Blaze and the Monster Machines: Race in to Velocityville – Blu-ray Edition


Science and math are at the heart of this animated series about a special bunch of cars. Cars that are able to transforms into aerodynamic race cars meant to take part in races, chases and rescues. It is a rare if not the only television series that is aimed at…

Manchester by the Sea


I went back and forth about whether I wanted to see this film. The primary reason was the whole sexual assault charges against Casey Affleck that he settled. Giving attention to an actor who seemed to have the means (money, fame, family influence) to avoid jail time was not someone…

Chantal Kreviazuk @ Theatre Gesu – February 23, 2017

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On the opening night (and an unseasonably warm one for February) of Montreal en Lumiere a Canadian artist who has managed to maintain a career throughout marriage, having three kids, without touring for many years, and dealing without having a major label behind her anymore proceeded to produce something that…

Ryan Adams – Prisoner

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For alternative rocker Ryan Adams the 1980s was the best of times. He adores making music that is a kind of homage to his favourite musical decade. On his latest ode you will hear snippets of Foreigner, The Smiths and John Waite. The subject matter is love (won and lost)…

Before Midnight: Criterion Collection – Blu-ray Edition

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Made 18 years after the first film Before Sunrise and 9 years after the second film Before Sunset, Before Midnight is the third in a series of films about a woman and a man in their 20s who met in Europe then went their separate ways.  Now in their 30s,…