Category Archives: The Top 10

The Top 10 Films of 2017

The frustrations of living in a small market like Halifax is not having the opportunity to see much-buzzed about late-in-the-year feature films until January.  Last year it was 20th Century Women, a film that arrived in cinemas in mid-January that would've certainly been on my 2016 list. So, due to my not having seen them…Read More

Top 10 Under-The-Radar films of 2016

As per usual, plenty of the year’s best cinema found their way to us on platforms other than the Cineplex screens, or if they did show at the multiplex, they often came and went relatively unheralded. It’s the fact of Halifax being a small market: Many quality features won’t find distribution in theatres. Here are…Read More

Top 10 of 2015

Thanks for checking out my list of the best movies of 2015. It's taken me a little while to feel confident assembling this list, but having now seen late arrivals The Hateful Eight and The Revenant, I'm gonna commit. I may to add a couple more to the list if Anomalisa and 45 Days are as good as…Read More

Top 10 of 2005 and 2006

In a couple weeks this blog will be five years old. Accordingly,  through the coming fortnight I'm gonna be taking a few looks back. As I've done before, I've stumbled upon some material from the vaults: My list of the best movies of 2005 and 2006, a list I put together for my four year movie broadcast…Read More

10 Great Movies for Canadian Film Day

It's National Canadian Film Day. This is a great initiative to encourage more people to watch and value Canadian movies. It's important, especially now when our politicians are looking to disembowel the industries that create these stories. If we want them, we have to fight for them. We have to shout about how they're important…Read More