Category Archives: film

September 27

ACID TESTA Coming-Of-Age Rebellion Fueled by Riot Grrrl Music,a Dysfunctional Family, and LSD OPENING ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS ON OCTOBER 4

Set in 1992, against the backdrop of the presidential election between Bush, Clinton, and Perot, a Latina teen enters her senior year with life-long plans to attend Harvard. On a night out with her best friend, she discovers Riot Grrrl, an aggressive feminist punk music, and impulsively drops acid. As she drifts farther and farther […]

September 26

AVAILABLE NOW: A24’s Pearl (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Tyler Bates & Timothy Williams

A24 MUSIC RELEASES PEARL ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK WITH MUSIC BY TYLER BATES & TIMOTHY WILLIAMS ON MAJOR DIGITAL PLATFORMS Los Angeles, CA) – A24 Music is excited to announce the release of the Pearl Original Motion Picture Soundtrack with music by Tyler Bates & Timothy Williams, listen here. The 19-track album is available now, and on major digital platforms.  With only six weeks to […]

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

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 21

imagineNATIVE Announces Programming for 23rd Film + Media Arts Festival

  imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts FestivalAnnounces Programming for 23rd Annual FestivalOctober 18-30, 2022Presenting Partner: Canada Media Fund 147 Works Representing 55 Indigenous Languages Opening Gala: Stellar by Darlene NaponseClosing Gala: ROSIE by Gail Maurice    Click image above for the 2022 imagineNATIVE Festival Trailer(Vivienne Johnson pictured)   The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, the world’s largest presenter of Indigenous […]