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 mightContinue

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 adventuresContinue

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’sContinue

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