As I wade further into the world of ChickFlicking, it is becoming clear that “chick flick” is really a catchall term for several distinct but related genres. For the purposes of this preview a simple litmus test was employed – does the official synopsis mention a romantic relationship? If the answer is yes, then thatContinue reading “ChickFlicking the Summer Away – Summer Movie Preview (Nadia Sandhu)”
Not a lot can be said about The Avengers that hasn’t already been said. Joss Whedon’s film has been previewed, reviewed, and even sparked a media feud on the way to a record opening weekend. Call it Spring Fever, but despite this wall of coverage I did manage to find an angle that required immediateContinue reading “ChickFlicking – The Avengers Assemble Some Serious Eye Candy! (Nadia Sandhu)”
The Cumberland Four, the Final Bow The End of Hot Docs 2012 also brings the end of the Cumberland Four as a cinema. Opened in 1981, the Cumberland provided the upscale Yorkville section of Toronto with the latest art house gems for many years, confident in letting other theaters like the still missed Uptown coverContinue reading “Toronto News – The Cumberland Four, the Final Bow (Kirk Haviland)”
Cage battles his inner scene-stealing demon.
For those of you who don’t know, I’m on a prolonged vacation away from the beautiful city of Toronto, living in France on the Côte d’Azur. Now the South of France has many beautiful things to offer: plenty of sun, the ocean, deliciously fresh bread, inexpensive and surprisingly good table wine, but the selection ofContinue reading “The Conflicting Emotions Stirred up by Watching Tarantino Movies on Cable in France (Matt Hodgson)”