Tag: movies

Day 4: Laurie Strode

I first saw the original Halloween around ten years ago when I was on a classic horror movie kick. Although I loved it--especially that impressive long, single take that opens the movie--I'm not sure I fully appreciated that it really pioneered that whole wave of slashers.  I definitely remember being really frustrated with Laurie as ...

Marvel Marathon Update

I'm almost at the halfway point in my Marvel movie marathon mission, and I have some thoughts about what I've watched so far.

Marvel Marathon Madness

I feel like this is tantamount to blasphemy for a lot of people, but I used to be pretty lukewarm on all things Marvel. Sure, I enjoyed Joss Whedon's Avengers movies, and I loved Jessica Jones, but I couldn't be bothered to watch any of the other movies or TV shows. That is, until I ...

Favourite Christmas Movies

A few years ago, when I was still living in Waterloo, I had a multi-weekend Christmas movie marathon with two of my best friends. We each took a turn hosting and providing delicious treats. The tradition grew over the next few years, to the point where we watched at least one movie per week from ...

Freaky Fall Flicks

My 13 (I swear that wasn't intentional) favourite scary movies for fall.

Best of 2016

  (Or: Well that was interesting...) A few weeks ago, I was at a company event that included a Reptilia booth that I was assigned to help with. I surprised myself by absolutely loving it, especially an adorable tarantula named Fluffy, who gives high fives and lets you pet her belly. When my boss came ...