With (Canadian) Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought I’d share my favourite Thanksgiving movie: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987). I doubt there are many people who haven’t seen this movie, but it deserves a mention nonetheless. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles , starring Steve Martin and John Candy, follows Neal Page (Martin) as he attempts to get home in time for Thanksgiving from a business trip. After a snow storm cancels his flight home, Page’s life intertwines with that of a talkative, bumbling shower curtain ring salesman, played by Candy. The two are both heading to Chicago and decide to travel together, unaware of the rocky road that lays ahead.
This funny and uplifting story is sure to get you in the mood for all your Thanksgiving traditions. Happy Thanksgiving fellow Canadians!
While there are no shortage of cop shows on the TV these days, 19-2 stands separate and above. Based on a French TV show of the same name, 19-2 follows the professional and personal lives of police officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier, two Montreal cops of district 19 assigned to be partners (in car 2, hence the title of the show). The two men find themselves entangled in a mess of personal drama and professional danger, the lines between the two often intertwined.
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While there have been many great action sequences over the past decade of movies, the church scene from Kingsman stands above the rest. It is one of the bloodiest, brutalist, best choreographed, and most outrageous action sequences in recent cinema.
Be aware that major spoilers are ahead!
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My When it comes to analytical opinion pieces, the well-spoken, knowledgeable, and charismatic Evan Puschak presents a channel that is second-to-none: Nerdwriter1.
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Released in mid-July, this Netflix original series has proven to be a hit among kids, teens, and adults alike and has received positive reviews all around. So what exactly makes Stranger Things such a success?
Be aware there are some minor spoilers ahead.
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Sicario was advertised as a realistic thriller depicting the harsh realities of the fight against the Mexican cartel. While for the majority of the movie Sicario is exactly that, things deteriorate towards the end.
Be aware there are major spoiler ahead.
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If you’re like me and you’re constantly looking for new music to listen to, these albums are sure to give you your music fix for a while. Here are my top picks for albums that should be on your summer playlist:
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