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Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2008. Scott writes about the arts, entertainment, movies, culture, community groups, and charities. He also writes general news, features, columns and profiles on people.

Recent Work by Scott

<b>Review:</b> Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Review: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is the astonishing true life tale of writer Lee Israel, played beautifully by comedienne Melissa McCarthy. It screens on April 29 as part of the Reel Mondays film series.
Indigenous fests of film and performance

Indigenous fests of film and performance

Rubaboo and Dreamspeakers are hitting major milestones this year with two weeks of live performances, film presentations and active engagement with Indigenous culture.

Portfolio: Weekly art listings

Cinematographer Opaloch, Paul Kane grad, presents Avengers: Endgame

Cinematographer Opaloch, Paul Kane grad, presents Avengers: Endgame

PK grad Trent Opaloch is riding a wave of emotion this week in advance of next week's release of the big budget blockbuster Marvel superhero flick Avengers: Endgame. He was the cinematographer on the colossal project and without spoiling details, he says it's super-satisfying and in more ways than one.
To vape or not to vape, for ‘tooth’

To vape or not to vape, for ‘tooth’

When it comes to vaping and keeping your oral health in order, the jury is still out.
Alberta Party candidates Korotash and Bailey take a bow

Alberta Party candidates Korotash and Bailey take a bow

Two local Alberta Party candidates gave it their all but ended up conceding during Tuesday's election.
The film day from sea to shining 'see'

The film day from sea to shining 'see'

Glass is strong but not 'unbreakable' and in more ways than one

Glass is strong but not 'unbreakable' and in more ways than one

Glass, the third in M. Night Shyamalan's Eastrail 177 Trilogy after Unbreakable and Split, is now out on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand. It's the culmination of a really interesting and great auteur take on superheroes, or at least it could have been. One actor stole the show while another dragged it right down.
Portfolio: Weekly art listings

Portfolio: Weekly art listings

'Groan'some Mary movie deserved better, St. Albert film critic says

'Groan'some Mary movie deserved better, St. Albert film critic says

Easter is just around the corner, which means that it’s a good time for a movie that returns many people to stories of the Bible. Mary Magdalene is just that movie for 2019 but it isn’t required viewing. Perhaps director Garth Davis should have taken more time to think about what he wanted to accomplish with the story of the woman regarded as the apostle to the apostles.