Monthly Archives: September 2006

Two excellent plays: Tunnels of Little Chicago AND Bash’d

The first is written by Trevor Anderson, Leona Brausen, and Briana Buckmaster, with the James T Kirks. The music is great, the story is fizzy and fun yet profound. You will learn the following lessions: don’t medicate your way through … Continue reading

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Edmonton International Film Festival

So, I’ve been asked by the Journal to cover the majority of the EIFF. A dream job, really! Have I mentioned how much I love my editors? Yes. They are brave and wise and wonderful. I’m reviewing a bunch of … Continue reading

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Fearless VS School for Scoundrels

Jet Li says this is his last kung fu movie, and it’s a great farewell. Sure, there’s the fighting. And it’s awesome. But the gist of the story is learning what’s the point of it all. Li’s character, Huo Yuanjia, … Continue reading

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Yoga

Paul and I have signed up for a beginner Hatha yoga class at Lion’s Breath. We’ve just finished class #2, and I have to say that it is the best thing, ever. Our instructor is really good at breaking down … Continue reading

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9 to 5

I managed to catch most of this movie on the new AMC channel last night. It’s about three women (Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton and Jane Fonda) who work at some company and kidnap the boss for a few weeks to … Continue reading

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Match Point

I hadn’t seen it because I wasn’t in the mood until this week. I guess I’ve been pre-disappointed in Woody Allen because Manhattan and Annie Hall and Love and Death are so, so, great and how can you possibly do … Continue reading

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The Phantom of the Opera

Sorry for the delay. So, I’d never seen the Phantom, so I decided to take advantage of my comps and go. How elaborate! How extravagant! The drapery and sets were truly magnificent. We heard all the hits, I think: Phantom, … Continue reading

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