Issue: June/July 2015
- Summertime, Facetime... Get Personal
- 50s Style is Back on the Beach! Swimwear Trends This Summer
- Toronto Pan Am Fever!
- Father Knew Best – Especially When It Came To…
- Patio Talk
- Ontario Fruits and Vegetables Seasonal Chart
- Have you read the latest Water Issue? Beaches Living Guide Spring/Summer 2015 edition
- Wave it. Map it. Celebrate Together! Happy 148th Canada!
- Open Up Your Living Space Outdoors
- Perspective is Everything
Category Archives: Movies Pics
Summer is the most popular season to travel. These movies will take you and your family around the world in the comfort of your own living room. From the clubs of New York to Piccadilly Circus, the bright lights of Las Vegas to the deserts of India – there’s no need to pack or apply for a passport. Sit back, … <entire article…>
Goodbye winter… hello spring! In this issue, we’ve decided to feature the great films that celebrate the season so many of us look forward to. It came to us as a surprise that there really aren’t a lot. Sure, there are thousands of spring break “romps” but films actually about spring itself are few. So, here are some films that … <entire article…>
With winter at its peak, what a better way to wait for spring then movie marathons made up of some of the best movie series ever made. These series range from sports to superheroes, vampires to mobsters, toys to outer space. The greatest thing about these films is even if you have already seen them before, they are just as … <entire article…>
“And the Academy Award goes to…” On February 22nd, millions of people will be glued to their television sets to hear who won what award. Did their favourite movie win? Were their predictions correct? These 10 films have had a lot of buzz for possible best picture awards. During the next couple of months, why not beat the winter blues … <entire article…>
On August 11th the world stop laughing with the news of Robin Williams death. We all have been touched by him in some way. Over his far too short career, Robin touched so many people with his talent and yet even his comedy, which helped so many people get out of a bad or sad mood, couldn’t help him get … <entire article…>
There are some stories, messages and lessons that children learn from film. Things such as tolerance, team work, imagination and not judging a book by its cover are all common themes in “kid friendly” movies. As adults, although we strive for our children to live up to these values, we sometimes forget ourselves. Watch some of these great films, with … <entire article…>
Some of the greatest film memories come from summer camp movies. They touch our funny bone, pull on our heart strings and sometimes scare the heck out of us. Sure, they may not be Oscar® worthy or evening critically acclaimed, but what they may lack in “high-brow” they make up for in just making us feel good. Who didn’t shed … <entire article…>
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.
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…>