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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 …

Photos from the set of the Jack Layton movie!

August 16, 2012

Last week, I posted that production on CBC’s upcoming Jack Layton movie had started in Winnipeg. Yesterday, Entertainment Tonight Canada posted photos of Olivia Chow‘s first visit to the set, where she met actor Rick Roberts who is playing her …

The Jack Layton movie begins filming.

August 7, 2012

Some big Canadian stars are in Winnipeg this week to start filming the made-for-TV movie about the life of the late politician Jack Layton. Rick Roberts, who’s previous appeared on Republic of Doyle and Cra$h & Burn has been announced …

What movies for kids still scare you?

July 26, 2012

Do you like scary movies? What about your kid? Earlier this week, my sister posted a status about my niece having nightmares for months after watching a movie at school. Without knowing what movie they’d show in grade three that …

Trailer preview: Two Canadian films must just have “it”.

July 20, 2012

When you think of gargantuan movies like this weekend’s The Dark Knight Rises, it’s hard to imagine any movie ever making enough of impression that you’ll remember it when (or if) it ever makes it to theatres. It’s even more …

Meet this year’s Canadian Walk of Fame inductees!

June 19, 2012

Sorry cast of “You Can Do That On Television, ” I guess this wasn’t your year after all! Canada’s Walk of Fame announced today the names of this year’s inductees and Moose, Alasdair and Alanis, you didn’t make the cut.  …

Video: The Dictator praises Stephen Harper for silencing the media!

May 11, 2012

People often joke about who actually likes Stephen Harper and it looks like Stombo finally found someone. During the promotion of his new movie, The Dictator, Admiral General Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) weighed in on his love of Harper and …

The Bloggity Summer Movie Preview!

May 3, 2012

Summer can be an awesome time of year here in Calgary, between the mountains, the rivers and the Stampede, there’s an endless amount of outdoor activities. However, for me and movie buffs from Hawkwood to Mackenzie Towne, the summer is …

The Genies and Geminis are getting a makeover!

May 1, 2012

You know how you can never tell the difference between the Genies and Geminis?  Well, now you don’t have too! The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced this morning that it will unite its film, television and digital media …

The Genie awards are announced!

March 9, 2012

Last night, the best in Canadian film was celebrated in a star-studded gala known as the Genies. The night’s biggest winner, was hardly a surprise. The Oscar nominated Monsieur Lazhar picked up a total of six Genies including Best Picture, …

Poll: Can you name a Canadian movie?

March 8, 2012

On Thursday, just before the Genies, I joined the CBC Radio team for their drive-home show called The Homestretch.  The segment was a panel discussion about Canadian movies and why they weren’t more popular than they should be.  Before our …

Arcade Fire teams up with Hunger Games!

March 3, 2012

I may have mentioned once or twice that I’m in love with The Hunger Games and I’m almost too excited for the movie to come out.  I’m actually going to be down south when the highly anticipated film comes to …

‘Goon’ tops the Canadian Box Office!

February 27, 2012

This weekend was all about the Oscars but here in Canada, the real box office champ was the Canadian flick Goon! The hockey movie, which stars Seann William Scott and Liev Schreiber, topped the box office scoring more than $1.2 …

Titanic 3D coming to Canada first!

February 27, 2012

Well I don’t know even know what we did to deserve this honour, but when Titanic 3D sails into theatres this April, we lucky Canadians will get to see it first…by one day. Canadians from coast to coast will be …

Quebec teen picks up big acting award! Oscars next?

February 20, 2012

We’re just a few days away from this year’s Oscar telecast, but that doesn’t mean a lot of people are already thinking about next year’s ceremony, especially those who have films that are just premiering to acclaim at this year’s …