Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

Who will save the Paramount Theatre?

In Culture, Movies on February 23, 2012 at 3:23 pm

An event in Ottawa hopes to bring support to a threatened building, and a struggling community

Across Canada, communities are slogging through an economic downturn. Industrial cities are particularly hard-hit during such times: when their primary means of employment collapses, it often leads to moments of profound soul-searching. Saint John, NB is one such case: a city trying to find itself in the midst of tumultuous times. There are some in the area who want to find opportunity in this situation, but it’s the question of “how” that’s at issue. Read the rest of this entry »


Interview: Rampaged Reality’s Justin Page

In Books, Culture, Movies, Video Games on August 26, 2011 at 12:11 pm

N.C. Winter's "Ramona Flowers"

We all have our own personal routines after we’ve started up our computers. Some of us go right for the email; some of us peruse a news service of choice; others will scan Facebook or Twitter for any mentions or trends. I have a new “first visit” site: Rampaged Reality, lovingly built and curated by the designer Justin “Rampage” Page.

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Cthulhu Movie Night!

In Culture, Movies on August 5, 2011 at 12:30 pm

"Let the madness wash over you...adorably!"

Tomorrow, the chosen ones will gather in a secret location to practice the dark arts of the occult. We will gather sacrifices and worship the ones who have seen the stars change over the course of uncounted aeons. And we will go mad, and sing the songs that bring the world to an end.

(In other words, we’re going to BBQ and watch horror movies about Cthulhu.) Read the rest of this entry »