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Coen Brothers’ True Grit

I'll say that Coens tend to do better when creating a film in a genre style they admire---see Miller's Crossing, an homage to classic gangster movies that becomes one---rather than an actual remake---witness The Ladykillers. Still, every movie from the filmmakers is an event, so when I heard they were redoing John Wayne's True Grit…Read More

Tara Thorne at TIFF 2010

A regular guest on my CKDU radio days experience The Love & Hate Movie Show,Tara Thorne is a real Halifax hyphenate. Former arts editor at The Coast, she's now an arts and entertainment correspondent for CBC Radio One's Information Morning, as well as being a singer, songwriter and bassist in her band Dance Movie. Oh,…Read More

Hobo With A Shotgun first trailer

This appears in front of Machete, the new grindhouse picture opening today, directedby Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis.For those who don't know, Hobo With A Shotgun is the first feature from Jason Eisener, shotearlier this year in Dartmouth and Halifax. It stars Rutger Hauer as the vengeful fellow in the title. I was on set…Read More