From the North Shore to Maudie

No matter where he is working in the world, Guy Godfree always feels an attachment to his home. Godfree, originally from Pugwash, knew as soon as he read the script for the feature film Maudie, he wanted to work on it. And he did as the film’s cinematographer. “It just hit close to home in...

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First Take on Power Rangers, Goon and CHIPS

CHIPS 5/10 Another in a long list of remakes and reimaginings comes Dax Shephard’s CHIPS; and like most remakes it falls short of the mark. The two main characters, played by Michael Pena and Dax Shephard don’t give us the old charm of Estrada and Wilcox on any level. While it seems the two likely...

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Sunrise Film Festival puts county on map to Hollywood

BRAESHORE – The 2016 Sunrise Film Festival is in the books and may prove to be a hard act to follow. Condensed to a single location this year – Pictou Lodge – the festival contained 97 submissions from around the world – from animated shorts and experimental pieces to documentaries and full length features with...

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Hollywood comes to town

The Sunrise Film Festival is officially on Hollywood’s radar. The Red Maple Leaf – a gritty crime thriller jam-packed with Hollywood talent – made its première at the festival Saturday night at Pictou Lodge and brought along its star, director and writer Frank D’Angelo as well as supporting actor Daniel Baldwin who plays suspect Richard...

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