#TFCA: “ROMA” AND “ANTHROPOCENE” TAKE TOP HONOURS AT THE 2018 TORONTO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS
As Awards Season kicks into high gear, the 2018 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards were held tonight, honouring the year's best in Cinema as decided by that esteemed Association. Taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel, the site of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's InStyle Magazine Bash at TIFF, Film Critics and industry celebrated what was a stellar year both critically and commercially in Film, seeing a record $11.8 billion grossed at the Box Office in North America last ...
#EDITORSNOTE: MR. WILL’S BEST OF 2018 LIST
2018 will go down as one of the best years in recent Cinema. While I'm not loving the current sound of what's dominating the airwaves, there were a few Pop Gems that filled my heart and ears with joy. Those of you who are following me on Social Media know that my year was all about A STAR IS BORN. I had few expectations of it at the beginning of the year, but then came the Trailer in June and then came news of it premiering at TIFF '18. Seeing it at the Festival, my year and life would be ...
#SPOTTED: PATRICK WILSON + YAHYA ABDUL-MATEEN II IN TORONTO FOR “AQUAMAN”
Toronto rolled-out the Blue Carpet tonight at the Canadian Premiere of DC Comics' long-awaited AQUAMAN. Taking over Scotiabank Theatre, the event saw Cosplayers and contest winners come out for a chance to meet stars Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring) and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (The Get Down).
The Duo, in-town for a day of Press tomorrow, walked the Carpet an hour early. Wilson, who plays the titual character's half-brother Orm and Abdul-Mateem who plays Black Manta, took their time to chat with ...
#INTERVIEW: EMILY MORTIMER ON “MARY POPPINS RETURNS”
Officially holding the record for longest gap for a sequel at 54 years, Mary Poppins Returns and is poised to do it in a huge way. The Rob Marshall-directed Musical starring Emily Blunt in the iconic titular role, is fresh-off four Golden Globe nominations including Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (Emily Blunt), Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and Best Original Score.
In town to promote the Film is ...
#SPOTTED: TESSA VIRTUE, SCOTT MOIR, SETH ROGEN, EVAN GOLDBERG, CHRIS HADFIELD, ANDREA MARTIN, JESSIE REYEZ + MORE HONOURED AT 2018 CANADA’S WALK OF FAME GALA
Now in its 20th year, Canada's Walk of Fame honours excellence in multiple disciplines including Arts, Business and Science. Honourees are commemorated like in Hollywood with a star on the sidewalk in Toronto's Entertainment District, immortalizing their contributions to their native Canada and abroad. Among those celebrated at this year's Gala, held at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, were:
Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (Sports & Athletics)
Andrea Martin (Arts & ...
#INTERVIEW: MICHAEL B. JORDAN ON “CREED II” AT MLSE LAUNCHPAD
The path to stardom has been meteoric for Michael B. Jordan. After an acclaimed breakout role in 2013's Fruitvale Station, the Los Angeles-based Actor quickly has risen to Hollywood's top-tier of talent with high-profile roles in critical and commercial successes Creed and Black Panther. In addition to a surprise visit to Toronto to promote his latest effort Creed II, in which he reprises the titular role of boxer Adonis Creed, he also made time to do good for our community. Jordan returns ...
#SPOTTED: ROY CHIU + MAG HSU IN TORONTO FOR REEL ASIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Nominated for an incredible eight Golden Horse Awards (Chinese Cinema's 'Oscars'), DEAR EX is set to premiere tomorrow night at the Reel Asian International Film Festival tomorrow night in Toronto! The Film, co-directed by Mag Hsu and Hsu Chih-yen is a first-time effort, all the more impressive as they are known for Television work in their native Taiwan. The Writer-Directors are in town to promote the acclaimed Drama starring Taiwanese Television star Roy Chiu who also came for the occasion. ...
#SPOTTED: BILLIE EILISH IN TORONTO AT THE PHOENIX
16-year-old music sensation Billie Eilish is back in Toronto, this time selling-out two back-to-work shows at The Phoenix! The L.A.-born and raised Singer, who consistently has been filling concert halls all her Tour, arrived at the venue prepped with barricades, making a big entrance, diving into her adoring fans only to get yanked away by her security as soon as fans began rushing her.
She played an hour-long set highlighting her understated repertoire and dynamic emotive voice, including ...
#SPOTTED: MACKENZIE FOY IN TORONTO FOR “THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS”
17-year-old Mackenzie Foy already has built an outstanding resume of work including starring roles in blockbusters Interstellar, The Conjuring and The Twilight Saga. She's in Toronto for the first time ever today to promote her breakout starring role in Disney's THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS and she even made time to meet some special young talents in celebration of the Film!
Donning her favourite colour purple, the Actress did the rounds today including CITY's Breakfast Television, ...
#SPOTTED: TONY DANZA AT BURLINGTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
A star of screen and stage, Tony Danza is a beloved American treasure. The People's Choice Award winner has delighted audiences for years, whether it be his work on Who's the Boss, Taxi, The Practice or eponymous The Tony Danza Show.
Though he was to star in Mirvish Productions' Toronto production of Honeymoon in Vegas in 2012, ultimately that wasn't to be after a scheduling conflict. We've been waiting for his return ever since!
Danza was back in Toronto - or a bit west of it - playing the ...