May 1, 2020 thewire 0

Families who are running out of films to stream (and have watched Trolls World Tour for the umpteenth time) will be happy to know that My Spy is now available on Prime Video. This much delayed action-comedy, that made a brief appearance in Canadian theatres before COVID-19’s cinema lockdown, is […]

April 16, 2020 thewire 0

Ever since cinemas joined a worldwide lockdown to encourage physical distancing and stop the spread of COVID-19, we’ve seen the film industry take interesting detours with their theatrical releases. Studios have opted for VOD and digital outlets, charging a premium rental price to enjoy new releases from the comfort of […]

ReFrame Film Festival

January 14, 2020 thewire 0

The ReFrame Film Festival returns to Peterborough (January 23-26), offering movie goers a variety of important documentaries at various venues within the downtown core. The selected films range from popular picks that have received theatrical runs to special independent fare that may never be screened again on the silver screen. […]


December 1, 2019 thewire 0

One of the most underrated films of the year is Freaks (directed by Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein). Not to be confused with Tod Browning’s 1932 cult classic, this sci-fi/thriller puts a refreshing spin on supernatural origin stories comparable to M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable trilogy. Drawing inspiration from Oscar […]

Holiday Flicks

November 4, 2019 thewire 0

The holiday season is upon us, which can only mean one thing – it’s time for Cineplex’s highly popular screening of Polar Express 3D! The Cineplex Family Favourites tradition returns on Saturday, November 23. As always, the screening begins at 11:00am and admission $2.99 per person, but you’re going to […]

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“METHOD” wins TFI short film contest

August 24, 2017 thewire 0

Outside of film festivals and awards, short films are rarely seen by the general cinephiles. Short films were deemed the underdog of the movie industry for a long time. Now with the digital revolution, they are set to become the most valuable communication tool. They will not take the backseat […]