Hello, readers! Welcome to my first blog entry of 2020.
Broadway Across Canada kicked off a new decade by bringing Waitress to Ottawa. Based on Adrienne Shelly’s 2007 film, the musical is a heartwarming tale of friendship, regrets and new beginnings.
Happy New Year, dear readers!
Breaking Bad fans were treated to a long-awaited coda this year with El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.
I probably say this every year, but it’s been a good year to be a movie fan.
One Cut of the Dead is a brilliant long con of a movie, with a lot of heart and even more guts.
Craig Brewer’s Dolemite Is My Name is a loving biopic of Rudy Ray Moore, the comic and Blaxploitation star often deemed “the Godfather of Rap.”
The thing about Ford v Ferrari is that Ferrari isn’t really the villain.
James Mangold’s film chronicles the Ford Motor Company’s efforts to bolster their public image by beating Ferrari at the gruelling twenty-four hour Le Mans race. But by the time unpredictable driver Ken Miles faces off against the Italian carmaker, we’re just satisfied that he’s prevailed over his naysayers at Ford.
The posters for Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit describe it as “an anti-hate satire,” which seems like a pre-emptive reassurance to anyone caught off-guard by its jarring opening scene: a nervous ten-year-old boy anxiously preparing for his first day at a Hitler Youth camp.
Appears in: Mysterion
Release Date: Dec. 23/2019
Summary: An eclectic group of fast food workers spend the holidays stranded on an outer space truck stop, in this Christmas sci-fi comedy.
Read it in Mysterion.
It’s probably best to go into Robert Eggers’s latest film blind – although after seeing it, I’m happy to report, I still couldn’t tell you what precisely was going on.
Ottawa’s 27 Club hosted a hat trick of Australian rock bands Thursday night.