Montreal movies – WPFG Montreal 2017 http://wpfgmontreal2017.com/ Mon, 22 Aug 2022 08:51:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-120x120.jpg Montreal movies – WPFG Montreal 2017 http://wpfgmontreal2017.com/ 32 32 Bill Nye, a lifelong Seattleite, is a ‘tour guide to the end of the world’ on Peacock’s ‘The End Is Nye’ | North West https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/bill-nye-a-lifelong-seattleite-is-a-tour-guide-to-the-end-of-the-world-on-peacocks-the-end-is-nye-north-west/ Sun, 21 Aug 2022 11:00:00 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/bill-nye-a-lifelong-seattleite-is-a-tour-guide-to-the-end-of-the-world-on-peacocks-the-end-is-nye-north-west/ Watch out, Seattle: There’s a tsunami heading for the Space Needle in former Seattleite Bill Nye’s biggest-budget series, Peacock’s “The End Is Nye.” Nye, who lived in Seattle from 1977 to 2000 while making his 1993-98 KCTS series “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” virtually revisits his old stomping grounds in an episode focusing on tsunamis […]]]>

Watch out, Seattle: There’s a tsunami heading for the Space Needle in former Seattleite Bill Nye’s biggest-budget series, Peacock’s “The End Is Nye.”

Nye, who lived in Seattle from 1977 to 2000 while making his 1993-98 KCTS series “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” virtually revisits his old stomping grounds in an episode focusing on tsunamis caused by a shifting tectonic plate under the Pacific Ocean.

Nye is seen in a cafe in Seattle – “Take Portland!” Take Portland! he says in fake panic during an interview — but “The End Is Nye,” airing all episodes Aug. 25, was filmed in Montreal with Nye on a green-screen stage for much of production.









Visually, “The End Is Nye” is reminiscent of the 2020 series “Cosmos: Possible Worlds”. Both shows share Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy”) — who appeared in at least one episode as a science-denying Commerce Secretary — and Brannon Braga (“The Orville”) among their ranks of executive producers.

Nye serves as a “tourist guide to the end of the world” for viewers, with a different catastrophic event befalling Earth in each episode. Nye is not just a talking head. He enters into fictional scenes and dramatic recreations when not entertaining spectators at the Museum of Catastrophic Incidents, drawing inspiration from his “Almost Live!” chops.

In episode six (“Ring of Fire”), earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions wreak havoc on five continents. The Puget Sound region is not spared.

“Why does every disaster movie start with someone ignoring a scientist?” says Nye in an episode about hurricanes and floods. “Because it happens more often than you think. There are too many incentives to ignore bad news, in this case potential damage to the economy and backlash against government mandates.

Nye’s evolution may seem like a dark turn – from leading a children’s program on the fundamentals of science to his 2017-18 Netflix show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” which explored the threats of pandemic and climate change, to “The End Is Nye” – but the science educator says the messages are similar across all three shows. But, he acknowledges, the tone has changed to suit the times.

“The reason we made six hour-long disaster films is that when things are good in the world, people watch romantic comedies,” Nye said. “When things are horrible, people watch disaster movies. It’s just a crazy thing of human nature.

There’s also an element of fearmongering that feels like a polarizing playbook page on cable news. If you can’t beat them, join them?

“As Seth MacFarlane says, the conservative media scares people and we need to scare people. These are desperate times that require desperate measures,” Nye said. “In the first half hour, the world ends, and in the second half hour, we show how the world could be saved through science!”

Nye is quick to add that he’s not too pessimistic about the future.

“I’m more worried and more optimistic because young people aren’t going to put up with this,” he said. “Young people are going to come of age and change the world.

“Everyone is talking this summer about the age of our elected officials,” he continued. “All these people have been in Congress for decades. The president is of a certain age. These people will age, retire or die and they will be replaced by young people who I am sure are concerned about climate change, concerned about pollution, concerned about the 9 billion people living on a planet that once housed less than a billion and so on and so on.

Nye, 66, filmed ‘The Science Guy’ for around $160,000 an episode – but “on this Peacock show, we’re spending $160,000 every morning”.

“The End Is Nye” is produced using a mix of green screen/digital effects and practical sets. He attributes the Montreal filming location to the economy (“We got a deal, apparently it was reasonably priced”), nearby locations that fit the show’s stories and COVID-19 precautions.

