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The Blog that Would Not Die!

The Blog that Would Not Die!

It’s the season of the witch ... so be nice to your local witch. They’re good people, and they can help in all kinds of sticky circumstances, such as an annual blog post that you feel obliged to produce yet have no creative thoughts about.

The Blog from Beyond the Grave

With the sudden resurgence of movies based on Stephen King stories, I have decided to resurrect... The Blog from Beyond the Grave. Every Halloween for the last, oh...
Cinema Canadiana: Brain Candy

Cinema Canadiana: Brain Candy

If you’ve never had the pleasure of watching an episode of The Kids in the Hall, then you’ve missed out on a quintessential adventure experience into the heights and depths of Canadian humour.
Cinema Canadiana: Strange Brew

Cinema Canadiana: Strange Brew

Good day, eh? In case you weren’t around in the early 1980s, there were a couple of hosers named Bob and Doug McKenzie who were your lovable, average toque-wearing, beer-drinking, doughnut-eating, back bacon-frying, hockey-loving brothers who had the
Cinema Canadiana - The Railrodder

Cinema Canadiana - The Railrodder

On Westminster Bridge in London, a porkpie hatted man in a vest and loose bowtie sits while reading a newspaper. It’s 9 o’clock in the morning, according to the timepiece on Big Ben, right next to him. A red double decker bus putts past.
The Blog from Outer Space

The Blog from Outer Space

Ahh… Halloween, All Hallow’s Eve, Samhain, fright night, CANDYDAY. There are many ways to celebrate the end of October. For many, it’s a great excuse to put on costumes and let the unseen spirits that surround us to flow and dance.
Cinema Canadiana - Men with Brooms

Cinema Canadiana - Men with Brooms

Men with Brooms… yup. It just might be the most Canadian movie of all time.
Cinema Canadiana

Cinema Canadiana

Our national cinema is a bit of a quandary, isn’t it? Who’s with me on this? If Canada is a country of wide spaces, many languages, different races and a handful of time zones then the movies that help define who we are as Canadians must themselves b
The Last Picture Show, or the End of Days: the Grandin Theatre is no more

The Last Picture Show, or the End of Days: the Grandin Theatre is no more

Like many St. Albert film fans, I was fairly well and true bummed out when I found out that Grandin Theatres had closed. There was no notice, no wrap party. It just went out with a whisper. Barely anyone noticed.
Sneak Preview

Sneak Preview

Just when you thought that I couldn't write any more, here comes this, my first blog. I hope that you enjoy it enough to return and read more of my posts. And think. And write back. The St.