#TIFF12: VANESSA HUDGENS ARRIVES IN TORONTO FOR “SPRING BREAKERS”
Yes, this really happened! Despite causing a bit of chaos, she still was lovely. Vanessa Hudgens arrived straight from the Venice Film Festival to TIFF 2012 together with her Boyfriend, Austin Butler earlier today in Toronto. The High School Musical Alumni is in-town to promote Comedy Spring Breakers, which premieres tomorrow night at Ryerson Theatre - 6:00 PM.
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#TIFF12: 8 PUBLICISTS DISH THEIR SECRETS TO SURVIVING THE FESTIVAL
The Toronto International Film Festival - make no mistake - is first and foremost a celebration of Cinema and Celebrity, but beyond the glare of flashing Cameras, the thick of the high-decibel screams of Fans and 8x10s being thrust on Clipboards, are the Publicists who keep it all afloat. Yes, that well-groomed and often tired looking Woman or Man in a Blazer standing behind Bradley Cooper or Ryan Gosling as they bask in their Red Carpet glow, is that Publicist whose job you wish you had. ...
As you might have heard from me on Twitter, Mr. Will-W.:Pop Maven has now re-branded soon simply as Mr. Will Wong, right in-time for TIFF 2012. This change marks a return to myself as I look forward to taking my Friendship with my Readers to an even deeper level.
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8 FILMS TO SEE AT #TIFF12
The Toronto International Film Festival traditionally is a good indicator of the Films we can expect to be in-contention come Awards Season, which concludes with the Oscars. In fact, six out of seven recent Best Picture Winners saw their debuts at TIFF including: Crash, The King’s Speech, Slumdog Millionaire, No Country for Old Men, The Hurt Locker and The Artist. This raises the question – will the next Best Picture Winner also be premiering at TIFF 2012? Bet on it. Here are a few early ...
#TIFF12: MR. WILL’S 12 ESSENTIALS
With the Countdown to TIFF 2012 dwindling into the hours, here is a list of 12 things I absolutely cannot do without over these 11 long, intense days.
1. Crumps Naturals Steak Tendersticks: Not for me of course, but an extra special Dog like Billy deserves nothing but the best nourishment for my extended absences during the Festival. These Treats made of freeze-dried Steak are packed with flavour and protein. I ensure he gets a generous helping of these before I head-out, knowing he’s good ...
PARTY WITH MR. WILL AT WOODBINE RACETRACK!
On Sunday, September 16, 2012, world famous Woodbine Racetrack will be hosting the $1-million Woodbine Mile, bringing together some of the World's finest Turf Horses in one heart-stopping race.
Woodbine Racetrack & Mr. Will Wong would like to invite Readers to come out and party at the Track and there will be plenty of $25 Gift Cards to go around for Readers who show up on Woodbine Mile Day! One Reader will get to join Mr. Will up in the VIP Lounge for an afternoon of races, tons of Food ...
GIVEAWAY: ENTER TO WIN PASSES TO SEE “ROLLER TOWN”
When a roller-skating-obsessed town is over-run by Video Game-shilling Gangsters, only one Man has the funk deep enough to boogie them back to oblivion. Roller Town is directed by Andrew Bush and stars Mark Little, Kayla Lorette, Jordan Talbot, Scott Vrooman and Adam Robert Bayne.
Completely campy. Completely ridiculous. Completely Canadian. D Films & Mr. Will Wong are giving away Double Passes to see Roller Town in a City near ...
GILLIAN JACOBS & YVETTE NICOLE BROWN IN TORONTO FOR “COMMUNITY” SEASON FOUR
Right in-time for Back to School! NBC's Community Stars Yvette Nicole Brown and Gillian Jacobs arrived in Toronto to promote the upcoming season of the Comedy Series after a highly-publicized Hiatus last Season, causing an outcry of support from Fans online.
The Ladies, who play Shirley and Britta respectively, were out and about touring the TV Circuit including appearances on Global Television's The Morning Show and CityTV's Breakfast Television.
Braving the rain without ...
CONCERT REVIEW: ROXETTE LIVE IN TORONTO AT MOLSON AMPHITHEATRE
Swedish Pop Outfit Roxette performed their first Toronto Show in over 20 years tonight at Molson Amphitheatre, their last Show here being March 1992 as part of their Joyride! World Tour. The Duo, which consists of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson, have sold over 60 million albums worldwide and are known of their international smash Hits: The Look, Joyride, Dangerous, Dressed for Success, Listen to Your Heart and It Must've Been Love; the latter known best as the Theme Song from Pretty ...
INTERVIEW: ARI GRAYNOR, LAUREN ANNE MILLER, KATIE NAYLON & JAMIE TRAVIS ON “FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL…”
After doing the rounds at Sundance Film Festival this past January where it was well-received, Sex Comedy For a Good Time, Call... now is ready for its release. Toronto-born Director Jamie Travis, Actress/Producer Ari Graynor and Co-Writers Katie Naylon and Lauren Ann Miller (the latter who also stars in the Film) arrived in Toronto late Wednesday to promote what has been a labour of love for the Quartet.
For a Good Time, Call... centers around Frenemies, Katie (Graynor) and Lauren (Miller), ...