A review of the most recent movie watched on Monday Movie Night.
Hard Core Logo; A Rockumentary Done Right
I hadn’t heard of Hard Core Logo until I was researching films for this week’s Canadiana-Rama. It hasn’t been on any of the viewing lists I’ve ever seen about rock-docs, hasn’t been mentioned by any […]
Camp Nowhere, or Unintentional Free-Range Parenting
Growing up in the age of the internet has its benefits. You have an endless source of knowledge and entertainment, interacting with friends and staying in touch with them is as easy as a few clicks, and […]
How High: Blaxploitation, Stoner Flick, or Both?
This week for our 4/20 special we decided to watch How High, the Method Man and Redman vessel about a non-traditionally educated but highly intelligent man and his bumbling friend finding their way into Harvard […]
A Scanner Darkly; or Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They Aren’t After You
For Narc Week our (smaller than usual) movie crew watched A Scanner Darkly, a hyper-stylized adaptation of Phillip K. Dick’s novel by the same name. The movie stars Monday Movie Night favourite and Island charter president […]
Stone Cold: Red Hot with Action
– Guest Review by G-Mark Wasting no time, Stone Cold opens with instant violence, setting the tone for the rest of the film. Bursting into a convenience store, a team of criminals–sporting hairstyles that would […]
A Fish Called Wanda: Don’t call me stupid!
Our choice for the Heist Hold Up was the classic heist-comedy A Fish Called Wanda. This movie holds the distinct and rather dubious honour of being the only film in history to have killed someone. […]
Uncle Touchy’s Choice: Blue Lagoon
As it was our new Victoria/Vancouver Island chapter’s second week as a member of the Monday Movie Night empire, our Island Invasion theme was filled with great options. There were Academy Award winners, block buster […]
On the Waterfront – A Pseudo-mob Must See
– Guest review by Angie Amlani If you’re like me—that is, someone who likes gangster films, but who has by no means watched all of the seminal period-pieces—then I would highly suggest checking out the classic […]
A Fistful of Dollars – Keep The Change, The Existentialism Is On Me
Westerns tend to fall into one of two categories; there are the cowboys vs indians/white hat good guys shooting black hat bad guys, and there are the dark, gritty, revisionist Westerns where no one is […]