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Family Film Fest Update

July is almost over! And this means we’re already at the half-way point of our Summer of Funner! With this in mind, we thought that we’d keep you posted on the progress of our Family Film Fest. Here’s a list of the movies that we’ve watched so far! As you can see, there’s a bit of […]

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Watch Unbreakable and Sample Peanut Butter Nutella “All Thumbs” Cookies

Last night’s Family Film Fest selection was M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable. The kids really enjoyed the comic book angle and the way that Bruce Willis’s character, David Dunn, comes to understand his physical capabilities as heroic qualities. They weren’t so keen, in the end, as to exactly how he came to these conclusions.  Still, the kids’ dissatisfaction led to […]

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Film Fest Night One: Dark Passage and The Man Without a Body

Summer of Funner Family Film Fest 2014: Super-Anatomy in Space and Time Night One: Double Feature! Dark Passage (1947) and The Man Without a Body (1957)  Happy Independence Day to all of our Friends and family in the USA!  This year’s Summer of Funner is all about the fabulous ABILITY of the human body and […]

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Summer of Funner Film Festival 2013: Dystopian and Urban Films

Last year, we had quite a formal Summer Film festival. We made tickets and produced a “Film Review” worksheet for the kids.  This year, our Film Festival was fairly casual, but we still managed to produce quite a dialogue about each movie. There was a nice mix between new, popular releases and older classics. Many […]

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Summer of Funner 2012 Film Festival

Since this edition of the Summer of Funner is coming to a close, we thought we’d use our final post to list the movies that we saw and “reviewed” this summer. The theme of this Summer’s Movies was “Colourful Movies.”  This year, we added a few new releases to the mix. And, for the at home movies, we made some […]

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