Pat Mullen

Associate Editor / Senior Critic
Pat Mullen received an MA from Carleton University where his studies focused on adaptation and Canadian cinema. He is the publisher of POV Magazine, Canada’s destination for documentary culture, and has contributed to other publications including The Canadian Encyclopedia, Beatroute, Awards Daily, Paste, Xtra, Documentary, and his independent blog Cinemablographer. Pat is the vice president of the Toronto Film Critics Association, a member of the Online Film Critics Society, and an international voter for the Golden Globe Awards.

He lives in Toronto with his cat, Fellini.


Articles by Pat Mullen:


  • Helen Mirren Ian McKellen
    November 14, 2019

    The Good Liar Review

    Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen elevate Bill Condon’s literary thriller The Good Liar, based on the novel by Nicholas Searle.

  • Jennifer Lopez, Laura Dern, Scarlett Johansson, awkwafina, Lupita Nyong'o, Renee Zellweger
    November 13, 2019

    Watch: 6 Actresses Discuss Their Oscar-Worthy Roles

    An annual highlight for Oscar junkies is The Hollywood Reporter‘s award season roundtable series. But if there’s one to watch, it’s the Best Actress roundtable. What better way to get into the groove of award season that seeing some of the op actresses in the field discuss their Oscar-worthy performances and the roles that got them […]

  • Synonyms-feature-image
    November 3, 2019

    Synonyms Review

    Synonyms, the Golden Bear-winning film from Nadav Lapid is an exhilarting feat.

  • motherless-brooklyn-feature-image-02
    November 2, 2019

    Motherless Brooklyn Review

    Motherless Brooklyn is the kind of grand, beautifully crafted, and relevant film that audiences see too rarely these days.

  • TIFF 2019 Pain and Glory
    October 25, 2019

    Pain & Glory’s Antonio Banderas on Finding Himself Again

    Antonio Banderas spoke to That Shelf about Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain & Glory, where he plays an aging film director who reflects upon his career, creative stagnation, and the rich life that inspired his passion for the cinema.

  • The King Timothee Chalamet Review
    October 16, 2019

    The King Review

    Timothée Chalamet’s fiery performance in The King would make previous cinematic Henry’s like Olivier, Branagh, and Welles proud.

  • Matthias-&-Maxime-feature-image
    October 10, 2019

    Matthias & Maxime Review

    Xavier Dolan’s Matthias & Maxime is easily his sexiest film yet, and also one of his strongest.

  • Monos Review
    September 27, 2019

    Monos Review: Colombian Oscar Entry Thrills

    The Colombian Oscar entry Monos offers an exciting contender in the upcoming Oscar race – and it opens today at TIFF! Read Pat Mullen’s full review!