“In Montreal, it was, like, an 80% vaccination rate, socialized medicine in a civilized country, and so we didn’t have to shut down,” Nye said. “We were tested for COVID three days a week – not rapid tests, overnight PCR tests. Nobody got sick. But if you were to try this in many US cities, your chances of success would diminish.

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Matt Shiltz returns to face the team that revived his career https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/matt-shiltz-returns-to-face-the-team-that-revived-his-career/ Sat, 20 Aug 2022 12:02:51 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/matt-shiltz-returns-to-face-the-team-that-revived-his-career/ Matt Shiltz is a studious man, so he’s aware of the temptation to overdo it, as there always is when a professional athlete takes on an old team. Especially the one who finally rejected him. But even in the immediate aftermath of last week’s tactical and necessary win over the Toronto Argonauts, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats […]]]>

Matt Shiltz is a studious man, so he’s aware of the temptation to overdo it, as there always is when a professional athlete takes on an old team. Especially the one who finally rejected him.

But even in the immediate aftermath of last week’s tactical and necessary win over the Toronto Argonauts, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback acknowledged that his next assignment — his second straight start as Dane’s shoulder Evans returns to form – would demand emotional thrills. control and a coldly analytical approach.

Shiltz, 29, will indeed be in charge once again, with Evans also in uniform, when the Ticats travel to Montreal on Saturday afternoon to face the Alouettes, with whom they are tied for second in the CFL East standings. . Shiltz had been with the Alouettes since 2017 and played seven games last year, starting three, before being released in early February and signed within 48 hours by the Cats.

He led the Ticats to a 34-27 win over the Argos last Friday by overcoming his lack of practice time that week, a first-quarter Argo interception that sparked an injury-laden Argo lead. to the lower body that kept him out for the entire third quarter, and a deflating penalty that nullified an apparent Lawrence Woods punt return touchdown.

Shiltz conceded that it’s natural to want to show a team that rejected him that they had made a colossal error in judgement. This will be the first return to Montreal for him and Khari Jones, who was his head coach with the Alouettes and is now an offensive consultant for the Ticats.

But, he said, he would channel the adrenaline rush into following the offensive coordinator of the game plan that Tommy Condell has laid out for him.

“I can’t deny that I spent five seasons there and loved the people, loved the fans, loved the city, I have a lot of friends in the team,” Shiltz said this week. “But I’m happy to be where I am now. I think it’s a good new start in my career.

Shiltz will rely in part on his college background to narrow the game, and his role in it, to specific problem-solving elements. He earned a double major in Accounting and Management Information Systems, from Butler University where he was the starting quarterback for much of his four years playing, but also moved to defensive back for his second season when it suited the needs of the team better.

He was also named the 2015 Pioneer Football League Athlete-Scholar of the Year and was on the conference’s all-academic first team on multiple occasions.

“I’ve always been proud of it, managing my affairs in the classroom as well as on the football pitch,” he says. “I think a lot of that translates to the football side. When you study for a math exam, you have to go through all the scenarios and problems that you might face and you can apply that to the sports world.

After graduating from the 2015 senior season, Shiltz had looks from the Chicago Bears and Indianapolis of the NFL, and the Ottawa Redblacks and Calgary Stampeders of the CFL, but no concrete offers, so in assuming his quarterback days were over, he began his career off the field, studying for his CPA (Certified Professional Accountant) exams and working in the auditing group of professional services giant Ernst & Young. But he planned to leave the company and do a full-year internship in football operations with the NFL Colts.

“Around Christmas, my mother (Karen Kabellis-Shiltz) said, ‘You never know how God is going to work in your life. You never know when a team will call you. And I was, like, ‘Yeah, whatever, that’s not how it works. You have to get a movie, you have to play.

But, shortly after, his agent called while Shiltz was in an audit meeting with a company client and said Kavis Reed, then the Alouettes’ general manager, was interested in signing him. He went to mini-camp in Florida, got an invite to 2017 training camp, and made the team. He completed his last two CPA exams after this season, but probably won’t put in the required practical work time because once his CFL career is over, he wants to stay in football in management or operations.

The Alouettes traded for veteran Travis Harris last October and Shiltz slipped down the depth chart. He was cut in February and general manager Danny Maciocia fired head coach Jones just four games this season.

Jones and Shiltz were still together in Montreal nine months ago, on November 29, the day after the Tiger-Cats lost to the Alouettes in the Eastern semi-finals at Tim Hortons Field. That morning, her 61-year-old mother, who had survived cancer, was killed in a car accident in Dallas while returning from dropping off one of Shiltz’s two brothers at the airport.

