Dave Blottner

Popcorn Wisdom columnist Dave Blottner has lived with his wife and two children in Whitehorse for over 10 years, he is an avid movie connoisseur. Dave has also been an active part of Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous. Today you can find him fully dedicated to the Yukon Foodbank.

Outbreak

As we wade deeper and deeper into the Pandemic, it’s time to search a little deeper into a movie that might hit a shade closer to home.

Onward: A Review

Good news my quarantined friends, I know some of us were getting a little worried that we might find the end screen of our screening services. Well, it appears at least a few of the big ones have heard those concerns and are starting to move theatrical releases to digital media. Today let’s take a …

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Togo

On a cold day, cuddled up under blankets, this is the perfect escapism to enjoy with some loved ones.

Netflix and Christmas

Well folks, with the holidays fast descending upon us and many lamenting the lack of a decent theatre in the Yukon, I know what you’re all thinking—how am I going to get my movie fix? Don’t worry, with all the streaming services that exist today, one need never leave home to get their share of …

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Strength and Style Competition during the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous

Strength and style

Hairy legs, bushy beards, interesting and colourful tattoos—that’s just some of what you can expect to see at this year’s Strength and Style Competition during the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous. 

Sourdough Sams

Get to know your sourdoughs

Every year we hear about these Sourdough Sams, this “Call for the Cup,” and that the search for the “primo Yukon male” is on again, but what does any of that really mean?

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is a 134-minute chronicle of the formative years of Queen, and a loosely based bio on the late Freddie Mercury. It is directed by Brian Singer and stars Ramie Malek, Lucy Boynton and Gwilym Lee. First Thoughts … It’s all the greatest hits of Queen … how can you not love this. The …

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Rendezvous Ultimate Lip Sync Battle

Get your lips ready!

What is one to expect when one decides to go to a 2018 Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous event in November?The Ultimate Lip Sync Battle!

It’s so bad, it’s good

In honour of James Franco’s upcoming film release of The Disaster Artist, I figured I had to take a look back at where this film actually started, and that meant watching The Room (2003). The Disaster Artist is a dramatization of The Room. The Room is written, directed, produced and stars Tommy Wiseau and is …

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The Hitman’s Bodyguard is a buddy cop action movie written by Tom O’Connor and directed by Patrick Hughes (the same inspired genius who brought us Expendables 3 and The Making of Expendables 3.) The 118 minute flick hosts a star studded cast, including Gary Oldman, Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek. First Thoughts: …

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