I met G for lunch
today at Yonge/Davisville and afterwards we visited the future of dvd/video
rental stores: Cinematic. I have seen the future of dvd/video stores and it is
not Blockbuster or Rogers, nor downloading flicks online (though that is surely a close second).
immediately find and cut up your exiting dvd store rental card and go visit. On
Yonge, just north of Davisville on the west
- book your dvd on
- walk to the
- swipe your preloaded Cinematic card (we put $20 on
ours) at the vending machine-like
- retrieve your
- go home and watch
cheaper than anywhere) $3.49 (for 24
stores in Montreal at the moment and aggressive plans to have near 30 stores in
Toronto within a
year. Open 24/7 every day of the year.
Friday’s anticipation: I am now 4 days away from seeing the
stage production of Lord of the Rings at the Princess of Wales. For those of you
outside Canada, the World Premier of this new production is here. It had its
official opening gala about 10 days ago. Mixed reviews
… finally, before I head off to the Hummingbird
Centre tonight these two movies which I hope to see next week:
Stars the cute , Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and won kudos at Sundance. To boot, it has some funky Twin Peaks-ish music.
2) Three Times
Hou Hsiao Hsien’s brilliant film showed at the Toronto International Film Festival last September, and was screening at Cinematheque Ontario but I had rehearsal that night.