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2017 Movie List

2017 Movie List
January 2, 2017 Comments Off on 2017 Movie List

For over a decade, I’ve been saying that the year ahead is going to be amazing for films, and this year is no exception. By my count, we have four Marvel movies, the ends of two huge female-led action franchises, ... Read More »

Crowd-funded

Crowd-funded
December 31, 2016 Comments Off on Crowd-funded

It’s 2016, and though Amazon’s been around for more than 20 years, I still get questions on whether it’s safe to shop online, none more so than when I tell people I have crowdfunded some of the products they see ... Read More »

Tenth Annual Movie Preview Guide

Tenth Annual Movie Preview Guide
January 10, 2016 Comments Off on Tenth Annual Movie Preview Guide

It’s the 10th annual list of movies for the year! When I first started the list back in 2007, it was must-see theatre movies, but it’s morphed into films I’m interested in for various reasons, even if I’ll never get ... Read More »

Watch all the films!

Watch all the films!
January 4, 2015 2 Comments »

So here’s the 2015 version of my yearly list of movies I want to see. This year’s lineup is incredible, featuring some of the most anticipated movies in years. Either this year will be the year that reignites Hollywood (after ... Read More »

My thoughts on #bit14

My thoughts on #bit14
November 12, 2014 Comments Off on My thoughts on #bit14

So last week, I was in Niagara Falls for the Bring IT Together conference, put on by the Education Computing Organisation of Ontario (ECOO) and the Ontario Association of School Business Officials (OASBO).  I had originally gone to the conference thinking it ... Read More »

Fairhaven

Fairhaven
June 23, 2014 Comments Off on Fairhaven

As some of you know, I’ve been working this last year on a webseries for the school. We finally wrapped our fifth episode last week, so the first season is now complete. I thought I’d share it here with you, ... Read More »

Film Forecast 2K14

Film Forecast 2K14
January 26, 2014 Comments Off on Film Forecast 2K14

So here’s the list of movies I’m looking forward to in 2014.  As usual, there’s plenty of sequels and remakes, but there’s a decent number of original properties on this year’s list.  Previous lists are here: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, ... Read More »

Christian Bullies

Christian Bullies
June 13, 2012 1 Comment »

If Christianity with political power looks like the US right now, I’m pretty sure I don’t want to live in a Christian theocracy. Between laws passing in the U.S. forcing women to undergo invasive procedures in the name of convincing ... Read More »

A surprising milestone

A surprising milestone
June 10, 2012 1 Comment »

So the blog is ten years old today! I have to admit when I started this blog up as I began my teaching career, I had no idea it would last this long… the blog, that is. You might notice ... Read More »

Movie Review: The Avengers

Movie Review: The Avengers
May 5, 2012 Comments Off on Movie Review: The Avengers

There are very few movies for which I’ll brave opening day crowds.  I lined up for Star Wars: Episode 1 and all three of the Lord of the Rings movies.  Given all the work that has gone into building up ... Read More »

Mini-review: WWW trilogy by Robert J. Sawyer

Mini-review: WWW trilogy by Robert J. Sawyer
April 2, 2011 Comments Off on Mini-review: WWW trilogy by Robert J. Sawyer

Thursday evening, a friend from school and I drove down to Saskatoon to see Robert J. Sawyer launch his latest book at the McNally Robinson bookstore on 8th St.  The book in question was Wonder, the capstone to the WWW ... Read More »

SBG: An epiphany

SBG: An epiphany
July 4, 2010 6 Comments »

So I’ll be the first to admit that because of my wide variety of classes taught, my marking has been somewhat schizophrenic.  I don’t generally mark the same way in CPT as I do in History, French or Science, and ... Read More »