Reid Hannaford

Reid Hannaford


Director + Producer. Canadian based in NYC.

Favorite films

  • Burning
  • Prisoners
  • The Place Beyond the Pines
  • Princess Mononoke

Recent activity

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas


  • Over the Garden Wall


  • No Time to Die


  • Kiki's Delivery Service


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Sound of Metal

    Sound of Metal


    Striking. Its relatively predictable story is compensated by superb execution. Rides a razor thin line but never crosses over into melodrama. Riz Ahmed is electric.

    Unsurprising I liked it so much given that Darius Marder was a writer on Place Beyond the Pines, and Derek Cianfrance co-wrote and produced Sound of Metal.

  • Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

    Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain


    This is a compelling unraveling of a fascinating man. This said, I'm conflicted about the use of AI deepfake technology to recreate Bourdain's voice. The doc medium already walks a fine ethical line by presenting "truth" through the lens of either intentional or unintentional bias, and to add another layer of uncertainty as to what's real feels reckless and a line I'm not sure we want to cross. Had Neville disclosed the use of the technology I might feel differently,…