Hot Docs – The Messenger – Su Rynard

The Messenger is a beautiful, thought-provoking film which takes a look at the rapidly-depleting global population of songbirds, and what that likely means not only to the planet, but to our survival as a species, as well. Director Su Rynard deftly takes us all over the world, speaking with various birders and ornithologists about bird…

Remedy S01E01 & S01E02

  Tonight Global unveils it’s new dramatic series, Remedy, starring Enrico Colantoni, Sara Canning, Dillon Casey and Sarah Allen as the Conners family. Now, before you get ready to change the channel, because obviously the next thing television needs in addition to moronic reality television, inane sitcoms, and police procedurals is another medical drama, this…

‘BOMB GIRLS’ FANS SEND 1,000 VICTORY BANDANAS TO GLOBAL TV

TORONTO, May 27, 2013 – Waging war not with bullets and bombs but with carefully chosen words and gifts from the heart, fans of TV’s Bomb Girls continue to fight to get their show back on the air. Almost a month after Bomb Girls was cancelled by Global TV, a shipment of 1,000 blue bandanas…

Bomb Girls – The Final Episode…

  I’ve written about Bomb Girls since it started. Sue and I have interviewed Meg Tilly, Jodi Balfour, Charlotte Hegele, Ali Liebert, Michael Seater, Janis Lundman, Adrienne Mitchell, and Michael MacLennan. I’ve let these people and their creations into my life, and if I’m completely honest, into my heart. We’ve only spoken to them briefly,…

Join The Fight To Save Bomb Girls!!!

  Fans all over the world were devastated to learn of Global TV’s decision not to renew the critically-acclaimed Canadian historical drama, Bomb Girls, for a third season.  It’s no secret that we here at the Mind Reels have been in love with this show from the very beginning, and our love has only grown…

Bomb Girls – Sue’s Letter

  I want to open this note with first an enormous thank you – to all of you – for the two seasons that you’ve given us of Bomb Girls, and for the 2 hour movie special that has been announced for 2014. I’ve been a fan and supporter of the show from Day One,…

Bomb Girls – Don’t Let Go

On every occasion, Tim does the heartfelt and wonderfully-worded write-ups to each of our our beloved Bomb Girls episodes.  So close to the end, now, I feel it is only proper that he should also do the final two posts of the series.  However, upon learning yesterday that our girls will not see a Season…

Bomb Girls S02E09 – Something Fierce

  Strong women pushing the barriers society constrains them with, both then and now, is the theme for this week’s episode of Bomb Girls. Lorna (Meg Tilly) finds herself unwitting thrust into the limelight and controversy when Dottie Shannon (Rosie O’Donnell) a reporter who used to make a living writing about recipes and knitting, is…

Bomb Girls S02E08 – Fifth Column

  What a beautiful episode. Kate’s (Charlotte Hegele) stirring voice and a single tear running down a wounded soldier’s cheek. Lorna (Meg Tilly) stopping work on the line to recognize and applaud Betty (Ali Liebert) after she was involved in an altercation with a couple of fellas who were intent on her and Theresa (Rachel…

Bomb Girls S02E07 – Party Line

  August of 1940, Dieppe. 6086 Canadian soldiers supported by the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force spilled onto the north coast of France for Operation Jubilee… Almost 4000 were killed, wounded or captured, and a retreat was forced. That is what is happening in the ETO this week, as Bomb Girls returns, in…

Bomb Girls S02E06 – Where There’s Smoke

  I’d like to say that I didn’t post my Bomb Girls review yesterday because I was still wrecked by the episode, but life got in the way, and I didn’t have a chance to post it until now. That being said, it’s an incredibly strong episode to leave us begging for more as there’s…

Bomb Girls S02E05 – The Harder We Fight

  It’s hard to believe we’re almost halfway through the second season of Bomb Girls! Of course this time last year, we only had one episode left to go, so I take solace in the fact that we currently have about half a dozen episodes left to go this time around. If last week was…