Skip to content
9.5 °Cforecast >
! Light Drizzle

Tim Arsenault's Widescreen

Tim Arsenault is a longtime pop culture enthusiast in the Halifax region and has covered it professionally off and on over the last 30 years. He can be reached at tim.arsenault@gmail.com and followed on Twitter @nowthatstyping. 

WIDESCREEN: David Lynch heads back into the woods with Twin Peaks 2.0

WIDESCREEN: David Lynch heads back into the woods with Twin Peaks 2.0

Not as unique as it once was, Twin Peaks is set for an unlikely return to television as an 18-hour movie from the eccentric director.
WIDESCREEN: Miniseries explores a beautiful mind

WIDESCREEN: Miniseries explores a beautiful mind

National Geographic has embarked on a timely 10-part study of Albert Einstein.
WIDESCREEN: The broad palette of Ryan Murphy

WIDESCREEN: The broad palette of Ryan Murphy

Feud, the latest project from the restless TV show creator, is typically multi-layered offering.
WIDESCREEN: Downton Abbey stars ditch the finery

WIDESCREEN: Downton Abbey stars ditch the finery

Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens are taking chances in their new television projects. Dockery, playing talented North Carolina con artist Letty Raines, gets to show more range in one episode of Good Behavior than she did in six seasons in Yorkshire.
WIDESCREEN: Sports channels count down to NHL trade deadline day

WIDESCREEN: Sports channels count down to NHL trade deadline day

According to the on-air promotions, the only thing more Canadian than tuning in to hours of hockey talk might be buying a box of poutine-flavoured doughnuts.
Photographer takes a fresh look at Evangeline

Photographer takes a fresh look at Evangeline

Mark Marchesi made annual trips from Maine to Nova Scotia, where he made visual connections with Longfellow's poem about Acadia.
WIDESCREEN: Bet on the Super Bowl getting a typically large peripheral audience

WIDESCREEN: Bet on the Super Bowl getting a typically large peripheral audience

The NFL's annual showcase covers the field with plenty of betting options for viewers who aren't football fans.
WIDESCREEN: Comedians make serious coin off Netflix

WIDESCREEN: Comedians make serious coin off Netflix

The video streaming service looks like it's trying to corner the standup market.
WIDESCREEN: Seth Meyers having a moment

WIDESCREEN: Seth Meyers having a moment

The talk show host took a while to hit his stride, but strong political content is playing to his strengths.
WIDESCREEN: The Governor gets a new office, terminates contestants in campy style

WIDESCREEN: The Governor gets a new office, terminates contestants in campy style

Arnold Schwarzenegger is building his own brand first on The New Celebrity Apprentice. Among other things, his opening advice — “Now, remember the motto in here: Crush your enemies. See them driven before you. And make sure that everyone else gets fired first” — is a paraphrase of some of his dialogue from Conan the Barbarian.