Category Archives: Commentary

Emerging Lens Film Festival 2020 on now

It's the 10th anniversary of this local film festival, and it arrives on a strange year — what with a pandemic that's still raging around the world. This is the first film fest to launch in Halifax amidst this social distancing time, and as a result has pivoted to an all-online, all-free model. The Emerging…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