Archive for the category "movies"

Warner Bros Holiday Release Preview

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Last night we headed to an event hosted by Warner Bros to celebrate their upcoming releases. With Christmas trees laced with DVDs it was pretty clear the objective was to give us all some stocking stuffer ideas, and I admit that it worked. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr The evening had a Dark Knight […]

The Widow Colony

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The Widow Colony As it happens, I’ll be in Surrey for the better part of next weekend attending two very important events; one being a documentary screening of a human rights tragedy. The Widow Colony – India’s Unsettled Settlement, “is a film that takes an in-depth look into the lives of the widows of the […]

Edison & Leo Represent at the TIFF

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My weekly E! article has now been posted and it features Edison & Leo, Canada’s first stop-motion animated film, which was created right here in the Lower Mainland. It’s a unique film with a darker sense of humour which matches its slick yet grimey steampunk look. There’s a clip available on YouTube but just as […]

The Gastown Drive-In Movie Experience

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Squeaky Marmot on Flickr Earlier this month I wrote a roundup post featuring various outdoor movie nights around the Lower Mainland. The other day I also discovered a unique open air film event happening in Gastown. I was able to interview the folks at Cineworks and Urban Republic who will be bringing the drive-in movie […]

Giant Ant's Urban Project

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Photo credit: James Sherrett on Flickr Last week I was interviewed by Leah and Jay of Vancouver video house, Giant Ant Media. We got to talking about some of their upcoming projects, the largest will include a trip to Tanzania. This will be a part of Urban Project, which is “a non-profit society dedicated to […]

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Giveaway

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One of the things I love about this city is its diversity – ethnically, culturally, socially and everything in between. We seem to find a way to celebrate all walks of life and invite others to do the same. Today, the Vancouver Queer Film Festival kicks off for a week of parties, gala celebrations, and […]