</i>

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Big Brother Canada Episode 6

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 20/14

aired Thursday, March 13 comments      0


Muppets: Most Wanted

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Muppets: Most Wanted

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 20/14

Everything for Dion comments      0


<i>Bad Milo!</i>

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Bad Milo!

posted by JADE NAUSS, Mar 13/14

Directed by Jacob Vaughan (New Artists Alliance) comments      0


<i>Diana</i>

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Diana

posted by JADE NAUSS, Mar 13/14

Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel (Ecosse) comments      0


<i>Banshee Chapter</i>

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Banshee Chapter

posted by JADE NAUSS, Mar 13/14

Directed by Blair Erikson (Sunchaser Entertainment) comments      0


Need for Speed

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Need for Speed

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 13/14

No need, really comments      0


Veronica Mars

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Veronica Mars

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 13/14

One tough Marshmallow comments      0


Mr. Peabody and Sherman

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Mr. Peabody and Sherman

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 6/14

A delight! comments      0


Non-Stop

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Non-Stop

posted by TARA THORNE AND LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 27/14

A panel discussion comments      1


<i>Insidious: Chapter 2</i>

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Insidious: Chapter 2

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 13/14

Directed by James Wan (FilmDistrict) comments      0


<i>Jackass Presents:  Bad Grandpa</i>

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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 13/14

Directed by Jeff Termaine (Dickhouse) comments      0


<i>More Than Honey</i>

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More Than Honey

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 13/14

Directed by Markus Imhoof (Zero One) comments      0


<i>Don Jon</i>

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Don Jon

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 13/14

Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Voltage) comments      0


That Awkward Moment

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That Awkward Moment

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 13/14

Unique toilet skills comments      0


Robocop

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Robocop

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 13/14

That's a metal meatball comments      0


The Lego Movie

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The Lego Movie

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 6/14

Go. More than once. comments      0


The Monuments Men

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The Monuments Men

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 6/14

Ooh, ya burnt comments      0


<i>The Look of Love</i>

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The Look of Love

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 30/14

Directed by Michael Winterbottom (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>Rewind This!</i>

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Rewind This!

posted by JADE NAUSS, Jan 30/14

Directed by Josh Johnson (Imperial PolyFarm) comments      0


Ride Along

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Ride Along

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 30/14

Hart-warming! GET IT? comments      0


I, Frankenstein

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I, Frankenstein

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 23/14

Better luck next time comments      0


<i>Behind the Candelabra</i>

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Behind the Candelabra

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 9/14

Directed by Steven Soderbergh (HBO) comments      0


August: Osage County

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August: Osage County

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 9/14

It's a Julbilee comments      0


Her

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Her

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 9/14

She and him comments      0


Nebraska

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Nebraska

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 9/14

The long walk to fortune comments      0


<i>August: Osage County</i>’s family lies

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August: Osage County’s family lies

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 26/13

August: Osage County is a dense, sweaty film---a perfect foil to a cloying family holiday. Plus, Julia Roberts! comments      0


The Wolf of Wall Street

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The Wolf of Wall Street

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 26/13

Jonah Hill's fake dick comments      4


The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 26/13

Great, despite Penn. comments      0


Inside Llewyn Davis

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Inside Llewyn Davis

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 26/13

Surprise! He's a folk dick. comments      0


American Hustle

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American Hustle

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 19/13

Amy 4Eva comments      0


Anchorman 2

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Anchorman 2

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 19/13

For those of us on both sides of the camera comments      0


Out of the Furnace

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Out of the Furnace

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 12/13

Country takes care of itself comments      0


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 12/13

We're in the home stretch now, kids comments      0


Oldboy

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Oldboy

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 28/13

Not your best joint, Lee comments      0


Philomena

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Philomena

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 28/13

Boon pleads comments      0


The Book Thief

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The Book Thief

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 28/13

Many movies in one comments      0


Blue is the Warmest Colour

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Blue is the Warmest Colour

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 28/13

Also the longest comments      0


Frozen

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Frozen

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 28/13

Sisterhood of the Travelling Snowpants comments      0


Out there Outlier

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Out there Outlier

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 21/13

Wild, weird and wonderful films fill your weekend thanks to Halifax’s newest film festival, Outlier Film Festival. comments      0


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 21/13

Bigger, more expensive, just as enthralling comments      1


Delivery Man

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Delivery Man

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 21/13

Vaughan makes a pretty good guardian angel, as it turns out comments      0


Dallas Buyers Club

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Dallas Buyers Club

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 21/13

Leto, the awards are coming for you comments      0


The Best Man Holiday

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The Best Man Holiday

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 14/13

No more 14 year wait, OK? comments      0


Diana

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Diana

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 14/13

"Trapped in her palace, the mother of two and almost queen awaits her new bf's phone calls like a lovesick schoolgirl." comments      0


<i>I Give It A Year</i>

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I Give It A Year

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 7/13

Dan Mazer (eOne) comments      0


<i>Byzanium</i>

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Byzanium

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 7/13

Neil Jordan (Mongrel) comments      0


Thor: The Dark World

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Thor: The Dark World

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 7/13

Loki love comments      0


About Time

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About Time

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 7/13

Fantastical gets forgotten comments      0


12 Years a Slave

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12 Years a Slave

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 7/13

A quiet testament to inhuman brutality comments      0


<i>Room 237</i>

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Room 237

posted by SHANNON FAY, Oct 31/13

Rodney Ascher (IFC) comments      0


Ender's Game

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Ender's Game

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 31/13

Slow down just a tad comments      0


Free Birds

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Free Birds

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 31/13

Boom, roasted. comments      0


Last Vegas

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Last Vegas

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 31/13

"melted Bradley Cooper" = best zing of 2013 comments      0


<i>The Iceman</i>

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The Iceman

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 24/13

Directed by Ariel Vromen (eOne) comments      0


The Counselor

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The Counselor

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 24/13

One of the best crime films in years. comments      0


Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 24/13

You know it's bad when you bring shame upon the house of Jackass comments      1


Escape Plan

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Escape Plan

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 17/13

Clever and satisfying comments      0


The Fifth Estate

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The Fifth Estate

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 17/13

BREAKING: Cumberbatch captivates comments      0


Carrie

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Carrie

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 17/13

Down the road that I must travel comments      0


Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 10/13

"Giamatti acts orbital fucking circles around everyone" comments      0


Machete Kills

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Machete Kills

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 10/13

Close ups of boobs comments      0


Captain Phillips

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Captain Phillips

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 10/13

One of those days comments      0


Runner Runner

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Runner Runner

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 10/13

Bookmark metaphor.poker.net comments      0


Watermark

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Watermark

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 10/13

Enh comments      0


<i>Gravity</i> digs for the truth

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Gravity digs for the truth

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 3/13

Starring Sandra Bullock, Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity gives audiences a peek at miraculous staging and intense acting. comments      1


<i>Welcome To The Punch</i>

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Welcome To The Punch

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 3/13

Directed by Eran Creevy (Alliance) comments      0


Gravity

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Gravity

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 3/13

Probably made with sorcery. comments      0


Parkland

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Parkland

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 3/13

Soup du jour: Disjointed gumbo comments      0


Copperhead

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Copperhead

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 26/13

Billy Campbell steals the show comments      0


Metallica: Through the Never

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Metallica: Through the Never

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 26/13

Very, very loud comments      0


Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 26/13

Might make eating your popcorn difficult comments      0


Rush

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Rush

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 26/13

<3 Ron Howard <3 comments      0


Don Jon

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Don Jon

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 26/13

JGL goes Joisey comments      0


Enough Said

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Enough Said

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 26/13

Holofcener returns with a new muse comments      0


<i>Shadow Dancer</i>

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Shadow Dancer

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 19/13

Directed by James Marsh (Mongrel) comments      0


Battle of the Year

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Battle of the Year

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 19/13

Sawyer is no Coach Taylor comments      0


The Art of the Steal

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The Art of the Steal

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 19/13

Snake's retired up north comments      0


The Spectacular Now

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The Spectacular Now

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 19/13

Just like the title says comments      0


Adore

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Adore

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 19/13

Weird. comments      0


Salinger

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Salinger

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 19/13

A backhanded compliment in film form comments      1


Monster  energy

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Monster energy

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 12/13

Jay Dahl’s feature length There Are Monsters premieres at the Atlantic Film Festival. Prepare to get the creeps. comments      0


Ghost story

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Ghost story

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 12/13

Jeff Barnaby’s Rhymes for Young Ghouls is a furious examination of Canada’s haunted past. comments      0


Secretariat’s Jockey:  Ron Turcotte

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Secretariat’s Jockey: Ron Turcotte

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Sep 12/13

comments      0


15 Reasons to Live

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15 Reasons to Live

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Sep 12/13

comments      0


All The Wrong Reasons

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All The Wrong Reasons

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Sep 12/13

comments      0


Stray

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Stray

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 12/13

comments      0


Who needs Hollywood?

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Who needs Hollywood?

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 12/13

Atlantic Shorts goes local with a bevy of famous Maritime filmmakers. comments      0


Buying Sex

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Buying Sex

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Sep 12/13

comments      0


Anatomy of Assistance

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Anatomy of Assistance

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Sep 12/13

comments      0


AFF by day

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AFF by day

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Sep 12/13

No, of course you can’t see them all. But you can die trying! And by “die” we mean “enjoy yourself immensely.” Let’s walk through it together, shall we? comments      0


Atlantic Film Fest

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Atlantic Film Fest

Sep 12/13

comments      0


Insidious: Chapter 2

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Insidious: Chapter 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 12/13

Third time's a charm? comments      0


The Family

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The Family

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 12/13

Dark humour from De Niro comments      1


In A World...

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In A World...

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 5/13

Behind the curtain of voice acting comments      1


Riddick

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Riddick

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 5/13

Vin Diesel, our Laurence Olivier for 2013 comments      0


Closed Circuit

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Closed Circuit

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 29/13

I always feel like/somebody's watching me comments      0


Getaway

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Getaway

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 29/13

I would probably watch a movie of Jon Voight playing Grand Theft Auto comments      0


The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 22/13

Make up an ab routine involving runes, stat. comments      0


Fruitvale Station

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Fruitvale Station

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 22/13

Michael B. Jordan's likability intensifies an already intense film comments      0


You're Next

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You're Next

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 22/13

Psychopaths bite off more than they can chew comments      1


The World's End

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The World's End

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 22/13

Edgar Wright's Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy comes to an end comments      0


<i>Womb</i>

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Womb

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 15/13

Directed by Benedek Fliegauf (Mongrel Media) comments      0


Jobs

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Jobs

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 15/13

Myth America comments      1


Paranoia

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Paranoia

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 15/13

Bald Harrison Ford comments      1


Kick-Ass 2

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Kick-Ass 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 15/13

Creative bloodletting comments      0


<i>The Sweeney</i>

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The Sweeney

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 8/13

Directed by Nick Love (eOne) comments      0


<i>Headhunters</i>

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Headhunters

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 8/13

Directed by Morten Tyldum (Alliance) comments      0


Elysium

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Elysium

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 8/13

Earth gets so, so bad, guys. comments      0


We're the Millers

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We're the Millers

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 8/13

Consistent lols comments      2


Planes

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Planes

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 8/13

Needed an edit? comments      0


I'm So Excited

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I'm So Excited

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 8/13

Almodovar! comments      1


Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

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Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 8/13

"Unexamined" means he's not mad, he's just really disappointed in you. comments      0


20 Feet from Stardom

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20 Feet from Stardom

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 1/13

Backups in the spotlight comments      0


The Smurfs 2

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The Smurfs 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 1/13

Azrael kills it as usual comments      0


2 Guns

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2 Guns

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 1/13

Tango & Cash Go to the Desert and Also Bill Paxton is There comments      0


The Way Way Back

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The Way Way Back

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 1/13

Low-stakes talkie doesn't come through comments      0


<i>Upside Down</i>

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Upside Down

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 25/13

Directed by Juan Diego Solanas (Millennium Entertainment) comments      0


FILM + TV »

Orange is The New Black

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 25/13

Created by Jenji Kohan (Netflix) comments      0


The Wolverine

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The Wolverine

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 25/13

See, now I just want soup comments      0


The To Do List

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The To Do List

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 25/13

High school sex at its funniest comments      0


R.I.P.D.

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R.I.P.D.

