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Winner! Oscar® Challenge 2014

WINNER of this year’s Oscar®challenge is Heather Huber – randomly chosen from the four people who had all the correct predictions. WINNER of personal pick is Cathy Andrew. Both Heather and Cathy have each won a pair of movie passes to the Alliance Cinema in the Beach.

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10 Movies Based On True Stories!

Many of this past year’s great films were all based on true stories or events. To make a great film you need an even greater story and there are no better stories than those based on real people, and true events. This is just a sampling of some  of those movies – some originally based on books, listed with the … <entire article…>

The Monuments Men (2014) Dir. George Clooney; George Clooney, Matt Damon, 
Bill Murray (book The Monuments Men... by Robert M. Edsel)

10 Decades of Oscar® Winning MOVIES!

With the Academy Awards just around the corner, Beaches|Life decided to choose Oscar’s® best pictures from each decade. We started our list with the very first best picture from 1927 and then picked the 10th, 20th, 30th etc. Our list is not entirely complete though, we won’t know our last best picture until it is announced on March 2.   … <entire article…>

Wings (1927) Dir. William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast;  Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like 10 Holiday Movies!

Everyone has their holiday traditions and movies are a big part of them. It is not possible to list  all the great movies that celebrate this magical time of year. Here are just a small sampling of movies, some newer, some not so new, but all will make you smile and remember what is important during the holiday season.   … <entire article…>

It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Dir. Frank Capra; James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

SAMSARA – A journey around the world where there’s Beauty, Ugly & Everything in-between

Filmed over five years in 25 countries, SAMSARA is a new, non-verbal documentary from filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson (who first brought us BARAKA). Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life”. The filmmakers use this theme as they search for what connects everything in our lives. What we see sometimes amuses, sometimes inspires, … <entire article…>

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10 HOT ACTION M0VIES that even your teen will think are cool

In this issue of Beaches|life, we turn up the summer heat with these awesome action movies. Some picked as the all time best movies ever, they are certain to keep you and your kids glued to their seats. It might be too hot and sticky to do much outside with your family, so why not enjoy an adventure together?   … <entire article…>

Jumanji (1995) Dir. Joe Johnston Robin Williams, Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst

Movies & Theatre, under the stars

With the beautiful summer weather, why not enjoy the cooler evening air while watching a film or play under the stars? Screening locations are available throughout the city.  Enjoy some popcorn, a cool drink and your favourite movies under the stars. Free Outdoor Movies Screenings Flicks at Harbourfront Wednesdays – July and August harbourfrontcentre.com The screen is right by the … <entire article…>

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10 Movies That Will Grow On You

In this issue of Beaches|life, we are celebrating the arrival of spring with movies about, inspired by, shot on location or simply having in its title – Garden. After a busy day working outside, getting your gardens and yards ready for the warm seasons ahead,  relax on your comfy couch and enjoy these movies.             … <entire article…>

The Secret Garden (1993) Dir. Agnieszka Holland; 
Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Big Dreams Start Young – 10 MOVIES TO INSPIRE

We all have dreams, some are obtainable where as others may not be. We start to dream at a very young age and as we grow they become more  complex. This issue of Beaches|life is celebrating the dreams and inspirations of younger people and what journeys they take to fulfill them. Some of these movies are based on actual events … <entire article…>

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011)Dir. Jon M. Chu; Justin Bieber, Boys II Men, Miley Cyrus
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