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Judy

Tonight we ventured out to our local Cineplex to see Judy, a film which focuses on a brief period near the end of the life of Judy Garland, starring RenĂ©e Zellweger. It’s a film which recently premiered here in Toronto at TIFF. I’m neither a… Read More

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon is a film about a young man with Downs syndrome (named Zak), housed in a nursing home, who escapes to seek out The Salt Water Redneck, his pro-wrestling idol. Zak wants to enroll in Redneck’s pro-wrestling school and follow in his… Read More

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American Splendor – the film

Having read a double anthology of American Splendor comics, I had to also watch the film of the same name, from 2003. It’s a wonderfully creative and entertaining effort – highly recommended, even if you don’t care even a little bit about underground comics. Pekar… Read More

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Bad Movie Night in Long Branch

The other night, with Tuffy P working late bringing home the bacon, I got a wee fire going in the woodstove and turned on the television. Channel 11 often has wonderfully entertaining bad movies playing and this night was no exception. I didn’t know until… Read More

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Isle of Dogs

We trundled off to our local Cineplex tonight to see the new Wes Anderson stop-motion animation flick, Isle of Dogs. To start with, the cast is remarkable: Bryan Cranston as Chief Koyu Rankin as Atari Ed Norton as Rex Liev Schreiber as Spots Bill Murray… Read More

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A Canada Day movie matinee

I took The Partners for a good walk late this morning then Tuffy P and I trundled off to our local Cineplex to watch Baby Driver at the early show. This flick sports a good cast, lumpy script, great soundtrack and action, action, action, complete… Read More

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The Martian

I didn’t know what to expect – how good could a lost in space movie be? First things first…..if you have to have one of the crew stuck on Mars, you want it to be Jason Bourne er, I mean Matt Damon – resourceful, indestructable… Read More