Category Archives: The Knox Office on CBC Information Morning

The Knox Office: Barbenheimer!

On Thursday I spent five hours in the dark out at Bayers Lake... and on Friday morning I was on CBC Information Morning with my semi-regular movie review column, the Knox Office. This time I spoke with Preston Mulligan about the weekend's two big blockbusters — Barbie and Oppenheimer. To listen to the conversation, click…Read More

The Knox Office: June counterprogramming

Yes, I read the news, too: Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts won the weekend box office, taking the prize from Spider-Man: Across The Spider Verse. I wondered on social media who still cares about this toy robot franchise. Apparently, quite a few people wanted to see Transformers 7. On Friday I reopened The Knox Office on…Read More

The Knox Office: Are You There, God?

I once again opened The Knox Office on CBC Information Morning to talk movies! Portia Clark and I talked about the adaptation of the Judy Blume YA bestseller, Are Your There, God? It's Me Margaret, before vaulting into Still: A Michael J Fox Movie, the documentary about the veteran Canadian-American actor and Parkinson's activist. After that, we…Read More

Oscar Talk with Portia Clark on The Knox Office!

This week my film column on CBC, The Knox Office, goes into a few of the 2023 Academy Award nominations in advance of Sunday evening's ceremony. If you're interested in my takes on the acting nods, the writing awards, director and picture, click here or copy and paste this url into a browser: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-27-information-morning-ns/clip/15971359-the-knox-office-its-oscar-weekend Full…Read More

The Knox Office goes to Doc Town

My most recent column on CBC Radio explores the five films nominated for a 2023 Academy Award in the Best Documentary category.  I gave host Portia Clark my impressions of the films and my preference for the winner. Go here to listen to the conversation, or copy-and-paste this into a browser URL: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-27-information-morning-ns/clip/15968351-the-knox-office-award-nominated-docs-around-world. If you'd…Read More