Category Archives: Movie Reviews

October 05

Soulskin Are Back and Invite You To Get “Lost in Space”

Soulskin Are Back and Invite You To Get “Lost in Space” The Alt-Metal Rock Group Have Reformed & Revamped with New Album Beneath a Dimmer Crown — Available now!   Watch “Lost in Space” on YouTube Here Inventive alt-metal rockers Soulskin have been reformed and reborn some 15 years after forming to release their new album Beneath a […]

September 12

THE 6th ANNUAL BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA@RICARDA’S-Mon.,Sept.10th,2018

This was The 6th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV. The 2018 honourees were: director Nettie Wild (Koneline: Our Land Beautiful), actresses Tantoo Cardinal (Dances with Wolves) and Pascale Bussières (When Night is Falling), screenwriter Susan […]

September 11

THE CFF/DGC CANADA PARTY RED CARPET with special guest DJ Amanda Brugel from The Handmaid’s Tale@The Fifth Social Club, 225 Richmond Street West-Sunday, September 9,2018

The theme was totally “CANUCK”, for this TIFF event. Guests were notified and they obeyed !…..“No posers, just hosers! “ This was the most unapologetically Canadian event during TIFF! On Sunday, September 9 at The Fifth Social Club, the CFF and DGC presented The CFF Canada Party at TIFF celebrating homegrown Canadian talent who have […]

June 25

Italian Contemporary Film Festival&The Moda Fashion Event(ICFF)-Thurs.,June 14th-Fri.,June 22nd,2018

By Kimberly Samnang & Photography By A.J.Lam Inaugurated as a grassroots non-profit film festival in 2012, the Italian Contemporary Film Festival has grown to become one of the largest Italian film festivals outside of Italy. Each year, the ICFF is proud to present an inspiring lineup – the best from newly released Italian and international […]

June 23

Come Home with Canada’s leading vocal group Cadence: Hear songs by Feist, K-OS, David Clayton-Thomas & more — all a cappella!

Come Home with Canada’s leading vocal group Cadence: Hear songs by Feist, K-OS, David Clayton-Thomas & more — all a cappella! Come Home with Cadence — All Canadian Songs, All a Cappella Featuring Vocal-Only Versions of Songs by David Clayton-Thomas, K-OS, Feist, & More YouTube — “The Watcher on the Rock” A cappella collective Cadence […]

May 01

THE 25th ANNUAL HOT DOCS FILM FESTIVAL-World Premiere of TURNING TABLES featuring Joshua DePerry, aka Classic Roots

By A.J.Lam, including material from https://www.turningtablesdoc.com. TURNING TABLES featuring Joshua DePerry, aka Classic Roots @ Hot Docs Film Festival. The 25th Canadian International Documentary Festival, aka Hot Docs Film Festival, was proud to screen the world premiere of TURNING TABLES, directed by Chrisann Hessing and produced by Tanya Hoshi, a short documentary featuring the inspirational story […]

February 23

Marvel Comic Presents-“Black Panther”-Directed By Ryan Coogler

Black Panther is worth cheering for, a clear standout on the Marvel movie roster. It’s only Ryan Coogler’s third feature, but it has the confidence of a far more experienced filmmaker. It’s a case of the right story landing in the right hands. Chadwick Boseman plays King T’Challa, akathe Black Panther, a monarch and superhero […]

February 22

Jeff VanderMeer’s-Annihilation-Directed By Alex Garland’s Annihilation And Featurimg Natalie Portman-Fri.,Feb.23rd,2018

 By M.J.Tom Of course, the book is better. Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation is a lit-pulp marvel that expands the possibilities of what is possible within its genre, a heady, sweaty dip into not just enviro-cosmic horror but the inexplicable. The book, the first entry in VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy, immerses readers in bio-impossibilities, in a landscape […]

September 17

Hollywood North”TIFF 2017″@BRASSAII-Thurs.,Sept.14th,2017

By A.J.Lam Brassaii was the filled-to-capacity stage for the 3rd Edition of the TIFF Hollywood North VIP Party where the best Canadian talent from acting, music, and athletics, such as Juno Award winners Sean Jones and Choclair, Raptors Lucas Nogueira and Bruno Caboclo partied under the late summer skies. The red carpet was cheerfully patrolled […]

September 17

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at the closing ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox-Sun.,Sept.17th,2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at the closing ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox today, hosted by Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF. To watch the presentation, visit tiff.net/ceremony. The 42nd Festival wraps up this evening. The short film awards below were selected by […]

September 11

42nd annual Toronto International Film Festival® & Entertainment One (eOne)celebrates it’s 12 Films-including :Stronger, Molly’s Game, The Current War and The Upside@The Citizen, 522 King St.-Friday September 8, 2017

Photo credit: Vito Amati On Friday September 8, 2017 Entertainment One (eOne), the largest independent film distributor in Canada, celebrated its 12 titles premiering at this year’s 42nd annual Toronto International Film Festival®, including Stronger, Molly’s Game, The Current War and The Upside. The event teams from Uniq Hospitality, DiGabi and eOne transformed The Citizen […]

June 27

Celebrities Pack Bagatelle New York for Michael Mailer’s BLIND Film Post Premiere Party with Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore, Dylan McDermott and more-Mon.,June 26th,2017

photo credit: SaraJaye Weiss, Celebrities, cast and crew converged on New York hot spot Bagatelle in the Meatpacking District following the premiere of director Michael Mailer’s latest film for Vertical Entertainment, BLIND. Guests enjoying Bagatelle’s culinary creations, Line 39 and Day Owl wines and Essentia Water included cast and crew members Alec Baldwin (with his […]

June 11

ICFF Press Conference, Qualcosa di Nuovo-“Something New”@Tiff Lightbox&Opening Gala@Ricarda’s Restaurant-Thurs.,June 8th,2017

Photographer By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE Lucia and Maria have known each other forever, two friends that are complete opposites. While Lucia is a very rational and pragmatic person – giving up on men after her divorce, Maria is spontaneous and naïve – and quite addicted to men. Then one night, the perfect […]

May 23

Review: Alien Covenant – An Uncertain New Direction

Review by Alon Weiss The latest installment of the Alien movies, additionally a continuation of its new origins prequel, gives early impressions of having the deck fully stacked in its favour. It’s commanded by veteran director Ridley Scott, paired with the captivating acting presence of Michael Fassbender to rally a well rounded cast, all brought […]

April 30

The Premiere of DISPLACEMENT@Laemmle Monica Film Center, Santa Monica-Fri., April 28th,2017

Photography by David Morrison Santa Monica saw Hollywood talent turn out for the premiere of Kenneth Mader’s award-winning sci-fi thriller DISPLACEMENT, at the Laemmle Monica Film Center. QThe film is a character-driven time travel story that explores themes of love and loss, the power of forgiveness, and the consequences of turning back the clock.On the […]