Author Archives: patchammas

Top 5: High Expectations Movie Trailers That Hit That Sweet Spot

The release of the outstanding Blade Runner 2049 trailer (above) reminded me of how much… I love trailers! And that some films have the obligation to release one that’s out of the ordinary, especially in this digital age where the better it is, the more it gets shared. But as much as a teaser/trailer contributes to the […]

La caméra de l’habitant – ou pourquoi je me suis lancé en vidéo

Il y a un peu plus de 6 mois, je me lançais à 100% dans la vidéographie en rejoignant mon ami et maintenant collègue Jean-François Cournoyer-Quintal chez JFCQ vidéo. Alors que je propage la bonne nouvelle à ma communauté, tous se disent contents pour moi et me félicitent de retourner à mes premiers amours. Puis, les questions qui suivent ces réflexions sont […]

Moonlight against La La Land (or David vs Goliath)

It is known that the super production La La Land is the front runner to win it all on Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony.  The other contender in the prime categories of Best Picture and Best Directing, which wouldn’t cause a major upset if it did win, is the powerful indie film Moonlight. La La Land is […]

Arrival, Interstellar, and why we go to the movies.

Some movies make you say “wow” a few times while you watch in awe the ending credits roll. They leave you with the feeling that you’ve just witnessed something great. Denis Villeneuve‘s Arrival was definitely one of them for me. A near perfect cinema experience The dark and gloomy atmosphere keeps you right in that slightly […]

Star Wars: Rogue One succeeds where Awakens does not, and vice versa

I know the Star Wars hype is slowing down now (although it has 2 nominations at the Oscars). But I’m just starting to write about movies, so bare with me for a second! In fact you should thank me for giving you the time to see it, as everybody knows Star Wars screams “Spoiler Alert” louder than […]

Igloofest, on a un problème

J’étais à l’Igloofest jeudi et vendredi derniers pour les deux premiers soirs de la 10e édition du festival. Cet événement m’épate toujours autant par son originalité, sa programmation audacieuse et diversifiée ainsi que son nombre grandissant d’adeptes prêts à braver les températures les plus extrêmes à la recherche de bons vibes sur lesquels se déhancher. Ce weekend, […]

Be a princess in 5 easy steps, by K-os

1 – Book the largest summer event of a city Osheaga is clearly becoming the musical event of the summer in Montreal. The 3-day festival had everyone talking about it, before, during and after it was over. K-os was scheduled to play on Friday afternoon at 1:30pm, second on the main stages. A bit early for […]