Category Archives: Drama

Megan Leavey review — Only dog lovers need attend

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Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Written by Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, and Tim Lovestedt | 116 min Megan Leavey is based on the true story of a US Marine and her bomb sniffing German Shepherd, both of whom were deployed to Iraq. In the documentary Blackfish  Cowperthwaite awoke the world to marine parks' cruelty to cetaceans, so it…Read More

The Circle review — Black Mirror for Dummies

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Directed by James Ponsoldt | Written by Ponsoldt and Dave Eggers, from Eggers' novel | 110 min Mae (Emma Watson) is an American Girl living somewhere in America... probably California. She drives a crappy car, has a crappy job, but a cute boy, Mercer (Ellar Coltrane, of Boyhood), who builds deer antler chandeliers in his…Read More

Top 10 Under-The-Radar films of 2016

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As per usual, plenty of the year’s best cinema found their way to us on platforms other than the Cineplex screens, or if they did show at the multiplex, they often came and went relatively unheralded. It’s the fact of Halifax being a small market: Many quality features won’t find distribution in theatres. Here are…Read More