Category Archives: Movies Pics

Movies Starring Animals

They touch our lives every day. We make them part of our families. When they are with us, we understand what it means to be loved with no judgment and when they are gone, they leave an emptiness. Of course, some are not so friendly but either way, we are always intrigued by them. In this edition of Beaches|life, we … <entire article…>

Movies Starring & About Great Women

It may have been your mother, girlfriend, sister or even teacher, whomever it was, we all have had special women inspire us. In this edition of Beaches|life, we are saluting the strong women in film, both the actresses and the characters they portray. The Color Purple | Thelma & Louise | Frida | Mona Lisa Smile | Million Dollar Baby … <entire article…>

Movies to Warm Your Heart

With winter knocking at the door and shortened daylight, people like to cocoon in the comfort of their homes. This edition of Movie Pics, we are tugging on your heartstrings with ten feel-good films. They may not all be happy stories or even have happy endings, what they do have are good messages, hopeful story lines and most of all, … <entire article…>

Cast Your Ballots – Election Movies

With Torontonians getting ready to cast their ballots for the upcoming municipal election, as well as our friends to the south getting ready for their very important mid-term election, Beaches|life is celebrating these films that are themed around our democratic right to vote.                

Movies That Will Quench Your Thirst

Nothing says summertime refreshment like a cool beverage on the patio. These films highlight the art (and often overindulgence) of cooling down and enjoying a drink (or two…) with friends and family. Remember to enjoy these movies responsibly.                  

Movies of the Royal Family Past & Present

The Royal Family has always been a fascination all around the world, but this summer, there is added enthusiasm with the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle. Beaches|life wants to add to the Royal hoopla by featuring films about the Royals, past and present.   Mary, Queen of Scots (1971) Dir. Charles Jarrott; Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan … <entire article…>

Hollywood Movies Starring Toronto

Hollywood north has become an industry favourite for big budget film companies. With state-of-the-art studios, amazing CGI (computer-generated imagery), highly skilled crews, super talent, generous tax incentives and a city that can look like anywhere from 1950s Baltimore to a futuristic fantasy world.                      

Score with these Hockey Movies

It’s Canada, the Olympics are about to begin and the Toronto Maple Leafs are an exciting team to watch. What other reasons do we need to spotlight hockey in this Beaches|Life issue? These ten films range from the epic cult favourite Slap Shot to lesser known The Rhino Brothers, but all have one thing in common – Canada’s game.   … <entire article…>

Remake Movies Better than the Originals

More and more, Hollywood is releasing films that are either sequels or remakes. This edition of Beaches|life features films that are considered better then the originals, according to critics and audiences. So, this holiday season, why not put on your Christmas pjs, make some hot chocolate and snuggle up in front of the television and enjoy some great remakes.   … <entire article…>