Category Archives: Thriller

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

Now on Canadian Netflix: Spring 2018

Mute (2018) A sci-fi thriller half a mess and half an interesting exercise in style. That it comes from Duncan Jones, the filmmaker responsible for Moon, Source Code, and, yes, Warcraft, hopes were high this would be a strong genre entry, but Mute never hits above its pulpy elements. We're in future Berlin, which looks…Read More

Carbon Arc Winter 2018 reviews

Another season of international and documentary film at Carbon Arc Cinema has nearly concluded, three months of weekly films screening at the Museum of Natural History. The final event at Carbon Arc before it shuts down for the summer is AFX: The Animation Festival Of Halifax, taking place May 10 to 12. Click here for…Read More