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Friday Film Pick – The Last Waltz

Friday Film Pick – The Last Waltz

“This film should be played loud!” The Last Waltz in my household is a Thanksgiving tradition. Though the actual performance took place during the American Thanksgiving in November, we still watch it every year on the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend. If you like music, and…

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Friday Film Pick – Good Ol’ Freda

Friday Film Pick – Good Ol’ Freda

“The Beatles were together for 10 years – Freda, she was there before they made it and after they finished.” – Billy Kinsley, The Merseybeats. One of my favourite films from this years Hot Docs 2013 – Good Ol’ Freda is back for a second…

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Santa Needs a Drink

Santa Needs a Drink

The Toronto Santa Claus Parade always marks the unofficial start to the holiday season. Despite this, retailers have increasingly begun their Holiday marketing earlier and earlier each year. Unlike our neighbours to the south in the U-S of A, we don’t have a buffer holiday…

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The Way Home After Hurricane Katrina

The Way Home After Hurricane Katrina

“If you’ve never lost anything, you don’t know what it’s like.” A couple of weeks ago we noticed a new Doc pop up in our NetFlix called Mine directed by Geralyn Pezanoski, which we decided to watch one evening. What followed for both of us was a boat load of tears…

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