Newspaper ads & the Timmins Cinema Six

Editor’s note: We take a break from our usual diet of Hogtown Hard-tops and head north to Timmins, Ontario. Growing up in Northern Ontario, where there wasn’t much to do, I would often rush home after school on a Thursday, grab the Timmins Daily Press and see what films were premiering the next day at the Victory, a Famous Players house built in the 1940s. Once a vibrant city with several large movie theatres, the…

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Remembering the Summer of ’89

by Eric Veillette This evening, the Bat Signal will illuminate the Annex area of uptown Toronto, but don’t expect to see the Caped Crusader skyjacking out of First Canadian Place with some white-collar criminal. Instead, you’ll find him on the screen at the Bloor Cinema for a 35mm presentation of Tim Burton’s Batman. I haven’t seen it on a big screen since the Harbourfront Centre did an outdoor series of Burton’s films during the summer…

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