Tonight I sat down with my oldest daughter to watch Charlie St. Cloud. I'm going to be honest here when I tell you this. There were exactly two reasons why I wanted to see Charlie St. Cloud. The first was for Amanda Crew. Amanda Crew is not only Canadian and lovely to look at, but she was super … [Read more...]
Closed:GIVEAWAY: Win a DVD copy of Charlie St. Cloud! Congratulations to Patty, Freda, Lori, Marjo and Sharon!
Finding ways to bond and spend time with our children is so important. Often it can be a challenge to find activities that you both and your children like doing together. That's why UrbanMoms is so excited to share with you a great way to enjoy a few hours with the tweenagers in your … [Read more...]
Sean Penn and Naomi Watts in Fair Game. A Review.
On July 6th, 2003, The New York Times published an article written by Joseph Wilson called "What I Didn't Find in Africa" which, essentially, said that the Bush administration manipulated some intelligence related to some possible yellowcake in Africa that was a supposed part of an Iraqi nuclear … [Read more...]
Daydream Nation is Kat Dennings’ Movie.
So, I may be without a press pass this year (Don't ask. Long sordid story) but there are some seriously lovely people who are making sure I get to cover the Toronto International Film Festival for you this year. I have already been to a screening, and next week I will be heading to a gala, another … [Read more...]
Top Nighttime Movies
Letters to Juliet
There is nothing like sitting in the dark and drooling over an irresistible leading character or sniffling over a love story. And, Letters to Juliet did have that effect except for the fact that the leading character was a country rather than a person and the love story sparked a misfire. … [Read more...]
Are Award Shows Even Relevant Anymore?
So, I was thinking the other day that I really need to see all of the movies nominated for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards (1 down, 4 to go). But to be honest with you, besides the one movie I have already seen (Slumdog Millionaire...rush right out & see it, trust me) none … [Read more...]
Well, that's how I feel right now. Uninspired. I just can't seem to write much of anything. It's not for lack of movie watching. We've watched The Kingdom (Peter Berg directed movie that is basically Friday Night Lights in Saudi Arabia - a good watch), Lions for Lambs … [Read more...]
On DVD Now: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
This movie was released theatrically back in March, 2008. I had heard some good buzz and really wanted to see it at the time, but it had a somewhat limited release and I wasn't able to catch it in theatres here in Calgary. So I was eagerly looking forward to its recent DVD release, and I sure wasn't … [Read more...]
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Kath checking in here from a cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Italy. (I know! Can you believe it?) Anyway, my cruise companion and friend, Laura and I managed to tear ourselves away from the spa long enough to watch a movie in our stateroom. There is actually quite a good … [Read more...]