#INTERVIEW: RICKY TOLLMAN, NINA DOBREV + MENA MASSOUD ON “RUN THIS TOWN”
We've been following closely the progress of RUN THIS TOWN, the directorial debut from Writer/Director Ricky Tollman, since the Film was announced in March 2018. While the Film has been much-talked-about, finally its release is near some two years after it began production here in Toronto.
Set against a backdrop of a Rob Ford-run Toronto, Tollman's Film explores what it means for millennials to survive in this day and age. It centers on a young Journalist (Ben Platt) eager to break his first ...
#SPOTTED: THEORY OF A DEADMAN IN TORONTO
Vancouver Rockers THEORY OF A DEADMAN are in Toronto in support of their seventh Studio Disc SAY NOTHING. The Band comprised of Tyler Connolly, Dave Brenner, Dean Back and Joey Dandeneaualso recently embarked on their Canadian Tour which began end of January before expanding to the U.S. in April. They play Toronto's REBEL on February 27, 2020.
We spotted the Band out doing Press in the A.M. and they were amazingly nice to take time to stop for fans in the cold.
#SPOTTED: THE CAST OF “HAMILTON” TORONTO
After resounding commercial and critical success, HAMILTON finally has arrived in Toronto at Ed Mirvish Theatre now through May 17, 2020. The Musical centering around America's founding father Alexander Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, has been setting the world on-fire since its debut off-Broadway at The Public Theatre in New York back in 2015. Since then it has won a whopping 11 TONY Awards and Pullitzer Prize with an inclusive, modern way of telling American history through Hip-Hop and ...
#SPOTTED: BOB GELDOF IN TORONTO FOR NEW THE BOOMTOWN RATS ALBUM “CITITZENS OF BOOMTOWN”
Known best as the frontman of Irish Punk-Rock outfit The Boomtown Rats, since his days with the band has gone on to create a legacy of philanthropy which earned him the honour of having been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. The man responsible for iconic hits Do They Know It's Christmas Time and I Don't Like Mondays, also is responsible for African famine relief concerts Live 8, Live Aid and he served as an Advisor to the ONE Campaign.
Geldof has reunited with The Boomtown Rats for CITIZENS ...
#SPOTTED: “UNCUT GEMS” + “THE FAREWELL” TAKE TOP HONOURS AT 2020 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS
While the 2020 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS didn't see a clean sweep for any particular Film, what made it most unique was the split of awards among deserving titles which may have been overseen on other circuits. Taking home top honours at this year's Awards, held once again at Santa Monica Pier, was Lulu Wang's THE FAREWELL. The Film won Best Feature and Best Supporting Actress with Zhao Shuzhen, who sadly was unable to celebrate due to the Coronavirus situation in China. Wang's partner ...
#SPOTTED: LOS ANGELES 2020 – DAY ONE
While our trip to Los Angeles started off with some hitches - namely an extremely slow Customs check making us miss our flights - we cannot be stopped! Our first day in L.A. true to form has been amazing and in addition to taking-in some of the awesome bites, we saw tons of stars last night!
We interviewed Chef Giada De Laurentiis a few years back and she kept telling us it was mandatory to try Chef Roy Choi's Korean-inspired Tacos at KOGI TAQUERIA and while we've been back a few times, we ...
#SPOTTED: ALFRE WOODARD IN TORONTO FOR “CLEMENCY”
Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Actress ALFRE WOODARD certainly is a veteran of the screen having produced a phenomenal résumé which includes St. Elsewhere, L.A. Law, Hill Street Blues, Scrooged, Desperate Housewives, Down in the Delta and of course, Best Picture-winning 12 Years a Slave. In addition to a celebrated career, she has been a vocal supporter in the fight against AIDS and LGBTQ rights.
Woodard made an appearance at TIFF '19 in September for her latest, ...
#SPOTTED: WILL PAN + A-LIN IN TORONTO FOR CUAUT SPRING GALA
Happy Year of the Rat! We hope the new year brings you good health and fortunes! Every year the Chinese Undergraduate Association at University of Toronto host an annual Spring Gala, bringing-in to Toronto some of the biggest names in Entertainment in Asia. This year, they've brought-in West Virginia-born Will Pan, a Singer-Songwriter and Actor who began his career as a Presenter on Channel V (like "MTV") in Taiwan, before branching-out as an Artist. Pan at one point was an aspiring Basketball ...
#SUNDANCE: 2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL DAY FOUR SIGHTINGS
Sightings were a bit more on the quiet front today, but some exciting names were out and about at Sundance earlier.
THE NEST - An American Entrepreneur's life takes a twisted turn after he moves to an English Country Manor.
NINE DAYS - A recluse conducts a series of interviews with human souls for a chance to be born.
RELIC - A daughter, mother and grandmother are haunted by a manifestation of Dementia, ...
#SUNDANCE: 2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SIGHTINGS – WILL FERRELL, MILA KUNIS, NICHOLAS BRAUN, KERRY WASHINGTON, LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA, WILMER VALDERRAMA, AUBREY PLAZA, SARAH GADON + MORE
The star sightings continue to pour-in and our Amanda Gilmore doesn't disappoint! See some of the talent she spotted out and about at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, Day Three!
DOWNHILL is about a couple married with kids, who barely escape an avalanche on a trip, only to be forced to confront finally how they feel about one another.
FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME centers on "pre-Hamilton" Lin-Manuel Miranda and the improv Hip-Hop movement he was part of, ...