The Frankenstein Theory (2013) – Andrew Weiner

Anchor Bay Canada was kind enough to send me a copy of this thinking it may interest me. So, I dutifully threw it into my player and had a look. I’m not a huge fan of found footage films, but I do find them easier to watch on the small screen, in a theater I…

Hot Docs: Expedition To The End of the World – Daniel Dencik

My first Hot Docs film of 2013 was a beautiful Danish/English piece about a group of artists and scientists who get to explore an area of north-eastern Greenland, a location usually inaccessible due to ice and glaciers, but with global warming, they have a window of time that will allow them to see sights rarely seen by man. I…

Hudson Part II – Saying Goodbye and Letting Go

  My first post about Hudson the polar bear cub received a lot of attention – in a great way!  Thanks so much to everyone who read and commented and otherwise showed their support for me, and affection for the bear.  Knowing that the story touched so many people definitely helped to take some of…

Turning 40

  Anyone who knows me will tell you that I love animals. I love being around them, I love petting them and playing with them and snuggling them. I tell them my deepest darkest secrets and have no fear of judgement from them. Movies about them make me laugh and cry more than any other….

WSFF – Celebrity Shorts

Last night was a treat for both Sue and I at the Worldwide Short Film Festival featured was a program called Celebrity Shorts and every one of them was a delight. We started with a heart-warming and joyous tail featuring Dame Judi Dench, and a cameo by Tom Hiddleston in a short from the United…

Back To The Zoo

It was another gorgeous Sunday, and the weather was perfect for the zoo, and obviously the animals thought so to because they were up and about, more so when they’ll be in August when the sweltering heat and crowds flock will descend upon them. We got to see the new baby penguin, as well as…