Broken Blossoms (1919) – D.W. Griffith

I continue to explore some of the key works of D.W. Griffith with DK Book’s The Movie Book, and this time I dive into a fascinating tale that is perhaps best told through the silent format that marked Griffith’s time. Be warned there is a lot of racism in this film. It’s in the title….

Parents Night and The Bigger Issue

  We came to this stage production late in its run, as life just seems to keep happening, but we were lucky enough to get into the Theatre Passe Muraille last night to have a look at this dynamic, fun, and driven production of two of playwright George F. Walker’s pieces, Parents Night and The…

The Hunger Games – Defending The Districts

The Hunger Games. Wow. It’s easy to dismiss a teen fiction book as just that, teen fiction, but more and more it appears that there are great stories being told in this arena. And for us here at The Mind Reels, The Hunger Games is one of those. We’re very passionate about it, and of…