Archive of posts tagged "film"

Saving Luna, The Story of an Orca


Thursday, November 20th, 2008 — 7:00am PDT
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In December a film based on the true story of Luna the orca (aka killer whale) that has been making the rounds at film festivals will be showing at the Ridge in Vancouver. Luna (1999 – 2006) officially named L98 and also known as Tsuux-iit was an orca. After being separated from his mother as […]

Passchendaele


Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 — 10:14am PDT
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I’m a history buff and I’ll be the first to admit that if I could sit in on my grade 12 AP European History course again, every day of the week, I would. I’m also the grandchild and great grandchild of men who fought in the “war to end all wars” and the one that […]

Slap Shot 3 Takes the Ice in Vancouver


Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 — 11:30am PDT
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I also published a slightly different version of this interview over on E!Online This fall the Hanson Brothers will take to the ice in the 3rd movie in the Slap Shot series: Slap Shot 3: The Junior League. The film was shot around Metro Vancouver and features comedy and hockey legends along with a promising […]

Vancouver Film and Television Blogging


Thursday, October 16th, 2008 — 8:44am PDT
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Ever since the days of 21 Jump Street, I knew that shows were filmed and produced in Vancouver. In my more formative years, the X-Files was represented the pinnacle of Vancouver television production and after I ran into Arnold at TGIFriday’s on Robson and Burrard (that is now Red Robin) I finally understood that the […]

Centigrade Blazes a New Trail for Canadian Films


Thursday, October 9th, 2008 — 8:25am PDT
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Update: After a few days Centigrade has hit #6 on Canada and UK iTunes charts – check it out now! Only $0.99 to rent and $1.99 to purchase this awesome little film. Update: I originally wrote this piece for E!Online, so you can check out a slightly different version of the article over there. It’s […]

The Widow Colony


Monday, September 29th, 2008 — 8:05am PDT
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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 […]

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