Monthly Archives: June 2017

Pick your movie of the week: Quintessential Canadian Movies! (June 30-July 6/17)

This next movie week begins with Canada’s birthday so I tried to find the most quintessentially Canadian movies for us to choose from. You may not agree with my picks, but you likely have one listed here that you’d favour … Continue reading

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Canada 150: What I celebrate, what I grieve

In a week Canada turns 150 years. On social media we are seeing posts expressing national pride as well as posts that challenge this celebration. I am a very proud Canadian, and it is my duty to love my country. … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Movie Dads! (June 23-29/17)

So this one is definitely late, but today is still Father’s Day, so let’s take a look at some of the greatest movie dads. Which movie and its character would you choose, in honour of Father’s Day, for this week’s … Continue reading

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Pride in my daughter’s veggie-ness

Tonight I watched my eldest child receive her high school diploma. It’s a surreal feeling, and I loved every minute. Honoured to address those gathered about my daughter, I told them how proud I was that she was a vegetarian. … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Non-Disney Computer Animated, pt 2! (June 16-22/17)

As promised, part II of the greatest computer animated movies that Disney had nothing to do with. Which is your pick? Ice Age (2002) Kung Fu Panda (2008) Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)  

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Animation Superlatives

I loved animated movies as a kid, and I still do now. Here is a list of my own favourites in all kinds of categories. Feel free to share your own. Greatest animated movie: TIE: Dumbo (1941) and Fantastic Mr. … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Non-Disney Computer Animated! (June 9-15/17)

Disney and Pixar have unarguably made the greatest computer animated films in the last 20 years. But out of the ones made that were not under their banner, which would be considered greatest? Here are three of the most celebrated … Continue reading

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