Category Archives: Canadian Films

Banner 4th of July (2013) Rated NR

 The Banner siblings used to work as a rock band until their sister decided to leave the group. Fifteen years later, their mother tries to reunite the family.  Starring Christian Campbell, Brooke White, Michael Barbuto, Kristin Booth. A typical Hallmark film, except that romance … Continue reading

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Wind At My Back (CBC) Rated NR

A recently widowed woman during the Depression is forced by her mother-in-law to give up her children. Starring Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage. This is a show I have had on my to watch list for a long time. After finally … Continue reading

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VICE Guide to Film (Viceland) Rated NR

 An insider’s look into today’s directors. Actors and filmmakers alike talk about their films and what makes them great. Starring James Franco, Harmony Korine, Errol Morris, Zak Penn. This show focuses mainly on the more controversial film directors of our time. There is only … Continue reading

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Motive (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A Vancouver homicide detective tracks down killers by motive. Starring Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny, Lauren Holly. I was not impressed with this show, although the premise was  intriguing. In it, a detective tracks down killers by discovering their motives behind each murder. … Continue reading

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Logan (2017) Rated R

In the future, an aging Logan cares for the ailing Professor X, when a young mutant comes and upends Logan’s world as she is pursued by a group who is out to get her. Starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne … Continue reading

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After All These Years (2013) Rated NR

A woman is wrongfully accused of murdering her ex-husband. She sets out to find the real killer before she is arrested on the day of his funeral. Starring Wendie Malick, Andrea Martin, Martha Burns. This Hallmark movie has a perfect … Continue reading

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Terry (2005) Rated NR

The film tells the story of Terry Fox and his cross country marathon through Canada with an artificial leg, to raise awareness for cancer research. Starring Shawn Ashmore, Ryan McDonald, Noah Reid. This is a great inspirational film about a … Continue reading

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Murder, She Baked: Just Desserts (2017) Rated TV-G

In this film, Hannah investigates the death of a judge for a bake off. Based on the novel Strawberry Shortcake Murder by Joanne Fluke. Starring Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison, Barbara Niven. This is the worst I’ve seen from the Murder … Continue reading

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Mary Kills People (Lifetime) Rated TV-MA

 A single mother is an ER doctor by day and an angel of death by night, helping terminally ill patients end their lives. Starring Caroline Dhavernas, Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie … Continue reading

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Heartland Son (2004) Rated NR

A former high school football star returns home after his father dies and must come to terms with both the ghosts from his past and his present problems. Starring Richard Archer, Jaime Luchuck, Stephen G. Black. Painfully slow and ultimately unfulfilling, this … Continue reading

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