Posts tagged ‘cinema’

Cineplex Entertainment Buys Tinseltown

I was a little bummed to read that Cineplex Entertainment, the country’s largest cinema operator, has purchased Cinemark Tinseltown, the 10-theatre multiplex in the long-suffering International…

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I Feel Old

Because I remember, way back in high school, that I could go to a movie on Tuesday night for the princely sum of $2.50. Now it’s…

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I Missed “Polytechnique”

Earlier this year, Alliance Films released “Polytechnique “, a French-Canadian movie based on the 1989 Montreal Massacre at the École Polytechnique. Here’s the trailer: It’s been…

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Are Female Music Geeks a Trend in the Movies?

I thought I’d observed this trend in recent movies. The best way I could figure to illustrate it was with a little video. I think it’s…

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Could We Crowd-Source Cinemas?

I was talking last night about how much of our home media consumption is time-shifted. We pretty much only watch shows that I’ve downloaded or recorded…

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When To Micturate at the Movies

I have a small bladder, and often get a drink at the movies. So I’m often presented with the thorny problem of when to go to…

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Cinematic Term I Learned: “Mumblecore”

I was recently reading New Yorker magazine, and encountered a reference to a sub-genre of movies called “mumblecore”. From Wikipedia: Mumblecore is an American independent film…

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A Favourite Movie Memory at the Stanley Theatre

Rebecca wrote a short history of the Stanley Theatre, and it reminded me of one of my favourite movie-going experiences. On May 24, 1989 (I know…

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