Posts by Film

Catching air

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • March 14, 2014

Jiro dreams of airplanes. (Press image)

Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises is a politically complex manifesto for dreamers and survivors
Spirited away, Ponyo,  and other kid-friendly releases from the beloved Studio …

Seeing the invisible

By Emma Skagen, Arts Contributor • March 13, 2014

Liz Marshall: Canadian activist and filmmaker. (Press photo)

Filmmaker Liz Marshall gives screen time to animals of industry
Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Liz Marshall spoke at a screening of her latest film, The Ghosts …

Life, love, and Siri

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • January 31, 2014

A story of moustaches and A.I. (Press image)

REVIEW: “Her” looks at the paradox of constant connection and forever-aloneness
In 2003, dour magician David Blaine sat in a plexiglass box high over a …

Mind-bend theatre

By Matt Thurton, Arts Contributor • November 15, 2013


Into Halifax’s first Outlier Film Festival
Halloween was three weeks ago, but the desire to be frightened and disturbed never seems to die. From Nov. …

Beyond the [kloi’ st r]

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • November 8, 2013


Latest short documentary by Halifax filmmaker John Hillis screens
Local filmmaker John Hillis’ documentary [kloi’ st r] was recently screened at the Uppsala Short Film …

One-handed love

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • October 4, 2013


REVIEW: Joseph Gordon Levitt’s directorial debut offers moments of charm in a dense, beefy package.
A portrait of a sweet, ditzy porn addict, Don Jon …

Dalhousie actor snags role in AFF film

By Meagan Wiederman, Arts Contributor • September 20, 2013

Josh Cruddas, a Dalhousie grad, landed a role in a feature film. (press photo)

Local talent to appear in Copperhead
A recent Dalhousie graduate, Josh Cruddas will be appearing in the Civil War feature film Copperhead as Jimmy, an orphan …

Cult films abound at Thrillema

By Vaughn Pearson, Games Columnist • September 20, 2013

Cult movie buffs rejoice! (photo by Alice Hebb)

Screenings of “Ladies in Horror” throughout October
Sarah Bailey was just an ordinary girl—that is, until she moved to LA and fell in with the …

A week in Wes’ world

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • September 13, 2013

Wes Anderson

Dalhousie hosts a Wes Anderson retrospective
Being a student film connoisseur is pretty taxing work, and each year, from September 12 – 19, the job …

A medieval trickery of light

By Nick Laugher, Staff Contributor • March 8, 2013

Unpixelated existentialism is best. (Nick Laugher photo)

The merits of analog film