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 18/13

All hell breaks loose in summer's other cop-buddy movie. comments      0


The Conjuring

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The Conjuring

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 18/13

An enjoyably terrifying haunted-house tale. Now with creepy doll. comments      0


Red 2

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Red 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 18/13

Dealing with retirement is—still—a killer for the old gang. comments      0


Pacific Rim

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Pacific Rim

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 11/13

Lighten up, man comments      1


Frances Ha

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Frances Ha

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 11/13

Funny as hell comments      0


Triple play

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Triple play

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Jul 4/13

Ten years for *Les Triplettes de Belleville* ain’t nothing but a number for the unconventional film, and its equally unconventional soundtrack. comments      0


Triple play

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Triple play

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Jul 4/13

Ten years for Les Triplettes de Belleville ain’t nothing but a number for the unconventional film, and its equally unconventional soundtrack. comments      1


The Lone Ranger

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The Lone Ranger

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 4/13

SIGH comments      0


Despicable Me 2

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Despicable Me 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 4/13

A shark rocket makes up for a lot comments      0


The Heat

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The Heat

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 27/13

There is nothing I like more than a buddy cop movie. comments      1


Much Ado About Nothing

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Much Ado About Nothing

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 27/13

Dreamy summer fun comments      0


Monsters University

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Monsters University

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 27/13

Oh that Dean! comments      0


White House Down

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White House Down

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 27/13

Guns 'n' muscles, muscles 'n' guns comments      0


The Bling Ring

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The Bling Ring

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 20/13

Coppola you think you're so great comments      1


Before Midnight

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Before Midnight

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 20/13

Bring a hankie comments      0


Kon-Tiki

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Kon-Tiki

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 20/13

I sailed 4,000 miles on a balsa-wood raft once, no big deal comments      0


World War Z

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World War Z

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 20/13

Brad Pitt saves us all comments      1


Man of Steel

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Man of Steel

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 13/13

Sullen alien smashes his way through daddy issues comments      0


This Is The End

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This Is The End

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 13/13

Apatownies pull off high concept comments      0


The Internship

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The Internship

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 6/13

Do we really need to be selling people on Google at this point? comments      0


The Purge

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The Purge

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 6/13

Go nuts comments      1


American Mary

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American Mary

posted by JACOB BOON, May 30/13

It's a mod, mod, mod, mod, mod world comments      1


epic

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epic

posted by JACOB BOON, May 30/13

Finally, Beyoncé and Steven Tyler together at last comments      0


After Earth

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After Earth

posted by JACOB BOON, May 30/13

Like father, not so much like son comments      0


Now You See Me

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Now You See Me

posted by JACOB BOON, May 30/13

Snooze your illusion comments      0


Mud

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Mud

posted by JACOB BOON, May 23/13

Heartbreak, a coming-of-age tale and a kid named Neckbone comments      0


Star Trek Into Darkness

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Star Trek Into Darkness

posted by JACOB BOON, May 23/13

True love and a super terrorist comments      0


The Company You Keep

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The Company You Keep

posted by JACOB BOON, May 23/13

Journalism! comments      0


The Hangover Part 3

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The Hangover Part 3

posted by JACOB BOON, May 23/13

And you thought The Hobbit stretches the source material a bit thin to justify a trilogy. comments      0


Fast & Furious 6

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Fast & Furious 6

posted by JACOB BOON, May 23/13

The latest model in a surprisingly entertaining action series. comments      0


To the Wonder

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To the Wonder

posted by JACOB BOON, May 9/13

Three's a crowd, Javier comments      0


The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby

posted by JACOB BOON, May 9/13

Opulent parties and desperate anguish comments      0


Tyler Perry Presents: Peeples

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Tyler Perry Presents: Peeples

posted by JACOB BOON, May 9/13

Likeable and funny cast were actually allowed to be likeable and funny comments      0


Camera conduct

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Camera conduct

posted by CHELSEA GUTZMAN, May 2/13

Artist Karilynn Ming Ho’s latest installation explores video norms and how people perform. comments      0


Still Mine

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Still Mine

posted by JACOB BOON, May 2/13

Uncluttered, clean and true comments      0


Iron Man 3

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Iron Man 3

posted by JACOB BOON, May 2/13

Flimsy plot, superstrong suit comments      0


The Sapphires

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The Sapphires

posted by JACOB BOON, May 2/13

Needs more sparkle comments      0


Blackbird

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Blackbird

posted by JACOB BOON, May 2/13

Raw and seething comments      0


The Disappeared

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The Disappeared

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 25/13

Powerful and raw comments      0


Pain & Gain

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Pain & Gain

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 25/13

Dimwitted dudes with shiny muscles comments      0


The Colony

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The Colony

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 25/13

Begging for the MST3K treatment comments      0


The Big Wedding

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The Big Wedding

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 25/13

I'd like a large popcorn with butter and cognitive dissonance, please comments      0


Oblivion

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Oblivion

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 18/13

Cruise channels WALL-E comments      0


Ginger & Rosa

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Ginger & Rosa

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 18/13

Fanning FTW comments      0


The Place Beyond The Pines

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The Place Beyond The Pines

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 18/13

Don't you dare miss it comments      0


No

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No

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 18/13

Slick ads, political imagery and a triumph over democratic apathy comments      0


Trance

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Trance

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 18/13

Hypnosis heist = coolest genre of 2013? comments      0


Home Run

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Home Run

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 18/13

Boom, roasted! comments      0


Scary Movie 5

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Scary Movie 5

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 11/13

I don't know how high your hopes are for this one, but lower them immediately comments      0


42

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42

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 11/13

Charismatic and hopeful comments      0


Revolution

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Revolution

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 11/13

Important message needs more substance comments      0


Emerging Lens expands

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Emerging Lens expands

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Apr 4/13

What started as a one-day showcase of local talent is just getting bigger each year. comments      0


Evil Dead

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Evil Dead

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 4/13

You really can't top Raimi comments      0


Stoker

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Stoker

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

Jacob dubs something other than a photo of a basset hound running "magnificent"! comments      0


Admission

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Admission

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

Tina Fey nails it comments      0


Olympus Has Fallen

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Olympus Has Fallen

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

Aggressively stupid! Blistering idiocy! comments      0


The Croods

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The Croods

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

As usual, a sassy sloth steals the show comments      0


G. I. Joe: Retaliation

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G. I. Joe: Retaliation

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

The first of the summer blockbusters awaits you comments      0


Spring Breakers

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Spring Breakers

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

Hedonism forever! comments      1


The Gatekeepers

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The Gatekeepers

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

An infuriating and important documentary comments      0


The Host

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The Host

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

I predict a run on novelty contact lenses comments      0


Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

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Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 28/13

A cinematic insult comments      0


A Royal Affair

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A Royal Affair

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 14/13

Come for the Danish history, stay for the hot make out sessions comments      0


The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 14/13

"He who wastes Olivia Wilde shall forever harbour regret" -proverb I made up just now comments      0


The Call

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The Call

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 14/13

Tense right up until the third act comments      0


Bunker down

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Bunker down

posted by DANIEL CAMPBELL, Mar 7/13

Bunker 6, an upcoming feature film shot in a Cold War era bunker in Debert, proves one 1960s relic is another person’s film set perfection. comments      1


Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Mar 7/13

Directed by Jay Oliva (Warner) comments      0


Dead Man Down

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Dead Man Down

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 7/13

That's a lot of halves comments      0


Oz The Great and Powerful

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Oz The Great and Powerful

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 7/13

Snarky, funny and Franco comments      0


On the Road

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On the Road

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 7/13

Good show, Garrett Hedlund! comments      0


Gritty city

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Gritty city

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 28/13

Michael Melski’s Charlie Zone, opening in theatres Friday, portrays a darker, more violent version of Halifax that you won’t see on a tourism ad. comments      0


The Last Exorcism: Part II

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The Last Exorcism: Part II

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 28/13

Even Satan needs a car comments      0


Jack the Giant Slayer

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Jack the Giant Slayer

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 28/13

It's folk fairytale season comments      0


21 And Over

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21 And Over

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 28/13

Spring break all over again comments      0


<i>REC 3: Genesis</i>

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REC 3: Genesis

posted by SHANNON FAY, Feb 21/13

Directed by Paco Plaza (Sony) comments      0


Snitch

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Snitch

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 21/13

I've said it before and I'll say it again, thank god for The Rock comments      1


Dark Skies

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Dark Skies

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 21/13

Aliens pull bitchy pranks on good-looking family comments      1


Escape from Planet Earth

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Escape from Planet Earth

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Feb 19/13

Subtle it isn't—but good for a youthful audience comments      0


A Good Day to Die Hard

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A Good Day to Die Hard

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Feb 14/13

A quarter of a century. Let that sink in. comments      0


Amour

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Amour

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Feb 14/13

Aging, love and heartbreak make a moving film comments      0


Safe Haven

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Safe Haven

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 14/13

Fast food romance comments      0


Beautiful Creatures

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Beautiful Creatures

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 14/13

PARANORMAL ROMANCE ALERT comments      0


A reliable narrator

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A reliable narrator

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 7/13

Winston Washington Moxam's narrative films uncover important stories and experiences of the black Canadian experience. comments      0


<i> Miami Connection </i>

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Miami Connection

posted by DAVE HOWLETT, Feb 7/13

Directed by Richard Park (Drafthouse) comments      0


Side Effects

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Side Effects

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 7/13

Soderbergh, why you gotta go out like this? comments      0


Identity Thief

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Identity Thief

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Feb 7/13

Bateman! Mix it up for god's sake! comments      0


Bullet to the Head

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Bullet to the Head

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 31/13

When I see the words "hard-boiled" and "grindhouse" in a review, I'm handing over my money to Stallone's weird face comments      0


Stand Up Guys

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Stand Up Guys

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 31/13

Pacino, Walken and Arkin are a melancholy bunch comments      0


Warm Bodies

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Warm Bodies

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 31/13

"A zombie romantic comedy without any brains" comments      0


Hyde Park on Hudson

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Hyde Park on Hudson

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 31/13

FDR is YOLO to the maximum amount comments      0


Movie 43

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Movie 43

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 24/13

Shorts—but not short enough comments      0


Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 24/13

A fail the likes of which Boon has never seen comments      0


Parker

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Parker

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 24/13

Statham is a thief with a heart of gold, Jennifer Lopez helps comments      0


<i> V/H/S </i>

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V/H/S

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jan 17/13

Directed by Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, Radio Silence (Magnolia) comments      0


The Last Stand

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The Last Stand

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 17/13

Action schlock, but heartfelt action schlock comments      0


Mama

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Mama

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 17/13

Feral kids? Ghost mom? Sounds like a movie and a half comments      0


Quartet

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Quartet

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 17/13

Hoffman's in the director's chair, watch out! comments      0


Rust and Bone

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Rust and Bone

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 17/13

Cotillard kills, as per usual comments      0


Broken City

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Broken City

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 17/13

Noir-ish, soap opera-ish, but not necessarily movie-ish comments      0


Gangster Squad

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Gangster Squad

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 10/13

Jacob Boon pushes boundaries by dissing Gosling. Read on if you dare. comments      1


Promised Land

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Promised Land

posted by JACOB BOON, Jan 10/13

Environmentalist film features characters that could use a little more effort comments      2


Zero Dark Thirty

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Zero Dark Thirty

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 10/13

Complicated, fast-paced and nuanced comments      0


The Impossible

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The Impossible

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 10/13

Special effects outshine the plot and acting comments      1


Jack Reacher

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Jack Reacher

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 27/12

Thank god for Werner Herzog (and great cinematography) comments      2


The Guilt Trip

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The Guilt Trip

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 27/12

You'd better not comments      0


This is 40

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This is 40

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 27/12

A bit too sappy, but plenty of quick wit comments      0


Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away

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Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 27/12

Despite impressive choreography, a bit of a swing and a miss comments      0


Les Miserables

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Les Miserables

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 27/12

Worth it for Hathaway alone comments      0


Django Unchained

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Django Unchained

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 27/12

Snappy and suspenseful, but not for the weak of stomach comments      0


From ABC to VHS

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From ABC to VHS

posted by DAVE HOWLETT, Dec 20/12

Director Jason Eisener’s love of anthology horror films has lead to two new projects, The ABCs Of Death and the upcoming S-VHS. comments      0


<i> Little Shop Of Horrors</i>

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Little Shop Of Horrors

posted by DAVE HOWLETT, Dec 20/12

Directed by Frank Oz (Warner) comments      0


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 13/12

Part one of three features a way more chill crew comments      2


Hitchcock

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Hitchcock

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 13/12

Mirren rules, as usual comments      0


Deadfall

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Deadfall

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 13/12

Laughably bad—but at least you're laughing. comments      0


Playing for Keeps

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Playing for Keeps

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 6/12

Gerard, we may have expected more from you. comments      0


Cloudburst

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Cloudburst

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 6/12

Refreshing and endearing comments      0


Silver Linings Playbook

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Silver Linings Playbook

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 29/12

Bradley Cooper pulls it out, Jennifer Lawrence kills as usual comments      0


This Hour Has 20 Years

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This Hour Has 20 Years

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 29/12

Celebrating two decades of sharp political satire made in Halifax, This Hour Has 22 Minutes is still going strong. comments      8


<i> RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race </i>

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RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 29/12

Episode 5: “Dynamic Drag Duos” (Logo) comments      0


<i> Peace, Love and Misunderstanding</i>

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Peace, Love and Misunderstanding

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 29/12

Directed by Bruce Beresford (ifc) comments      0


Killing Them Softly

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Killing Them Softly

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 29/12

An engrossing tale of greed and instability, just in time for the holidays comments      0


Talaash

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Talaash

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 29/12

Too much seriousness borders on parody comments      0


Anna Karenina

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Anna Karenina

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 29/12

Sure it's long, but not long enough to do justice to complex characters comments      0


Bradley Cooper’s <i>Silver Linings</i> challenge

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Bradley Cooper’s Silver Linings challenge

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 22/12

Instead of relaxing, the star “hit the jackpot” with his edgy role in Silver Linings Playbook. comments      0


Life of Pi

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Life of Pi

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 22/12

Lee does Martel justice with his magical adaptation comments      0


Rise of the Guardians

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Rise of the Guardians

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 22/12

Decently charming, enchanting enough comments      0


Red Dawn

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Red Dawn

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 22/12

Won't someone consider the sexy action stars? comments      0


The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 15/12

"So was it The Bunk's cologne?" comments      3


The Sessions

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The Sessions

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 15/12

Simple and disarmingly funny comments      0


Lincoln

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Lincoln

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 15/12

An engaging and witty take on political history comments      1


<i> Seeking a Friend for the End of the World</i>

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 8/12

Directed by Lorene Scafaria (eOne) comments      0


Skyfall

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Skyfall

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 8/12

Duck hunt comments      0


The Imposter

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The Imposter

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 1/12

Fact is stranger than fiction in this documentary comments      0


Chasing Mavericks

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Chasing Mavericks

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 1/12

The higher the wave, the closer to god comments      0


Silent Hill: Revelation

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Silent Hill: Revelation

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 1/12

Probably a fair bit of money went into this. comments      0


Wreck-It Ralph

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Wreck-It Ralph

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 1/12

Nostalgia, an existential crisis and Q*Bert comments      0


Midnight's Children

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Midnight's Children

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 1/12

Unlike the titular children, it's hard to maintain a connection comments      0


The Man with the Iron Fists

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The Man with the Iron Fists

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 1/12

Gore, kitsch, cool hair comments      0


Flight

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Flight

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 1/12

It's Denzel Washington the best actor ever, he's so darned cool, he's so darned clever comments      0


Cloud Atlas

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Cloud Atlas

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 1/12

Get swept away, or really pissed off comments      1


Arc story

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Arc story

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Oct 25/12

Carbon Arc celebrates three years of independent screenings with a fall full of stellar film programming. comments      0


Stories We Tell

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Stories We Tell

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 18/12

Fascinating and unforgettable comments      0


Paranormal Activity 4

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Paranormal Activity 4

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 18/12

Don't ghost my iChat comments      0


Alex Cross

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Alex Cross

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 18/12

Sadists only comments      0


Searching for Sugar Man

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Searching for Sugar Man

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 18/12

Humanistic and inspirational comments      0


Samsara

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Samsara

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 18/12

25 countries and four years in film format comments      0


Frankenweenie

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Frankenweenie

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 11/12

Consistently creepy and cute comments      0


Barfi!

