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in about 100 words or less

2017 Oscar Nominations

Though the planetary configurations may out of alignment this year, I expect that I’ll do no worse than last. With little to aid my predictions for the 2017 Academy Awards, … Continue reading

01/25/2017 · 5 Comments

Mission Accomplished!

Having just posted review 1001 from the 2008 edition of the “1001 Movies you must see before you die”, I’m pretty excited about finally completing “the list”. Of course, I’ll … Continue reading

10/15/2016 · 17 Comments

Settling in for #1001

The day has finally arrived, and here I am settling in for Chimes at Midnight (1965) with a surprise bouquet of balloons courtesy of Greta Ming. It’s a cold rainy day here, … Continue reading

10/15/2016 · 6 Comments

The Battle of the Somme Centenary Tour

The British High Commission, in partnership with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Honour 100 Initiative and Memorial University are hosting a free public screening of The Battle of the … Continue reading

09/22/2016 · 1 Comment

Bringin’ It Home: My Choice for the Final 1001 Movie

Since reading Steve’s 1001Plus blog post on his final movie choice (he cleverly finished up his list with The Last Picture Show 1971), I’ve been wondering what my last film … Continue reading

09/12/2016 · 10 Comments

The Final 101

I began this film journey in October 2008, with the goal of writing a one hundred word summary for each film, including a few words on what I thought of … Continue reading

04/13/2016 · 10 Comments

100 Favourites: in about 1000 words or less

I will soon be revisiting a number of films in a new feature entitled: 100 Favourites. My intention is to re-watch my Top 100 list, and provide a critical synopsis of … Continue reading

04/06/2016 · 3 Comments