Welcome to My Movie Blog

  • My First Blog Post

    November 25, 2019 by

    Movies are a form of entertainment that tell a story through a series of images and sound that give the illusion of continuous movement. Doing so allows viewers to learn visually about the message each are trying to convey – often in a short period of time. Some movies are so powerful their meaning lingers, and many… Read more

  • TIFF 2021

    September 18, 2021 by

    Canada’s most renowned film festival TIFF 2021 (Sept 9th– 18th) and the Venice Film Festival 2021 (Sept 1st-11th) not only overlapped dates but several fantastic feature films as well. Both festivals chose to highlight movies’ ‘Dune’ (soft sci-fi film about desert planet Arrakis – the home of life preserving drug ‘spice’), ‘The Power of the… Read more

  • The Impossible

    August 6, 2021 by

    Given the lack of good films in cinemas now, and my love of true stories, I couldn’t resist tuning into the 2012 cataclysmic flick entitled The Impossible recently released on Netflix. This gripping tale of survival is inspired by the actual life events of Maria Belón’s harrowing experience having lived through the mammoth 2004 Indian… Read more

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