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Digital review: Tainted is a lazy concept with a mediocre cast

Not one person in the half-measure crime film Tainted looks like they’re having fun, and not just because of the subject matter. Ex-con Lance is...

Digital review: Da 5 Bloods is a rollicking, jolting event picture

Part war picture, part adventure film and full political race relations opus, Spike Lee takes all these different ideas and genres and creates one...

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival goes online in 2020

While Cineplex has announced it will start re-opening some of its cinemas in Atlantic Canada on July 3, organizers of the 2020 FIN Atlantic...

Digital review: Davidson makes his mark in Apatow’s endearing The King of Staten Island

There are some roles actors are absolutely born to play. They say familiarity breeds contempt, and yet sometimes going close to home churns out...

Nova Scotia youth sweep this year’s FIN Kids Film Competition

The true story of a grandmother and her best friend, the discovery of a magical keyboard in the forest, and a COVID-19 PSA using...

Digital review: Artemis Fowl is an uninspired dud

It’s one thing to miss the mark on a film with a regular budget. But when a $200 million, CGI-laden Disney film like Artemis Fowl...

Digital review: 2040 strikes a chord in a sensitive time

One thing that everyone seems to forget when it comes to climate change, future generations are the people who will have to deal with...

Digital review: Scoob! captures some wonderful animation, but loses classic cartoon feel

There are so few things I've enjoyed more in my life than Saturday cartoons. Among them, Scooby-Doo has been a feel-good fixture in my...

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Film review: Mulan is a soulful, live-action remake, but loses original’s fun

Disney has once again revived a classic animated film from their canon to produce a remake, but unlike last year’s Lion King, this live-action...

20 questions (pandemic edition) with Abady Alzahrani

During this time of social distancing and dark venues, Halifax Presents continues to check-in with members of our arts community to find out how...

Caravan Theatre tackles mental health and suicide with Sarah Kane’s 4:48 Psychosis

One of a handful of in-person shows at this year's Halifax Fringe Festival, Caravan Theatre tackles Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis before embarking on a tour...

Shining a light on an industry that remains dark

Barring any potential power outages from the arrival of post-tropical storm Teddy, beginning one hour after sundown today, several local buildings and marquees will...

Neptune Theatre goes old school for fundraiser

Halifax's Neptune Theatre is going old school as it gets set to host a telethon to raise much-needed funds after being forced to postpone...
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