Monthly Archives: May 2003


My wife and I went to see the aptly-titled Spellbound (2002) yes­ter­day. I must say that I’ve never watched a doc­u­ment­ary that had me on the edge of my seat the way this story did. The film fol­lows a group … Continue read­ing

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Lists of Bests

Lists of Bests com­piles all the lists of highly-rated books, films, and music into one place. Best of all, you can use their check­lists to keep track of how many you have read, seen, or heard. For the curi­ous, my … Continue read­ing

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The Remains Of The Piano

Sorry for all the film-related blog­ging, but I couldn’t pass this one up. Eric Idle is set to dir­ect his first film since The Rutles (1978). This one is entitled The Remains Of The Piano, and it’s a sen­dup of … Continue read­ing

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Cheap Shot

I live in Canada. Therefore, I’m sup­posed to love hockey. But I don’t love hockey. I’ve tried. But, I can see a little bit of the beauty of the game, and I appre­ci­ate the skills of the bet­ter play­ers. So, … Continue read­ing

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Bachelor Documentary Film Festival

As prom­ised, here are my thoughts on the hand­ful of films I watched this week­end: Hard Core Logo (1996) — I’ve seen most of dir­ector Bruce McDonald’s films. He’s pretty well-known in Canada, and almost all of his films are … Continue read­ing

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