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From Bedford to Netflix and the world environmental stage, Chase Tang’s star continues to rise

As the son of an immigrant family, Chase Tang never imagined he would find himself on the world stage. But the Bedford-raised 25-year old...

Film review: sublime The Good Liar spins a disquieting, spellbinding yarn

Oscar-winning director Bill Condon — known for glitzier pictures Dreamgirls and Chicago — re-teams with McKellen 20 years after they did Gods and Monsters...

Film review: Shining sequel Doctor Sleep loses lustre, but saved by a grandiose conclusion

While Doctor Sleep — a well-intentioned, if meandering effort — captures the overall tone of the book in a way author Stephen King wished...

Film review: Norton’s nuanced performance sees a labour of love realized in Motherless Brooklyn

In a world of crashes, bangs and incomprehensible action sequences, Edward Norton’s crime drama Motherless Brooklyn is sweet, subtle respite. The story of Lionel, a...

Film review: Dark Fate marks the dawn of a new Terminator

To pretend this was ever going to reach the levels of sci-fi classics like the original or T2 was a frivolous notion, but Dark...

Film review: Countdown a low-rent, high-tech horror ripoff

The largest problem with Countdown is that it has absolutely nothing new to bring to the genre, or to viewers. Since Final Destination came out...

Film review: The Lighthouse is an Oscar-calibre plummet into gothic terror

Seeing The Lighthouse in theatres was an experience so moving, so incredibly guttural, that I could hardly contain my emotions for the duration. I audibly...

Murmur takes top honours at this year’s Atlantic International Film Festival

With the 2019 FIN Atlantic International Film Festival wrapping today, organizers announced the award winners from this year’s festival. Taking top honours is Halifax filmmaker...

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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...