The Best Movies for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is perfect for spending some time at home (away from the hastiness of city-life) in the company of family, friends and loved ones. And just as you, the weekly GOINGS ON  are on vacation until the week of January 1st! Instead, a list of our favourite films to watch during the holidays!… Continue reading The Best Movies for the Holiday Season


Goings On: Week of December 18th

Noël approche à grands pas! Here are some events in Montreal this week...   Tuesday, December 19th Foirée Montréalaise, at Théâtre de la Licorne, at 10h Wednesday, December 20th It's a Wonderful Life, Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin, at 21h30   Les Petits Orteils, Theatre Outremont, at 11h for 15$   Les Aventures de Lagardère, Theatre… Continue reading Goings On: Week of December 18th

Tea House: Ming Tao Xuan

This quaint tea house located in Old Montreal (near the Basilique Notre Dame) is a hidden gem! You walk in, and you immediately stumble on a variety of beautiful tea cup sets and accessories. There are beautiful dark wooden tables and a decor that is elaborately designed to give it a warm, yet luxurious ambiance. Behind… Continue reading Tea House: Ming Tao Xuan

Armando Iannucci: The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin: a brilliant comical twist on the events following Stalin's death in 1953—an era filled with underhanded politics. A struggle for power ensues between the members of the Soviet committee after the Vozhd passes away (in his own, ehem, fluids). Iannucci succeeds in crafting an incredibly clever, witty and hysterical script—and most… Continue reading Armando Iannucci: The Death of Stalin

Goings On: Week of December 11th

Here are interesting events in Montreal for this week! Monday, December 11th Wonder Wheel, presented as part of Cinémagique (special guests and talk), Cinéma du Parc, 18h30. Passeport pour le Monde: Yukon, Cinéma Beaubien, 19h Tuesday, December 12th Cinéspectacle: La Bohème, Cinéma du Parc, 18h15 L'Autre Cote de L'Espoir (premiere), Cinémathèque Québecoise, 17h15 Thursday, December… Continue reading Goings On: Week of December 11th

Goings On: Week of December 4th

Here are some interesting events in Montreal this week! *Visit the Nutcracker Market on the ground floor of the Palais des Congrès Thursday, December 7th Polanski's The Fearless Vampire Killer at Theatre Outremont, 18h for 9$   The Room/The Disaster Artist Double Feature, Cinema du Parc, 19h30 for 30$   Short Film Festival (Festival Courts… Continue reading Goings On: Week of December 4th

Murder on the Orient Express

Hurrah! Hercule Poirot has revived! He has sprung back to life thanks to the multitalented Kenneth Branagh! The previous film starring Poirot debuted in 1989 (End House Mystery)... it was a matter of time before a modernized Agatha Christie mystery returned to the big screen. Branagh's Murder on the Orient Express, tackling this revival, was delightful to the eye, but lacked… Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express