Category Archives: Reviews

May 28

Rotten Tomatoes: Soundstreams 2017 Gala@The Integral House-Tue, 23 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at The Integral House, as We laughed, mingled and loved the mansion where the gala was held. Canada’s top 3 opera stars were at Soundstreams 2017 Gala: Rotten Tomatoes! We enjoyed their artistry with an array of opera’s most humorous works and we voted for our favourite piece of music […]

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 […]

May 07

VOICES that CARE-to benefit ROOM 217@Glen Gould Studio-Fri.,May 5th, 2017

The who’s who were on hand to support a great cause last Friday. Performing at the Glen Gould Studio were: Matt Andersen , Murray McLauchlan , Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy , Travis Knights, Ben Heppner, Albert Schultz and Margaret Atwood Voices that Care is a benefit concert for the Room 217 Foundation. Room 217 […]

May 04

Ramen Heads @Momofuku (Wed., May 3rd, 2017)

In celebration for all things Made In Japan at Hot Docs, we were very excited to receive our invitation to the press conference for the world premiere of Ramen Heads on Thursday, May 4 at the Scotiabank Theatre. It was an even more rare event to be in the presence of Japan’s reigning king of ramen, […]

May 02

Brewers Plate 2017@Corus Quay-Thurs.,May 4th,2017

Brewers Plate 2017 is soooooo close, we can almost taste the incredible pairings! (May 4th at the Corus Building – to be exact.) Here are the 5 things you need to know… 1) LIMITED TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE: http://brewersplatetoronto.org/ They are $90. Use promo code BREWERS to take an additional $5 off. You can also […]

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 […]

April 27

The 20th Annual Tiff Kids International Film Festival Awards @The TIFF Bell Lightbox – Sun., April 23rd, 2017

The Tiff Kids International Film Festival Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary, presented their prestigious awards ceremony on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at The TIFF Bell Lightbox. The awards for the TIFF Kids International Film Festival were announced and the festival came to a close honouring the most creative and brightest in children’s cinema with Toronto’s […]

April 27

O’CANNABIZ CONFERENCE&EXPO&Melissa Etheridge in Concert@Danforth Music Hall-Sat.,April 22nd,2017

There were over 40 of Canada’s top Cannabis industry experts who spoke at The O’CANNABIZ Conference and Expo which ran from April 21st-23rd. Singer, songwriter and cannabis activist Melissa Etheridge who is a breast cancer survivor who openly promotes the benefits experienced from using cannabis during chemotherapy. Etheridge is now the owner of Etheridge Farms, […]

April 26

House Of Z @Hot Docs 2017 – Tues., April 18th, 2017

I can remember my first time seeing a Zac Posen runway show in 2014 at the Carlu, like it was yesterday, and I confess to not really didn’t know much about the flamboyant designer back then. Sandy Chronopoulos’s House of Z, is the rise-fall-rebirth portrait of dress-designer, Zac Posen. Fashion aficionados will obviously appreciate this […]

April 26

Canadian Music Week Day 1 featuring Papa Roach with special guest – One Bad Son & Second Pass @Danforth Music Hall – Tues., April 18th, 2017

Canadian Music Week kicked off with Papa Roach as the opening act, along with One Bad Son and Second Pass, performing at the Danforth Music Hall on Tuesday, Apr. 18. The set opened up with the title track from their upcoming album, ‘Crooked Teeth’, followed up with fan favourite hits such as; To Be Loved, […]

April 26

Marquee Canadian Stars Gather To Support Care Through Music @Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio -Friday, May 5, 2017 for Voices That Care, a concert benefiting the Room 217 Foundation.

Marquee Canadian Stars Gather To Support Care Through Music Murray McLauchlan, Margaret Atwood, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Albert Schultz, Ben Heppner, Travis Knights and Matt Andersen confirmed for Voices That Care benefiting The Room 217 Foundation A dazzling roster of musical, literary and stage talent is set to host an uplifting evening while raising […]

April 25

Canadian Music Week 2017 – The Crystals, The Indies, The Canadian Radio Music Awards, The Cdn.Music & Broadcast Industry Awards, 2017 Live Music Industry Awards – April 18th-23rd, 2017

Interviewer-Chris Jesse & Videographer-Steve Jesse The Crystals Awards was proud to present their 2017 Radio Awards for The Best in Canadian Radio Creative, on Wed. April 19th at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, as part of Canadian Music Week (CMW), running from April 18-23. With recognition going out to a great deal of musical talents, it […]

April 17

Plastic China Film Premiere @ TIFF 2017

Following digiPlaySpace we viewed the film Plastic China (playing Tue Apr 11, Sat Apr 15, Sun Apr 16, Tue Apr 18), a documentary that focuses on the life of Yi Jie, a young girl who lives with her family in a plastic-sorting town in China that processes recycled waste not only from China but various parts […]

April 13

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Opening-Fri.,April 21st,2017

FWL is pleased to partner with Jane’s Walk for a special opening night event. Prior to the screening will be an exclusive Jane’s Walk, exploring the Two Kings, how it emerged, and the history of the area between Spadina and Portland (http://janeswalk.org/canada/toronto/king-spadina-work-progress/). Led by former Toronto Mayor Barbara Hall and urban designer Ken Greenberg, the […]

April 03

NBA All-Stars and Celebrity Draft in Support of Westpark Health Care (Mar. 31 & Apr 1, 2017)

Charles Oakley and NBA Alumni Jerome Williams (JYD) teamed up with other NBA Alumni and Celebrities to shoot hoops for a good cause. The West Park Healthcare Centre Foundation launched the Tournament of Stars on March 31st & April 1st, 2017, which brought together basketball lovers, celebrities, and West Park Healthcare Centre supporters for an […]