“We had our exit interviews on Monday, and that’s when I got the call in the locker room,” Shiltz says, his voice cracking. “I had a lot of friends on the team with me, and Khari was one of the first people to talk to me and support me. I still have a lot of love for Coach and the guys who were in the room to support me.

“My mother was my the biggest supporter both in football and in my religious life and she would send me pre-game thoughts and be the one I would vent or talk to. She would keep me grounded, keep me motivated. I know she loved me and my two brothers, we were her world.

“It’s definitely still very fresh. It was hard on Mother’s Day, on her birthday. I definitely play with her as inspiration. I know she wants to see me continue to pursue this.

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16 of the craziest dates you can do in Montreal https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/16-of-the-craziest-dates-you-can-do-in-montreal/ Thu, 18 Aug 2022 06:39:19 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/16-of-the-craziest-dates-you-can-do-in-montreal/ An interesting profile appears, you swipe right and you have a match. You exchange a few words and feel confident that there might be a spark, so you finally agree to meet in person. Now what’s the plan? A dinner and a movie? A home-cooked meal? A bike ride by the river? None of these […]]]>

An interesting profile appears, you swipe right and you have a match. You exchange a few words and feel confident that there might be a spark, so you finally agree to meet in person. Now what’s the plan?

A dinner and a movie? A home-cooked meal? A bike ride by the river? None of these things will impress your new flame.

Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of the craziest date ideas for you. By forcing yourself to be brave, you’ll definitely have a better time, and who knows, maybe it’ll eventually lead to something exciting?

Whether you’re looking to rekindle the fire of love with your sweetheart or impress your Tinder date, we’ve got you covered.

hang glider

If you’ve always wanted to try hang gliding, this is your sign. And what would make this experience even better is to bring a partner with you.

I mean, someone has to see you crush your fear, right?

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Escalation

Now, depending on whether you’ve done rock climbing before or not, you can make it more intense by climbing on real rocks. But while we know you know this, let’s remember that you shouldn’t venture out into the wild until you’ve been properly trained.

For you beginners always looking for an activity that will make your heart beat while keeping your clothes on, indoor climbing is for you!

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Skydiving

When you think of adrenaline-inducing entertainment, skydiving probably makes the list. What better way to awaken your senses than jumping out of a moving plane?

If you want to kill two birds with one stone, you can cross the activity off the to-do list, while still making the most of your date with your prospect or lover.

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Surfing

Now, you might think surfing only exists in beach movies and TV shows Down Under, but you’ll be surprised to know that you can actually ride the waves on the South Shore.

Oasis Surf at Dix30 on the South Shore has an indoor surf spot that will make you feel almost as awesome as catching waves in the ocean. Alright, it’s not Hawai’i, but at least you won’t be afraid to play in real life Jaws.

If you’re not afraid to get wet and you like physical exertion, give it a try!

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Learn to be a pilot

If you really want to impress your date, show them the world from above. Nothing melts someone’s heart faster than saying “want to fly with me?”.

This is your chance to fulfill your childhood dream of sitting in the captain’s seat. And yes, flying an airplane is something you can legitimately do. Let’s talk about sweeping your love off their feet!

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Go rafting on the St. Lawrence

Want to get wet on the absolute ride of your life? Well, you’re in luck, you can raft right here on the St. Lawrence. It’s so close that you can take a walk in the morning, have lunch, go rafting in the afternoon, and always be ready for dinner.

Talk about a date to remember!

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Take a chairlift at night

If nightlife is more your thing, Tonga Lumina might be for you. It’s a magical walk through an illuminated forest that will absolutely make your night.

And yes, it starts with a chairlift ride.

In the dark, up in the air, you’ll have an unobstructed view of the screens, plus plenty of time to smooch. Picture perfect, right?

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Bungee jumping

This one is a classic. The thought of jumping off a high cliff secured by nothing more than a string and a harness can scare you to no end, but if you love adrenaline then this is definitely on your bucket list.

Of course, experiencing something like this with someone special can only strengthen the bond. Either way, this date idea is sure to surprise your darling and keep him more interested than a walk in the park.

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pole dancing

If you dare to try something new and exciting, you can’t go wrong. Get in touch with your sensual side and dazzle your date with what your body can do.

Still, make no mistake, it’s definitely a workout. You might hurt, but your partner will love it. And you too !

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mud race

Mud races are super fun; it’s exhilarating to get dirty and not care in the least. You and your person can pretend to be a toddler and jump into a giant pile of mud just like you did before.

