Journey To Space Review & Giveaway



When I was a child, I was always interested in space. I remember doing a few projects on our solar system and learning about each planet.  My children also love learning about the solar system.  We are close to the hometown of one astronaut named Chris Hatfield. Chris Hatfield has come to my children’s school to talk about being up in space in the space station. So watching Journey to Space made it feel more real about what he talked about in an assembly.


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Journey to Space || Narrated By Sir Patrick Stewart || 45 minutes approx. || Shout! Factory in conjunction with Big Picture Digital Productions.

Available to purchase on and


Discover how NASA’s shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the important role of the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, and the challenges they face to carry out bold missions such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart.

This movie is perfect for children to learn about the space station and what kind of work they are doing up there. Also to help teachers teach outside regular textbook material. To bring to life what is happening up in space with the space program.

This is a wonderful movie that even had me learning stuff that I didn’t know that was happening with the space program.

Shout! Factory would like one Basically Speaking reader the chance to win their own copy of Journey to Space.

Open to Canadian Residents.

Ends 08/22/16

Good luck!


Journey To Space Giveaway


*I received the product above to review but the opinion expressed in this blog is my own. * 

The Finest Hours



The Finest Hours DVD Review


The Finest Hours || 117 minutes || Disney DVD

Available May 24th

This movie is a great movie to watch with your family or just sit and enjoy it as a date night with your spouse.

There is a lot of action in this movie and it is intense in some moments. I enjoy action movies based on real life events that keep you on the edge of your seat cheering for the cast and hoping they beat all odds.

There is an all-star cast with Chris Pine, Casey Affleck , Ben Foster and Eric Bana.

Based on the extraordinary true story of the greatest small-boat rescue in the U.S. Coast Guard history, The Finest Hours is a tale of courage, faith and honour in the face of overwhelming odds. When a massive storm strikes off the coast of Cape Cod, it rips a T-2 oil tanker in half, trapping more than 30 sailors on its rapidly sinky stern. As Captain Bernie Webber (Chris Pine) and his crew set out in a 12-seat rescue boat to save them, Chief Engineer Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck) struggles to buy his men more time. Packed with heroic action and thrilling bonus content, The Finest Hours Blu-ray is a triumph.

This movie also includes; A Look at the True Heroes Behind the Story and a French version included.



*I received the movie above in exchange for an honest review.  *

Horror Pack Subscription Review

Horror Pack Subscription Review 

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Do you or someone you know love horror films?

To be scared at night while you are watching one of your old favourites?

Now there is a subscription box that is for you!

Horror Pack is a subscription based service that allows you to sign up for either Blu-ray or DVD Horror movies that come in a 4 pack. (you can also pay for both packages and end up with 8 movies a month) These movies are brand new and in shrink wrap packaging.

Ships worldwide!


I received the first pack that Horror Pack sends out.

My package included: The Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Orphanage, The Barber and Pro-Wrestlers vs. Zombies. 

I was very excited to see The Exorcism of Emily Rose since that’s one I have wanted to see but keep forgetting to get it at the store to check it out.  It was intense and the fact it was based on real events made it more interesting.

Pro-Wrestler vs. Zombies was really funny and great to watch since a lot of my favourite wrestlers from when I was a child was in this movie. (Rowdy Roddy Piper and Kurt Angle)

The Orphanage was intense and I had to close my eyes a lot watching it. Guillermo Del Toro never lets you down with this movies. They deliver the fright you want. I have never seen this one before either but I think I found a new favourite!

The Barber was good and Malcolm McDowell was the perfect actor for this film.  I wish there was more scary moments where you didn’t know if you should hide your eyes or watch. It needed more but it was good movie.

All in all I enjoyed the Horror Pack Subscription I received and can say that I will be signing up to enjoy this again. I wonder what my next 4 movies will be?

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Right now you can’t request a movie but you can suggest a movie to put in a Horror Pack on their Facebook Page. CLICK HERE 

If you have a horror fan in your house or in your family, the Horror Pack subscription would be a great holiday gift! It is like receiving a gift every month for a year! 

CLICK HERE to order a Horror Pack for yourself. 

Disclaimer: I received the product above to review but my opinions are my own.