Category Archives: I went to it!

Project Nim

The EIFF had a fundraising preview screening of Project Nim last night, so my friend Alexis and I went to see it. It’s basically the story of Nim Chimpsky, a baby chimpanzee who was raised by humans as a language … Continue reading

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Thor VS Bridesmaids

I saw both Thor and Bridesmaids recently, and surprise! Both pass the Bechdel Test! In fact, it is not as simple as chick-flick VS dude-flick. Thor, while it does fulfil the action and fighting part, also manages to be quite … Continue reading

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The Cheemo Perogy factory

When I was first talking to my editor about Taste Alberta, I called dibs on Cheemo. Why? Because I’ve been eating those little doughy dumplings since I was a kid and I love them. My little brother even invented a … Continue reading

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OMG, Bulk Barn!

My good friend Alexis first took me to the Bulk Barn within the first week it was open, about a month ago. It is EXCELLENT. Food, in bulk, for cheap! SO MUCH OF IT! The place is huge: it’s in … Continue reading

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Inception

I liked the movie. It’s very beautiful and is both complicated and easy to follow at the same time (nice that they keep telling you exactly what’s happening). But here’s the thing: the entire reason all those people get involved … Continue reading

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The new Clash of the Titans

This is basically all spoilers, just so you know. I was really looking forward to this, because the original Ray Harryhausen stop-action film was so much fun. But instead, I’m infuriated! It’s cynical, misogynist, and arrogant. The main problem is … Continue reading

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The Valley Zoo!

We have to go to the Valley Zoo again! I got to go to a photo op for a baby squirrel monkey this morning, and the zoo in the morning at this time of year is so quiet! I had … Continue reading

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The Tortoise and the Hare

I hate to speak ill of children’s entertainers, but the more I think about it, the more it bugs me: the science in Ellen Chorley’s The Tortoise and the Hare is terrible. So much so that it kind of ruined … Continue reading

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What I learned at the AGA free day today

So I spent 9 hours volunteering at the AGA today. It was awesome. Here’s why: Volunteering is, overall, an awesome thing to do. People treat you like a superhero, and you get free pizza. People should volunteer more. They started … Continue reading

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Legion

Dear Hollywood, more Paul Bettany please. Even in this, he’s quite lovely. Legion is, I think , an attempt at the Christian-horror genre. It’s not good, but it’s interesting in its own ways. In fact, as Christian horror, it’s an … Continue reading

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