Archive for the category "movies"

New Moon, Jonas Brothers, Star Trek & Trailer Park Boys Sweepstakes

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I admit, that’s probably the most keyword-rich title I’ve ever published, but I assure you it’s all very relevant. Our pals over at MovieSet connect fans (however rabid) with films while they’re in production or out on the big screens by way of information, promotions, and videos. They also run sweet contest sweepstakes for anything […]

Interview with Todd Hallowell

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A little while ago I had the delightful chance to interview Todd Hallowell, the Executive Producer and Second-Unit Director of recent films like Frost/Nixon and the upcoming Angels & Demons. Since Frost/Nixon was just released on DVD that was the focus of our chat yet we also discussed various other projects and the fact that […]

2009 Genie Awards Contest with The Uptown Giftbox Company

Comments 43 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend the 29th annual Genie Awards will be handed out in over 20 categories to the best in Canadian film. To celebrate these Canadian Oscars in style I’ll be running a quick contest thanks to the Uptown Giftbox Company. This year’s shining stars at the Genies include Passchendaele – leading the pack in nominations […]

Examined Life at Pacific Cinematheque

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to the people at FilmsWeLike I was able to screen Examined Life, a documentary film by Astra Taylor that walks and talks with philosophers in various cities. Discussions range from meaning in life to Truth (with a capital “T”), romanticism, ecology, gender, capabilities, and ideology. “Examined Life pulls philosophy out of academic journals and […]

Interview with Brett Gaylor of RiP: A Remix Manifesto

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning my weekly E!Online article was published featuring RiP: A Remix Manifesto. It is a documentary about copyright laws and regulations pertaining to the music and film industry — and overall in our culture. Since my chat with Brett covered a lot of ground (and I’ve seen the film twice now), the following is […]