Category Archives: Drama

#HIFF2020 review: Bait

Written and Directed by Mark Jenkin | 89 min | Halifax Independent Film Festival  The 2020 Halifax Independent Film Festival runs from Thursday, November 12 to Sunday, November 15. It includes international features and local shorts screenings. They're all online and free. For screening information, go to hiff.ca. Some have called Bait experimental, and I…Read More

#FIN2020 Review — Deux (Two of Us)

Directed by Filippo Meneghetti | Written by Meneghetti, Malysone Bovorasmy, and Florence Vignon | 99 min I'd read this described as an Amour for same-sex seniors, but that's more than painfully reductive... it's also plain wrong. Deux has something else going on. In its delicate heart it's a late-life lesbian love story, but it's paced…Read More