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Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare   It is 1878, and Tessa Gray has just arrived in London to visit her brother. Little does she know, more sinister

[caption id="attachment_9258" align="aligncenter" width="400"] PHOTO: paigewarner.ca[/caption]   When I first listened to Paige Warner’s latest single Liquor, my first thought was “My god, she’s done it again!” Much

Spring has come and what better time than in the midst of new growth, to talk about another series that brings smiles to faces. The

Landline by Rainbow Rowell   What would you do if you had a phone to the past? Would you want to talk to yourself, or someone else

Let’s take a deep dive into some of my favourite (and I think a few other people’s favourites too) film series. This week it’s The

The Grimoire of Kensington Market by Lauren B. Davis   Maggie is the first person to ever break free of elysium’s hallucinogenic effects. For years she has

Hello and welcome back to another Shmoo Review! I’m so glad you could join me. Today we will be taking a look at Marvel’s latest,

The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall   The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea is not just a story about pirates and forbidden

Let’s liven this week up with some eye-catching, explosion-worthy, edge of your seat Adventure! Here are my top ten picks of Action Movies to watch.   (1)

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin   There are many books about witches out there. However, none of them have the same comedy, passion, love, or charm

Having trouble picking a movie that everyone will enjoy? Take a look at the list below of my top choices for a Family Night film.   (1)How

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab   There are many wonderful Victoria Schwab books out there, however, City of Ghosts is one for all ages. Cassidy Blake, more

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I’m sure we could all use a nice feel good film to cuddle up to. Here are

Stalking Jack The Ripper by Kerri Maniscalo During 1888 the infamous Jack The Ripper stalked the streets of London, England. His massacre of five women remains

With lockdown upon us, I figured we’d switch mediums into something a little meatier.  This week let’s look at my top ten comedy television shows

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff When someone thinks of books, normally your mind goes to a story written through a wall of text divided

An ode to Broadway, and not much else, The Prom feels like an inside joke that you’re left out of. A theme of jokes plays

Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim   Fairytale retellings are one of the most interesting types of books to read. The author has to take a classic

Like Disney’s previous film, Enchanted, ‘Godmothered’ places a hyper-realistic cartoon into the hustle and bustle of a hard-working city person’s life. Each character inspires the

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak   The month of November is the time to remember all those who fought for peace and unity for our country.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey stars Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, and new-comer to the silver screen, Madalen Mills. We follow Jeronicus Jangle (Whitaker), the greatest

Known as one of the most influential writers of today, Aaron Sorkin delivers another fantastic film as writer and director of ‘The Trial of the

I find that nowadays if a film shows a lack of diversity I will get drawn out of the experience as a whole. It has

There’s not much I feel comfortable saying about this film. It is over-acted, over-produced, and campy beyond intention. Emma Roberts, Kristin Chenoweth and Luke Bracey

Something is charming about seeing Adam Sandler get together with all of his friends to make a film that they’re passionate about. You can see

Easily added to the list of yearly, bingeable Halloween films, ‘A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting’ is a fun, family-friendly romp. Written by the author of

Paige Warner, a local artist from St. Jacobs, started her career busking in a local market. She launched her career in Pop and R&B with

A charming classic that still makes audiences laugh to this day, Singin’ in the Rain is the perfect movie for a Friday night at home

With the Spooky Season right around the corner, I thought, what better film to review than “Coraline,” a timeless film that has been haunting the

Even for a first-time watcher, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial has that nostalgic feel. I almost want to plug in my VCR and find a copy of

‘The Lost Husband’ is a film that is made from moments of the heart compiled to make a beautiful story about grief. It’s not a

This film has everything it needs to make it a legitimate picture; there’s a love story, the gay best friend, and even an old man

Your next family night movie has hit Netflix! ‘The Sleepover’ stars an ensemble of talent including Malin Åkerman, Sadie Stanley and Ken Marino, who all deliver

This week we’re diving into our home-viewing options and trying to find some of Netflix’s hidden gems. ‘Dear Ex” is a film that I can easily

Netflix’s newest teen rom-com features Liza Koshy, Sabrina Carpenter and Jordan Fisher in a film that is about finding your passions in unusual circumstances. The film

Based on the true events of the 1966, 24 hours of Le Mans, this racing film takes you on a two and a half hour

This week, we're pulling an old one off of the shelf; but don't fret, it's a good one. This Jane Austen adaptation stars many big names

If you missed the glory days of Tim Burton's reign over all things kooky, then this is the film for you. Of course this is

We follow along with an incredibly strong man who's had a lot of misfortunes in his life, most of which have to do with mental

Renee Zellweger has one of those smiles that just tells you, you're home, which makes her the perfect person to play one of Hollywood’s biggest

Sometimes a retelling of a novel can be choppy and feign to have any real meaning. But every once in a while, a director comes

A movie that was supposed to mark another great accomplishment for women empowerment instead shows women drugging and stealing from men with the rationale that

The Losers Club is back in this thrilling ending to the two part story of “It”. Be prepared to see violent attacks from this mythical

It feels like a callback to when comedies didn’t have to be such big productions, but rather a plot about friends and an hilarious situation.

Quentin Tarantino has a specific style. His films are incredibly stunning visually but there isn’t much to savour when it comes to plot. ‘Once Upon

If you can get through the subtitles then I highly recommend viewing ‘Forgotten’. This Korean mystery has a driven and well-crafted plot that sees each

A lot to say and so little time to say it. Secret Obsession, written and directed by Peter Sullivan seemed to be the kind of

If you’re looking for a film that shows the underbelly of the entertainment industry, then this is the right kind of film for you. With heavy

Joining the ranks of recently released jukebox musicals, Yesterday is able to distance itself enough from the pack to create something new, while still being

If you’re looking for the perfect summer blockbuster for you and/or your family, then this the film to see! Toy Story 4 kicks off another great

This sequel is pretty much what you would expect. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson bring their charisma to the screen. This film is undoubtedly a

X-Men: Dark Phoenix is the 10th, and said to be, final X-Men film using the familiar characters from previous films in the series. This franchise

Originating from Manitoba, Canada, Jordan Janzen and James Shiels began The Color after a season in life when they thought they were letting go of

Talk about fellowship. J.R.R. Tolkien was not only a man who celebrated love and passions but you get to watch how it impacted his life

Atypical - TV Show, 40 minutes Netflix has something for everyone, with movies and shows of every variety to get absorbed into - from horror to

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