If you want to see someone’s smile, get dirty and run through the mud!

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ghost tour

Walking around the city at night and learning all about the spooky story is not only super interesting, but it can chill your back. It’s even more fun when you have someone to hold on to when you’re a little more scared than you’re proud to admit.

Just going out at night can give you goosebumps, but trust that you’ll feel good in the rain as long as you have your love with you.

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zero gravity yoga

Okay, when you hear the word “yoga” you probably don’t exactly think “exhilarating”, but soaring through the air in weightless yoga is definitely an experience out of this world.

It’s both a workout and super relaxing. An excuse to get closer to your date is reason enough to give it a shot. And who knows, you might find yourself a new favorite hobby, and one you can enjoy with someone else.

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Draw naked people

Life drawing can be quite therapeutic when you allow yourself to step into it.

If you have hidden artistic skills, or can’t even hold a pencil properly, then this is an unconventional date idea that just might make your day. Whether you go for the talent or the laughs, you’ll be sure to have a great time together.

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Archery

This one is definitely as cool as it looks. Find someone brave enough to try this with you, and you’re guaranteed to have an epic time.

In fact, you’ll be able to run around shooting people with a bow and arrow. Obviously, these aren’t real bows and arrows (no killing allowed), but they’ll definitely make you feel electrified.

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Go to a shooting range

You know what it’s like to shoot a gun? Chances are you won’t. But you could! If you’re bored with your usual date ideas, then try a shooting range…because why not?

A range officer can guide you and your partner through the stages under direct supervision, while ensuring everyone’s safety. You are definitely going to feel more inspired than you currently feel. And then, you can say that you know how to handle a firearm!

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This article has been updated since it was first published on April 16, 2018.

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Courteney Cox wraps up filming of Scream 6 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/courteney-cox-wraps-up-filming-of-scream-6/ Mon, 15 Aug 2022 23:08:00 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/courteney-cox-wraps-up-filming-of-scream-6/ franchise star Courtney Cox is back from Montreal after shooting his scenes for Cry 6the sixth installment of Scream film series. The actress revealed that she ended with a funny video posted on Instagram, but given that a certain masked killer makes an appearance, it looks like leaving the set didn’t put Gale out of […]]]>

franchise star Courtney Cox is back from Montreal after shooting his scenes for Cry 6the sixth installment of Scream film series. The actress revealed that she ended with a funny video posted on Instagram, but given that a certain masked killer makes an appearance, it looks like leaving the set didn’t put Gale out of harm’s way. You can check out the video below.

In the video, Cox says how happy she is to have her job on. Cry 6 over when she notices something on the security footage from her house cameras. Eerie music plays as Ghostface can be seen staring at camera after camera, horrifying the actress. The video cuts out before we can see what ultimately happens with Cox, and while amusing, the footage also serves as a teaser of Gale’s upcoming confrontation with a new Ghostface in Cry 6.

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While Gale will be back on stage in Cry 6, fans shouldn’t expect to see franchise favorite Sidney Prescott. Neve Campbell said she declined to reprise her role for the sixth film because she felt the financial offer did not reflect the value she brought to the franchise. There’s always a chance fans could see Sidney again in Cry 7if this sequel were to come to fruition, but it looks like Sidney won’t be joining Gale in part six.

“I didn’t feel like what I was being offered matched the value that I bring to this franchise, and have brought to this franchise, for 25 years, and as a woman in this business. , I think it’s really important for us to be valued and fight to be valued,” Campell said recently. People. “Honestly, I don’t believe that if I was a man and had done five installments of a hugely successful franchise over 25 years, that the number I was offered would be the number that would be offered to a man. And in my soul, I just couldn’t do that. I couldn’t walk on set feeling that – feeling undervalued and feeling the injustice, or lack of fairness, around that.

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Courteney Cox is happy with the script of Scream 6

Either way, Courteney Cox will be making history next time around, and while it’s good for longtime fans to see her again, it could spell bad news for Gale. If she’s in the movie, that obviously means she’s a potential victim of Ghostface, because maybe her luck will eventually run out after five previous movies. What we do know is that Cox was happy to return because she was happy with the script.

“I don’t know about the contracts and where things are, but I’ll tell you in the script – it’s a really good one,” Cox said. entertainment tonight, although she was unable to disclose any spoilers. “Actually, you have to be killed if you talk about it, so I won’t say anything.”

Cry 6 will be released in theaters on March 31, 2023.

