Interviewing Producer Paul Pope for “Hudson and Rex”

“Hudson and Rex” is a crime drama airing on CityTV, currently in its second season. The show follows detective Charlie Hudson, a Major Crimes detective working in St. John’s. He is partnered with Rex, a multi-scent trained German Shepherd whose…

“1917” Film Review: The ‘One-Take’ WWI Epic

World War I brought along many immense technological overhauls, most notably, the birth of trench-based warfare. Extremely cold, wet, and dirty trenches often featured rats and rotting corpses – two prominent features of Sam Mendes’ war epic, 1917. The film…

A Study of Youth Migration: Talking with Professor Gordon Cooke

Living in a rural community, on one hand, there is always that one person who can’t wait to move out and travel into the bigger world. On the other hand, there are people who love the place they are in…

‘The Cut of It’, putting a human face to female breast cancer and surgical decisions

Cancer, the dreaded ‘C word’ means different things to different people. To some, it is the most dreaded of words, because of the associated physical and emotional pains they and loved ones have suffered. For others, it is a largely…

Christmas Decorations before Remembrance Day — do or don’t?

It seems as though the day following Halloween, we are instantly met with an onslaught of holiday hoopla. Decorations in retail stores pop up overnight, people start getting into the Christmas spirit and start to put up their lights and…

Newfoundland filmmaker G. Patrick Cordon Interview

Just because Halloween’s come and gone doesn’t mean we can enjoy a spooky movie. Especially when that movie is written and directed by Newfoundlander and MUN Alumni G. Patrick Cordon. Corden’s latest film, “Incredible Violence”, follows Cordon, played by Stephen…

What is the Old Hag?

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night, unable to move, unable to make a sound, with a cold chill going down your spine? In that moment, have you seen something, or had the terrifying feeling that…

Review: “Joker”

Reporter: Joshua Brown, The Muse Don’t let the clown on the cover fool you, this film is anything but a laugh. A slow-paced, harrowing story of a sympathetic character’s downward spiral into insanity with close to no comedic relief; a…

Review: ‘Voices,’ A Poignant Portrayal of Misunderstanding and Mental Illness

There wasn’t an unplucked heart-string in the theatre at the LSPU, following MUN Drama’s presentation of ‘Voices,’ a short play that closed out the St. John’s Short Play Festival on September 19th, 21st, and 22nd. The play demonstrates the struggle…

The Death of Brick & Mortar Stores and the Rise of E-Commerce

On Monday, Forever21 announced that they will shut down all business operations in Canada and re-structure their remaining assets in the US and abroad by declaring bankruptcy. They have filed to shut down their 44 stores in Canada with liquidation…