Articles by Dominic Messier

Dominic Messier is a 20-year plus entertainment writer veteran whose words have appeared everywhere from local FM radio in Quebec's Eastern Townships, to the Sherbrooke Record, before a move to Toronto in 2000. Dom's written for Bell Media, the now-defunct Suite101 media site and most recently, over at Pop Culture Landscape. He still lives in Toronto with his lovely, incredible wife Naomi Szeben.


Now on VOD: A Glitch in the Matrix

By Dominic Messier, Founder, Editor and Believer in Clever Examples of Solipcism   It’s a fairly loaded question, ine that has bothered or at least fascinated philossophers and scientists for eons: What is the nature of the universe, and can we ever truly trust our own reality? That is a great query posed by many…


Now on VOD: Shadow in the Cloud

By Dominic Messier, Founder, Editor and Fan of Things That Fly Safely (Note: This film was originally screened during the 2020 Toronto International Film Fest’s Midnight Madness program)   We’ve all seen variations of the worst case scenario when it comes to flying, be it a mid-air hijacking (see Air Force One) or something very odd…


Now Playing: Wonder Woman 1984

By Dominic Messier, Founder, Editor and Fan of All Things Amazonian   Here it is, the much awaited, much delayed DC Extended Universe sequel we’d hoped to catch earlier in the year, before the Covid-19 pandemic created a rescheduling nightmare for the majority of film studios. Gal Gadot is back in the titular role, this…


Now on Blu-Ray: The Flintstones Complete Series Celebrates an Animation Classic

By Dominic Messier, Founder, Editor-in-Chief and Former Bedrock Resident    During this period of pandemic-related lockdown, it’s not surprising that, given the delays with new Fall TV shows having fallen behind production schedules, that most of us would decide to revisit some older TV properties, if only to keep cheerful and relatively sane. A great…


Now Streaming: Mulan (2020)

By Dominic Messier, Founder, Editor and Adoring Fan of Imperial Swordplay and Heroism   Despite the audience malaise stemming from countless Disney live-action remakes of established animated classics, I daresay we may very well have finally met that fine-edged balance between source material and reinvention by a gifted filmmaker, so to lure in new viewers…