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Top Gear

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Not many series can stand the test of time like Top Gear has. This British series has remained at the top of its game for 21 seasons and shows no signs of slowing down. It is the most popular car show in the world.

Join the highly knowledgeable and thoroughly engaging hosts Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May as they explore 'everything car' and I do mean everything. Smart, fast paced, and often just hilarious, this BBC series has it all. They are joined by a steady stream of A-listers who drop by to try their luck on the test course and talk about their favorite cars.

Among some of their better stunts: contraptions they make themselves like a limo so long it requires a rope and pulley to get to the back end; their own versions of "Bond" cars with rocket launchers and flame throwers; being the only people to successfully drive to the magnetic North Pole.

You'll learn things you never thought you needed to know about cars, you'll gasp at some of the prices, and you'll laugh often at the absurdity of their stunts. What's not to like?

Doc Martin Season 6

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The surprisingly lovable misanthrope Doc Martin is back for Season 6 in this very popular Britcom of the same name. If you are not yet acquainted with the surly London surgeon forced to relocate to a Cornish fishing village give the early seasons a look, but do watch them in order.

If you are already a fan check out and see who could possibly be left for him to offend this time round. Like the jacket says it is sweet, stirring and completely addictive. It is also hilarious.

Enjoy a Free Movieā€”On Us!

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THAT'S IT FOLKS. ALL 25 OF THE DOUBLE PASSES ARE GONE

CHECK IN REGULARLY AT MOVIE MANIACS-PASSES COME UP OFTEN AND WITHOUT NOTICE

Posted 2:20 PM THURSDAY 20th.

FIVE MORE PASSES AVAILABLE. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK AND USE THE NEW CODE

CLG_NOCLUE

When these are gone that's it folks!

Movie Maniacs and eONE Films have teamed up to bring you advanced screening passes to NO CLUE starring Brent Butt of Corner Gas fame.

"When a beautiful and mysterious woman bursts into Leo's Vancouver office and begs for his help in finding her missing brother, it's just another day in the life of a hard-boiled detective. The problem is, Leo's not a detective -- hard-boiled or otherwise. He sells novelty advertising across the hall from the detective, and the woman just opened his door by mistake. "

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1kM4-HeKvM

The showing is Monday February 24th at Chinook Theatres. Sign in here to get your free double passes and use the code CPLNOCLUE. Managed to negotiate some extra passes so you can also use the code CPLNOCLUE2. Tickets are fully transferable so it you request them and can't use them, please pass them on. The trailer looks very funny and actor/writer/comedian Brent Butt will be in attendance after the filming for a Q&A.

And if you see it drop me a ilne through comments and tell me what you think.

Crowfoot Monthly Film Night

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On Thursday February 20th Crowfoot will be hosting its usual Film Night at 6:30. And what a movie we have lined up for you! We are showcasing Captain Phillips, starring everybody's favorite guy next door, Tom Hanks. Worthy of all six of its Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Achievement in Film Editing, Best Achievement in Sound Editing, Best Achievement in Sound Mixing and Best Writing, Adapted ScreenPlay .

Rated PG-13 for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use. If you are trying to see all the Oscar nominated Best Pictures ahead of the Oscars on March 2nd, here's a great way to catch one.

Behind the Scenes Fashion

by Melanie - 0 Comment(s)

Since you liked Diana Vreeland so much, here are some more fashion documentaries to inspire:

Lagerfeld Confidential

Controversial? Yes, but I still have to give credit to the man who invented a perfume that smells like books. Also who can rework the same core inspiration pieces and make something new every season? Karl can. Watch him in action.

Valentino, The Last Emperor

Follow Valentino Garavani, one of the last of the big 20th century couturier's, in this DVD which covers a season about 10 year ago and compare it to today.

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorfs

Founded in 1899, Bergdorf Goodman is one of Fifth Avenue New York's famed fashion hawkers. Enjoy this documentary glimpse at its comings and goings, including the window displays.

L'Amour Fou

Yves St. Laurent's elegant, streamlined work has enjoyed a resurgence lately. Witness sheer blouses, and tuxedo dressing for women. The DVD is in French, but this is un pays bilingue, n'est pas? If your crazy love for fashion requires, English subtitles are available.

You will also enjoy The September Issue, and Bill Cunningham New York, reviewed earlier.