Monthly Archives: November 2015

Black Dog Video Newsletter November 23rd to 29th “Best Documentaries Ever Edition!”

  We here at Black Dog Laboratories love documentaries. We also love lists. So we’ve gone ahead and made a list of, what we think are, the best documentaries ever made. Read more… On another note, there’s been a slight … Continue reading

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Black Dog’s Top 100+ Documentaries You Should Watch Before The World Ends.

We here at Black Dog Laboratories love documentaries. We also love lists. So we’ve gone ahead and made a list of, what we think are, the best documentaries ever made. If you think of most Hollywood fare as a sort … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter November 17th to 23rd “Soggy Dog Edition!”

Ah, November in Vancouver! Is there anything else like it? The relentless icy rain unapologetically pelts your huddled frame, the cold seeps into your bones haunting your shivering soul, the steel grey sky dulls your senses taking away your will … Continue reading

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Missing John

Today (the 12th of November) marks one year since the passing of our beloved friend and colleague John Skibinski. Such a terrible thing to lose a great guy and good friend so young. Rarely a day goes by when I don’t think of John … Continue reading

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That’s 70 in Dog Years! Black Dog Commercial Drive turns 10!

With all of the hullabaloo surrounding this year’s International Independent Video Store Day these past few weeks I totally forgot that Black Dog’s little brother – the Commercial location  – hits 10 years old this Saturday. We’re usually not into huge celebrations and this year won’t be any different. We’ll … Continue reading

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Remembering Remembrance Day.

The day is November 11th, Remembrance Day. It’s a day to reflect and think about all of those fine young (and some old) men and women who fought (and died) for our freedom against the evil forces that be. There … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter Week of November 9th to 15th “Anniversaries Edition!’

Anniversaries are an odd thing. For some reason we feel the need to celebrate doing something or being around for a certain amount of time but they can also make us sad remembering good times gone by. We tend to … Continue reading

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For Those Who Love to Love Love

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching (?) here’s an interesting infographic detailing romantic couplings in films. Rom-coms aren’t high on my list of favourite genre films but there are some great ones out there. Some of my favourites include Casablanca, Punch … Continue reading

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Halloween or Bust

I’ve always been a big proponent of Halloween. Is that even the right word, proponent? How about I’ve always fucking loved Halloween! That sounds better. But this year something went wrong. I wasn’t up for the challenge. I opted out … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter November 2nd to 8th, “The Day After The Day After Edition!”

I hope that everyone had a great Halloween! The rain stopped just in time for all the little kids (and some big ones) to get out, collect terrible over-packaged candy and shoot fireworks at each other. When did fireworks become … Continue reading

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