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Hockey Night across Canada pays tribute to fallen soldiers in show of solidarity

Posted October 25, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Neil Davidson TORONTO – The Air Canada Centre stood up and sang in solidarity Saturday to honour two soldiers killed in separate incidents. The crowd was an enthusiastic part of a co-ordinated rendition of “O Canada” with the Canadian […]

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General

Just in Time for Election Day, a Post-Apocalyptic Toronto in Pictures

Posted October 25, 2014 by Annalee Newitz

Lo-fi scifi auteur Jim Munroe worked with three artists, Mathew Borrett, Terry Lau and Sanford Kong, to create these gorgeous images of a fallen Toronto. It’s just in time for the Canadian election, where notorious politician Rob Ford’s older brother …

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Comics

Age of Ultron is the Greatest Love Story Ever Told thanks to Celine Dion

Posted October 25, 2014 by Anonymous

As if you needed more excuses to watch the trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron on loop this week, but here’s another one anyway: Turns out, the trailer goes pretty fantastically with more than just creepy Pinocchio songs.Read more…

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Books

What’s The Greatest Speech In Science Fiction And Fantasy History?

Posted October 24, 2014 by Charlie Jane Anders

What's The Greatest Speech In Science Fiction And Fantasy History?

The best science fiction and fantasy stories capture our imaginations in all sorts of ways — with cool visuals, with neat ideas, with clever worldbuilding. But sometimes the most powerful thing of all can be just one person, speaking eloquently. What’s the greatest speech in any work of science fiction or fantasy?

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General

The Crappy Diagram That Reveals The Hobbit Trilogy’s Epic Final Battle

Posted October 24, 2014 by Rob Bricken

When The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies finally comes out on December 17th, its ending will be suitably epic. In fact, the titular battle will apparently last 45 minutes, and is so huge and complicated that director Peter Jackson had to diagram…

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General

Hello Movie Lovers! Win 52 FREE Movie Rentals Redbox!

Posted October 23, 2014 by Stephanie

*Please note the following giveaway is open to Canada only. Ready for a great big fat confession?  I love nothing more in the world than to curl up on the couch with my SassyHubby, dim the lights, listen to the roar of a crackling fire and then crank the TV really loud for a ridiculously […]

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Film

VIFF 2014: That’s a Wrap

Posted October 20, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) wrapped up a record-setting year on October 10th. The 33rd annual event saw a 10% increase over 2013 at the box office, which was the previous benchmark year. Over the course of the festival’s 16 days, VIFF presented 549 public screenings of 349 […]

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Contests

SPARK Animation 2014: Win Tickets

Posted October 20, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Calling all animation students, artists, industry members, and enthusiasts! The Spark Computer Graphics Society presents SPARK Animation 2014, a conference and film festival celebrating creativity, inspiration and innovation in animation around the world. What: SPARK Animation 2014 October 22 – 26 at the Vancity Theatre Where: Vancity Theatre, 1181 […]

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Entertainment

Movie Review: LEFT BEHIND

Posted October 6, 2014 by Sonya

My list of must see movies in theatres is very LONG. But this one has me thinking… a lot. The world seems to keep challenging us in many ways and far beyond many of our imaginations and understandings. While we […]

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General

Get Mysterious This October with Netflix #streamteam

Posted October 5, 2014 by Jodi Shaw

October is the month for mystery on Netflix. It’s the time of year kids love to explore. The leaves are beginning to fall, goblins and ghosts are just around the corner, and kids love discovering new things. One of our all time favorite shows when my boys were growing up was Blues Clues. Both my […]

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General

Movie Review: Gone Girl

Posted October 3, 2014 by Jes

As soon as the credits started rolling on the movie, the old lady beside me in her Northern Reflections circa 1997 sweatshirt stood up and said,”F*ck right off.”…and then left the theatre.I’m with that lady. That lady knows what’s up…about the movi…

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Entertainment

Off With The Box! Here Comes The Boxtrolls!

Posted September 30, 2014 by Sonya

Making films for kids and families is a big business and technology has allowed for many great visual escapes. The Boxtrolls will be in theatres this weekend  and there’s something quite beautiful about this particular film. The stop-motion animated method […]

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Entertainment

Classic Halloween Movies To Watch With Your Kids

Posted September 26, 2014 by Anonymous

It feels like fall just started, but Halloween is on its way. Your kids are probably already planning their costumes and eyeing the candy displays in the grocery store, so help them get into the spirit (you see what we […]

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Entertainment

Classic Halloween Movies To Watch With Your Kids

Posted September 26, 2014 by Anonymous

It feels like fall just started, but Halloween is on its way. Your kids are probably already planning their costumes and eyeing the candy displays in the grocery store, so help them get into the spirit (you see what we […]

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Canada

Movie Review: Advance Style (CIFF 2014)

Posted September 22, 2014 by Jes

You don’t often hear people talking about a desire to be old. As a society we generally associate being old with being closer to death and the inability to do things you once could. We love old people, we just don’t want to be them……until we get co…

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Entertainment

Brides Can Look Like Frozen’s Elsa With New Disney Bridal Collection

Posted September 18, 2014 by Anonymous

UPDATE: It is here! The Frozen inspired wedding dress has made its runway debut. For a cool $1,399 USD, every woman can now channel Elsa on her big day. So what do you think? Do you love the blue toned, sparkly […]

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Calgary

What to Watch: CIFF 2014

Posted September 15, 2014 by Jes

The Calgary International Film Festival is almost upon us! Starting this Thursday and running until September 28, 2014, CIFF will bring us films from all over the world in all different genres.Here are my picks for the movies to watch in their years li…

