Attack the Block – Aliens are invading at the Maven, and we love it!

This is what going to the movies is supposed to be like! Think of Attack the Block as a small reward for putting up with the sub-par efforts that have been all too common in North American theatres for the past few years. This film is a wonderfully eclectic combination of sci-fi, horror, comedy andContinue reading “Attack the Block – Aliens are invading at the Maven, and we love it!”

The Definition of Entertainment – HD television

If you don’t have HD TV by now, you must really be trying hard to hang on to the ‘good ole days’. The days before rap music, video games and colour vision came along to ruin perfectly good Friday nights spent at the Old American Barn Dance: Oh man….when that old guy came on, IContinue reading “The Definition of Entertainment – HD television”

Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc – Essential drinking

If you haven’t had a Kronenbourg Blanc yet, then chances are you have been living in a cave, sustaining yourself on stone soup and tongue-of-old-worn-out-boot sandwiches. Also, you have personally offended me and I will expect your apology in the comments section. Seriously though, you can work up a fairly daunting bar tab while drinkingContinue reading “Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc – Essential drinking”

Sleuth (1972) – Probably My Favourite Film

Where to begin? Before 1972, there was not a film like this. Now that it’s 2011, there is not another film like this. Sleuth is unique. Some big guns were hired to make this film, as Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine took on the two principal roles of Andrew Wyke and Milo Tindle, two menContinue reading “Sleuth (1972) – Probably My Favourite Film”