Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015: My Year in Movies Review

2015 was a fantastic year for movie-goers. If you like lists like I do, here are a few of them to give you a peek into how my year went watching some great flicks: My Favourite 2015 Movies: 10. Mr. … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: The Best of 2015! (Jan 1-7/16)

The following are the only 2015 movies to currently hold a spot on the IMDb top 250 list other than Star Wars: The Force Awakens (#40). Considering its immense popularity I thought it’d be more interesting to leave Star Wars out of this … Continue reading

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17 things you might not know about favourite Christmas movies

Only 3 Christmas movies have been nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. It’s a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, and The Bishop’s Wife, all within two years of each other. Miracle on 34th Street was released in May … Continue reading

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Pick your Movie of the Week: A Black and White Christmas! (Dec 24-30/15)

There’s nothing like a classic b&w movie this time of year. This week’s nominees are all so good, but which should be our Movie of the Week? 1. Miracle on 34th Street (1947) 2. A Christmas Carol (1951) 3. It’s … Continue reading

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Westward Leading, Still Proceeding

Know that song “Good King Wenceslas”? It’s become one of my favourite Christmas songs in recent years. I hadn’t really known it until I’d become an adult, and it wasn’t until this year that I heard the story behind the … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Animated Christmas! (Dec 18-24/15)

1. A Christmas Carol (2009) 2. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) 3. The Polar Express (2004) Movie of the Week

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Got Hanukkah?

Most of us know the Christmas story, whether we’re Christian, Jewish, Muslim or one of them bloody heathen. But not many of us know the Hanukkah story. In an episode of Friends it was portrayed as the kind of thing … Continue reading

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