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Entertainment

TIFF14: Interview With In Her Place Director Albert Shin

Posted September 8, 2014 by Sonya

The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing now with many opportunities to catch some terrific films.The Festival is almost like a big teaser for when some of the films come out in the theatres. You may have seen […]

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Entertainment

TIFF14: Interview With In Her Place Director Albert Shin

Posted September 8, 2014 by Sonya

The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing now with many opportunities to catch some terrific films.The Festival is almost like a big teaser for when some of the films come out in the theatres. You may have seen […]

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Entertainment

TIFF14: Interview With Craig Arnold Of Wet Bum

Posted September 4, 2014 by Sonya

Actor Craig Arnold stars in the Canadian drama feature film WET BUM, making its world premiere during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival . WET BUM is written and directed by Lindsay MacKay and shares the story of an awkward teenage […]

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Entertainment

TIFF14: Interview With Craig Arnold Of Wet Bum

Posted September 4, 2014 by Sonya

Actor Craig Arnold stars in the Canadian drama feature film WET BUM, making its world premiere during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival . WET BUM is written and directed by Lindsay MacKay and shares the story of an awkward teenage […]

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Entertainment

New Frozen Short Film To Hit Theatres in 2015

Posted September 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Frozen fans, it’s time to belt out a celebratory “Let It Go.” Walt Disney Animation studios announced Tuesday that they will be releasing a follow-up to the animated mega-hit with a short film called Frozen Forever, set to be released by spring […]

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Entertainment

New Frozen Short Film To Hit Theatres in 2015

Posted September 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Frozen fans, it’s time to belt out a celebratory “Let It Go.” Walt Disney Animation studios announced Tuesday that they will be releasing a follow-up to the animated mega-hit with a short film called Frozen Forever, set to be released by spring […]

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Entertainment

TIFF 2014: Top Film Picks

Posted August 29, 2014 by Sonya

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is making its way to the city and we’re getting ready! From September 4 to 14, 2014, be ready to embrace the experience as we take you along with us during this 39th year […]

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Entertainment

TIFF 2014: Top Film Picks

Posted August 29, 2014 by Sonya

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is making its way to the city and we’re getting ready! From September 4 to 14, 2014, be ready to embrace the experience as we take you along with us during this 39th year […]

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Entertainment

Dear Summer…

Posted August 28, 2014 by Sonya

Dear Summer, Where has the time gone? I’m not sure what kind of summer you gave us with the weather (again). Although, I’m secretly happy it wasn’t an overall humid sweltering one! There was a little too much rain for […]

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Entertainment

Dear Summer…

Posted August 28, 2014 by Sonya

Dear Summer, Where has the time gone? I’m not sure what kind of summer you gave us with the weather (again). Although, I’m secretly happy it wasn’t an overall humid sweltering one! There was a little too much rain for […]

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Canada

New trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar (VIDEO)

Posted August 2, 2014 by Jes

A new trailer was released this week for Christopher Nolan’s latest creation Interstellar.It gives the most contest behind the Alberta filmed feature. As we know, Nolan’s movies are generally hush hush and very confusing (RE: Inception), but it looks l…

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General

Movie Trailer: THE MAZE RUNNER

Posted July 30, 2014 by Nicola Gossips

TEEN WOLF is my guilty pleasure and my favourite character on the show is “Stiles”. . . don’t judge. Well Stiles, aka Dylan O’Brien, is on the come up. Have a look at the movie trailer for upcoming feature film THE MAZE RUNNER. The premise:

When T…

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General

Movie Trailer: MAD MAX: ROAD FURY

Posted July 29, 2014 by Nicola Gossips

#movies

First the movie posters, now the first movie trailer for MAD MAX: ROAD FURY.

MAD MAX: ROAD FURY, a reboot of the 1976 action film MAD MAX, is directed and written by the originator of the franchise, George Miller and stars Tom Hard…

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General

Movie Posters: MAD MAX: ROAD FURY

Posted July 27, 2014 by Nicola Gossips

#movies

The remake to the Mel Gibson 1979 classic, MAD MAX is set to hit theatres sometime in 2015.

The reboot, MAD MAX: ROAD FURY stars Tom Hardy in the title role of “Mad Max”, with Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult along for the ride.

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General

Movie Trailer: NIGHTCRAWLER

Posted July 26, 2014 by Nicola Gossips

#movies #TIFF14 #NIGHTCRAWLERMOVIE

The first (very creepy) movie trailer for NIGHTCRAWLER is out. The thriller stars a barely recognizable Jake Gyllenhaal as a drifter and petty thief who joins a group of nocturnal freelance photographers who scour …

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General

First full trailer of Fifty Shades of Grey (VIDEO)

Posted July 24, 2014 by Jes

Ugh. The first Fifty Shades of Grey trailer came out today. Dislike.The version of Beyonce’s Crazy in Love that is on it – kind of really like that shit. So there’s that. Go Bey.XOXOJes…

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Allan's Perspective

Great lines from great movies!

Posted July 10, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

The weekend is coming and the Mrs. Herself and I have decided to go to the movies. We have a method that keeps everybody happy folks! The Mrs. Herself checks the movie times and finds two movies in the same cineplex, at about the same time, that we can see! For example, she wants to […]

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Film

“Her” and the future of empathy

Posted January 16, 2014 by Darren

“Her” is both a love story and a ruminative critique of how we use technology. Yet, it’s also a meditation on empathy.

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