The Expanse (2017) – Home, and Paradigm Shift

Eros has moved and is now on a direct course for Earth. And, somehow, it’s speeding up. The Rocinante pursues while its crew, and Miller (Thomas Jane), who is still on Eros, try to find a way to stop it in Home. Written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, this episode first aired on 22…

The Expanse (2017) – Static, and Godspeed

Holden (Steven Strait) cuts Miller (Thomas Jane) loose from the Roci once they return to Tycho Station, following the assault on Deimos, and Miller’s actions there. And that leads Miller down an unexpected alley in figuring out a way to deal with the new things that seem to be happening on Eros, it’s broadcasting some…

The Expanse (2017) – Safe, and Doors & Corners

Season two of The Expanse got underway with a two-episode premiere on 1 February, 2017 with Safe and Doors & Corners. Safe was written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby and plunges us right back into the realm of the Rocinante and the protomolecule, and the possibility of system-wide war. While Chrisjen (Shohreh Aghdashloo) begins…

Ashgrove (2022) – Jeremy LaLonde

Haunting and elegant. There’s a heartrending beauty in the character of Jennifer who is brought to life by Amanda Brugel in Jeremy LaLonde’s latest film, Ashgrove. Set against a backdrop of a global pandemic that threatens extinction, an intimate character drama plays out that could change everything. There is a thread running through LaLonde’s films,…

TIFF- Short Cuts Canada Programme 3

  Screening today at the Lightbox at 10pm and tomorrow at 2:45pm is the next installment of Shorts for this year’s TIFF. The first two programmes have been filled with delightful surprises and some wonderful pieces and this collection is no different featuring a variety of pieces that are stunningly beautiful to watch. We Wanted…

Lost Girl S03E12 – Hail, Hale!

Ahh, now this is what I’m talking about for a race to the finish line! Steve Cochrane pens this week’s penultimate episode of the season and it’s definitely getting ready to pull out all the stops for the finale next week (unfortunately I’ll be away and won’t be able to see it until I get…

Lost Girl S03E11 – Adventures In Fae-bysitting

Aha! This time I loved the Dyson (Kris Holden-Ried) and Tamsin (Rachel Skarsten) storyline, you know they’re setting stuff up! A field that is a mass grave of light and dark Fae that someone is hunting down and watching said field via camera… Cool! We learn from this that Bo did not kill the woman, who’s…

Canadian Film Festival – The Disappeared: Shandi Mitchell

This latest offering in the amazing line-up at this year’s Canadian Film Festival is The Disappeared. Written and directed by Shandi Mitchell, the film offers up an acting tour de force from every one of its six main players (Billy Campbell, Ryan Doucette, Brian Downey, Shawn Doyle, Gary Levert, and Neil Matheson).  The journey these…

Lost Girl S03E08 – Fae-ge Against The Machine

This week’s episode sees Bo (Anna Silk) dealing with the incredibly fast approach of her Dawning, and ends with the fantastic image of Tamsin (Rachel Skarsten) standing in a rain shower of tarot cards depicting someone (thing?) called The Wanderer, and leaving us wondering what the hell this has to do with our favorite succubus?!…