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Jonnie’s March Around the World 2022 edition

13 films

Part of Lise's annual 30 Countries Challenge

Even though we failed pitifully for the 9th year in a row, my…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

Jonnie's musings on 2001: A Space Odyssey

1 film

The Monolith is Good - my favourite and my truest interpretation.

The Monilith is Evil - an alternate interpretation


  • The Trouble with Angels
  • Holiday Inn
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Gremlins
  • Scrooge

Jonnie's Christmas Rhymes

8 films

My yearly yuletide butchering of grammar, language, metre, and verse

Love Actually Christmas 2021

COVID cancelled the 2020 edition


  • All My Puny Sorrows
  • Compartment No. 6
  • The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
  • Arthur Rambo
  • Maria Chapdelaine

Sudbury 2021

9 films

  • Official Competition
  • The Girl and the Spider
  • The Power of the Dog
  • Petite Maman
  • Scarborough

Jonnie's TIFF 2021 ... still V TIFF ... Ranked

25 films

Another TIFF another list.

Notes are just rough notes to later turn into reviews. Warning .. they most or all…

  • Du som er i himlen
  • Petite Maman
  • Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash
  • Huda's Salon
  • Aloners
  • The Travelling Players
  • Metropolis
  • Turtles Can Fly
  • About Elly
  • Dead Pigs

Jonnie's March Around the World 2021 edition

13 films

Another great March due to my sweetie's hard work. Not a single dud in here, all wonderful international cinema at…

  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • One from the Heart
  • Ed Wood
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Fahrenheit 451

Most innovative or iconic opening or closing credits

145 films

Let's give some credit to the unsung artisans responsible for setting the mood at the beginning of a film, or…

  • Nine Days
  • Black Bear
  • Bone Cage
  • Games People Play
  • Reservoir

Jonnie's Cinefest Sudbury 2020 ranked

7 films

This is our first Cinefest Sudbury, abet a virtual one. While we had a couple of clunkers amongst my sweetie's…

  • Nomadland
  • The Father
  • Shadow in the Cloud
  • Quo vadis, Aida?
  • One Night in Miami...
  • The Graduate
  • All That Jazz
  • Guys and Dolls
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Jesus Christ Superstar

Jonnie's COVID-19 rewatches

21 films

In March, Lise was busy with the extreme uptake of 30 Countries, and managing the updating of the spreadsheet. It…

  • La Belle Époque
  • Bacurau
  • A Hidden Life
  • And the Birds Rained Down
  • The Vast of Night

Jonnie's TIFF 2019 Ranked

17 films

This year my sweetie Lise decided that she was REALLY going to just take chances on new directors and small…