Guys, we made it! Last year, we got approached by Bret MacDonald, director of The Game Warden film, asking us if we'd be interested in being featured in his movie. He had a small speaking role for two people, a couple to be more specific. Guess what? We agreed to it, obviously.
So Mat and myself spent an entire afternoon on set of an indie feature film. It was a very laid back atmosphere in a cool looking Hillbilly bar called Wheel Club. The space is so unique. It literally oozes country music.
I was nervous, Mat was super natural. None of us has seen the end result yet, so I can't really tell you how well we did. You're going to have to judge for yourself.
About the movie - "THE GAME WARDEN is a surreal comedy-drama feature length film about the life of Dan, a Game Warden who suffers from severe anxiety and grief after a bear attack claims the life of his son. Through Autumn, Winter and Spring his journey into insanity runs parallel with the life cycles of his foe, the black bear, only to culminate in Spring as an awakening from hibernation. Filmed in rural Québec, The Game Warden’s visual solitude and talented cast embody the emotions that imprison the soul as one experiences great loss and gripping madness." (Source)
The big premiere is on March 31 at Le Theatre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame Ouest. You can totally pass by and watch us embarrass ourselves. Find more info here.
We'll be signing autographs and preparing our Oscar speeches after the viewing.
For countless years, well-known spirits brand, Bombay Sapphire, has taken even the pickiest gin lovers on a delightful taste and sensory journey.
Recently, they set their sights on creating a diverse range of premium gins, the newest addition to which is Bombay Bramble — an eye-catching, crimson-coloured gin created with 100% natural fruit flavours.
Rather than using artificial flavours, colours and added sugar after distillation, Bombay Bramble is instead made with freshly harvested blackberries and raspberries for a rich fruit infusion and a bold new gin.
A versatile, ruby-hued gin with fruity summer flavours obviously sounds delicious, but does it live up to the hype? I decided to try Bombay Bramble for myself and share my thoughts.
First up, it's good to know that a 750 ml bottle of Bombay Bramble is widely available around Montreal. You can get it at the SAQ for $29.95, and it has an alcohol level of 43%.
I decided to try it by itself over ice first so that I could taste all of its subtle flavours. After my first sip, I noticed how dry Bombay Bramble is compared to the overly sweet (in my opinion) flavoured gins I'm used to. So on that front, I was pleasantly surprised.
As for its aroma, Bombay Bramble smells quite strongly of blackberries and raspberries, with subtle notes of juniper berry, coriander and a hint of lemon zest. The natural botanicals are expertly captured, giving this well-balanced gin a fresh, crisp taste.
Political leaders in Quebec have spoken out about the shooting in Montreal on Monday, August 2. Three people were killed and two others were injured.
Premier François Legault and Minister of Public Security and Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbault both referred to the incident as "worrying," while Mayor Valérie Plante added that "gun violence must stop."
Une enquête est en cours sur les événements d'hier à Rivière-des-Prairies. Que des fusillades surviennent chez nous… https://t.co/0DXKVMsA7B
In a tweet on Tuesday morning, Premier François Legault reacted to the shooting. He wrote, "an investigation is underway into yesterday's events in Rivière-des-Prairies. It is disturbing and worrying that shootings are happening in our area. My condolences to the relatives of the victims. We are going to protect Montrealers and Quebecers."
Geneviève Guilbault also added to the conversation in a tweet that said, "we offer our condolences to the loved ones of the victims of the shooting in Montreal yesterday. Recent events are worrying. We have invested significant sums in the fight against violence and our teams of @secpubliqueqc continue to work with our partners."
The mayor of Montreal, Valérie Plante, spoke out about the matter. She tweeted, "like the people of Montreal, I am shocked by yesterday's shooting in RDP. Gun violence must stop. The safety of Montrealers is an unconditional priority. Our team is fully mobilized and works with the @SPVM to find the culprits."
The investigation remains ongoing.
This article's cover photo was used for illustrative purposes only.