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:

  • October 21, 2023

    Nyad Review: Just Keep Swimming

    Annette Bening and Jodie Foster give two of their best performances in Nyad, the inspiring true story of an impossible swim from directors Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin.

  • September 15, 2023

    TIFF 2023: Rustin Review

    Colman Domingo gives a virtuoso performance as civil rights leader Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe’s biopic Rustin.

  • September 14, 2023

    TIFF 2023: The Holdovers Review

    Paul Giamatti gives the performance of his career playing a curmudgeon professor with a heart of gold in The Holdovers.

  • September 12, 2023

    TIFF 2023: La Chimera Review

    La Chimera sees Alice Rohrwacher at her playful best with this enigmatic tale about a band of grave robbers led by a grimy Josh O’Connor.

  • September 10, 2023

    TIFF 2023: The Zone of Interest Review

    Jonathan Glazer crafts a chilling portrait of normalized evil with The Zone of Interest, a masterful study of a Nazi family’s dream home.

  • September 9, 2023

    TIFF 2023: Days of Happiness Review

    Sophie Desmarais and Chloé Robichaud reunite for Days of Happiness, a rewarding character study in Montreal’s classical music scene.

  • September 8, 2023

    TIFF 2023: Dumb Money Review

    Dumb Money, the story of the GameStop stock short and the Redditers who bet big against Wall Street, is a hugely entertaining movie of the moment.