Category Archives: Commentary

Carbon Arc Cinema Winter 2020 Review

The winter season at Carbon Arc started on February 7 with the Best Commercials of 2019, which was followed by the usual selection of quality international films and documentaries. Regular readers of this blog will know I'm a volunteer and programmer at the cinema. But just as the fall season was interrupted in places by…Read More

Quarantine watching!

Whether I'm one of the lucky ones I'll leave it up to you to judge, but I'm still going to work every weekday in this global coronavirus pandemic. I guess I'm considered an essential service in what I do, but it remains to be seen for how long. A lot of people in my life…Read More

Cineplex closed — so what now?

On Monday, Cineplex announced it's closing its 165 cinemas across the country. They'll remain shuttered until at least April 2. https://twitter.com/CineplexMovies/status/1239719325445033985 On the same day. NBCUniversal, one of the United States' biggest entertainment companies, announced it is breaking the theatrical window and will release Universal Pictures films currently screening in cinemas around North America —…Read More