Lights, cameras, people: Independent cinemas being creative to get audiences back
Statistics Canada shows motion picture cinemas returning to profitability in 2022 as the COVID-19 pandemic ended. However, they still face challenges.
The horror, the horror: Deadly Grounds Café and Curiosities offers a scarily warm welcome for fans of the genre
The Deadly Grounds Café and Curiosities is offering fans of the horror genre of films a chance to experience their passion with a warm cup of coffee.
Ottawa film industry hopeful of busy 2024 after end of actors’ and writers’ strikes
Ottawa will see more film production as projects resume after SAG-AFTRA strike, experts say
Barbie, Addams Family and Five Nights at Freddy’s some of Ottawa’s top Halloween costume picks
Expect to see Addams family characters, Barbie, and Five Nights at Freddy’s characters among the top costume choices this year.
City builder: Local movie theatre co-owner Josh Stafford focused on growing independent cinema
As co-owner of the Mayfair Theatre, Josh Stafford works behind the scenes to promote the importance of independent cinema.
A view from the Arctic: Indigenous film festival opens a window on northern culture
The seventh Unikkaatuarniq: Snowscreen hosted by the Asinabka Film Festival returned to in-person screenings with Winterlude for the first time in three years.
Still Max: Film explores renowned artist’s inspirational battle with cancer
The documentary film, Still Max, examines how the Toronto artist is processing his struggle with prostate cancer through his work.
Celebrating Indigeneity in person: The Asinabka film festival returns to roaring applause
The 11th annual Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival launched with a cheering audience.
3D films are an expensive gimmick for people with two functioning eyes, an exercise in frustration for me
Clunky glasses, pricey tickets, and an impossible to see image, 3D movies are the trend for people with two functioning eyes that just won’t go away.
French films find new home on Cinessance as francophone service aims to shake up streaming
Seeking out French films has been an ongoing struggle for francophones and francophiles; but with the recent drop of Cinessance, it may become easier.
Hollywood’s representation of Muslims causing more harm and doing little good
Movies and television shows mock Islam in the name of representation, causing Muslims to resent any type of representation.
They’re back: Movie-goers returning to the big screen experience in big numbers
The current rise of pandemic box office results across North America means the return of more big screen theatrical blockbuster releases.