Monthly Archives: January 2017

Pick your movie of the week: Greatest Movie Couple! (Feb 3-9/17)

I thought I’d do the Valentine’s Day thing early this year, mainly because it’s the one holiday that I despise the trappings and therefore don’t like to add to it. During V-Day week I’ll have a totally unrelated theme. 🙂 And … Continue reading

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Movies about Movies

I know I’m not the only one who loves movies. So many of my friends and family—probably a huge majority—love watching them, quoting them, and talking about them. And this is what makes Hugo great. Not only does it have a … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Scorsese! (Jan 27-Feb 2/17)

He’s my favourite director, and he’s made so many greats that it’s tough to choose just 4. But it’s up to you to choose which of the following Martin Scorsese films will be our movie of the week: 1. Raging Bull (1980) … Continue reading

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A weapon greater than the atomic bomb?

Of all the weapons invented in human history, it seems that either the gun or the bomb would be the most powerful and influential. There are two weapons, however, that beat out both. One was invented in the 15th century, a weapon … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Documentaries! (Jan 20-26/17)

I love a good documentary. These nominations are not my favourite ones, but they are the top three rated documentaries on Rotten Tomatoes. Which one would you choose to be our movie of the week? Man on Wire (2008) A … Continue reading

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Oh these kids…

Who would you say makes for a better person: the silent generation (born before 1945), the baby boomers (born 1946-1954), the gen-Xers (born 1965-1976), the millennials (born 1977-1995), or the centennials (born after 1995)? What generation would be the greatest? … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Biopics, pt. 2! (Jan 13-19/17)

Our second installment in the category “biopics.” Sorry that in so many of the pics have the characters looking so dour… You can pick your favourite flick of the four, or you can choose according to performances. Either way, which … Continue reading

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