Category Archives: Romcom

Carbon Arc Reviews — Winter 2019 Season

Carbon Arc Independent Cinema's most recent season has concluded. As a programmer I am grateful to have been able contribute to the screening selection, though as a volunteer I wasn't able to see every film that showed. The ones I missed, disappointingly, include Rafiki, Capernaum, Styx, Birds Of Passage, and Ziva Postec: The Editor Behind The Film Shoah.…Read More

Now on Canadian Netflix: October 2018

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society  A fine, romantic period drama, stewed in the bones of 84 Charing Cross Road and any number of WWII-era tales of British privation. This most clumsily-titled film earned a cinematic release in the UK, but not here. It's too bad because it's a good-looking picture, with lovely seaside…Read More

#FIN2018 reviews — Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, Hopeless Romantic, Halloween Party

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch It's been something, watching Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky meld their visual storytelling from Manufactured Landscapes (2006) to Watermark (2013) to this, completing the trilogy with cinematographer Nicholas de Pencier, an observation of the sublime beauty and horror of human industry.  This final film is simply about the nightmare of there being…Read More