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Barry Hertz
Deputy Arts Editor/Film Editor, . Formerly , . Fast & Furious enthusiast. Directly under the sun ... now.
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Barry Hertz Nov 15
We all know that is a treasure to be protected at all costs. But Netflix's MARRIAGE STORY reveals what's been hiding in plain sight all along: Ray Liotta is Hollywood's secret comedic weapon.
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Barry Hertz Nov 15
Netflix gets its first
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Sean Craig Nov 15
FWIW I think Jess Allen should be fired... into a higher stratosphere of fame and acclaim because I have always enjoyed her writing and commentary!
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Barry Hertz Nov 15
QUEEN & SLIM: Matsoukas's debut has an incendiary beginning, and shockingly carries that fire all way through. (Though there are two moments of extreme narrative convenience.) Kaluuya & Turner-Smith make me sad that the phrase "burn the screen" is overused, because they really do
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Barry Hertz Nov 14
FROZEN 2: In another, simpler time, this would have been a perfectly acceptable direct-to-video babysitter for children. The sequel does prove, though, that there have been huge technological leaps in animating water. There's so much of it. I wanted to drown. In a good way?
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Barry Hertz Nov 14
CHARLIE'S ANGELS is an action movie without action. A comedy with no laughs. An empowerment tale that threatens to disenfranchise. But, yeah, Kristen Stewart will ensure it lives forever in meme fashion.
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Barry Hertz Nov 13
Canadian Jewish News might want to take a closer look at this column ...
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Barry Hertz Nov 13
Replying to @marinaw0lff
a fair and decent proposal. see you then.
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Barry Hertz Nov 12
Looks like the (very fun) David Cronenberg-co-starring, Niagara Falls-set CLIFTON HILL has been re-titled DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL since its premiere. And also secured U.S. distribution via .
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Barry Hertz Nov 12
Replying to @sam_chater
Getting soft in my old age
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Barry Hertz Nov 12
FORD V FERRARI races off the factory floor coasting on the fumes of its performances from Christian Bale, Tracy Letts and Jon Bernthal (I'm aware that Matt Damon is also there).
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Barry Hertz Nov 12
THE GOOD LIAR forgets that a con-artist movie has to be at least a little smarter than its audience. Or good at pretending it is. Although the film does have Ian McKellan playing a character I'm choosing to call Dupe Bigalow, British Gigolo.
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Barry Hertz Nov 12
Canadian cinema owes a huge debt to Mongrel Media, but where does the art-house distributor stand today, 25 years into a game that's changed enormously? sat down with Hussain Amarshi for a candid conversation about thriving and surviving.
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Barry Hertz Nov 11
Congratulations to new Rebel correspondent Don Cherry
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Barry Hertz Nov 11
Finally, validation
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Barry Hertz Nov 10
When Don Cherry pops into the timeline:
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Barry Hertz Nov 7
Spoke w/ David Koepp about writing Hollywood's biggest hits (JURASSIC PARK, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE), being at ground-zero of the superhero boom (thanks SPIDER-MAN), his first novel (the screen-ready and Chrichton-esque COLD STORAGE) and, of course, MORTDECAI:
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Barry Hertz Nov 7
Replying to @JTMacKinnon
No, no, no. Even accounting for my Steven Weber fondness.
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Barry Hertz Nov 7
Fairly certain that DOCTOR SLEEP got its degree from the Hollywood Upstairs Medical College.
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Barry Hertz Nov 7
My "Full Stream Ahead" guide for what to watch this weekend: ONE CHILD NATION on , THE ELEPHANT QUEEN on , and THE LOVE WITCH on .
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