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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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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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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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Contest Passes to see The Paperboy in Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax or Winnipeg! (Closed)

October 11, 2012

Oscar season is in full swing and with so many movies vying for the golden trophy, you’ll likely want to start seeing some of the movies even before they open. How you ask? Well, luckily for you, I’m giving away …
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Calgary International Film Festival Opens

September 21, 2012

Thursday night saw the opening of the 12th annual Calgary International Film Festival. The festival’s past has been spotty, as it’s seemingly always struggled to find a firm footing in the hearts of Calgarians, but all that seem to be …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Contest: Tickets to the Magic Mike Advance screening! (Closed)

June 25, 2012

Summer movies are often known for explosions, monsters, giant robots and natural disasters. But this weekend, movie theatres will be taken over by male strippers.  A lot of male strippers. Magic Magic is the “unofficial” story of Channing Tatum‘s time …
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Contest: WIN tickets to the advance screening of ROCK OF AGES (Closed)

June 7, 2012

Rock music meets the musical, plus Tom Cruise, what’s not to love!? Rock of Ages is set in 1987 Los Angeles and stars Alec Baldwin, Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta Jones, Russell Brand, Julianne Hough, Paul Giamatti, Bryan Cranston and Diego …
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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 …
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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 …
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An Easter Bloggity Game!

April 8, 2012

Okay, the one good thing about living away from your family for Easter is that you get to play with you food.  Which is exactly what I did tonight at my friend’s Easter party.   Inspired by Draw Something, I spent …
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99 Word Movie Review: The Hunger Games (Spoiler free!)

March 20, 2012

Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to a private screening of The Hunger Games. I signed a contract that I would not breathe a single word about the movie until…right now. So instead of a word, here’s …
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