From the moment Transformers cleaned up at the box office in 2007, it was obvious that a sequel would be coming down the pipeline at full steam ahead. And while Revenge of the Fallen succeeds by the yardstick of “bigger, louder, and busier than its predecessor,” it never transcends this fundamental predictability.
Month: June 2009
Central library location announced
City councillors and staff have officially announced the proposed site of Ottawa’s new central library, a $200-million project planned for the Centretown block bounded by Albert, Bay, Slater and Lyon streets.
Film Review: Up
Curmudgeonly widower Carl Frederickson lives alone in his house, surrounded by rising skyscrapers whose developers want him to move. His only company is a picture of his late wife, Ellie, and their adventure scrapbook, the last reminder of Carl’s promise to Ellie that they would move to Paradise Falls in South America in honour of their shared childhood hero, explorer Charles Muntz.
Summit looks to improve biking in the city
More than 150 people offered ideas to improve cycling in Ottawa, from introducing bike licences to simply having more bike lanes, at a summit in St. Giles Presbyterian Church in the Glebe.