Dan McPeake

Dan is an actor, writer, filmmaker, blogger and radio host.  You can find his weekly radio series, Endeavours, on Mondays 5-6pm on CJSF 90.1fm or on www.cjsf.ca. You can also find his “underground reviewer” blog, Wilde Thing at irishbluejay.wordpress.com

The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

There is something to be said for small, intimate movies. And that’s exactly what “Dolly Parton” is. At its core, it is a film about the relationship between a girl and her mother, or at least, the...

Hanna

Saoirse Ronan kicks ass and she knows it. And, she has the benefit of having a great director in Joe Wright. These are two elements you need to make a great movie. While the script has some holes and...

Zack Snyder gets sucker punched

After seeing one of the most anticipated films of the year, I left a little disappointed. Don’t get me wrong, parts of the movie were good – the visuals – but where one element was great, other parts...

Movies like Incendies and The Social Network define us

Does Hollywood follow us or do we follow Hollywood? Did The Social Network help or hurt Facebook's legacy?

Leashes are for dogs, not children

A controversial parenting practice has this writer up in arms.

Beware the prophecy of the dead cow

The animals are dying! Praise Jesus.

How Jared Loughner could save the Democrats

Barack Obama considered it a failure when the Democrats lost control of the House, and had significant losses in the Senate. The House Republicans' first act? To repeal the Obama healthcare reform...

Julian Assange: a modern martyr?

While it is not clear what exactly will happen to the grey wizard Julian Assange, it is clear that he has already changed the world. Journalist or not, it is safe to say that Assange is the most...