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September 25

Teen Mental Health Thursday, September 29  5:00 PM – 6:15 PM PT On Line Presentation

Thursday, September 29 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM PTRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event.Please join UCLA’s Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mindprogram Just Like You about teen mental health.We are losing too many of our children, friends and family living […]

September 24

BANDIT opens Sept 23rd – Starring Josh Duhamel Elisha Cuthbert and Mel Gibson

(L-R) Kraig Wenman, Josh Duhamel, Olivia d’Abo, Nestor Carbonell, Elisha Cuthbert, Allan Ungar and Berry Meyerowitz attend the world premiere screening of “Bandit” at Harmony Gold on September 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Quiver Distribution) Josh Duhamel (L) and Gilbert Galvan Jr attend the world premiere screening of “Bandit” […]

September 24

Blue Jays lose to The TB Rays 10-6 ! Fri.,Sept.23rd,2022

The Blue Jays are sliding down the wild card standing making it difficult on themselves as the 2022 MLB season almost at the “stretch run.” On Friday night, the Jays loss the game and their top wild-card spot in the American League. It was a disappointing 10-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, the losing […]

September 24

Day#1 Of TIFF – Thurs., Sept.8th, 2022

To start off TIFF 2022, media and guests were invited to the Press & Programmer Breakfast. It took place September 8th from 9am – 10:30am at Soluna on Queen St.  TIFF22-Paris Memories Poignant film of the beauty that can arise from tragedy. Paris, the city of light, known for its beauty in its architecture, art […]

September 23

Day#2 Of TIFF-Fri.,Sept.9th,2022

Our first stop for the day was to view the film Beauty And The Bloodshed. FILMMAKER LAURA POITRAS CHRONICLES THE LIFE AND WORK OF FAMED ARTIST NAN GOLDIN, INCLUDING HER PROTESTS AGAINST THE SACKLER FAMILY AND THEIR COMPANY PURDUE PHARMA, MAKER OF OXYCONTIN. The majority of people who’ve been affected directly or indecently by drug […]

September 23

Day#3 Of TIFF-Sat.,Sept.10th,2022

The morning started real early with our first screener of the day, Maya And The Waves. IN MAYA AND THE WAVE, WE FOLLOW MAYA GABEIRA ON A QUEST TO BREAK A WORLD SURFING RECORD IN THE PORTUGUESE TOWN OF NAZARÉ, KNOWN FOR ITS AMAZING WAVES. The film delivers a breathtaking visual experience of majestic waves, beautiful […]

September 23

Day#4 Of TIFF-Sunday, Sept.11th,2022

TIFF22-DaliLand A dazzling surreal DaliLand with an amazing performance by Sir Ben Kingsley as the great surrealist artist Salvador Dali, exposing the inner workings of the art world and the woman behind Dali’s greatness, Gala, deliciously portrayed by Barbara Sukowa, his business manager, eccentric wife and muse with the libido of an electric eel. Daliland,  […]

September 23

Day#5 Of TIFF -Mon.,Sept.12th,2022

TIFF22-The Whale-September 12, 9 am Intense drama with  Moby Dick metaphors and a powerful performance by Brendan Fraser, winner of the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance, as the reclusive self-destructive and ill 600 pound Charlie seeking redemption from his angry estranged daughter. The film evolves as the health of the self-isolating online writing instructor Charlie (Fraser) […]

September 23

Day#6 Of TIFF-Tues.,Sept.13th,2022

We were off to our first screener of the morning at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. TIFF22-Raymond and Ray 2 dysfunctional half-brothers’ (starring Ethan Hawke and Ewan McGregor) journey to their long-estranged abusive but libidinous father’s funeral full of shocking surprises. The divorced Raymond (McGregor) convinces his half-brother, Ray (Hawke), former musician and addict, despite despising […]

September 23

Day#7 Of TIFF-Wed.,Sept.14th,2022

TIFF22-Butcher’s Crossing A film of the extreme beauty, treachery and greed of the Wild West showcasing Nicholas Cage as Miller, a greedy veteran buffalo hunter with a wealthy but naive Harvard drop-out protégé, Will Andrews (Fred Hechinger), leading to extreme effects on nature, humans and humanity. In this wondrous adaptation of John Williams’ western, the […]

September 23

Day#8 Of TIFF-Thurs.,Sept.15th,2022

Day#8 wasn’t an early wake up call and we lucked out by starting our screeners in the afternoon. TIFF22-Sanctuary When a wealthy hotel heir decides to end his relationship with his sexy intelligent dominatrix, his sanctity gets breached and he gets much more than he bargains for with their sparring. As Hal Porterfield (Christopher Abbott) […]

September 23

Day#9 Of TIFF -Fri.,Sept.16th,2022

Well rested and looking forward to the morning screeners, we arrived at the theatre at 9am. TIFF22-The Good Nurse-September 16, 9 am An intriguing film based on a true story of a caring compassionate nurse, Amy, warmly portrayed by Jessica Chastain, a rogue nurse, Charles, expertly portrayed by Eddie Redmayne, and hospital bureaucracy with unexpected patient […]

September 23

Day#10 Of TIFF-Sat.,Sept.17th,2022

It was the second last of TIFF and we had 2 screeners to view for day#10 After Tanya Tucker disappeared from the spotlight for decades, music star Brandi Carlile and Shooter Jennings (son of Waylon Jennings) took it upon herself to write an entire album for their hero based on Tanya’s extraordinary life, starting a […]

September 23

Day#11 Of TIFF-Sun.,Sept.18th,2022

It was the last early morning to view a screener and we chose WIERD to close off the festival. DANIEL RADCLIFFE DONS “WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC’S HAWAIIAN SHIRTS AND ACCORDION IN ERIC APPEL’S INFECTIOUSLY ENTERTAINING AND HYPERBOLIC BIOPIC ABOUT THE LEGENDARY PARODY SONGSMITH. If Al Yankovic has parodied your song, you know it’s a great honor […]

September 23

TIFF 2022 – Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans

Set in post-World War II Arizona, The Fabelmans follows Sammy Fabelman from age seven to eighteen, as he discovers his love of film and discovering a shattering family secret. Gabriel LaBelle, a 19-year-old actor from Vancouver plays the central role of Sammy in the Steven Spielberg film. Mitzi Fabelman shares her son’s love for the arts, as she’s […]