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Barfi!

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 11/12

A marathon soap opera experience comments      0


The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 11/12

Engaging, if a bit over-the-top comments      0


Taken 2

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Taken 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 11/12

Liam, you can do better comments      0


Winnie

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Winnie

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 11/12

This didn't go well comments      1


Antiviral

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Antiviral

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 11/12

Pass the bleach comments      0


Nashville

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Nashville

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 11/12

Created by Callie Khouri. Airs Wednesdays at 11pm (ABC) comments      0


Here Comes the Boom

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Here Comes the Boom

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 11/12

Not quite a KO, but not down for the count either comments      0


Seven Psychopaths

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Seven Psychopaths

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 11/12

Everyone could use more Sam Rockwell in their lives comments      0


Sinister

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Sinister

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 11/12

Underachiever and proud of it, man comments      0


Arbitrage

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Arbitrage

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 11/12

Party over Gere, party over there. comments      0


Argo

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Argo

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 11/12

A true story and heroism add up to quality entertainment comments      0


Big Brother calling

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Big Brother calling

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 4/12

Big Brother Canada's recruiting in Halifax for future diary room disasters and HOH battles and Stephanie Johns wants in. comments      0


Looper

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Looper

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 27/12

Gordon-Levitt inhabits Willis. If you get our meaning. comments      0


Hotel Transylvania

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Hotel Transylvania

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 27/12

True love surprise and scream cheese comments      0


Won't Back Down

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Won't Back Down

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 27/12

It's all cool until the anti-union stuff comments      0


Pitch Perfect

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Pitch Perfect

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 27/12

Aca-go comments      0


The Master

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The Master

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 27/12

PTA continues the winning streak comments      0


Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

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Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 27/12

Gorgeous but muddled comments      0


Dredd

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Dredd

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 20/12

Fun but a little on the hollow side. comments      0


The House At The End Of The Street

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The House At The End Of The Street

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 20/12

Long winded, long titled comments      1


Trouble with the Curve

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Trouble with the Curve

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 20/12

Baseball puns! comments      0


Roller Town

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Roller Town

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 20/12

Picnicface's long-awaited feature film debut comments      0


End of Watch

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End of Watch

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 20/12

Tension, humour and good police work comments      0


Lost at sea

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Lost at sea

posted by KATIE INGRAM, Sep 13/12

Go figure, Shandi Mitchell’s open sea drama The Disappeared presented a few filming challenges. comments      0


Starfish troopers: Seth Smith's <i>Lowlife</i>

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Starfish troopers: Seth Smith's Lowlife

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Sep 13/12

The Dog Day frontman's debut feature film sinks into a chilly bog of slime, despair and addiction. Bring an Archie comic for later. comments      0


Bones unburied

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Bones unburied

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 13/12

Pro skateboarder, entrepreneur and filmmaker Stacy Peralta looks back at his old crew, the world’s most famous skateboard team, the Bones Brigade. comments      0


Must-see movies

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Must-see movies

posted by JACOB BOON, JAIME FORSYTHE, CARSTEN KNOX, SIMON THIBAULT AND MOLLY SEGAL, Sep 13/12

Navigate the best of the fest with reviews you can use. We explore grimy drug films, salty dramas, heartwrenching documentaries and lots more. comments      0


Blackbird flies

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Blackbird flies

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 13/12

Dark and occasionally harrowing, Jason Buxton’s Blackbird tells the story of a frustrated teen in an even more neurotic community. comments      0


Great Danes

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Great Danes

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 13/12

Carsten Knox explores the Scandinavian domination of this year’s Atlantic Film Festival and discovers why something’s awesome in the state of Denmark. comments      0


Atlantic Film Fest guide

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Atlantic Film Fest guide

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Sep 13/12

All our coverage in one click comments      0


Resident Evil: Retribution

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Resident Evil: Retribution

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Sep 13/12

For the die-hard Jovofan only comments      0


The Cold Light of Day

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The Cold Light of Day

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 12/12

More slapstick, please comments      0


Wrestle mania

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Wrestle mania

posted by NATASCIA LYPNY, Sep 6/12

Opening this Friday, the Atlantic Canadian feature Beat Down follows a big dreaming 18-year-old woman into the theatrical world of professional wrestling. comments      0


Lawless

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Lawless

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Sep 6/12

Iron stomachs only comments      0


The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

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The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 6/12

A torturously awful singalong comments      0


Robot and Frank

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Robot and Frank

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 6/12

A sombre film about old age with an unusual comic pairing comments      1


The Possession

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The Possession

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 6/12

Starring Matisyahu! comments      0


Beat Down

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Beat Down

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 6/12

Commendable effort struggles to find footing comments      0


Farewell, My Queen

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Farewell, My Queen

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Sep 6/12

The early days of the French Revolution in the pressure cooker of Versailles comments      0


The Words

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The Words

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Sep 6/12

Cheese, please comments      0


<i> Indie Game: The Movie </i>

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Indie Game: The Movie

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Aug 30/12

Directed by Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky (BlinkWorks) comments      0


Premium Rush

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Premium Rush

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 23/12

Relentlessly fun bike chase thriller comments      0


Hit and Run

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Hit and Run

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 23/12

Dreadlocked Bradley Cooper? Please don't. comments      0


The Apparition

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The Apparition

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 23/12

Once you enter you snooze comments      0


The Expendables 2

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The Expendables 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 16/12

"If this movie was winking any harder at the audience it would probably pop a blood vessel." comments      0


ParaNorman

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ParaNorman

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 16/12

Wickedly fun no matter what age comments      1


Sparkle

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Sparkle

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 16/12

The soap opera feel could use some ruthless editing comments      1


The Odd Life of Timothy Green

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 16/12

An earnest, but cute, look at helicopter parenting (and an unusual child) comments      0


The Queen of Versailles

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The Queen of Versailles

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 16/12

Documentary chronicles a crystal bubble bursting comments      0


Celeste and Jesse Forever

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Celeste and Jesse Forever

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 16/12

Jones aces a complex leading role comments      0


The Campaign

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The Campaign

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 9/12

Some relevant satire, some potty humour, everyone wins comments      0


The Bourne Legacy

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The Bourne Legacy

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 9/12

Entertaining, but no match for its predecessors comments      0


Ruby Sparks

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Ruby Sparks

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 9/12

Metafictional romance = genre of 2012 comments      0


Hope Springs

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Hope Springs

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 9/12

The raw nerve endings of a dwindling marriage turn into a love-affirming story comments      0


Total Recall

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Total Recall

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 2/12

Just no. comments      1


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 2/12

Turns out a video game-free summer is not entirely unpalatable comments      0


The Watch

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The Watch

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 26/12

Disappointing despite the comedy pedigree comments      0


Step Up: Revolution

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Step Up: Revolution

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 26/12

Sick of routines? No way! comments      0


Beasts of the Southern Wild

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Beasts of the Southern Wild

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 26/12

A dream world with social, political and economic meaning comments      0


Smooth Moving

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Smooth Moving

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 19/12

Mike Clattenburg’s newest film, Moving Day, is a world of backbreaking labour and belly-busting laughs opening Friday. comments      0


Moving Day

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Moving Day

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 19/12

A melancholy tableau with hits of blue humour comments      0


The Dark Knight Rises

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The Dark Knight Rises

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 19/12

The last hour, packed with action, smoothes over any wrinkles comments      0


The architect of like

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The architect of like

posted by SAM LITTLEFAIR-WALLACE, Jul 12/12

Jason Nickel is creating entertainment 2.0 in Halifax, and Hollywood is paying attention. comments      0


Superman vs. The Elite

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Superman vs. The Elite

posted by LISSA PATTILLO, Jul 12/12

Directed by Michael Chang (DC Comics/Warner) comments      0


Crooked Arrows

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Crooked Arrows

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 12/12

Lacrosse, charming acting and loveable underdogs make a winner comments      0


Ice Age: Continental Drift

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Ice Age: Continental Drift

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 12/12

Celebrity voices run the show comments      0


The Intouchables

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The Intouchables

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 12/12

Funny, but a tad schmaltzy comments      0


To Rome With Love

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To Rome With Love

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 12/12

Light hearted summer fare for Allen-addicts comments      0


Haliwood Insider is now The Scene

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Haliwood Insider is now The Scene

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 11/12

Film news? TV news? Other stuff? We got it. comments      0


Katy Perry: Part of Me

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Katy Perry: Part of Me

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 5/12

May not convert the hesitant, but sure to please the fans comments      0


Safety Not Guaranteed

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Safety Not Guaranteed

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 5/12

Time traveler-in-training, dodgy journalism ethics and Aubrey Plaza? YES. comments      0


Savages

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Savages

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 5/12

Blake Lively embodies sleep on the screen, bringing the intensity down comments      0


The Amazing Spider-Man

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The Amazing Spider-Man

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 5/12

Valiant effort, but the webbing doesn't really stick comments      0


Madea's Witness Protection

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Madea's Witness Protection

posted by JACOB BOON, Jul 5/12

Even Perry seems to be growing tired of this schtick comments      0


Ted

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Ted

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 28/12

Pop culture riffs and extended cartoon cutaway gags don't make up for the cliched rom-com story comments      0


People Like Us

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People Like Us

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 28/12

The cast is on point, but plot mechanics bog the film down comments      0


Magic Mike

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Magic Mike

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 28/12

Abs do nothing to hasten the snail's pace of the film comments      0


Take This Waltz

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Take This Waltz

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 28/12

Novel idea, a Canadian film set in a Canadian city that's just about being a person rather than being Canadian. comments      0


Daytime Emmy win for local developer

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Daytime Emmy win for local developer

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 27/12

100 million viewers felt positively icky post-Take This Lollipop comments      0


alFresco filmFesto's #SummerofJohnny keeps rolling

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alFresco filmFesto's #SummerofJohnny keeps rolling

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 27/12

"Rolling in the Depp" cover features a real musical who's who comments      0


Brave

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Brave

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 21/12

Funny and heartwarming, Brave is a refreshing take on the princess tale comments      0


Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 21/12

Global gallows humour with a soft centre comments      0


Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 21/12

You think it's a joke, but it's not. comments      0


alFresco FilmFesto's Deppinitely going off the Depp end

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alFresco FilmFesto's Deppinitely going off the Depp end

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 20/12

We're all in Depp trouble! comments      0


Get in OUTeast

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Get in OUTeast

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Jun 14/12

Parties, pink champagne, popcorn mascots and thoughtful, fun and challenging queer films take over the Neptune Studio Theatre this week for the OUTeast Queer Film Festival comments      0


Rock of Ages

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Rock of Ages

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 14/12

Hair metal musical could stand to sink a little lower comments      0


Moonrise Kingdom

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Moonrise Kingdom

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 14/12

The kids are all right comments      0


That's My Boy

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That's My Boy

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 14/12

Base humour without the creativity comments      0


Prometheus

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Prometheus

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 7/12

Deserving of more drama, but enjoyable as-is comments      1


Cosmopolis

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Cosmopolis

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 7/12

Financial jargon spun into pure poetry comments      1


Madagascar 3

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Madagascar 3

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 7/12

Don't question the logic and you'll have fun comments      0


OUTeast and at ‘em

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OUTeast and at ‘em

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 4/12

Queer film festival plans four days of film, fun and copious amounts of pink popcorn comments      0


Todd and the Book of Pure Evil

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Todd and the Book of Pure Evil

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 31/12

Created by Craig David Wallace (eOne) comments      0


Men in Black 3

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Men in Black 3

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, May 31/12

A money grab, but a watchable one comments      1


Snow White and The Huntsman

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Snow White and The Huntsman

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, May 31/12

Gold is promised, but not delivered comments      0


The Samaritan

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The Samaritan

posted by JACOB BOON, May 31/12

A dash of Oldboy-inspired drama? I'm in comments      0


Piranha 3DD? More like Piranha 3Zzzz

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Piranha 3DD? More like Piranha 3Zzzz

posted by JACOB BOON, May 31/12

But boobs! Don't forget those. comments      0


Chevy to the Levy

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Chevy to the Levy

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, May 24/12

Carsten Knox catches up with recent Dalhousie Doctorate holder Eugene Levy and talks dramatic debuts, partying youngsters and, of course, the American Pie franchise comments      0


Trapped in the <i>Sea</i>

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Trapped in the Sea

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, May 24/12

The Deep Blue Sea showcases Weisz's natural talent comments      0


Gossamer thin <i>Chernobyl</i>

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Gossamer thin Chernobyl

posted by JACOB BOON, May 24/12

Early suspense gives way to mutant attack paint-by-numbers comments      0


<i>Men In Black III</i> solid summer fare

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Men In Black III solid summer fare

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, May 24/12

Sure, it's a cash grab, but an enjoyable one comments      0


<i>Citizen Gangster</i>: Character-rich, context-poor

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Citizen Gangster: Character-rich, context-poor

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, May 24/12

In which a would-be Canadian actor turns to a life of crime and face-paint comments      0


Help yourself

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Help yourself

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, May 17/12

Lindsay Rainingbird offers would-be millionaires ready made movie specs from five self-help books comments      0


Two-star <i>Hotel</i>

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Two-star Hotel

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, May 17/12

Despite charming actors, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel falls flat comments      0


Lowered expectations

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Lowered expectations

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, May 17/12

What To Expect When You're Expecting stretches the material a little too thin comments      0