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New movies to watch in August https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/new-movies-to-watch-in-august/ Sat, 13 Aug 2022 19:52:00 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/new-movies-to-watch-in-august/ It’s an action-packed month on the big screen with a handful of big-name new thrillers to watch in August. The first is High-speed train (August 5), which has already been marketed within an inch of its life. Brad Pitt and company are a group of assassins trapped on a bullet train in Kyoto. Beast (new […]]]>

It’s an action-packed month on the big screen with a handful of big-name new thrillers to watch in August. The first is High-speed train (August 5), which has already been marketed within an inch of its life. Brad Pitt and company are a group of assassins trapped on a bullet train in Kyoto.

Beast (new movies to see in August)

If trains aren’t your thing, check out The beast (August 19), which pits Idris Elba against a bloodthirsty lion. In Breakup (August 26), John Boyega plays a desperate ex-marine who holds the occupants of a bank hostage. At the end of the month, Sylvester Stallone is also back with Samaritan (August 26) about a former vigilante who comes out of retirement to save the city one last time.

Easter Sunday (new films to see in August)
Easter Sunday (new films to see in August)

If action isn’t your thing, maybe you’re up for a laugh? Jo Koy stars in Easter Sunday (August 5), a comedic love letter to the comedian’s family and the Filipino community. Released the same day I love my father (August 5) stars Patton Oswalt as a hopelessly estranged father who fishes out his son in an effort to reconnect.

One of our most anticipated films of the year, that of Claire Denis Both sides of the blade, hits theaters on August 5. In this romantic thriller, Denis’ frequent collaborator Juliette Binoche is torn between two lovers, played by fellow Denis regulars Vincent Lindon and Grégoire Colin. Denis, who directed some of the best films of all time (including Good work, The Bastards and Friday night), is always worth watching on the big screen. (Read my full review here.)

If you’re looking for something the whole family can enjoy, the action-adventure Secret headquarters (August 5) is about a group of children discovering the headquarters of the world’s most powerful superhero (Owen Wilson) under his house. In other kid-friendly entertainment, time landscape (August 19) is about two kids who accidentally travel back in time to the Age of Dinosaurs and must find a way to fix their ship and get home.

Barbarian (new films to see in August)
Barbarian (new films to see in August)

On the horror front, there are plenty of options too. A24 comes out with Bodies, bodies, bodies (August 12), a Gen-Z murder mystery satire about youthful follies and obsessions. It has a killer cast with Amandla Stenberg (The hunger Games), Maria Bakalova (Borate 2), Rachel Sennot (Baby Shiva), Lee Pace and Pete Davidson. (Read full Cult MTL review here.) In The invitation (August 26), Evie is invited by an unknown cousin to a lavish wedding in the English countryside, only to find she must fight to survive. Based on very contemporary fears, Barbaric (August 31), a woman shows up at an Airbnb late at night to find it’s been double-booked and a strange man is already staying there.

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That Kind of Summer (new movies to see in August)

For lovers of art and essays, Denis Côté’s latest creation, This kind of summer (August 19), hits theaters mid-month. Sure to be divisive, this film follows the treatment of three women suffering from sex addiction. It’s emotionally raw and sexually graphic cinema, so get ready to test your limits.

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Apocalypse Now: Final Cut (new movies to see in August)

And finally, one of the greatest films of all time returns to select Montreal theaters starting August 12. Apocalypse Now: Final Cut takes elements from the original theatrical release and Redux, combining them for a new release. If you’re a Coppola fan, this is a must-watch on the big screen. (Read my op-ed on Apocalypse Now here.) ■

This article originally appeared in the August 2022 issue of Cult MTL.

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Underrated movies with Brad Pitt https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/underrated-movies-with-brad-pitt/ Fri, 12 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/underrated-movies-with-brad-pitt/ Since 1987 No Exit to 2022 High-speed train, Brad Pitt’s decades-long career has catapulted the star to the heights of Hollywood fame, giving him the opportunity to work with many of the film industry’s greatest writers, directors and cinematographers. RELATED: Stephen King’s Underrated Adaptations That said, Brad Pitt’s projects haven’t received the same accolades, and […]]]>

Since 1987 No Exit to 2022 High-speed train, Brad Pitt’s decades-long career has catapulted the star to the heights of Hollywood fame, giving him the opportunity to work with many of the film industry’s greatest writers, directors and cinematographers.



