Category Archives: Movies

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” – 8 Canadian Cities

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” – 8 Canadian Cities

One lucky Canadian family, in each of the following cities—Calgary, Edmonton, Etobicoke, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver/Burnaby, Waterloo, Winnipeg—will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue

Saving Mr. Banks On Blu-Ray Is Nearly Worth The Cost

Saving Mr. Banks On Blu-Ray Is Nearly Worth The Cost

Today is the release of Saving Mr. Banks on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital format in iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon. If you saw the movie during its theatrical release, then you probably already know if you want to own the movie. The question you may be asking yourself is, “What format?” If you didn’t see the movie during its theatrical release, I can tell you that Saving Mr. Banks is one of my favourite movies of the year. It’s definitely worth a watch — a little bit more about that in a bit — but, again, in what format?Continue

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening (March 19, 2014) of “Muppets Most Wanted” – 6 Canadian Cities

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening (March 19, 2014) of “Muppets Most Wanted” – 6 Canadian Cities

UPDATED: Three lucky Canadian families, in each of the following cities — Calgary, Edmonton, Waterloo, Ottawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg — will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue

“Great Showdowns: The Return” by Scott C Is Filled With Wormholes to Yesteryears… and Adorableness

“Great Showdowns: The Return” by Scott C Is Filled With Wormholes to Yesteryears… and Adorableness

Until Titan Books asked me if I wanted to review Scott Campbell’s newest book, Great Showdowns: The Return, I had no idea who Scott Campbell was, and I wasn’t entirely sure what a “great showdown” actually meant. But, the sentence, “chronicling some of the greatest confrontations in movie history,” coupled with the word “artist” was enough to get my attention. The result: Wormholes to yesteryears and audible, “Awh!”s. Continue

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Frozen” – 8 Canadian Cities

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Frozen” – 8 Canadian Cities

One lucky Canadian family, in each of the following cities — Calgary, Edmonton, Oakville/Mississauga, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Vancouver, Whitby, Winnipeg — will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Frozen, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue

How Do They Do It? Behind the Scenes of Award Shows – Guest Post by Eric Halberg

How Do They Do It? Behind the Scenes of Award Shows – Guest Post by Eric Halberg

An industry has been built around celebrity watching and entertainment news. Nowhere is this most evident than when you watch awards shows; you devote around three hours of your evening to watching your favorite actor, singer, or personality, seeing how everyone’s dressed and listening to whatever very cool music is featured. But as you might…Continue

Things to Do Before ‘The Hobbit’ Premieres – Guest Post by Michael Youngman

Things to Do Before ‘The Hobbit’ Premieres – Guest Post by Michael Youngman

Jonesing for your next cinematic taste of middle earth? If you can’t wait to see “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” in theaters (and again later on Blu-ray Disc), you’ll need something to help pass the time before the midnight premiere. Actually, you are going to have to do this three times over, because the adventures…Continue

Michael Bayifier- Casablanca Edition — Guest Post by Melissa Baker

Michael Bayifier- Casablanca Edition — Guest Post by Melissa Baker

If you love escapist Hollywood action films come on a fantastical romp with me. I recently discovered “the Bayifier” a delightful little website that takes a photo of your choice (or one of three stock options) and lets you give it the full Michael Bay treatment. You can make kittens explode, add a Shia head,…Continue

Win 1 Copy of ‘People Like Us’ Blu-ray Combo Pack – Canadian Residents Only

Win 1 Copy of ‘People Like Us’ Blu-ray Combo Pack – Canadian Residents Only

On Tuesday, October 2, 2012, People Like Us, will be released on Blu-ray and DVD. In honour of this, Geeky Pleasures is giving away one copy, courtesy of Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada.   [quote] From the studio that brought you the award-winning blockbuster “The Help,” comes an emotional and inspirational story about a young man’s…Continue

Finding Nemo in 3D Family Activity Pack

Finding Nemo in 3D Family Activity Pack

Finding Nemo in 3D will be in theatres September 14, 2012. To celebrate the upcoming release, Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada has put together a bunch of activities to do with your young children, including colouring pages, mazes, and puzzles. There is also a Shark Fact Sheet for you to share with your children. After…Continue

The Winner of the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada Diamond Collection Giveaway Is….

The Winner of the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada Diamond Collection Giveaway Is….

Friday, August 17, 2012, at 11:59 pm PDT, the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada Diamond Collection Giveaway closed. The prize pack includes: Evelen people entered. Using a random number generator, the #1 was selected. This makes Kevin Bedford the winner. In case you are curious as to his favourite Disney movie, he says Fantasia, because…Continue

The Winners of the Odd Life Of Timothy Green Advanced Family Screening Tickets Are…

The Winners of the Odd Life Of Timothy Green Advanced Family Screening Tickets Are…

Yesterday, at 11:59 pm PDT, the ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN – Advanced Family Screening Giveaway – Calgary, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Vancouver and Winnipeg closed. One person entered for Winnipeg, so that means Colleen automatically received the tickets. One person entered from Mississauga, so that means Ryan automatically received the tickets. Seven people entered from Vancouver. Using…Continue

Walt Disney Motion Picture Canada Diamond Collection Giveaway

Walt Disney Motion Picture Canada Diamond Collection Giveaway

Diamond Collection Including: Pocahontas & Pocahontas II The Rescuers & The Rescuers Down Under & The Aristocats Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada has 15 Diamond Collection prize packs available for giveaway. One of the winners of this prize pack will be chosen from Geeky Pleasures readers. The prize pack includes: Giveaway Details: This giveaway is only…Continue

Experience ‘The Odd Life Of Timothy Green’ This Summer With Summer Fun Activity Packs And More

Experience ‘The Odd Life Of Timothy Green’ This Summer With Summer Fun Activity Packs And More

Experience on Friday, August 15th To gear up for the summer release of The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada has some fun activities to share with your family! Summer Fun Kit Summer recipes Activities Crafts You can view and download the Summer Fun Kit below: My Kid… On Monday, they launched…Continue

ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN – Advanced Family Screening Giveaway – Calgary, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Vancouver and Winnipeg

ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN – Advanced Family Screening Giveaway – Calgary, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Vancouver and Winnipeg

Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada is offering advance screening passes for Odd Life Of Timothy Green! Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada is offering 15 families 4 passes to see The Odd Life of Timothy Green in Calgary, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Vancouver and Winnipeg. FIVE of those families will be chosen from Geeky Pleasures readers: 1 family of 4…Continue

FRANKENWEENIE – Trailer #2 Now Available

FRANKENWEENIE – Trailer #2 Now Available

Today, Walt Disney Studios Canada released another Frankenweenie trailer. As with the other trailers recently released, it is also available for download in a variety of formats. “Like” Frankenweenie on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FrankenweenieMovie “Like” Walt Disney Studios Canada on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WaltDisneyStudiosCanada Frankenweenie is in Theatres October 5, 2012!! Frankenweenie – Trailer # 2  QuickTime: (.mov) http://wdmp-wdsmp.rd.llnw.net/wdsmp/Frankenweenie/Trailer2/Frankenweenie_InternetTrailer_High.mov http://wdmp-wdsmp.rd.llnw.net/wdsmp/Frankenweenie/Trailer2/Frankenweenie_InternetTrailer_Low.mov…Continue

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