<i>The Dictator</i> swings low

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The Dictator swings low

posted by JACOB BOON, May 17/12

Low brow breeds low interest comments      0


<i>Battleship</i> sinks

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Battleship sinks

posted by JACOB BOON, May 17/12

"Loud, wet and dull"? Sounds like your mother! Eyyyy comments      0


Snow report

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Snow report

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 10/12

Rohan Fernando's drama, Snow, came out of 10 years of documentary filmmaking, producing striking cinema verite results. comments      0


Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 10/12

Directed by Constance Marks (Submarine Deluxe) comments      0


Pariah

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Pariah

posted by TARA THORNE, May 10/12

Directed by Dee Rees (Alliance) comments      0


Dark Shadows

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Dark Shadows

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, May 10/12

Pretty visuals, weak-hearted comments      1


Heavy <i>Snow</i>

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Heavy Snow

posted by JACOB BOON, May 10/12

When crystallized, Snow's themes are poignant comments      1


Brainy, stylish <i>Footnote</i>

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Brainy, stylish Footnote

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, May 9/12

Family drama mixes with dry comedy comments      0


OUTeast Film Fest gets popping

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OUTeast Film Fest gets popping

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 7/12

Things that make you go squee comments      1


No need to S.H.I.E.L.D. your eyes, <i>The Avengers</i> rules

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No need to S.H.I.E.L.D. your eyes, The Avengers rules

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, May 4/12

Your nerd god is a righteous god comments      0


Greta Gerwig’s Method-free mumblecore

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Greta Gerwig’s Method-free mumblecore

posted by TARA THORNE, May 3/12

Gerwig sharpens her typically breezy acting style to a prim point in Damsels in Distress comments      0


Stillman's back with <i>Damsels in Distress</i>

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Stillman's back with Damsels in Distress

posted by TARA THORNE, May 3/12

Absurd, over-the-top, and hilarious comments      0


Full Court Press is back

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Full Court Press is back

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 1/12

(and hello) comments      0


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Ch-ch-ch-changes at Haliwood Insider

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 27/12

Film Editor departing comments      0


Fast Times at  Grizzly Lake High

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Fast Times at Grizzly Lake High

posted by MARK PALERMO, Apr 26/12

Director, screenwriter and former Coast film critic Mark Palermo grabbed the brass ring when he collaborated with Hollywood filmmaker Joseph Kahn on his new, uncatagorizable feature film, Detention, opening this weekend. Here’s how it all got done. comments      0


<i>Revenge of the Electric Car </i>

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Revenge of the Electric Car

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 26/12

Directed by Chris Paine (Mongrel Media) comments      0


<i>Sleeping Beauty</i>

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Sleeping Beauty

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 26/12

Written and directed by Julia Leigh (eOne) comments      0


Fun in pages, <i>Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope</i>

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Fun in pages, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 26/12

Morgan Spurlock's new doc reveals the magic and whimsy of the San Diego Comic-Con comments      0


Things to make you go "Arr": <i>The Pirates! Band of Misfits</i>

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Things to make you go "Arr": The Pirates! Band of Misfits

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 26/12

The makers of Wallace and Gromit serve up another fun time at the movies comments      1


<i>Safe</i> easily cracked

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Safe easily cracked

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 26/12

Jason Statham has become Charles Bronson, right down to the regular, generic actioners comments      1


<i>The Five-Year Engagement</i> nearly feels that long

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The Five-Year Engagement nearly feels that long

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 26/12

Two hours is more time than you'll want to stay with this couple comments      0


A bruising <i>Bully</i>

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A bruising Bully

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 26/12

Documentary reveals issue without offering easy answers comments      0


<i>The Raven</i> is flightless

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The Raven is flightless

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 26/12

Gloomy, gothic thriller doesn't utilize John Cusack's strengths comments      0


We get <i>Detention</i>

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We get Detention

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 26/12

Speedy genre splicing with added blood and bears comments      0


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Indie Game: The Movie to screen in Halifax

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 25/12

May 3 is the night for Sundance doc on video game developers comments      0


Drew Goddard and <i>The Cabin In The Woods</i>

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Drew Goddard and The Cabin In The Woods

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 19/12

Cabin fever: director Drew Goddard has a spoiler-free conversation with The Coast about his and Joss Whedon’s new horror movie. comments      0


Reviewer not <i>The Lucky One</i>

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Reviewer not The Lucky One

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Apr 19/12

Nicholas Sparks weeper heavy on the pap comments      0


<i>Chimpanzee</i> straddles a line between drama and documentary

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Chimpanzee straddles a line between drama and documentary

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Apr 19/12

Disney-produced primate picture heavy on the cheese but tolerable comments      0


<i>Think Like a Man</i> splits genders for laughs

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Think Like a Man splits genders for laughs

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Apr 19/12

The laughs are there, though not all are intended comments      0


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Atlantic Film Fest hires new executive director

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 18/12

Wayne Carter is the man with the plan comments      0


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NSCAD film students screen their year's work

posted by JUSTIN TAN, Apr 17/12

Head down to Park Lane Thursday night to see films from (maybe) the next Cronenberg comments      0


Love the boat

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Love the boat

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Apr 12/12

People groaned when James Cameron’s Titanic was rereleased in 3D, but Coast film critic Matt Semansky longs to take the voyage again. comments      2


<i>The Boxing Girls of Kabul</i> screens at Viewfinders

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The Boxing Girls of Kabul screens at Viewfinders

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 12/12

Raging Kabul: Ariel Nasr’s new documentary will show as part of the International Film Festival for Youth. We speak to the Halifax filmmaker. comments      0


Occupy first class

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Occupy first class

posted by HILLARY TITLEY, Apr 12/12

The anniversary of the disaster has inspired a new miniseries, with a closer look at class and social strata both above and below decks. comments      1


Dreamy <i>Jiro Dreams of Sushi</i>

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Dreamy Jiro Dreams of Sushi

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Apr 12/12

Documentary about the rice stuff is a treat comments      0


A poke in the eye for <i>The Three Stooges</i>

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A poke in the eye for The Three Stooges

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 12/12

This isn't the reboot the world could use. comments      0


Get outta the <i>StreetDance 2</i>

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Get outta the StreetDance 2

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 12/12

Even the dance numbers fall flat in this clunker. comments      0


<i>Lockout</i> has the action-flick key

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Lockout has the action-flick key

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 12/12

Two words: Die Hardin space. comments      0


Our newest movie reviews

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Our newest movie reviews

Apr 12/12

Jiro Dreams of Sushi leads this weekend's opening films. comments      0


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DOCU-LAB lstarts this month

posted by MARIE HANIFEN, Apr 10/12

AFCOOP’s latest film course will bring out your inner documentary filmmaker comments      0


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Emerging Lens film screenings return

posted by MARIE HANIFEN, Apr 9/12

Films by African Canadian filmmakers to be screened again this year comments      0


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Tour Tech East looks to expand

posted by JUSTIN TAN, Apr 5/12

Local film studio needs $1 million to move into former factory space comments      0


Tom Sherman at HIFF

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Tom Sherman at HIFF

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Apr 5/12

Sherman tech: The multimedia artist is screening his work at the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival. comments      0


<i>Revenge of the Electric Car</i>

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Revenge of the Electric Car

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 5/12

Directed by Chris Paine (Mongrel Media) comments      0


A limp <i>American Reunion</i>

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A limp American Reunion

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Apr 5/12

No love for sex-obsessed comedy series new sequel comments      0


<i>The Raid: Redemption</i> = Plenty of fighting

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The Raid: Redemption = Plenty of fighting

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 5/12

Indonesian action pic crammed with martial arts violence (for those who like that kind of thing) comments      0


Trailer for <i>To Rome With Love</i>

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Trailer for To Rome With Love

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 4/12

Ellen stars in Woody Allen's new romantic comedy, opening this summer comments      0


<i>The Corridor</i> arrives on VOD

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The Corridor arrives on VOD

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 3/12

Nova Scotia-shot horror now available to creep you the fuck out comments      0


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Battleship Potemkin screens with live music

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 29/12

Sergei Eisenstein's classic to show at King's on Saturday comments      0


Maritime Film Classification Board: Revealed

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Maritime Film Classification Board: Revealed

posted by MAIRIN PRENTISS, Mar 29/12

Watching the watchers: a look at Nova Scotia’s secret film raters, and discovers a possible reason our choice of films at the multiplex is limited. comments      3


Dire <i>Wrath of the Titans</i>

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Dire Wrath of the Titans

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 29/12

A dull exhibition of CGI, this sequel is no better than Clash comments      0


There's some magic in <i>Mirror, Mirror</i>

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There's some magic in Mirror, Mirror

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Mar 29/12

This Snow White story has much to recommend it comments      0


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FILM 5 2012 goes to camera

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 26/12

AFCOOP's short film program rolls film (or digital, as the case may be) comments      0


Mad about <i>Mad Men</i>

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Mad about Mad Men

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 22/12

A party to celebrate the return of television gold...and you’re invited. comments      0


<i>Roaming</i> on-set report

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Roaming on-set report

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 22/12

We visit the Halifax set of Michael Ray Fox and Richard McQueen’s new movie, funded by the First Feature Project. comments      0


Brilliant <i>In Darkness</i>

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Brilliant In Darkness

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 22/12

Oscar-nominated Holocaust drama a must-see comments      0


Odds are with <i>The Hunger Games</i>

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Odds are with The Hunger Games

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Mar 22/12

Jennifer Lawrence creates a powerful Katniss for the silver screen comments      0


Don't try <i>Salmon Fishing in the Yemen</i>

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Don't try Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 22/12

Plot, shoe-horned romance, not much makes sense comments      0


The Coast picks the movies

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The Coast picks the movies

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 22/12

Recent recommendations from our reviewing braintrust comments      0


Ann MacKenzie to step down as CEO of Film Nova Scotia

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Ann MacKenzie to step down as CEO of Film Nova Scotia

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 20/12

Carolyn Horton will act as interim CEO comments      3


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Halifax films jump out at international film fests

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 16/12

Cloudburst continues to reign, Charlie Zone gets into it comments      0


Jennifer Westfeldt directs <i>Friends with Kids</i>

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Jennifer Westfeldt directs Friends with Kids

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 15/12

The accidental director: Screenwriter, actor and first-time director Jennifer Westfeldt was thrust into the director’s chair on the new film. We find out why. comments      0


<i>Like Crazy</i>

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Like Crazy

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Mar 15/12

Directed by Drake Doremus (Paramount) comments      0


A few laughs on <i>21 Jump Street</i>

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A few laughs on 21 Jump Street

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 15/12

Comedy rehash of '80s TV series not without chuckles comments      0


Suspenseful <i>Silent House</i>

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Suspenseful Silent House

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Mar 15/12

Real-time horror satisfies but but falls down in the final act comments      0


Eddie Murphy needs more than <i>A Thousand Words</i>

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Eddie Murphy needs more than A Thousand Words

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 15/12

Comedy vehicle flawed, confusing and not very funny comments      0


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New Work in Progress blog from Eva Madden-Hagen

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 14/12

AFCOOP Filmmaker in Residence reveals POSE comments      0


EXPOSED: "A Naked Screening of a Work in Progress"

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EXPOSED: "A Naked Screening of a Work in Progress"

posted by EVA MADDEN-HAGEN, Mar 13/12

AFCOOP Filmmaker in Residence shares her unfinished film comments      1


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Call for submissions: OUTeast Queer Film Festival

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 13/12

Inaugural fest in June looking for content comments      0


Women Making Waves in Halifax

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Women Making Waves in Halifax

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Mar 8/12

Femme festivale: the women in filmmaking conference happens this weekend. comments      0


<i>We Need to Talk About Kevin</i>, you need to go see him

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We Need to Talk About Kevin, you need to go see him

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 8/12

Brilliant psychological drama about the relationship between mother and son comments      0


Flawed <i>John Carter</i>

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Flawed John Carter

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Mar 8/12

Mars adventure a bit too crammed with ideas and effects comments      0


<i>Page Eight</i>

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Page Eight

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 8/12

Written and Directed by David Hare (BBC) comments      0


<i>London River</i>

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London River

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 8/12

Directed by Rachid Bouchareb (Cinema Libre Studio) comments      0


<i>A Separation</i> is brilliant

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A Separation is brilliant

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 8/12

Iranian Oscar-winner an intense, moving portrait of a society's struggles comments      0


Clever, watchable <i>Friends With Kids</i>

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Clever, watchable Friends With Kids

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 8/12

Modern dramedy features a whack of the Bridesmaids cast comments      0


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Game Jam 2012 commences!