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That said, Brad Pitt’s projects haven’t received the same accolades, and for every brilliant film that’s deservedly received critical praise and commercial success, Pitt has an underrated film that didn’t get the respect he deserves. In some of these films, it’s the strength of the directing or the writing that elevates them, and in others, it’s Pitt’s own performance. Here are some of Brad Pitt’s most underrated movies.

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seven Meet Joe Black

1988 Meet Joe Black brings together Brad Pitt and the legendary talent of Anthony Hopkins. Hopkins plays an aging businessman who, on the eve of his 65th birthday, is informed by none other than Death himself (Pitt) that his time on earth is coming to an end.

Meet Joe Black certainly has its flaws, but it’s a beautiful film that is – most importantly – backed up by the phenomenal acting of its two protagonists. Hopkins and Pitt play each other to perfection, and watching Pitt’s character’s cold confidence play with suddenly shaken Hopkins is a great viewing experience, regardless of the film’s three-hour runtime and other missteps.

6 Kalifornia

Kalifornia is a road movie directed by Dominic Sena and starring Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, David Duchovny and Michelle Forbes. This is the story of a journalist and his girlfriend who travel across the United States as part of their research on serial killers, only to find themselves catapulted into their own research when they encounter the psychopath Early (Pitt) and his girlfriend.

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Although it won awards at the Montreal World Film Festival, Kalifornia fell apart at the box office, fading into obscurity as quickly as it appeared. Although it is by no means a perfect film, Kalifornia is as stunning as it is uncomfortable, and Pitt’s performance is at the center of it all. While the other main cast also put in strong performances, it’s their chemistry with Pitt that makes this thriller shine.

5 Fury

There are a multitude of films about virtually every historically documented war. That moviegoers prefer to see the grit and grime of the trenches, the “what ifs?” from sci-fi, macro-strategizing and politicking between heads of state, or modern fireteam tactics, there’s a great war movie that fulfills that desire.

Movies featuring planes, ships, and tanks tend to get a lot of attention, as aficionados of these vehicles always want more, and the WWII tank movie Fury is one of the many to answer this call. Fury doesn’t cover the big themes that war movies often deal with, but it provides a ton of satisfying tank combat, and the trials and tribulations of Pitt and his allies in the European theater should receive more praise than they have.

4 Ocean’s Thirteen

The oceans franchise, starting with Ocean’s Eleven, has always been about its ensemble cast. Yes, it’s also extremely convoluted, multi-stage makeshift heists by master thieves, but the storylines are still just the backdrop for the real treat: watch a dozen of the industry’s most talented actors and actresses compete against each other.

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However Ocean’s Twelve was widely seen as a faux pas for the franchise thanks to its absurd plot, and Ocean’s Thirteen never returned to commercial or critical heights of Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Thirteen is still a terrific heist movie and a phenomenal scene to showcase Brad Pitt’s ability to act alongside some of the best in the business.

3 Mr and Mrs Smith

There are movies that tackle the more emotionally challenging and intellectually challenging aspects of life: movies that ask the big questions and, if exceptionally brave, even try to answer them. Then there are films that can be summed up by the phrase “pretty explosion go boom”.

Mr and Mrs Smith is shameless in this latter camp, an action-comedy about a married couple (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie) consisting of two hitmen, each unaware of their partner’s work and doing their best to hide the truth about their own murderous occupation. It’s light, fun, and features the dazzling chemistry of Pitt and Jolie, which is more than enough to recommend.

2 Killing them softly

What do Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini and Ray Liotta have in common? Killing them softly, a dark comedy and thriller about a poorly designed robbery and the mob hitmen who are sent to clean up the mess afterwards.

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Brad Pitt may be the movie’s star and lead actor, but the greatness of Killing them softly stands on so much more than his acting chops alone. Great writing, directing, and themes make this Andrew Dominik picture one of Pitt’s best unsung films. In other words, people don’t talk about Killing them softly often enough for the quality of a film.

1 Interview with the Vampire

Anne Rice is one of the most influential and prolific voices in vampire fiction and goth culture, and the 1994s Interview with the Vampire (based on Rice’s novel of the same name) is a testament to his emotional insight and literary talent. A film that is at once lush, frightening and hesitant, Interview deviates from the original text while still managing to capture much of what made it great.

Interview with the Vampire is many things: a dark romance, a cautionary tale, and a supernatural plot to be just a few. While the film doesn’t capture all of the book’s thematic nuances or complement every character as it should, it’s still one of the best goth movies out there, and a lot of that lies in Brad Pitt’s performance as Louis of Pointe du Lac under the direction of Neil Jordan. Although audiences enjoyed it, the reviews were much harsher and it remains a point of contention for many Pitt fans.

