Reel Beach: The Handmaid’s Tale creates Gilead in the Beach

By BERNIE FLETCHER The red robes and white bonnets are back. The Handmaid’s Tale began its intense fourth season (CTV Drama) with more dark and disturbing images of the Republic of Gilead. When we first saw this adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed 1985 novel, many thought the dystopian world it portrayed was far-fetched, including an […]

Reel Beach: From Jim Carrey on SNL to Raymond Massey as Honest Abe, Canadian actors have long history of playing U.S. presidents

By BERNIE FLETCHER “Look, here’s the deal.” When Jim Carrey does his impression of Joe Biden on Saturday Night Live, that’s only the latest in a long line of Canucks playing American politicians. Canada is “sleeping with an elephant” and we’re worried about election results though it isn’t even our country. Raymond Massey (1896-1983) became […]