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 1/12

A 48-hour gathering of videogame experts at the Hub comments      0


<i>Land & Sea</i> airs "Pirates and Privateers"

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Land & Sea airs "Pirates and Privateers"

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 1/12

Maritime doc show provides regular local cultural and historic content comments      1


Hitchcock presented

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Hitchcock presented

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Mar 1/12

Juicy making-of details from the 7 O'Clock Hitchcock screenings, showing Mondays through March at the alfreSnow filmFesto. comments      0


Deconstructing Doyle

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Deconstructing Doyle

posted by TIM BOUSQUET, Mar 1/12

Allan Hawco talks about acting, women, reporters and Newfoundland winters comments      1


<i>Coriolanus</i> "as tedious as a twice-told tale"

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Coriolanus "as tedious as a twice-told tale"

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 1/12

Director/star Fiennes vexes with a stultifying adaptation comments      0


<i>Project X</i> is shit

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Project X is shit

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Mar 1/12

Super-lame teen boy fantasy perpetuates stereotypes comments      0


<i>The Lorax</i> is bloated

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The Lorax is bloated

posted by JACOB BOON, Mar 1/12

Kiddie film dishonours Seuss source comments      0


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Screening of The Music Never Stopped for Atlantic Association for Music Therapy

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 28/12

Sundance feature gets first Canadian screening comments      0


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Nightmare Factory screens at The Oxford

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 24/12

The doc a must for horror fans on industry master Greg Nicotero comments      1


Jay Baruchel and Michael Dowse on <i>Goon</i>

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Jay Baruchel and Michael Dowse on Goon

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 23/12

Shot on goal: We finally have a hockey comedy to call our own---even if it wasn’t made in Halifax. comments      1


<i>Goon</i> a bloody good time

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Goon a bloody good time

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 23/12

Hockey movie has strong scoring unit of comedy and action comments      0


<i>Act of Valor</i> an ad for the American military

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Act of Valor an ad for the American military

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Feb 23/12

Rah rah action movie stars actual Navy SEALS comments      0


<i>Wanderlust</i> doesn't go anywhere

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Wanderlust doesn't go anywhere

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Feb 23/12

Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston unfunny urbanites in a hippie commune comments      1


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CFAT Media Art Scholarship Program Screening on Saturday

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 21/12

Check out the video cool at Neptune Theatre comments      0


Music video-makers in Halifax

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Music video-makers in Halifax

posted by CHARLENE DAVIS, Feb 16/12

Our tube sensations: Music video-makers in Halifax struggle to get their work seen and make a living doing it, part of the eternal battle between art and commerce. comments      0


New movie reviews

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New movie reviews

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 16/12

Check here for the word on what's brand new in cinemas and recent Coast picks comments      0


<i>This Means War</i> tepid and disappointing

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This Means War tepid and disappointing

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Feb 16/12

Formula action and chauvinistic script do performers (and audience) no favours comments      0


<i>Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance</i> marginally improves on original

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance marginally improves on original

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Feb 16/12

3D demon biker revs a few cheap thrills comments      0


Gorgeous, sad drama <i>Monsieur Lazhar</i>

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Gorgeous, sad drama Monsieur Lazhar

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Feb 16/12

Quebec film articulates grief and immigrant experience comments      0


<i>Ulimate Dog Tease</i> on its way to the big screen

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Ulimate Dog Tease on its way to the big screen

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 14/12

Haligonian video at Paramount for movie development comments      1


Film moves beyond prejudice

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Film moves beyond prejudice

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Feb 9/12

The documentary Prom Night in Mississippi reveals a triumph over racism, screening this week as part of an AFCOOP symposium. comments      0


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We're not reviewing 3D rereleases

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 9/12

And I'll tell you why comments      3


<i>Safe House</i>, cheap entertainment

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Safe House, cheap entertainment

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Feb 9/12

Washington outacts, out-smoothes Reynolds in rote thriller comments      0


<i>The Vow</i> leaves reviewer's heart unmelted

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The Vow leaves reviewer's heart unmelted

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Feb 9/12

Bad news for fans of amnesiac love stories comments      0


<i>London Boulevard</i>

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London Boulevard

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 9/12

Directed by William Monahan (eOne) comments      0


Dazzling <i>Pina</i>

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Dazzling Pina

posted by JACOB BOON, Feb 9/12

Dance documentary is a testament to beautiful movers comments      0


Hear Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier do Halifax

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Hear Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier do Halifax

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 6/12

SMODCAST #200, birthed on stage at the Spatz. comments      2


<i>The Double</i>

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The Double

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 6/12

Directed by Michael Brandt (VVS Films) comments      0


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AFF/Neptune launches winter film series

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 3/12

alfreSnow filmFesto screens Hitchcock through March comments      0


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Andrew Murphy becomes programmer of Toronto's Inside Out Fest

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 2/12

Former Atlantic Film Fest program manager gets big gig comments      0


Daniel Radcliffe leaves Harry Potter behind

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Daniel Radcliffe leaves Harry Potter behind

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 2/12

The man who lived: He’s still acting with ghosts, though his first post-Potter role is a much darker turn, exploring death and grief, in the film The Woman in Black. comments      0


<i>Flag on the Play</i> brings the Superbowl to Halifax

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Flag on the Play brings the Superbowl to Halifax

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 2/12

Wild Flag: Operating out of a north end basement is Flag on the Play, a bizarre and hilarious web show about fantasy and football. It’s online magic, and maybe could only come from Halifax. comments      0


Kevin Smith’s movies

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Kevin Smith’s movies

posted by CARSTEN KNOX AND MATTHEW RITCHIE, Feb 2/12

Smith’s jones: With the exception of a few odd documentaries, including the film about Prince, episodes of Degrassi, comic books and other ephemera, here’s a guide to Kevin Smith’s visual storytelling to date. comments      0


Bone-creepy <i>The Woman in Black</i>

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Bone-creepy The Woman in Black

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 2/12

Daniel Radcliffe commits to Hammer horror comments      0


<i>Albert Nobbs</i> underdeveloped

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Albert Nobbs underdeveloped

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Feb 2/12

Cross-dressing historical drama fails to get under the skin comments      0


<i>Chronicle</i> poignant (with tech issue)

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Chronicle poignant (with tech issue)

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Feb 2/12

Mockumentary format distracts from solid scifi comments      0


Daniel Radcliffe speaks

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Daniel Radcliffe speaks

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Feb 2/12

Actor talks about The Woman in Black and Hammer Horror comments      0


<i>Man on a Ledge</i> falls hard

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Man on a Ledge falls hard

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 30/12

Twisty heist picture tries and fails to be clever comments      0


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Wave Awards seeking nominations for a few good women

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 27/12

Deadline Thursday, February 2 for awards, given out at Women Making Waves conference comments      0


<i>Shame</i> screenwriter Abi Morgan

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Shame screenwriter Abi Morgan

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 26/12

Hardcore drama: A new film about a sex addict has earned a stigmatized film rating in the United States, The co-writer of Shame isn’t at all bothered. comments      0


<i>Shame</i> a chilly, powerful film

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Shame a chilly, powerful film

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 26/12

Sex addiction drama peels open the raw side of New York comments      0


<i>The Grey</i>: kinda great, kinda awful

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The Grey: kinda great, kinda awful

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jan 26/12

Liam Neeson battles cold, wolves, corny dialogue comments      0


<i>One for the Money</i>, you could miss this show

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One for the Money, you could miss this show

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 26/12

Movie suffers from rom-com predicatbility despite Heigl's comic timing comments      0


2012 Academy Award nominations announced

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2012 Academy Award nominations announced

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 24/12

Yay Plummer! Woohoo The Tree of Life! But WTF Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close? comments      2


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We want Detention

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 20/12

Help former Coast critic Mark Palermo get his movie screened here comments      0


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Empowerful screens second film

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 20/12

Pink Dog productions and Mulgrave Park residents creative collaboration comments      0


Going to the movies versus home entertainment

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Going to the movies versus home entertainment

posted by HILLARY TITLEY AND JACOB BOON, Jan 19/12

Cinema adversitas: In this age of massive home entertainment systems, DVD box-sets and Netflix, is it worthwhile to still go out to the movies? comments      0


<i>Life in a Day</i>

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Life in a Day

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jan 19/12

Directed by Ridley Scott (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>Haywire</i> kicks ass

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Haywire kicks ass

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jan 19/12

Action movie delivers considerable chops in MMA fighter Gina Carano comments      0


<i>Red Tails</i> goes down in flames

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Red Tails goes down in flames

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 19/12

Schlocky picture does wrong by heroic pilots and audiences comments      1


<i>Underword: Awakening</i>, Franchise: Repetition

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Underword: Awakening, Franchise: Repetition

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 19/12

More of the same, recommended only for acolytes comments      0


All the new movie reviews

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All the new movie reviews

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 19/12

Coast critics share their thoughts on January releases comments      0


<i>The Artist</i>: silence is golden in black and white

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The Artist: silence is golden in black and white

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 19/12

French film evokes Hollywood's glorious past comments      0


Terrific <i>Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy</i>

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Terrific Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 19/12

Classic cold war spy thriller brilliant and complex comments      0


<i>Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close</i> sincere but contrived

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close sincere but contrived

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 19/12

Adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel boasts strong performances, but could be better comments      0


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Banff Mountain Film Festival comes to Halifax

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 18/12

Mystery mountain films screen January 25, 26 comments      0


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Massage Addict to appear on CBC's Dragon Den

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 17/12

Local therapeutic massage clinic gets its shot on popular business development show comments      0


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Mr D's second episode tonight on CBC

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 16/12

Halifax-shot comedy gets big props comments      2


Hollywood nostalgia-fest

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Hollywood nostalgia-fest

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 12/12

The bad old days: The film industry is in the habit of giving kudos to movies stuck in the past. We separate the fresh from the stale this awards season. comments      1


Like the Dickens

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Like the Dickens

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 12/12

In celebration of two centuries of Charles Dickens, Dalhousie Art gallery has a whole winter of film adaptations comments      0


<i>Carnage</i> a wreck

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Carnage a wreck

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 12/12

Roman Polanski's play adaptation no fun at all comments      0


<i>The Iron Lady</i> shows some rust

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The Iron Lady shows some rust

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 12/12

Streep marvelous, but the movie misses the real story comments      1


Conventional <i>Contraband</i>

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Conventional Contraband

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jan 12/12

Mark Wahlberg thriller boilerplate trotted out in January comments      0


<i>Joyful Noise</i>? WTF?

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Joyful Noise? WTF?

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jan 12/12

Musical comedy runs gamut from weird to awful comments      0


<i>A Dangerous Method</i> cerebral, chilly

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A Dangerous Method cerebral, chilly

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jan 12/12

David Cronenberg's film could use a little more heart in its psychoanalytic tale comments      1


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Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival seeks film submissions

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 11/12

AFCOOPs film festival happens in April comments      0


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The Lowlife trailer

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 10/12

First gander at a creepy-looking local feature film comments      0


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Pet ER looks to Halifax

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 6/12

Newfoundland-based TV series searching for true-life pet emergency stories comments      0


<i>The Disappeared</i> teaser is up

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The Disappeared teaser is up

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 5/12

Shandi Mitchell's first feature coming soon comments      0


The 10 best movies of 2011

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The 10 best movies of 2011

posted by MATT SEMANSKY AND MOLLY SEGAL, Jan 5/12

Over the holidays Coast film reviewers Matt Semansky and Molly J. Segal caught up on the best of the past 12 months. Here are the instant classics. comments      2


Best Films of 2011 Podcast

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Best Films of 2011 Podcast

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 5/12

Matt Semansky and Molly Segal flesh out their lists of the best movies of the year comments      0


<i>Batman: Year One</i>

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Batman: Year One

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 5/12

Directed by Sam Liu and Lauren Montgomery (Warner Home Video) comments      0


<i>Project Nim</i>

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Project Nim

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 5/12

Directed by James Marsh (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>The Devil Inside</i>: It's hard to believe we need a place called hell

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The Devil Inside: It's hard to believe we need a place called hell

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jan 5/12

New horror a weak exorcism/mockumentary regurgitation comments      1


Memorial for LEXX co-creator this Sunday

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Memorial for LEXX co-creator this Sunday

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jan 4/12

Lex Gigeroff to be feted at Bubba Rays comments      3


Nova Scotia movie business 2011

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Nova Scotia movie business 2011

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 22/11

Inside Haliwood: The biz rocked this year. Here’s a look back at 12 months of shooting. comments      0


<i>The Adventures of Tintin</i> action-packed but deficient

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The Adventures of Tintin action-packed but deficient

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Dec 22/11

Spielberg a bit off his game in the family blockbuster department comments      0


Sweet! <i>We Bought A Zoo</i>!

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Sweet! We Bought A Zoo!

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 22/11

Cameron Crowe's return to feature film a benign holiday entertainment comments      0


<i>War Horse</i> sentimental but captivating

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War Horse sentimental but captivating

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 22/11

Steven Spielberg delivers again with a grand, old-fashioned drama comments      0


<i>Don 2</i> is pretty, bloated

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Don 2 is pretty, bloated

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 22/11

Indian action sequel indebted to much better Hollywood movies comments      0


A passable <i>The Darkest Hour</i>

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A passable The Darkest Hour

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 22/11

Moscow-set alien invasion thriller avoids cliche comments      0


<i>The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo</i>'s ferocious grip

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo's ferocious grip

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Dec 21/11

David Fincher delivers problematic but compelling thriller comments      0


<i>Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked</i> sinks

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked sinks

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 15/11

Irritating cinematic rodents need exterminating comments      0


<i>Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows</i> chokes in the homestretch

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows chokes in the homestretch

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Dec 15/11

Downey Jr remains the reason to watch Guy Ritchie's action franchise comments      0


Machine-tooled, pro-grade <i>Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol</i>

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Machine-tooled, pro-grade Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Dec 15/11

Tom Cruise's action series delivers in the fourth edition comments      0


<i>Young Adult</i> dark, humourous and cringe-worthy

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Young Adult dark, humourous and cringe-worthy

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 15/11

Charlize Theron's Mavis both sympathetic and pathetic comments      0


Review Roundup: <i>Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, Young Adult, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Chip-wrecked</i>

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Review Roundup: Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, Young Adult, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Chip-wrecked

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 15/11

Four new reviews of movies that opened December 16 comments      0


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AFCOOP Super 8 Party this Wednesday

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 12/11

Free handmade holiday movies and good times comments      0


Video On Demand gets props from Halifax filmmakers

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Video On Demand gets props from Halifax filmmakers

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Dec 8/11

Home video: A Canadian grassroots cinema organization has turned its attention to internet venues as a way to get people watching Canadian movies. comments      0


<i>The Extraordinary Adventures Adele Blanc-Sec</i>

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The Extraordinary Adventures Adele Blanc-Sec

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 8/11

Directed by Luc Besson (Seville) comments      0


No champagne for <i>New Year's Eve</i>

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No champagne for New Year's Eve

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Dec 8/11

Mushy perfrormances, script and direction enough to ruin the holiday comments      0


<i>The Sitter</i> never stands up

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The Sitter never stands up

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Dec 8/11

Lowbrow script fails comedy (and dramatic) actor Jonah Hill comments      0


Review Round-up: <i>The Sitter</i> and <i>New Year's Eve</i>

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Review Round-up: The Sitter and New Year's Eve

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 8/11

A not-exactly stellar pair of new movies opened December 9 comments      0


<i>Atlas Shrugged part 1</i>, drops the ball

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Atlas Shrugged part 1, drops the ball

