Category Archives: Atlantic

#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

In Cinemas: October 28, 2016 — Halloween at the movies! The Charlottetown Film Festival, Carbon Arc, Inferno, and more…

It's Halloween on Monday, and Cineplex has a few events planned for those looking to celebrate the scariest of the holidays. First off, you can see Scream return to the big screen, October 28-31. This year is the 20th anniversary of the original release of the film, if you can believe that. Also screening is horror classic Halloween, introduced…Read More

#AFF2016 Opening Gala: Maudie review

This year's festival got off to a strong start with the Opening Gala screening of Maudie and the annual party, this one taking place at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the perfect location given the subject of the film, folk artist Maud Lewis. Like the last AFF, the opening film was screened at the Rebecca…Read More

Atlantic Film Festival 2016 Preview

Here we are again, that moment in September when Halifax goes movie crazy. I've been attending The Atlantic Film Festival since 2003. That year the festival programmers screened some of the biggest and most beloved films of the year (Lost In Translation) along with the obscure, but no less delightful, gems ( such as Wilbur Wants To…Read More