Monthly Archives: November 2015

Pick your movie of the week: Snow and Ice! (Dec 4-10/15)

December is almost here and soon we’ll be buried in this stuff. Which of the following movies set in winter do you want to be our movie of the week? Grumpy Old Men (1993) The Gold Rush (1925) Mystery, Alaska (1999) … Continue reading

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What I love about the United States of America

  Canada and the United States have a unique relationship. We are a lot alike in so many ways, but so different in just as many ways. And I have to admit that sometimes we Canadians have a bit too … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: American (Nov 27-Dec 3/15)

By the time this new week will start, American Thanksgiving will have already taken place. So in honour of our neighbours to the south, choose on of the following movies with “American” in the title as this week’s movie. And … Continue reading

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Blog Glob

Writing is fun to me. It’s therapeutic and adventurous. And writing means playing around with words: their meaning, their sound, their implications. Ratatouille has been an inspiring movie to me for years (8 to be exact), and mostly because of … Continue reading

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For Reels: Favourite Films of Famous Folk

I’m sure you’ve heard of the movie site Rotten Tomatoes. Like IMDb it is a film database, but instead of getting the public to rate movies out of 10 stars, this site gives a percentage of how many critics liked the movie (or didn’t) … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Paris! (Nov 20-26/15)

Paris is on our minds and hearts these days, so how about we take three great movies that are all set in this romantic city? Which one do you think should be this week’s movie? 1. Midnight in Paris (2011) 2. Hugo (2011) … Continue reading

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Naive Fool or Cold-Hearted Cynic?

“You’re just doing that!” This was a statement that my siblings and I would say to each other when we would question each other’s motives or intentions. It was a kid’s way of saying, “You’re faking.” So I guess when … Continue reading

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