Category Archives: Reviews

October 17

20th Digital Studio’s BITE SIZE HALLOWEEN Brings20 Spooky Shorts from Diverse, Emerging Filmmakers for Huluween

Tatiana Maslany, Brigette Lundy-Paine, & Kate Nash Included in Cast In celebration of Huluween, 20th Digital Studio’s Bite Size Halloween series of spooky shorts is back for a third season! Twenty new shorts from exciting emerging filmmakers premiere October 1 on Hulu, blending genres like horror, comedy, sci-fi, thriller, and more. Shot in seven different […]

October 13

Valentyna Finds Her Strength Calling Out Doubters In New “Motivators” Single

The pop song of the fall season is a dance floor anthem written by Toronto’s own Valentyna Sichko, who takes a gorgeous melody and a take-charge message to those non-believers in you. http://www.thesingerscompany.com/ The powerhouse Ukrainian singer-songwriter currently studying at the Stella Adler Academy of Acting fell in love with singing as a young teenager. The realization […]

October 11

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets-As Part Of The Echoes Tour@Massey Hall-Sat.,Oct.8th,2022

It was a Saturday night at Massey Hall to see Pink Floyd’s percussionist Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets, Echoes Tour. Most people think Pink Floyd started their careers with ‘Dark Side of the Moon,’ which was their most successful album. Also with the success of “The Wall,” it catapulted them to mainstream superstardom in the […]

October 10

Week 5 Of The NCAA College Football Season.

Week 5 of the 2022 college football season had Georgia breathing a sigh of relief and still be number one in the nation. Georgia returns to the No. 1 spot after its 42-10 win against Auburn in the afternoon edition of the SEC. That spot was previously occupied by Alabama, which dropped to No. 3 after its […]

October 07

PIGGY | Opening Day | Exclusive Alamo Drafthouse

PRESENTS *** Winner of Best Picture in Horror at Fantastic Fest *** OPENING EXCLUSIVELY AT ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE CINEMAS ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 IN ADDITIONAL THEATERS AND VIDEO-ON-DEMAND STARTING FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14   A FILM BY CARLOTA PEREDA  “A BLOOD-CURDLING STANDOUT.”– Justin Chang/LOS ANGELES TIMES “A STRIKING PSYCHOLOGICAL SLASHER.”– Guy Lodge/VARIETY “GALÁN IS A POWERHOUSE.”– Josh Hurtado/SCREEN […]

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#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

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 […]

September 23

TIFF 2022 – The Return of Tanya Tucker

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 comeback and a tour to resurrect her career. THE RETURN OF TANYA TUCKER follows Tanya’s interesting, […]

September 22

TIFF 2022 – HUNT-From Squid Game’s Lee Jung-Jae

Hunt is a exciting shoot ’em up and brawler action movie, with undertones of an espionage mystery. The directorial debut from  Squid Game’s Lee Jung-Jae, who also stars, is set during the 1980’s as tensions between North and South Korea mount. In South Korea, government agents are attempting to expose the identity of a mole nicknamed […]

September 22

TIFF 2022 – Moonage Daydream, a Tribute to David Bowie

Director Brett Morgen’s Moonage Daydream is his new film tribute to David Bowie. The filmmaker was granted unprecedented access to Bowie’s personal archives, combing through roughly millions of video footage, photography, and visual art that Bowie created over the years—and piecing them into a fragmented narrative. It took years to film this unconventional documentary. The […]

September 22

The Polaris Prize@The Carlu-Mon., Sept.19th,2022

By Wayne Baggs Polaris recognizes and markets albums of the highest artistic integrity, without regard to musical genre, “Lifting up artists is more important than ever and we are proud to support the groundbreaking music the Polaris nominees create,” said Gary Slaight, president, and CEO of Slaight Communications. The Polaris Music Prize is one of […]

September 21

TIFF 2022 – While We Watched

The film by Vinay Shukla is a powerful and new must see: WHILE WE WATCHED, shows a sense of hope in a uncertain time for journalists and media. WHILE WE WATCHED is documentary about broadcast journalist Ravish Kumar of India’s NDTV, and a newsroom drama that showcases what it’s like being an Indian TV personnel, with the film […]

September 19

TIFF 2022 – Louis Armstrong: Black & Blues

Drawing on Louis Armstrong’s audio diaries, documentarian Sacha Jenkins (Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men) revisits the music and reappraises the politics of the legendary jazz trumpeter and singer. Louis Armstrong had kept recorded audio diaries of himself that reveal a different side of his personality than the showman on camera. Those tapes play a […]