Register Sunday | December 16 | 2018

Tagged: review

Circling the Drain

In Writers’ Rights, Nicole Cohen argues that the media’s treatment of freelancers leaves many risking financial ruin. Erin Pehlivan takes a closer look.

Crib Notes

Gavin Tomson reads Rivka Galchen’s Little Labors, reflecting on writers who mother and mothers who write.

Moon Shot

With Operation Avalanche, Matt Johnson takes a characteristic risk to break into the American movie market. Adam Nayman on how the director is eschewing Canada’s cozy film industry and making his own success.

All the Beautiful Girls

Sylvie Rancourt’s memoir from her time as a stripper was censored and seized when it came out in the 1980s. Shannon Tien on a long-deserved English translation of Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer.

Twin Peaked

Don’t get too excited for the reboot of David Lynch’s cult series, Maija Kappler warns. The show was tired before it got cancelled the first time.

Jerry Rigged

It’s easy not to be the butt of the joke when you’re the one writing it. Adam Nayman on how Seinfeld’s comedic brilliance relied on a privileged perspective.

October Boy

Mathieu Denis’ Corbo is an accomplished work about the FLQ that eschews stereotypical sixties aesthetics.

The Change Artist

In Ken Babstock’s latest, the poet continues on a challenging course. On Malice is important, whether we like it or not.

Black Mirror

Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, explores the radical instability of post-modernist urban life.

Second Skin

Actors turn the human instinct for performance into art. Ingrid Veninger’s The Animal Project explores this unique psychology.