March 11th, 2014 by Vicki
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Happy Tuesday! For all you movie lovers out there, check out this week’s slew of hot new releases on Blu-ray and DVD:
The critically-acclaimed Inside Llewyn Davis follows a young folk singer in 1960s Greenwich Village.
Christian Bale stars in Out of the Furnace as a down-on-his-luck guy who is lured into a life of crime.
Based on the popular novel, The Book Thief follows a young girl as she lives with her foster parents during Nazi Germany.
March 10th, 2014 by Vicki
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The Okanagan Hockey School: it’s a well-known and respected institution that has been offering the ultimate hockey experience to kids for over 50 years, with professional hockey instruction that molds talented youngsters into would-be professional athletes.
Sunkist has teamed up with the Okanagan Hockey School to offer 15 trips to its VIP Sunkist Hockey Camp, where your child can have the chance to train with a few big names in the hockey world. Want to enter? Visit sunkisthockey.com for more details.
But there’s more: Sunkist has offered us a hockey survival kit to give away to one lucky reader. The gift basket includes: an Okanagan Hockey School hockey puck, t-shirt, training jersey, a water bottle, isothermal mug, two Sunkist seat cushions, and a $50 gas card. (Prize value:: $175.)Want to enter for your chance to win*? Simply tell us in the Comments section below: What is your favourite NHL hockey team? Contest closes on Friday, March 14 at 1pm EST. Good luck!
*Contest open to Canadian residents who are the age of majority in their province. One entry per person / email address.
March 7th, 2014 by Vicki
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Friday’s here, and as the cold continues to persist, we say you should hunker down at a movie theatre this weekend, checking out one of the the latest box office releases:
Sequel to the original box office hit, 300: Rise of an Empire takes place during the second Persian invasion of Greece.
Based on the segments that aired during the classic Rocky & Bullwinkle cartoon series, Mr. Peabody & Sherman features the talking dog and his friend Sherman as they set on a time travelling adventure.
Out in limited release, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is a comedic murder mystery, where a concierge (Ralph Fiennes) wants to prove his innocence after a murder makes place at the hotel.
March 4th, 2014 by Vicki
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It’s the first Tuesday after the Oscars, and in this week’s DVD releases, we have a chockfull of nominees and winners on display. It’s never too late to catch up on your Oscar movie watching!
The big winner at the Oscars for Best Picture, 12 Years a Slave is the real-life story of Solomon Northrup, a free black man who is sold into slavery.
Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, who returns home after winning the Hunger Games.
In Philomena, Judi Dench stars as the titular character, a woman on the search for her long-lost son.
March 3rd, 2014 by Véronique Vincelli
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We just couldn’t ignore it when it first opened: the Grevin Museum, located on the fifth floor of Montreal’s Eaton Centre. Since then, whether it was to attend VIP events or to keep it touch with our old friends Marie Antoinette and Barack Obama, Grevin had coming us back for more!
Can’t get enough of your favourite stars? You’re probably going to love this: the Grevin Museum is offering not one, but two sets of four passes for you to enjoy the most of their lifelike wax creations before March Break ends!
To participate, leave a single comment below, telling us which famous celeb you think should be immortalized next.
The contest ends on Thursday March 6th at 12pm EST.
Good luck everyone!
*Contest open only to participants living in and around the Montreal area. Prize does not include transportation.