Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Loose Button Luxe Box: May 2012

It’s been a scorcher this month, and work right now is so busy that I’ve really been needing something to pick me up. Just in time, today my May Luxe Box arrived! And what a nice surprise…

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Life Songs: The ’90s part one

So we're up to the ’90s. Music really changed, a lot more grunge, a lot more noise. I was going out at University, in Vancouver and later in Toronto, so a lot of my favourite music was dancey. Not like Top 40 dancey either, as anyone who knows me can attest...

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Life Songs: the ’80s part five

Aaaaaaand we’re back! I’m gonna finish up the ’80s tonight, excited?

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Cabin In The Woods: film is still alive


Joss Whedon, that amazing creator of all things awesome (Buffy, Toy Story, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr Horrible, Dollhouse), has taken the predictable-teens-terrorized-in-the-woods trope and, mad scientist-like, spliced it with a bit of this and a dash of that to create something completely unexpected and riveting. Filmed three years ago, it has navigated the maze of bankruptcy (MGM filed for Chapter 11) and moving house (Distribution picked up by Lion's Gate) to finally see gloom of night to rave reviews. Spoilers ahead!