Category Archives: Commentary

311 films in 2021

Happy New Year! I wish I could share my Top 10 of 2021, but it isn't quite ready yet. Soon! (Here's my alternative list, ICYMI.) For New Year's Day I'm doing something new on FITI. Inspired by an Instagram post from Edgar Wright, where he listed all the films he watched in 2021, I thought…Read More

LENS ME YOUR EARS September Update

If you're new to this blog, you may not be aware I also cohost a podcast about movies. I do it with award-winning Halifax arts journalist and all-around living cinema encyclopedia, Stephen Cooke. It's called Lens Me Your Ears, and here's what we've been up to lately: LMYE Episode #129: Marion Bright - The Career…Read More

LENS ME YOUR EARS Podcast: June Update

LENS ME YOUR EARS, the film podcast I co-host with Stephen Cooke continues unabated, despite the fact we had to go back to recording remotely these past few weeks of the third wave lockdown here in Nova Scotia. The podcast, for those who don't know, is all about the movies: We see something new in…Read More

The 2021 Academy Awards: The Weirdest Ever?

If you're a movie nut — and you probably are if you're visiting this somewhat obsessive film review site — then you'll know this has been a most unusual awards season. This year's Oscars, airing on Sunday night, April 25th, have been extended two months from their usual late-February date, and with cinemas in most…Read More