Interview with Newfoundland Filmmaker Melanie Oates

The first-time feature film written and directed by Newfoundlander Melanie Oates, Body and Bones, has arrived on iTunes Canada and On Demand. Filmed in Witless Bay and St. John’s, NL, Body & Bones is an emotional coming of age journey that follows Tess (Kelly…

Local Artist Feature: Sidne Shears

Newfoundland Labrador, specifically the St. John’s area, is rife with artistic talent of all varieties. I believe we can all benefit from increased awareness of the local artists in our great city. I also believe that artists here are drastically…

“It’s All Good (Unless It’s Not)” – A guide to mental health for students, by a student

If there is one takeaway message I hope you get from this book, it’s that there are people in your life and on campus who care about you and are ready to help (even if you don’t know who they…

If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon: Review “A Powerhouse of a Thriller”

There are many ways to describe this novel however I believe the one that is most appropriate at this time would be “brilliant”. The numerous twists and turns will drive you to the very edge of your seat and leave…

Trent McClellan Interview

Hailing from Corner Brook, comedian Trent McClellan may be best known for his role on the comedy series This Hour has 22 Minutes. He has also filmed several performances for Just for Laughs, Comedy Central, and the Winnipeg and Halifax…

Parasite Makes Oscar History

The 92nd Academy Awards aired on Sunday, where millions of viewers around the world witnessed history being made in real time. Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite took home some of the biggest awards of the night; Best Director, Best International Feature…

Drink & Movie – Cineplex’s New Licence to Thrill

Cineplex has been at the head of a province-wide controversy in the last week, which has Newfoundlanders worried about the possible consequences. The Scotiabank Theatre has recently obtained a licence to sell alcohol at the concession stand, and while they…

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…