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Santigold Shares New Single “Shake” Ahead Of Spirituals Album https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/santigold-shares-new-single-shake-ahead-of-spirituals-album/ Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:56:00 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/santigold-shares-new-single-shake-ahead-of-spirituals-album/ Santigold in “Shake”Image: Frank Ockenfels Santigold has shared the fourth single from his upcoming studio album, titled “Shake.” The SBTRKT-produced song follows previously released singles “High Priestess”, “Ain’t Ready” and “Nothing”, all of which will appear on her new studio album, Spirituals. In a statement on the new song, Santigold shares: “’Shake’ is one of […]]]>

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Santigold in “Shake”
Image: Frank Ockenfels

Santigold has shared the fourth single from his upcoming studio album, titled “Shake.” The SBTRKT-produced song follows previously released singles “High Priestess”, “Ain’t Ready” and “Nothing”, all of which will appear on her new studio album, Spirituals.

In a statement on the new song, Santigold shares:

“’Shake’ is one of those songs that just floated around me to be picked up. What I mean is there are songs that basically write themselves, and all you have to do as an artist is be open enough to reach out and pull it back and say thank you. When that happens, I’m always very grateful because it’s like the universe just gave me a gem. I sit down to write and as soon as I open my mouth, the song pours out. In this case, SBTRKT had sent me several tracks he was working on, and this one stood out because it sounded so different from anything I had ever heard from him, and also so different from anything I had done before. I literally stood in front of the mic, opened my mouth and said “ooh – hoo, shake, shake, shake!”, and all the rest of the melody flowed out from there. And then when I sat down to finish the lyrics, they came just as fast.

I can’t say this song is about one thing, as much as it is about a feeling. It’s about flow, about riding the ebb and flow of life, it’s about rolling with it, moving through it, letting it all move through you. And it’s about the feeling in that moment when you feel life flowing through you, the rapture of it all. It’s about our resilience as human beings and our ability to keep picking ourselves up from adversity and moving forward.

The music video, directed by Frank Ockenfels, is inspired by “images of civil rights protesters being pounded with high-pressure hosepipes, ignited by authorities, during their peaceful protests.” Santigold writes, “The strength and courage it took for many teenagers and young adults to endure what they have done and carry on is monumental. This video is a tribute to them, in which I try to thrive singing this song while enduring the pain of a high pressure water hose.

Santigold – Shake (Official Video)

Spirituals is slated for a September 9 release via Santigold’s Little Jerk Records. Following the release of Spirituals, Santigold will embark on a US tour.

Santigold The Holified Tour Appointment

9/10—Atlanta, Georgia—Buckhead Theater

10/11—Silver Spring, MD—The Fillmore

10/13—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania—Franklin Music Room

10/16—Boston, Massachusetts—House of Blues

10/17—Brooklyn, NY—Great hall at the Avant Gardner

10/19—Montreal, QC—Melus

10/21—Toronto, Ontario—The Danforth Music Hall

10/24—Chicago, Illinois—Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom

10/25—St. Paul, MN—Myth Live

11/3—Los Angeles, CA-The Wiltern

11/5—San Francisco, California—The Masonic

7/11—Portland, OR—crystal ballroom

11/8—Seattle, WA-Showcase Sodo

11/10—Salt Lake City, UT—The complex

11/11—Denver, Colorado—Fillmore Auditorium

11/13—Albuquerque, New Mexico—theater of the sun

11/14—Temple, AZ—marquee theater

11/16—Las Vegas, Nevada—House of Blues

11/17—San Diego, California—Soma

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Canadians suspect decision to cancel Montreal Pride Parade at last minute https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/canadians-suspect-decision-to-cancel-montreal-pride-parade-at-last-minute/ Mon, 08 Aug 2022 15:47:11 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/canadians-suspect-decision-to-cancel-montreal-pride-parade-at-last-minute/ Many people who had planned to attend the Montreal Pride Parade are wondering why it was canceled hours before it started. Organizers say they made the decision to cancel the event due to a lack of security personnel along the parade route. They clarified that they were short of 80 volunteers, which led to the […]]]>

Many people who had planned to attend the Montreal Pride Parade are wondering why it was canceled hours before it started.

