Category Archives: Canadian

Tara Thorne’s Compulsus screens in Halifax

 Written and Directed by Tara Thorne | 80 min | Screening at Carbon Arc Cinema  A version of this post first appeared on the blog in September 2022 during coverage of the Atlantic International Film Festival — this week the fest having shrugged off that awkward, unloved tag, FIN.  So, this isn't a proper review…Read More

Simulant review — Replicant cinema

Directed by April Mullen | Written by Ryan Christopher Churchill | 95 min | ▲▲△△△ | Crave For awhile now I've been impressed by the influence of the Charlie Brooker science fiction show, Black Mirror. Since its debut as a deeply cynical but scarily prophetic tech-anxiety sci-fi series, I've detected the reach of its potent…Read More