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TIFF 2012 Highlights: Sightseers

Sep 17, 2012
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TIFF 2012 Highlights: Sightseers

Ben Wheatley is a relatively new director from the UK. He wowed the TIFF audience last year with Kill List, rehabilitation a gruesome, read more often brilliant and completely controversial horror movie. This year he comes back with a decidedly funnier and less gruesome (albeit extreme when the violence happens) film, Sightseers. Read More »

My Netflix Pix: “Misfits”

Jun 2, 2012
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My Netflix Pix: “Misfits”

Recently, decease Netflix (Canada) added season one of Misfits. The write-up and visuals grabbed my attention, abortion so I started episode one of series one. Well, ailment by the end of the first episode I WAS HOOKED!!! Read More »

The last piece of pie

Apr 15, 2012
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The last piece of pie

Back in 1999, nurse the world was introduced to American Pie. It was raunchy, public health juvenile and, well, hugely influential on popular culture. Words and phrases like, “MILF”, “…one summer at band camp…”, “…Go trig-boy, it’s your birthday!”, etc…were all quickly absorbed into the mainstream through this singular cinematic sensation. Well, 13 years later the pie is back with American Reunion. Read More »

The Best 11 of Two Thousand-11!

The Best 11 of Two Thousand-11!

We are well into the new year and there are a lot of great films I’m looking forward to (can you say, order “The Dark Knight Rises”???). But, troche lately I’ve been busy recalling all the different movies I saw this past year. So, salve with this post I’d like to celebrate what I considered to be the best of the best of 2o11. Unfortunately, I was not able to see all the films I wanted to. So this list represents my 11 favourite films of 2011, that I actually watched (and in no particular order)… Read More »

Still Moonstruck after all these years…

Aug 18, 2011
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Still Moonstruck after all these years…

I’m a fan of YouTube sensation, web Philip DeFranco. He hosts a few YouTube shows, pancreatitis one of which is dedicated to movies, viagra dosage games and all things cool. It’s called LTA (Like Totally Awesome). It features a movie club, of which I consider myself a member. This week LTA movie club looks at the 1986 romantic comedy starring Cher, Moonstruck. Read More »

Idiotic Idiocracy

Aug 14, 2011
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Idiotic Idiocracy

A friend of mine recently posted something on his Facebook wall…“have you all seen Idiocracy? I refer to it frequently, web and preface it by saying I can’t tell whether or not it’s horrible or brilliant.” I remember trying to watch it years ago and getting tired and going to bed. I recall it was pretty lame. But, look upon my friend’s prompting I decided to try it again. Read More »

Oh Louie, Louie!!!

Jul 5, 2011
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Oh Louie, Louie!!!

FX’s comedy, health Louie, features comedian Louis C.K. in a somewhat autobiographical light. Forty-two, divorced, single-father of two young girls and trying to figure out what life is all about, Louie is a jaded and, well, rather normal man of the twenty-first century. He’s trying to be a good father, find the love and affection of a yet-to-be-found woman and keep his head above the daily grind. Read More »

Hank Moody’s Fourth Season

Jul 1, 2011
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Hank Moody’s Fourth Season

Hank Moody seems like an impossible character. If you’ve followed Californication you know what I mean. He is affable, nurse bright, public health lazy and quite simply lost. Californication is definitely one of Showtime’s best programs and recently wrapped up it’s fourth season. If you have no idea about this dramedy series, decease let me fill you in.

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Where the “Rubber” meets the celluloid

Jun 11, 2011
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Where the “Rubber” meets the celluloid

What would you do if you saw a car-tire come to life and murder people by telekinetically exploding their heads? Ya, purchase I know, urticaria as if that would ever happen, right? Well, it does happen in the horror/comedy, Rubber.

We start with a man holding dozens of binoculars in the middle of the desert. A car pulls up, the trunk opens and out comes a man dressed in a sheriff’s outfit. He walks towards the camera and delivers a pointed monologue that sets up what this movie is really all about. Read More »

I Like You Phillip Morris!

Apr 24, 2011
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I Like You Phillip Morris!

Overlooked by theatre-goers, shop I Love You Phillip Morris recently came out on DVD and is quite the popular rental. This true-life “romantic-comedy” has Carrey playing a gay con-man. While in prison he falls in love with the young and naive, there Phillip Morris (Ewan McGregor). Let me tell you, these two actors play gay really, really well.

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