Organizers say they made the decision to cancel the event due to a lack of security personnel along the parade route. They clarified that they were short of 80 volunteers, which led to the cancellation. Organizers initially said the decision was made with the police, although they later reversed that statement, saying it was solely on the organisers. Other Pride-related events and festivities, including a headlining performance by Brazilian drag queen Pabllo Vittar, went ahead as planned.

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante said at a press conference on Sunday that she was surprised by the news of the cancellation, and had she and her staff been made aware they would have been working to help resolve it. the problem.

“My frustration this morning is realizing that it looks like decisions were made, but we were never informed, and that’s disappointing,” she said.

Online, some speculated and wondered if there were other reasons to cancel the Pride main event hours before it was due to happen.

Despite the lack of a Pride Parade, many townspeople still took to the streets to be seen and heard. A last-minute sit-in was also held in a town square to protest the cancellation.

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Scream 6: 6 Quick Things We Know About The Horror Movie https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/scream-6-6-quick-things-we-know-about-the-horror-movie/ Sun, 07 Aug 2022 00:04:06 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/scream-6-6-quick-things-we-know-about-the-horror-movie/ When it comes to some of the most iconic horror movie villains, I have many that regularly come to mind, whether it’s the infamous Michael Myers of the Halloween seriesor maybe even Freddy Krueger from Nightmare on Elm Street. However, since the late 90s and now into the 2020s, we have a new horror icon […]]]>

When it comes to some of the most iconic horror movie villains, I have many that regularly come to mind, whether it’s the infamous Michael Myers of the Halloween seriesor maybe even Freddy Krueger from Nightmare on Elm Street. However, since the late 90s and now into the 2020s, we have a new horror icon that has really taken over, and that’s Ghostface from the legendary film series, Scream.

When it comes to Scream, there have already been five films for horror fans, all delivering a good time, with the most recent releasing in January 2022 featuring both series veterans and newcomers alike. However, Cry 6 is just around the corner, and I’m sure if you’re a horror fan like me, you’re already counting the days. Here are six quick things we know about the upcoming sequel.

Ghostface in Scream

(Image credit: Paramount Pictures)

Scream 6 is set to release on March 31, 2023.

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Free Electronic Music Shows Are Coming to Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles This Month https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/free-electronic-music-shows-are-coming-to-montreals-quartier-des-spectacles-this-month/ Wed, 03 Aug 2022 16:36:51 +0000 https://wpfgmontreal2017.com/free-electronic-music-shows-are-coming-to-montreals-quartier-des-spectacles-this-month/ After two years of adapted programming, MUTEKThe International Festival of Electronic Music and Visual Arts is back in town August 23-28, and you can catch a glimpse of it for free. Now with editions in five cities in the worldMUTEK promises 80 artistic performances with more than 100 artists from 21 countries at its flagship […]]]>

After two years of adapted programming, MUTEKThe International Festival of Electronic Music and Visual Arts is back in town August 23-28, and you can catch a glimpse of it for free.

Now with editions in five cities in the worldMUTEK promises 80 artistic performances with more than 100 artists from 21 countries at its flagship event in Montreal this year. Performances to understand that of the festival A/Visions (“large-scale audiovisual creations that merge images, sounds and technologies”) and “nocturnes” (series “dedicated to the more rhythmic and exciting forms of expression of electronic music” which “presents an original and immersive scenography”).

You have to pay to attend most shows. But fortunately, MUTEK is setting up a free outdoor stage for the first time at the Esplanade Tranquille in the Quartier des Spectacles. So you can get a little dose of AV magic without spending a dollar.

Every night from 5 p.m. — except August 23 when the free show starts at 6:30 p.m. — you can expect plenty of DJ sets from artists including Ramzilla, Vanyfox, Edna King and Cosmic JD.

This will be the last international summer festival at the Quartier des Spectacles in 2022.

MUTEK will donate 1% of the sales of each passport, pass and ticket to Planetair reforestation project. Students and groups benefit from reductions.

Plus, if you can’t afford to celebrate MUTEK at the Quartier des Spectacles, you can do it at Parc Jean-Drapeau! The festival takes off Piknic Electronik on August 28, and tickets are only $20.

MUTEKMontreal

When: August 23-28

Where: Quartier des Spectacles.

Cost: Free DJ sets every night

  • $254 for a passport
  • $180 for a weekend pass ($90 lite version)
  • $65 for a Friday pass
  • $70 for a Saturday pass
  • $40 for a Nocturne or an A/Visions Experience
  • $35 for Play 3 or the special event
  • $30 for Play 1 or Play 2

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