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 8/11

Ayn Rand adaptation soapy, unlikeable comments      0


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Hobo and Rhonda crack TIFFs Best of 2011

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 7/11

Nova Scotia films on Toronto International Film Festival golden list comments      0


Aram Kouyoumdjian: sound mixer and video director

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Aram Kouyoumdjian: sound mixer and video director

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 1/11

Sound and vision: Kouyoumdjian has become both a key technician in film sound and an award-winning director of music videos in Nova Scotia. comments      0


No blemishes on <i>The Skin I Live In </i>

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No blemishes on The Skin I Live In

posted by JACOB BOON, Dec 1/11

Plastic surgery gets the hauntingly beautiful Pedro Almodovar treatment. comments      1


<i>Margin Call</i> illuminates the Wall Street shuffle

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Margin Call illuminates the Wall Street shuffle

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Dec 1/11

Neophyte feature filmmaker J.C. Chandor's drama a great first effort comments      0


Review Roundup: <i>The Skin I Live In</i> and <i>Margin Call</i>

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Review Roundup: The Skin I Live In and Margin Call

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 1/11

Two new movie reviews from December 2 openings comments      0


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Eva Madden-Hagen gives Dave Cullen the Proust Questionnaire

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 30/11

New blog post from AFCOOP Filmmaker in Residence comments      0


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Eva talks about Super8, Dave Cullen

posted by EVA MADDEN-HAGEN, Nov 30/11

AFCOOP Filmmaker in Residence chat happening December 1 comments      0


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Faith, Fraud and Minimum Wage on Movie Central

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 24/11

Looking for a Nova Scotian movie this season? Here ya go comments      0


Atlantic Minds Wide Open Film Festival opens in Dartmouth

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Atlantic Minds Wide Open Film Festival opens in Dartmouth

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Nov 24/11

Minds wide shot: The inaugural festival premieres Friday in Dartmouth with films about and by people living with with mental illness. comments      0


<i>The Muppets</i> fresh and sweet

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The Muppets fresh and sweet

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 24/11

Jim Henson's beloved puppets relaunched in movie comments      0


<i>Arthur Christmas</i> plucky fun

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Arthur Christmas plucky fun

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Nov 24/11

Aardman animation brings quality CGI holiday entertainment comments      0


<i>Hugo</i> full of nostalgic magic

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Hugo full of nostalgic magic

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 24/11

Scorcese's 3D family film has much to recommend it comments      1


<i>My Week With Marilyn</i> tells the wrong story

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My Week With Marilyn tells the wrong story

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Nov 24/11

Williams' performance the only thing to recommend it comments      0


Review roundup: <i>The Descendants, The Muppets, Hugo, My Week with Marilyn, </i> and <i>Arthur Christmas</i>

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Review roundup: The Descendants, The Muppets, Hugo, My Week with Marilyn, and Arthur Christmas

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 24/11

Five movies from Nov 23-25 comments      0


Clooney works hard for <i>The Descendants</i>

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Clooney works hard for The Descendants

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 24/11

Director Alexander Payne does well by his leading man comments      0


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The Corridor gets distribution

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 21/11

Locally made horror/science fiction thriller will be seen by many comments      0


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Humanity International Film Festival call for submissions

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 21/11

North end film festival looking for local shorts comments      0


Review roundup: <i>Martha Marcy May Marlene, Melancholia</i> and <i>Twilight: Breaking Dawn</i>

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Review roundup: Martha Marcy May Marlene, Melancholia and Twilight: Breaking Dawn

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 20/11

Three movie reviews from the weekend of November 18 comments      0


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Cubicle to the cage auditions this Sunday

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 18/11

Maritime MMA doc looking for participants who want to fight comments      0


Underground art documentary and exhibition

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Underground art documentary and exhibition

posted by MARK BLACK, Nov 17/11

Brow-raising: Lowbrow art is explored in the film New Brow, showing as part of an event at the Khyber. comments      0


<i>Happy Feet 2</i> busts a move

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Happy Feet 2 busts a move

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 17/11

Animated penguin sequel continues the fun of the original comments      0


Multiple joys of <i>Martha Marcy May Marlene</i>

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Multiple joys of Martha Marcy May Marlene

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Nov 17/11

Sundance favourite a must-see at The Oxford comments      0


Dreamlike <i>Melancholia</i> beautiful, problematic

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Dreamlike Melancholia beautiful, problematic

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 17/11

Lars von Trier's Cannes award-winner has its moments comments      1


<i>The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1</i> totally unsatisfying

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 totally unsatisfying

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 17/11

For Twihards only, maybe not even then comments      0


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Rhonda's Party wins at the enRoute Film Festival

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 16/11

More accolades for local short film comments      0


Kevin Smith returns to Halifax (this time with Jason Mewes)

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Kevin Smith returns to Halifax (this time with Jason Mewes)

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 15/11

Jay and Silent Bob Get Old is here in December comments      0


<i>Rhonda’s Party</i> filmmakers Ashley McKenzie and Nelson MacDonald

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Rhonda’s Party filmmakers Ashley McKenzie and Nelson MacDonald

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 10/11

Party platform: The Cape Breton filmmakers award-winning short is the launch pad for their career. comments      0


<i>Freakonomics</i>

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Freakonomics

posted by SHANNON FAY, Nov 10/11

By Heidi Ewing and Alex Gibney (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>Familiar Grounds (En Terrains Connus)</i>

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Familiar Grounds (En Terrains Connus)

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 10/11

Directed by Stéphane Lafleur (eOne) comments      0


<i>Jack and Jill </i>go for a shill

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Jack and Jill go for a shill

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 10/11

And in this drag debacle, both Adam Sandlers come tumbling way down comments      0


<i>Immortals </i>makes a heroic effort

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Immortals makes a heroic effort

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 10/11

Minotaur reboot is gorgeous but gets lost in cinematic cliches. comments      0


Stuffy ol' <i> J. Edgar</i>

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Stuffy ol' J. Edgar

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 10/11

Clint Eastwood biopic of FBI honcho missing character sizzle comments      0


Review roundup: <i>Immortals</i>, <i>J. Edgar </i> and <i>Jack and Jill</i>

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Review roundup: Immortals, J. Edgar and Jack and Jill

Nov 10/11

Three new reviews from the weekend's opening movies. comments      0


<i>The Way</i> is long

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The Way is long

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 10/11

Emilio Estevez makes a family drama with his dad, Martin Sheen comments      0


2011 Slow Motion Food Film Festival opens this week

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2011 Slow Motion Food Film Festival opens this week

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 7/11

A Foodie film paradise in Wolfville, November 11-14 comments      0


Kevin Smith in Halifax

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Kevin Smith in Halifax

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Nov 3/11

Word Smith: As filmmaker Kevin Smith appears in Halifax this week, Matthew Ritchie explores why the Clerks director is leaving the camera behind comments      3


<i>Terri</i>

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Terri

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 3/11

Directed by Azazel Jacobs (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>The Perfect Host</i>

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The Perfect Host

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Nov 3/11

Directed by Nick Tomnay (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas</i> is a gift to fans

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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas is a gift to fans

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 3/11

The third film in the comedy franchise succeeds on its own terms comments      0


<i>Tower Heist</i> a limp caper

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Tower Heist a limp caper

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Nov 3/11

Eddie Murphy rediscovers what made him funny, but there's not much else to recommend it comments      0


<i>In Time</i> a waste

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In Time a waste

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Oct 30/11

A clever concept is let down by predictable execution comments      0


Bollywood superhero movie <i>Ra. One</i> exhausts

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Bollywood superhero movie Ra. One exhausts

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Oct 30/11

Music, farce and violence a jarring combo comments      0


Both <i>Anonymous</i> and forgettable

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Both Anonymous and forgettable

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 30/11

Historical drama hardly Shakespearean comments      0


<i>Puss in Boots</i> is feline fun

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Puss in Boots is feline fun

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 29/11

Shrek spin-off surprises with wit and solid 3D comments      0


<i>The Rum Diary</i> a hot mess

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The Rum Diary a hot mess

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 28/11

Johnny Depp's new movie uneven, but a good time anyway comments      1


The eight scariest video games ever

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The eight scariest video games ever

posted by COLIN CHISHOLM, Oct 27/11

For those who like an extra level of interactivity in their Halloween scares, here’s a list of terror and fun. comments      6


<i>Nightmare Factory</i> airs on The Movie Network starting this week

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Nightmare Factory airs on The Movie Network starting this week

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 26/11

Halifax documentarian Donna Davies highlights The Walking Dead make-up FX guru comments      0


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Local doc Facebook Follies airs Thursday

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 24/11

Geoff D'Eon's social networking documentary to show on CBC Doc Zone comments      0


<i>Down The Road Again</i> revisits classic Canadiana

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Down The Road Again revisits classic Canadiana

posted by MARK BLACK, Oct 20/11

Sequel to Goin' Down The Road a worthy successor to 1970 film comments      1


<i>A Drummer’s Dream</i> director John Walker

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A Drummer’s Dream director John Walker

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 20/11

Walker on sticks: Halifax filmmaker documents a meeting of the world’s great rhythmatists and rediscovers his first love while doing it. comments      0


<i>Haven</i> Season One

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Haven Season One

posted by COLIN CHISHOLM, Oct 20/11

Created by Stephen King, developed by Sam Ernst and Jim Dunn (eOne) comments      0


<i>Paranormal Activity 3</i> familiar but scarily effective

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Paranormal Activity 3 familiar but scarily effective

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 20/11

Prequel will make you jump, remember the '80s comments      0


Sharp blades but dull wit of <i>The Three Musketeers</i>

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Sharp blades but dull wit of The Three Musketeers

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 20/11

New version of Alexandre Dumas novel awash in obvious computer generated effects comments      0


Atkinson shines as <i>Johnny English Reborn</i>

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Atkinson shines as Johnny English Reborn

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 20/11

Lots of silliness, but a solid cast produces some good laughs comments      1


Nova Scotia wins big at Canadian Comedy Awards

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Nova Scotia wins big at Canadian Comedy Awards

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 18/11

Jacob Medjuck, Picnicface take home awards in Toronto last night comments      0


Not <i>The Thing</i> of beauty

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Not The Thing of beauty

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Oct 16/11

Horror prequel plays it too obvious, lacks mystery comments      0


<i>Footloose</i> cuts loose

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Footloose cuts loose

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Oct 16/11

New version of 1984 dance movie makes some good moves comments      0


Sentimentality ruins <i>The Big Year</i>

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Sentimentality ruins The Big Year

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 16/11

Heavy-handed life lessons spoil the comedy fun comments      1


<i>The Maiden Danced to Death</i> is clumsy

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The Maiden Danced to Death is clumsy

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 16/11

Canadian/international co-production fails to impress comments      1


Video game tournaments in Halifax

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Video game tournaments in Halifax

posted by COLIN CHISHOLM, Oct 13/11

Fight club: Video game tournaments aren’t just the domain of online addicts. It’s a real-life Halifax community, too. And Street Fighter rules. comments      3


<i>Dumbstruck</i>

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Dumbstruck

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Oct 13/11

Directed by Mark Goffman (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>Call Me Fitz</i> Season One

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Call Me Fitz Season One

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 13/11

Created by Sheri Elwood (eOne) comments      0


12 movies in the 12 weeks left in 2011

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12 movies in the 12 weeks left in 2011

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 6/11

Hollywood tends to release a number of quality movies between now and December 31. We choose a (potentially) delightful dozen worth seeing comments      0


<i>The Guard</i> full of Irish charm

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The Guard full of Irish charm

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 6/11

Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle are the odd couple in a dark comedy comments      0


<i>The Ides of March</i> a powerful political thriller

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The Ides of March a powerful political thriller

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Oct 6/11

George Clooney directs a stellar cast, but Ryan Gosling shines comments      1


Real heart in <i>Real Steel</i>

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Real heart in Real Steel

posted by MATTHEW MORGAN, Oct 6/11

Robo-boxing movie a knock-out comments      2


Adrenalized <i>Senna</i>

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Adrenalized Senna

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 6/11

Formula One doc is exciting even if you're not a fan of the sport comments      0


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Grit Town debuts at Carbon Arc

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 6/11

Tim Tracey's short feature to play Friday night comments      0


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Diversify Film Festival to happen this week

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 5/11

All day Thursday at the Arts Gallery of Nova Scotia comments      0


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Young Adult Cancer Canada sponsors 50/50 screening

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 3/11

Young cancer survivors can go see the new movie for free comments      0


Matt Mays’ surfing movie at the Canadian Surf Film Festival

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Matt Mays’ surfing movie at the Canadian Surf Film Festival

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 29/11

Beach boy: Local rocker trades guitar for board and pays tribute to Lawrencetown comments      0


Jane Alexander in Halifax

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Jane Alexander in Halifax

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 29/11

Hollywood royalty: Nova Scotia resident and Oscar-nominated actor Jane Alexander starred in some of the great American films of the 70s and can also be seen in this week’s Dream House. comments      0


<i>Breakaway</i> shoots, misses

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Breakaway shoots, misses

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 29/11

Multi-culti hockey movie lacks depth in the lines comments      0


<i>Dream House</i>? More like a house of cards

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Dream House? More like a house of cards

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 29/11

Plot is obvious and leads lack chemistry, despite real-life romance comments      0


<i>Courageous</i> long on message, short on entertainment

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Courageous long on message, short on entertainment

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 29/11

Christian film studio's cop drama has a singular lack of momentum comments      0


<i>50/50</i> goes halfsies with comedy and pathos

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50/50 goes halfsies with comedy and pathos

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 29/11

Gordon-Levitt shines as the guy fighting cancer comments      0


<i>What's Your Number?</i> Maybe three out of 10, if that

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What's Your Number? Maybe three out of 10, if that

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 29/11

Anna Faris deserves better than this lacklustre comedy comments      0


<i>Wild Target</i>

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Wild Target

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 29/11

Directed by Jonathan Lynn (eOne) comments      0


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Carbon Arc takes The Trip

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 28/11

Khyber screening series gives you another chance to see hilarious Britcom comments      0


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WIFT: Jan Miller in conversation with Skana Gee

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 27/11

Carbon Arc event on Friday, September 30 comments      0


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Eva Madden-Hagen's new blog post

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 26/11

Work In Progress filmmaker proclaims her love of Super 8 comments      0


I love Super 8

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I love Super 8

posted by EVA MADDEN-HAGEN, Sep 26/11

Pose brings Madden-Hagen back to old-fashioned tech comments      0


Winners of the 31st Atlantic Film Festival announced

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Winners of the 31st Atlantic Film Festival announced

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 24/11

AFF Day 10: It's a wrap comments      1


<i>The Swell Season</i> and <i>An American Werewolf in London</i>

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The Swell Season and An American Werewolf in London

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 24/11

AFF Day 9 comments      1


<i>Afghan Luke</i> dramatic, comic and thoughtful

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Afghan Luke dramatic, comic and thoughtful

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 24/11

Mike Clattenburg leaves Trailer Park Boys behind with bold new film comments      0


Whit Stillman returns with <i>Damsels in Distress</i>

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Whit Stillman returns with Damsels in Distress

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 24/11

AFF Day 9 comments      0


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Gala shorts repeat this evening at 7pm

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 23/11

AFF Day 9 comments      0


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Bored to tears by The Turin Horse

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 23/11

AFF Day 9 comments      0


<i>Cafe de Flore</i> and <i>Starbuck</i>: A second opinion on the best of the fest

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Cafe de Flore and Starbuck: A second opinion on the best of the fest

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 23/11

AFF Day 8: Quebec filmmaking FTW comments      0


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William F. White brings Viral Vans to Halifax

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 22/11

Convenient, mobile and affordable shooting package ready to go comments      1


<i>Monsieur Lazhar</i> is the best of the fest

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Monsieur Lazhar is the best of the fest

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 22/11

AFF Day 8 comments      0


Shandi Mitchell and <i>The Disappeared</i>.

