First Look: The Dark Pages’ Latest Issue

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Hot off the presses is the new issue of the original publication for noir movie fans, and as a regular contributor, I love to tell you what’s in it:

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#OCanada Blogathon – Wrap-up

Unlike Canadian winters, the great #OCanada Blogathon is short, fun and goes by way too fast. Ruth and I want to thank all the bloggers who took part and everyone who did the blog hop to read and then share all these fine posts celebrating Canada’s cinema, tv, creatives and familiar faces.

The #OCanada blogathon main page has now been updated to archive all these daily recaps. Bloggers who post after this, just leave a comment here and we’ll add you to this roundup.

Now please enjoy today’s group of posts!



Xavier Dolan: Laurence Anyways (2012)

Wide Screen World

Walter Huston

Christina Wehner

Saskatchewan (1954)

Critica Retro

When Canadians meet: Mary Pickford and Mack Sennett


The Wonderful World of Cinema


Nitrate Diva

The Scarlet Claw

Phyllis Loves Classic Movies

Corvette K-225 (1943)


In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

Experiment in Terror 


Silver Screen Classics 

The Definitive Performances of Glenn Ford

Thanks again everybody. See you next time for more #OCanada!

#OCanada Blogathon – Day 3 Recap

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Hoo-wee! It’s been a wild Day 3 here at the #OCanada Blogathon. We’re talking films about wild men and women in the wilderness, eerie supernatural phenomenon, and societal expectations. It doesn’t get much better than this.

Bloggers: If we missed you today, don’t worry. We’ll include you in tomorrow’s wind-up post, brought to you by Kristina at Speakeasy.

In the meantime, please enjoy today’s proudly Canadian posts!


Frontier Gal (1945): “A farcical western romantic comedy twist on The Taming of the Shrew

Love Letters to Old Hollywood

Esther Williams is the Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)

DB Movies Blog

Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World (2016)

Cinematic Catharsis

“Is it a curse on Cathy, or is it a curse Cathy brings upon others?”  Cathy’s Curse (1977)

Laura’s Miscellaneous Musings

Riders of the Northwest Mounted (1943), where Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys play Mounties

Moon in…

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#OCanada Blogathon – Day 2 Recap

It’s time to roll up the rim and see what we get on day 2 of the #OCanada Blogathon. Today’s posts cover some very familiar faces, places and essential classic films.

Bloggers: If we missed you today, don’t worry. You’ll be included in tomorrow’s recap.

Now please enjoy today’s fascinating entries with some maple syrup on top.

Voyages Extraordinaires

God’s Country and the Cinema – James Oliver Curwood on Screen

A Shroud of Thoughts

Mon oncle Antoine


Thoughts All Sorts

Eric Schweig


Nanook of the North (1922)


Taking Up Room

Ann Rutherford

Old Hollywood Films

I Confess

Cinema Monolith

John Ireland and Fay Wray in Queen Bee

Come back tomorrow for Day 3 of the #OCanada Blogathon, hosted by Ruth at Silver Screenings.

#OCanada Blogathon – Day 1 Recap

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Hooray for Canada!

The first day of the #OCanada Blogathon features terrific reviews of films from a variety of genres, including romance, adventure, drama and horror – films as varied as Canada itself.

Other entries focus the careers of some famous and talented Canadians.

Bloggers: If we missed you today, don’t worry. We’ll include you in tomorrow’s recap.

In the meantime, please enjoy today’s fabulous entries. They are Canuck Approved!

Realweegiemidget Reviews

3 Reactions to 3 Reel Romances with Ryan Gosling

Cinematic Scribblings

Where a Decent Man Can Breathe Freely: 49th Parallel (1941)

Movies Silently

Madame Tutli Putli (2007): A Silent Film Review

I Found it at the Movies

Raymond Burr for the Prosecution:  A Place in the Sun (1951)

Caftan Woman

“They must have thought the cat kept a diary!”  The Incredible Journey (1963)

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“There’s no wilderness wide enough to hide a sin.”  The Wild North

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The #OCanada Blogathon Starts Friday!

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Canadians are excited about the #OCanada Blogathon! Image: Giphy

Get Ready: The event that’s as big as The Junos or the Governor General’s Awards is almost here!

The O Canada Blogathon (February 9-11) celebrates Canada’s remarkable contributions to film, and it all starts this Friday.

It’s not too late to join us! Click HERE for blogathon details and topic suggestions. Although we’re not posting a schedule, we will post a recap each evening. So join us any day you like!

Just a reminder about our “rules”:

  • No exact duplicate topics, please, but if, for example, a person is being profiled with a bio, you can still cover a specific movie by/with them.
  • Post any day during the blogathon.
  • Help us promote the event via #OCanada Blogathon.

Your co-hosts are:

Kristina of Speakeasy
Ruth of Silver Screenings

Click HERE for the list of the participants.

We look forward to celebrating films made in…

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