The Mind Reels chats with Greg Nelson and Adrienne Mitchell – Played

  Sue has been championing CTV’s new show Played to me since it has premiered. I’m a little behind, only being two epsiodes in, but I can already tell you that it’s intelligent, engaging, and features some fantastic acting. Produced by Back Alley films, which also oversaw our much loved Bomb Girls, Played is a…

Sue’s Series Squawk – Played

  I haven’t had time to get caught up on my weekly TV-watching lately, so this week I am going to talk about just one show – the new series on CTV, Played. ┬áThis series had my attention right off the bat because a) it’s a Back Alley Films/Muse Entertainment production, and after Bomb Girls,…

The Lesser Blessed (2012) – Anita Doron

There was a moment in Anita Doron’s desolate, poignant and starkly beautiful adaptation of Richard Van Camp’s novel when Joel Evans character of Larry Sole crystallized not only as a real person for me, but as a lens to view my own youth (admittedly nowhere near as troubling, but there were pieces of my own…