Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pick your movie of the week: Oh Canada! (July 3-9/15)

This week all four movies star great Canadian actors. Pick away, and happy Canada Day! 1. Midnight in Paris (2011 – RACHEL McADAMS) 2. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997 – MIKE MYERS) 3. Juno (2007 – ELLEN PAGE) 4. The Italian Job … Continue reading

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Five valuable lessons I’ve learned from my eleven-year-old son

Seeing as this week’s nominations are a tribute to Luke, and seeing as this week’s movie is School of Rock, it’s only fitting that I share the top 5 of many many things that boy has taught me. 1. The early … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Lukey’s Favs! (June 26-July 2/15)

In honour of my son who turns 11 for this week’s movie period, the nominees are selected from his list of favourite movies of all time. They are listed below in order with his favourite as #1. His #3 is actually … Continue reading

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The Day I Finally Danced

Dance and I have a long bloody history. We never got along, and would scorn each other openly. It all started in grade 1. Each week we took time in class to sing songs like “All Around the Kitchen Cocka-Doodle-Doodle-Do,” … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week. Theme: the 80’s! (June 19-25/15)

1. Footloose (1984) 2. Ghostbusters (1984, EMP #63) 3. The Goonies (1985, EMP #141) Which classic 80’s flick deserves the distinction this week? Make your pick by adding a comment.

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Poor Unfortunate Souls!

I am not an expert on economics, sociology or anything related to these. Few of us are. Yet the ones who genuinely are experts seem to disagree so much with each other on these subjects. So the following, I admit, … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: June 12-18/15 (Theme: Robin Hood)

It’s a great story and has been retold many times throughout the years in movies, books, plays, comic books, cartoons, and more. But which is your favourite Robin Hood movie? 1. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938, Errol Flynn) 2. Robin Hood … Continue reading

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