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Trailer: The Trailer Park Boys return!

February 19, 2014

After eight seasons, two movies, you’d think there would be no more story to tell, well, clearly you don’t know the Trailer Park Boys.  The boys are officially coming back to theatres for their third film, which opens on April …
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It’s official! Veronica Mars movie coming to Canada! Cities and dates announced! Digital download too!

February 14, 2014

For weeks I have been losing over the sleep over the fact that the Veronica Mars movie hadn’t released any Canadian dates. Director/creator promised via emails that there was news coming, but could I trust him? I mean, who can …
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Listen: Tegan and Sarah team up with The Lonely Island to sing about Lego!

January 31, 2014

I can distinctly remember the day I heard there was going to be a Lego movie. I knew then and there that it would be  terrible, much like movies that could have been cool like Garfield and The Smurfs. When …
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CUFF Docs preview: Calgary’s first documentary festival!

November 15, 2013

Did you know that Calgary has DOZENS of film festivals?  It’s true. If I could show you all the press releases I get in my email, you’d be amazed. But never before has Calgary had a documentary film festival, enter: …
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CONFIRMED: Dan Aykroyd is not a murderer.

May 31, 2013

He may be a Ghostbuster, a tuba player, a funeral director and a Blues Brother, but if there is one thing that Dan Aykroyd, isn’t it’s a murderer. Yes, you read that right. In probably what is the funniest story …
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Three MUST-SEE movies at CUFF!

April 12, 2013

It’s hard to believe that the Calgary Underground Film Festival is only ten years old!  Since its inception, it has become my favourite film fest in town, highlighting the cool movies we always hear about at SXSW, TIFF and all …
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Five Canadian shows that deserve to be Kickstarted!

March 14, 2013

By now you’ve heard about the Veronica Mars Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $2 million in less than ten hours.   As a giant fan of Veronica Mars, I couldn’t be more excited that the show will now be turned …
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Five classic Canadian shows and movies…that I’ve never seen.

February 28, 2013

This weekend, Canadian film and television will be celebrated like never before! For the first time ever, the Geminis and Genies have been combined for the Canadian Screen Awards. A decision, which I still think is brilliant. Combining both small-ish …
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Nominees announced for the first ever Canadian Screen Awards!

January 15, 2013

When it comes to award season, everything seems to be coming up War Witch. After securing a coveted Oscar nomination last week, the controversial film has now racked up 12 Canadian Screen Award nominations.

Watch this movie: Brooklyn Castle

January 10, 2013

Last night, The Calgary International Film Festival‘s documentary series Doc Soup presented a movie called Brooklyn Castle and I need you to promise that you’ll all do whatever it takes to see it

Oscars: Canada scores big nominations!

January 10, 2013

The Academy Awards announced their nominations for Hollywood’s biggest night and our little country got a big vote of confidence. The Canadian film War Witch (trailer above) was nominated for Best Foreign Picture. This is incredibly impressive, considering a record …
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World movie premiere: A Second Chance: The Janelle Morrison Story

November 19, 2012

On Wednesday night, The Globe theatre will play host to a movie two years in the making. A Second Chance: The Janelle Morrison Story, tells the story of an amazing athlete who refused to let the fact that she was …
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4000 Posts! #bloggity4000

November 5, 2012

Well, I’ve been counting down to this milestone for quite a while. This, my friends and strangers that read this blog, is my 4000th post. Whoa. I’m just going to take a moment. I’ve told the story of this blog …
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How to survive a scary movie: Leave the lights on.

October 29, 2012

‘Tis the season for scary movies to flood the movie theatres: Sinister, Paranormal Activity 4, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D and to an extent, Hotel Transylvania are all cashing in on audiences’ love of being scared. I used to be one …
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Guest blog: Meghan Heffern’s dog days of summer!

August 31, 2012

We can probably agree that the best part of Summer is the summer vacation. Remember how when we were kids, we’d always report back on the first day of school about all our great adventures that took place over the …
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