Rental vs Theatre: Where Do You Prefer to Watch Movies?

streaming or going to a film

So you’re at home and there’s a movie that needs seeing. Do you get off your couch and make your way to the local Cineplex or do you tell your cable provider/Apple TV/PS3/etc. that you’d like to rent it? It’s a question that has been burning since the beginning of time (how’s that for exaggeration?) […]

Good Film Chatting: The Victoria Film Festival

Vancouver Island Movie Screening

I have a confession to make…I’ve never been to a film festival. I know, I know, I feel shame. It’s not that I don’t have a desire or the will to make it happen, I just don’t have an excuse. And the really crappy thing is, where I live has a pretty well organized and […]

Good Film Time Machine: 1985

look back at films from 1985

Recently, I was looking at Robert Zemeckis’s body of work. I’d just watched Flight and really enjoyed it, so I was curious about what else he’d done. Back to the Future caught my eye because…well…I’m a fan, but I also noticed the year it came out. 1985. That year plays a pretty big part in […]

What Makes You Want to See a Movie?

film viewing

The light dims. Usually we’d say the “curtain raises” but we’ve just sat through seven Scotiabank and Telus commercials. The trailers start. After about 15 minutes, you’ve been blasted with about five different mini-movies, all with an attempt to bring you back to the theatre to spend money from our ever-dwindling entertainment budget. Did it […]

The Long Long List of Movie Shame

Films I need to see

I’m a movie geek. There’s no denying that. Why do I write about movies? Because it saves my friends valuable time from having to listen to me talk to them about movies. As a lover of film, I’m always looking to fill the gaps of ones I may have missed. Either because I wasn’t aware of […]