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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...

Halifax-based actor Robbie Delano talks hockey in documentary

“In certain ways, everyone has a little bit of assholery in them,” says Halifax-based actor Robbie Delano. And he should know. Not because he is...

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...
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Nova Scotia-shot documentary film Conviction to reach a national audience

Last seen at this year's FIN Atlantic International Film Festival, the Nova Scotia-shot documentary Conviction will reach a broader audience with its upcoming screening...

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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Digital review: Halifax-shot Spinster boasts wonderful script and winning turn from Chelsea Peretti

Andrea Dorfman’s wonderful romantic-comedy Spinster defies genre tropes to give audiences one of the most unabashedly enjoyable films of 2020. A favourite at last year’s...

20 questions (pandemic edition) with Liliona Quarmyne

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...

Hello City goes outside by the sea

With the warm summer nights and lockdowns continuing for many live performance venues, Halifax comedy improv troupe Hello City is moving outside. Usually occupied by...

Film review: Nicolas Cage goes Primal in jaguar-on-a-boat B-movie delight

Nicolas Cage has long been a laughing stock in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning, once-formidable presence has been relegated to cheap, genre fare for a decade,...

20 questions (pandemic edition) with Roland Au

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...