Craig Silliphant

About Craig Silliphant

Craig Silliphant is a D-level celebrity with delusions of grandeur. A writer, critic, creative director, broadcaster, and occasional filmmaker, his thoughts have appeared on radio, television, in print, and on the web. He is a juror on the Polaris Music Prize and the Juno Awards. He loves Saskatoon. He has horrible night terrors and apocalyptic dreams.



Author Archives: Craig Silliphant

Pet Sematary

April 5th, 2019 | by Craig Silliphant

It’s inevitable that we would compare the new Pet Sematary movie to the 1989 version. Does it manage to top


After Life

March 20th, 2019 | by Craig Silliphant

Ricky Gervais plumbs the depth of pain and misanthropy to create one of the comedy surprises of the year so


Leaving Neverland

March 7th, 2019 | by Craig Silliphant

HBO’s Leaving Neverland was promised to be the final nail in the coffin of Jackson’s guilt, but while compelling, it


The Beastie Boys Book

January 8th, 2019 | by Craig Silliphant

One of the best books of 2018 is also one of the best music bios ever; The Beastie Boys Book


Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

December 31st, 2018 | by Craig Silliphant

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is an interesting gimmick from an amazing series, but the execution doesn’t work (nor is it really


The Christmas Chronicles

November 29th, 2018 | by Craig Silliphant

Netflix pulled a new Christmas movie from under the tree, starring Kurt Russell as Santa.  Is it a new classic



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