Laura Slade Wiggins



Somewhere during the making of this film adaptation of Danny Schur and Rick Chafe’s period musical Stand!, the project was seriously mishandled.  Robert Adetuyi’s film version sounds like it should be on stage and looks as if it was written and shot for daytime television.


Hard Drive

By: Addison Wylie The word “incompetent” is usually associated with low intelligence.  In the case of Hard Drive, I think the melodrama is outrageously incompetent, but I don’t think its writer/director William D. MacGillivray is stupid. MacGillivray’s achievements were attached to the press notes, and there’s enough proof in the pudding to make me believe he ain’t no dummy.  The filmmaker has been attached to projects that have earned him acclaim, Canadian credibility, and a…