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Shandi Mitchell and The Disappeared.

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 22/11

Water log: Novelist and filmmaker Mitchell is shooting her first feature film in the North Atlantic. comments      1


<i>Cave of Forgotten Dreams</i> helps us remember

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams helps us remember

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 22/11

Werner Herzog resurrects ancient history with 3D documentary comments      0


Mediocre <i>Abduction</i>

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Mediocre Abduction

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 22/11

Taylor Lautner fights, emotes, takes off shirt comments      0


<i>Dolphin Tale</i> a winning sea mammal movie

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Dolphin Tale a winning sea mammal movie

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 22/11

Good for kids and families, will make you cry comments      0


Here's <i>Killer Elite</i>, action junkies

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Here's Killer Elite, action junkies

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 22/11

Statham, Owen and DeNiro make for a solid thriller comments      0


<i>Moneyball</i> hits for the cycle

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Moneyball hits for the cycle

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 22/11

Brad Pitt drama is smart and involving, set in baseball's back office comments      0


<i>Pina</i> and <i>The Future</i>

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Pina and The Future

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 22/11

AFF Day 7 comments      0


<i>Charlie Zone</i> is visceral, gritty and grimy

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Charlie Zone is visceral, gritty and grimy

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 21/11

Michael Melski's film won't be included in any Tourism Nova Scotia promos comments      0


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Niche is the place to be today

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 21/11

Lounge at Spring Garden and Barrington hosts multiple events comments      0


<i>Hit So Hard</i> review

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Hit So Hard review

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 21/11

AFF Day 7 comments      0


<i>Colour Me</i> tells the story of black identity in suburban Ontario

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Colour Me tells the story of black identity in suburban Ontario

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 20/11

Sherien Barsoum's doc examines cultural and racial stereotypes comments      0


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Atlantic Film Festival sold-out screenings and changes

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 20/11

AFF Day 6 comments      0


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Ingrid Veninger brings i am a good person/i am a bad person

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 20/11

AFF Day 6 comments      1


<i>Rejoice and Shout</i>

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Rejoice and Shout

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 19/11

AFF Day 5 comments      0


<i>Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy</i> revisited with cast and director

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Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy revisited with cast and director

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 18/11

AFF Day 4 comments      0


<i>Take This Waltz</i>? It's complicated.

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Take This Waltz? It's complicated.

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 17/11

AFF Day 3 comments      0


<i>Higher Ground</i> and Jane Alexander

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Higher Ground and Jane Alexander

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 17/11

AFF Day 3 comments      0


<i>Blood In The Mobile</i> shows our complicity

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Blood In The Mobile shows our complicity

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 17/11

AFF Day 3 comments      0


Empire Theatres have trouble with their screenings

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Empire Theatres have trouble with their screenings

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 16/11

Coast reviewers stymied three times in seven days due to projector issues comments      1


<i>Dragonslayer</i> and Mark Little

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Dragonslayer and Mark Little

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 16/11

AFF Day 2 comments      0


The deal with Picnicface

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The deal with Picnicface

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 15/11

With Roller Town launching the Atlantic Film Festival’s 31st edition and two other new projects, the Halifax comedy troupe pretty much owns 2011. comments      2


Thom Fitzgerald interview

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Thom Fitzgerald interview

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 15/11

Cloudburst, Atlantic Gala, Friday, September 16, Oxford, 7pm comments      1


Mike Clattenburg interview

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Mike Clattenburg interview

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 15/11

Afghan Luke, Closing Gala, Saturday, September 24, Park Lane 7, 7pm comments      1


Michael Melski interview

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Michael Melski interview

Sep 15/11

Charlie Zone, Rogers Special Presentation, Friday, September 16, Oxford, 9:30pm comments      0


Craig Jackson interview

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Craig Jackson interview

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 15/11

Highway Gospel, Sunday, September 18, Park Lane 3, 2pm comments      1


Film Fest Reviews

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Film Fest Reviews

posted by JACOB BOON, CARSTEN KNOX, MATTHEW RITCHIE, MATT SEMANSKY, HILLARY TITLEY AND TARA THORNE, Sep 15/11

From the Himalayas to Australia, the films at this year’s AFF take us across the planet and back to Atlantic Canada with multiple shorts programs. comments      0


<i>Certified Copy</i>

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Certified Copy

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Sep 15/11

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami (Mongrel) comments      0


Picnicface Q&A (Part One)

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Picnicface Q&A (Part One)

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 15/11

A “high-octane” interview with Picnicface’s Evany Rosen, Kyle Dooley, Brian Eldon MacQuarrie and Cheryl Hann, recorded in Bill Wood’s backyard, July 2011. comments      0


Picnicface Q&A (Part Two)

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Picnicface Q&A (Part Two)

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 15/11

An interview with Picnicface’s Mark Little, recorded in Bill Wood’s driveway, July 2011. comments      0


Picnicface opens festival with a big bang

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Picnicface opens festival with a big bang

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 15/11

AFF Day One: Roller Town and the big party comments      1


<i>Straw Dogs</i>' thrills hit above average

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Straw Dogs' thrills hit above average

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 15/11

Rod Lurie's Peckinpah remake assured in its execution comments      0


<i>The Devil's Double</i> delivers

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The Devil's Double delivers

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 15/11

Historical drama and double lead combine for greatness. comments      0


Get behind the wheel and <i>Drive</i>

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Get behind the wheel and Drive

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 15/11

Ryan Gosling kicks ass in vehicular thriller comments      0


<i>I Don’t Know How She Does It</i> is dull and unfunny

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I Don’t Know How She Does It is dull and unfunny

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 15/11

Sarah Jessica Parker returns with TV movie masquerading as cinema comments      0


<i>Sarah's Key</i> digs into Nazi history

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Sarah's Key digs into Nazi history

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 15/11

Story set in two time periods crackles with intensity comments      0


And now for something more refined

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And now for something more refined

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 14/11

I will always hate The Reader comments      0


Famke Janssen to attend AFF

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Famke Janssen to attend AFF

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 14/11

X-Men actor attends screening for directorial debut Bringing Up Bobby comments      0


Inside baseball with Brad Pitt

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Inside baseball with Brad Pitt

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 14/11

Plus: Reunion! (Chris Pratt is in both!) comments      0


A life-changer

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A life-changer

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 13/11

And old-timey vibrators comments      0


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Leone Stars wins TIFF Pitch This competition

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 13/11

Halifax-produced documentary gets $10,000 of development money comments      0


Billy Boyd and Kristin Kreuk to attend AFF

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Billy Boyd and Kristin Kreuk to attend AFF

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 12/11

Lord of the Rings and Smallville veterans in Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy comments      0


Greta Gerwig + Jennifer Westfeldt FTW

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Greta Gerwig + Jennifer Westfeldt FTW

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 12/11

Names to remember! comments      1


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Binoche!

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 11/11

Tara Thorne at TIFF: Also: Todd Solondz comments      0


That time I thought it was Ryan Gosling but it was Brian Austin Green

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That time I thought it was Ryan Gosling but it was Brian Austin Green

posted by TARA THORNE, Sep 10/11

Tara Thorne at TIFF: OH HAI September Christmas comments      3


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The Devil's Double delay

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 9/11

Projector breaks at Empire Bayers Lake comments      0


<i>The Whistleblower</i> and Larysa Kondracki

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The Whistleblower and Larysa Kondracki

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 8/11

All the secretary-general’s men: Canadian filmmaker Kondracki has made a powerful issue-based thriller about sex-trafficking in Bosnia. comments      0


<i>The Whistleblower</i> outrages (as it should)

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The Whistleblower outrages (as it should)

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 8/11

Docudrama exposes sex-trafficking under the noses of UN workers comments      0


<i>Bucky Larson: Born To Be a Star</i> is blindingly awful

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Bucky Larson: Born To Be a Star is blindingly awful

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 8/11

Adam Sandler's company produces a turd of a movie comments      2


<i>Warrior</i> cuts emotional chord, cheese

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Warrior cuts emotional chord, cheese

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 8/11

MMA drama somewhere between The Fighter and Bloodsport comments      0


<i>Contagion</i> both creepy and remote

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Contagion both creepy and remote

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 8/11

Steven Soderbergh's virus thriller as a great cast but misses some emotional impact comments      0


Relentless <i>Attack the Block</i>

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Relentless Attack the Block

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 8/11

Brit low-budget actioner delivers on multiple fronts comments      0


<i>The Trip</i> worth taking

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The Trip worth taking

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 8/11

Michael Winterbottom directs Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon in rambling comedy comments      0


Atlantic Film Festival gears up

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Atlantic Film Festival gears up

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Sep 6/11

31st AFF braintrust predicts popular film screenings, including Roller Town comments      0


Everyone’s a critic

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Everyone’s a critic

posted by HILLARY TITLEY, CARSTEN KNOX, MARK PALERMO, MOLLY SEGAL AND MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 1/11

The summer movie season is over, and though critics hated The Smurfs and Transformers, they were big hits. In response, Team Coast sounds off on movies they love that (almost) no one else does. comments      0


<i>The Debt</i> pays off

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The Debt pays off

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 1/11

Espionage drama constructed for high tension thrills comments      0


Not much bite to <i>Shark Night 3D</i>

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Not much bite to Shark Night 3D

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 1/11

Cheap thrills are the most you should expect from this fishy horror comments      0


<i>Apollo 18</i> dull faux-doc

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Apollo 18 dull faux-doc

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Sep 1/11

Mystery moon mission makes more mundane movie matinees comments      0


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Screening Alert: Don't Need You: The Herstory of Riot Grrrl

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 26/11

Tonight at the Roberts Street Social Centre comments      0


Atlantic Film Festival line-up announced

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Atlantic Film Festival line-up announced

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 25/11

Disco Fest!: Plenty of representation from local filmmakers. comments      1


Cliche-ridden <i>Columbiana</i>

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Cliche-ridden Columbiana

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Aug 25/11

Zoe Saldana actioner lacks momentum comments      0


<i>Our Idiot Brother</i> is easygoing

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Our Idiot Brother is easygoing

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Aug 25/11

Comedy not LOL funny, but light and sweet comments      0


<i>Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark</i> lighter than it should be

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Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark lighter than it should be

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 25/11

Evil fairies and spooky house movie not so scary comments      1


Riveting drama on <i>Another Earth</i>

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Riveting drama on Another Earth

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Aug 25/11

Not-quite-sci-fi a tale of tenderness and tragedy comments      0


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Atlantic Film Festival 2011 full schedule

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 24/11

It's now up at the AFF site comments      0


Atlantic Film Festival announces schedule

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Atlantic Film Festival announces schedule

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 23/11

The 31st fest, running September 15-24, offers lots of local cinema joy comments      1


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AFCOOP's FILM 5 call for applications

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 22/11

Wanna be a big-time filmmaker? Here's your chance comments      0


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Even more Nova Scotians at TIFF

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 19/11

Locally produced doc gets a shot at Pitch This! comments      0


Local animator's work to appear at Nuit Blanche

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Local animator's work to appear at Nuit Blanche

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 18/11

Heather Harkins heads to Toronto (and Rochester) comments      0


Experimental filmmaker Solomon Nagler

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Experimental filmmaker Solomon Nagler

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 18/11

Solomon’s kingdom: The NSCAD professor is in the midst of shooting a new project with the help of professionals and students. comments      0


<i>Bobby Fischer Against The World</i>

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Bobby Fischer Against The World

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 18/11

Directed by Liz Garbus (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>One Day</i> isn't quite enough

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One Day isn't quite enough

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 18/11

Ambitious concept doesn't work in practise for romantic drama comments      0


<i>Fright Night</i> a bloody delight

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Fright Night a bloody delight

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Aug 18/11

The superior horror remake? How weird is that? comments      0


<i>Spy Kids: All The Time In The World</i> exuberant

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Spy Kids: All The Time In The World exuberant

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Aug 18/11

Robert Rodriguez's kid action franchise still a good time comments      0


<i>Conan The Barbarian</i> bloody, hysterical

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Conan The Barbarian bloody, hysterical

