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Whistler Film Festival reveals this year's films

Whistler Film Festival reveals this year's films

Mary Queen of Scots to open the festival's 18th edition on Nov. 28
Heavy Hitting Horrorfest crowns winners

Heavy Hitting Horrorfest crowns winners

There's not a lot happening at the theatres this week, so let's give some space to the local scene. Conrad Schapansky and Brad Chornoby just won the Heavy Hitting HorrorFest with a sneaky little masterpiece called Uncle Daddy .
Dog save the Queen

Dog save the Queen

Here comes the snow, and as such, the big news this week is that tickets for the Hoji movie go on sale Nov. 1 and they are gonna sell like mini-donuts at the Weed Olympics.
Up in smoke

Up in smoke

Smoking weed and watching movies goes together like popcorn and butter (when you're high watching a movie), so it's worth recognizing that as of Wednesday morning, recreational marijuana is officially legal in Canada.
Spend your 'Sober October' with Quincy, Ray, Neil and Drew

Spend your 'Sober October' with Quincy, Ray, Neil and Drew

Happy "Sober October." Are you doing this? A lot of people do. It means we don't drink or party for (most) of October in an attempt to fool ourselves into thinking that we're not alcoholics save money.
Joan Jett slays

Joan Jett slays

"It's like if there are people who are sent to this Earth just to show us all what Rock 'n' Roll is, Joan Jett is definitely one of those people." - Billie Jo Armstrong, Green Day.
Unleashing 'Cage rage' in Mandy

Unleashing 'Cage rage' in Mandy

Life is good up here in the mountains, but it can always be better.
Anniversaries and politics

Anniversaries and politics

Here's a crazy number. This column has appeared in the Pique for 783 weeks in a row (that's 15 years, for you math wizards out there.
To catch a Predator

To catch a Predator

"T here's no stopping what can't be stopped, no killing what can't be killed..." T here's a new Predator flick dropping this week.
Nuns and digital breadcrumbs

Nuns and digital breadcrumbs

One of the greatest ironies of the digital era is how we invented the internet to better connect humanity, but the reality is that the age of social media is actually isolating us more than ever before.