Thursday, August 6, 2020

Jordan Parker

Jordan Parker
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Jordan Parker is a PR professional and journalist in Halifax, and these reviews appear first on his film blog Parker & the Picture Shows.

Film review: The Song of Names is gorgeous and eloquent, if not exuberant

This interesting tale of musical brilliance, friendship and ambition, all wrapped up in a mystery is a well-told spectacle, though it offers little that’s...

Film review: The Grudge remake should have stayed buried

The Grudge — itself a remake of a classic Japanese horror flick — was a box-office smash in 2004. The Sarah Michelle Gellar film spawned...

Film review: Cats is the equivalent of thespians tap-dancing in a litterbox

Right from the very first trailer, I had my reservations about a big-screen adaptation for the endlessly-popular screen show Cats. From the nightmare-inducing VFX showing...

Film review: Waves is a heartbreakingly genuine emotional triumph

Search high and low through the glorious cinema greats of the last 10 years, and you’ll find nothing that will crash down over you...

Film review: Queen & Slim revolutionizes the road film while taking aim at police racism

It takes but two minutes of runtime for Queen & Slim to convince you you’re going to have a heart-wrenching, transformative film experience. Co-writer Lena...

Film review: Knives Out is a delicious, devilish murder mystery

It’s no shock that if you look, you’ll find classier, more sophisticated and more important films than Knives Out this year. But for sheer, playful...

Film review: Last Christmas ran away with my heart

There’s no denying comedy maestro Paul Feig’s latest showing is for those who have a sweet tooth for the overly sentimental. The Bridesmaids director produces...

Film review: Ford v Ferrari a rumbling, Oscar-worthy delight

In director James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari, we find a myriad of convalescing quiet, beautiful moments and deafening high-octane race scenes all coming together...

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