2014 Festival du Nouveau Cinema Wrap-Up

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The end has come for the 2014 version of the Festival du Nouveau Cinema.  Prize winners were announced Sunday evening and here they are:   COMPÉTITION INTERNATIONALE – LONGS MÉTRAGES   LOUVE D’OR présentée par Québecor / presented by Québecor   Best feature film in the International Competition ($15,000 cash…

James Clavell’s Shogun – Blu-ray Edition

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At the time that James Clavell’s Shogun came out in 1980 the television mini-series was a hot commodity.  You had Roots (1977), The National Dream (1774), The Thorn Birds (1983), Rich Man, Poor Man (1976), The Winds of War (1983), and The Jewel in the Crown (1984) all that achieved…

Gary Clark Jr. – Gary Clark Jr. Live – 2CDs

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Most of us roll our eyes when it comes to live albums ranking it right up there with the dreaded Christmas album. We chalk it up to the lazy musician’s way to get closer to fulfilling their recording contract’s obligations. That is not the case with bluesman Gary Clark Jr….

Lights @ Le National – October 18, 2014

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After having seen Canadian musician Lights in concert at least six times over the past five years I consider myself a little bit of an expert.  Her show last night on her cross Canada tour in support of her third album, Little Machines, at Le National was an up and…

Criminal Minds: Season 9

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Like what Law & Order and CSI have meant to television Criminal Minds has joined the club. The club in which you can turn on the television at any hour of the day and find it on some station.  Though there are some stories that run throughout each episode of…