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 18/11

Robert E. Howard's swordsman welcomes gore, terrible dialogue comments      0


Klutzy the Klown documentary

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Klutzy the Klown documentary

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Aug 11/11

Clown caper: Two King’s journalism school grads create a documentary called Big Shoes about a beloved Nova Scotian clown. comments      5


Disappointing <i>The Help</i>

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Disappointing The Help

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Aug 11/11

Adaptation of Kathryn Stockett does disservice to black characters comments      2


<i>Final Destination 5</i> is what you think it is

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Final Destination 5 is what you think it is

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Aug 11/11

Horror franchise delivers more of the same of more of the same comments      0


<i>Glee: The 3D Concert Movie</i> calculated karaoke

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Glee: The 3D Concert Movie calculated karaoke

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 11/11

Concert movie an advertisment for a TV show comments      0


<i>30 Minutes or Less</i> kind of <i>meh</i>

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30 Minutes or Less kind of meh

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 11/11

Ridiculous, loud 83-minute comedy fails to amuse comments      0


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More TIFF News

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 10/11

Hockey movie set in Halifax but shot in Winnipeg to open comments      0


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Nova Scotian films get into TIFF

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 9/11

Toronto International Film Festival announces NS line-up comments      0


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The Corridor and Detention win at Fantasia

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 8/11

Nova Scotian filmmakers get the love at Montreal fantasy film fest comments      1


<i>Super</i>

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Super

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 8/11

Directed by James Gunn (eOne) comments      0


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Eva Madden-Hagen's Work in Progress Blog

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 5/11

Local filmmaker details becoming AFCOOP Filmmaker in Residence comments      0


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On becoming a Filmmaker in Residence

Aug 5/11

Eva Madden-Hagen moves house and starts a new chapter in her directorial career comments      1


TIFF to highlight Nova Scotia talent

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TIFF to highlight Nova Scotia talent

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 4/11

Nova Scotia short films programmed at 2011 Toronto International Film Festival comments      1


Before <i>Rise of the Planet of the Apes</i>

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Before Rise of the Planet of the Apes

posted by DAVE HOWLETT, Aug 4/11

All The Apes: A reboot of Planet of the Apes will hopefully consider the best of the six preceding Ape movies. comments      4


<i>Film Socialisme</i>

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Film Socialisme

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 4/11

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>Last Night</i>

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Last Night

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 4/11

Directed by Massy Tadjedin (eOne) comments      0


<i>Rise of the Planet of the Apes</i> entertains

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes entertains

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Aug 4/11

CGI issues but lots of simian fun and an action-packed conclusion comments      0


<i>The Change-Up</i> a cringeworthy bro-mance

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The Change-Up a cringeworthy bro-mance

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 4/11

Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman make crude comedy barely watchable comments      0


Kitschy <i>Snow Flower and the Secret Fan</i>

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Kitschy Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Aug 4/11

Chinese historical drama stilted, stiff and unintentionally funny comments      0


Pierce Brosnan spotted in Halifax

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Pierce Brosnan spotted in Halifax

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 31/11

Former James Bond here shooting Stephen King miniseries comments      12


AFCOOP, CFAT and the AFFA no longer under one roof

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AFCOOP, CFAT and the AFFA no longer under one roof

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jul 28/11

Moving pictures: Three of the city’s premiere film arts organizations used to be under one roof but not any more. Here are the plusses and minuses of a new location comments      0


Despite funny moments, <i>Crazy, Stupid, Love</i> disappoints

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Despite funny moments, Crazy, Stupid, Love disappoints

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 28/11

Romcom's female characters underwritten comments      0


<i>Cowboys & Aliens</i> drags

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Cowboys & Aliens drags

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 28/11

Indiana Jones/James Bond pairing fails to make scifi/western work comments      0


No <i>Smurf</i>-in' good

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No Smurf-in' good

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 28/11

Updating The Smurfs as a feature film doesn't work comments      3


<i>Trailer Park Boys</i> news

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Trailer Park Boys news

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 22/11

Afghan Luke poster arrives, Drunk and on Drugs premieres comments      1


Bill Murray’s other movies

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Bill Murray’s other movies

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 21/11

How Bill became law: While you enjoy alFresco filmFesto’s Summer of Murray, here's a look at the rest of Bill Murray’s work comments      0


<i>Stranded (Djinns)</i>

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Stranded (Djinns)

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jul 21/11

Directed by Hugues Martin and Sandra Martin (eOne) comments      0


<i>Captain America: The First Avenger</i> worthy of the stars

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Captain America: The First Avenger worthy of the stars

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jul 21/11

limited jingoism + plucky spirit = superior hero picture comments      1


Predictable <i>Friends With Benefits</i>

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Predictable Friends With Benefits

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 21/11

R-rated romcom nowhere as forward-thinking as it might have been comments      0


<i>White Irish Drinkers</i>

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White Irish Drinkers

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 21/11

Directed by John Gray (Mongrel) comments      0


<i>Heart Live</i>

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Heart Live

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 21/11

Directed by Joe Thomas (eOne) comments      0


<i>Day of the Triffids</i>

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Day of the Triffids

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 21/11

Directed by Nick Copus (eOne) comments      0


Fantasia Film Festival welcomes Atlantic filmmakers

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Fantasia Film Festival welcomes Atlantic filmmakers

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 18/11

2011 Montreal fantasy film festival rocks for three weeks + comments      0


<i>The Other Woman</i>

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The Other Woman

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 14/11

Directed by Don Roos (Alliance) comments      0


<i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2</i> "an appropriately grand finale"

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 "an appropriately grand finale"

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jul 14/11

The final movie is missing depth, but is epic and action-packed comments      0


<i>Beginners</i> universal and inclusive

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Beginners universal and inclusive

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 14/11

Melancholy "memoir" one of the year's best films comments      1


<i>Winnie The Pooh</i> sweet like "hunny"

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Winnie The Pooh sweet like "hunny"

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 14/11

Disney recreates the magic of AA Milne's beloved bear comments      0


<i>The Way Back</i>

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The Way Back

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 14/11

Directed by Peter Weir (Newmarket Films) comments      0


<i>Outcasts</i>

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Outcasts

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 14/11

Created by Ben Richards (Space Channel, Sundays at 9pm) comments      0


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Carbon Arc screens Helen Hill's final film, goes dark

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 12/11

First year birthday celebration includes shorts screening then theatre chair installation comments      0


<i>Rhonda's Party</i> wins CBC Short Film Face-Off

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Rhonda's Party wins CBC Short Film Face-Off

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 11/11

Nova Scotia short film wins national TV contest comments      0


Jim MacSwain's new work evokes Hitler and the Hindenburg

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Jim MacSwain's new work evokes Hitler and the Hindenburg

posted by MAIRIN PRENTISS, Jul 7/11

Animaniac: Nova Scotia animator Jim MacSwain is about to embark on a new creative journey into typically dark skies. comments      2


<i>Wake Wood</i>

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Wake Wood

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 7/11

Directed by David Keating (eOne) comments      0


<i>The Tree of Life</i> podcast

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The Tree of Life podcast

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 7/11

Coast film braintrust Molly Segal, Matt Semansky and Carsten Knox discuss Terrence Malick's far-reaching drama comments      0


<i>Horrible Bosses</i> not bad at all

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Horrible Bosses not bad at all

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jul 7/11

Cast chemistry overcomes sluggish first act comments      0


Stinky <i>Zookeeper</i>

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Stinky Zookeeper

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jul 7/11

Kevin James comedy a big, hairy mess comments      0


Video games on a budget

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Video games on a budget

posted by COLIN CHISHOLM, Jun 30/11

You want to be a gamer but you don’t want to go broke doing it? This is how to have virtual fun on the cheap. comments      7


<i>Fran Leibowitz: Public Speaking</i>

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Fran Leibowitz: Public Speaking

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 30/11

Directed by Martin Scorsese (HBO) comments      0


The 10 best movies for Canada Day

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The 10 best movies for Canada Day

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 30/11

In case of rain on the holiday long weekend, take in a few of these homegrown semi-classics comments      0


<i>Larry Crowne</i> sweet, schmaltzy

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Larry Crowne sweet, schmaltzy

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 30/11

Tom Hanks/Julia Roberts vehicle an underpowered scooter comments      0


<i>Transformers 3</i> fails to excite

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Transformers 3 fails to excite

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jun 30/11

"incoherent" and "nonsense" are key descriptors here comments      0


<i>Monte Carlo</i> not worth the gamble

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Monte Carlo not worth the gamble

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jun 30/11

Selena Gomez movie chaste, airless and not much fun comments      0


Carbon Arc fundraiser and French film screening

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Carbon Arc fundraiser and French film screening

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 29/11

Jazz and film meet again in a dark room comments      0


Remembering Peter Falk

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Remembering Peter Falk

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 28/11

Halifax film people speak fondly of working with the veteran American actor. comments      1


The Killing and watching TV weekly versus on box set

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The Killing and watching TV weekly versus on box set

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 23/11

Television programming has changed, with more people watching it online and on DVD than on a weekly broadcast. Tara Thorne watched AMC’s The Killing every week and lived to tell the tale. comments      3


<i>The Tree of Life</i> about nature versus grace

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The Tree of Life about nature versus grace

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jun 23/11

Mezmerizing, poetic cinema from Terrence Malick comments      1


Reviewer unmoved by <i>Cars 2</i>

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Reviewer unmoved by Cars 2

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 23/11

Lead character in Pixar animation an annoying stereotype comments      3


<i>Bad Teacher</i> barely passes

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Bad Teacher barely passes

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jun 23/11

Cameron Diaz not terribly shocking, sometimes amusing comments      0


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The Howling at Carbon Arc

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 21/11

Classic werewolf movie screenings Thursday comments      1


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The Oxford Theatre reno

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 20/11

74-year-old cinema gets retouched comments      0


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Rhonda's Party through to final round of Short FIlm Face-Off

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 20/11

Nova Scotia short got the nod comments      1


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Sony picks up Detention

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 17/11

Former Coast film reviewer Mark Palermo's feature film to get international distribution comments      0


CBCs Short Film Face-Off goes national

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CBCs Short Film Face-Off goes national

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 17/11

Nova Scotia film Rhonda's Party first up on Saturday comments      1


Balfour’s method

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Balfour’s method

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jun 16/11

Journeyman genre actor Eric Balfour shines in Haven, but isn’t afraid to mine his darker depths for a role, as in horror movie Cell 213 comments      2


<i>Green Lantern</i> provides comic relief

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Green Lantern provides comic relief

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 16/11

(And no, that's not a pun) comments      0


Perfunctory <i>Mr Popper's Penguins</i>

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Perfunctory Mr Popper's Penguins

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 16/11

Carrey has moments, but otherwise not much to see here comments      0


Not much to <i>The Art of Getting By</i>

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Not much to The Art of Getting By

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jun 16/11

Slacker teen drama mistakes quirky for interesting comments      0


AlFresco filmFesto rocks Summer of Murray

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AlFresco filmFesto rocks Summer of Murray

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 15/11

Annual waterfront film festival pays tribute to Bill Murray comments      0


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Attenburg by Athina Rachel Tsangari screens

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 15/11

Greek cinema at Carbon Arc comments      0


Halifax comic artist on new Captain America title

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Halifax comic artist on new Captain America title

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 14/11

Steve McNiven draws comic with movie opening soon comments      0


Luke Hansen-MacDonald launches Fly By Shooting

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Luke Hansen-MacDonald launches Fly By Shooting

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 13/11

Classified and Quake video director tours to shoot videos for new artists comments      0


<i>Maniac Cop</i> at Monday Night Massacre

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Maniac Cop at Monday Night Massacre

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 13/11

Grindhouse screening series offers b-movie "classic" comments      0


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Nova Scotian screenwriters selected for PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 13/11

Fifth year of Prince Edward Island workshop series goes forward with locals involved comments      0


Picnicface wants you!

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Picnicface wants you!

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 10/11

Comedy Network TV series seeks audience June 16 comments      0


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Aphasia: Hope Is A Four Letter Word screens June 15

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 10/11

Film shows one night only at Park Lane comments      0


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Second Annual Ocean's Film Fest screens starting Wednesday

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 9/11

Free science and sustainability films comments      0


Post-production in Halifax

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Post-production in Halifax

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 9/11

The post-production side of the local film and TV industry took a hit recently, thanks to inexpensive tech and the economy. But people in that industry are doing just fine, thanks very much. comments      8


<i>The Bang Bang Club</i> misses the shot

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The Bang Bang Club misses the shot

Jun 9/11

Apartheid-era docudrama "curiously devoid of heft" comments      0


<i>Super 8</i> scratches summer movie itch

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Super 8 scratches summer movie itch

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 9/11

JJ Abrams puts on his best Spielberg for alien mystery comments      0


Vegetarianism doc <i>Forks Over Knives</i> persuasive

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Vegetarianism doc Forks Over Knives persuasive

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 9/11

Bias evident, but it makes a point comments      0


<i>Midnight In Paris</i> nostalgic joy

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Midnight In Paris nostalgic joy

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 9/11

Woody Allen's most recent film a whimsical treat comments      0


<i>Cell 213</i> dull like solitary confinement

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Cell 213 dull like solitary confinement

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Jun 9/11

Eric Balfour prison horror an "amateurish" effort comments      0


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Andrea Dorfman's Flawed now online

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 8/11

Wonderful short film at NFB site comments      0


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The Agronimist shows at Carbon Arc

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 6/11

Rare Wednesday night screening in conjunction with National Campus and Community Radio Conference comments      0


<i>Afghan Luke</i> to premiere at Chinese film festival

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Afghan Luke to premiere at Chinese film festival

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 3/11

Mike Clattenburg's first non-Trailer Park Boys feature screens in Shanghai comments      0


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The Corridor screens in Los Angeles

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 3/11

Locally shot horror to show at Dances With Films festival comments      0


Funding film the alternative way

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Funding film the alternative way

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Jun 2/11

For Halifax film producers, looking to the government for funding isn’t always going to get the film made. Turns out there are other ways to balance the budget. comments      0