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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