#INTERVIEW: THE CASTS OF CBC’S “RUN THIS TOWN”, “SON OF A CRITCH” AND “STAY TOONED”
CBC presented what is an exciting 2023 programming line-up at their LIVE AT MASSEY HALL unveiling today. On-hand were some of their biggest stars and personalities from their diverse and inclusive upcoming slate. It was such a pleasure getting to chat with the stars of their hits series RUN THIS TOWN, SON OF A CRITCH and upcoming Docu-Series STAY TOONED. Additional announcements made today here.
SON OF A CRITCH
Based on the Memoir of the same name but multi-Canadian Screen Award winner ...
#INTERVIEW: “EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE”
By Mr. Will Wong
The Daniels' EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE is hot off its victories at the 32nd annual Gotham Awards last night, winning Best Feature and Supporting Performance (Ke Huy Quan). The genre-bending Action-Dramedy is perhaps 2022's biggest surprise theatrical hit and heads into Awards Season with great momentum. For one, it leads all nominations at the upcoming Film Independent Spirit Awards.
We had the pleasure of joining ...
#INTERVIEW: THE CAST AND DIRECTOR OF “GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY”
After premiering at TIFF '22 to rousing reception including a second-runner-up placing for the coveted People's Choice Award, the release of the follow-up to 2019's KNIVES OUT is before us. Sweeping us away to scenic Greece, this latest installment GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY promises all the style, charm and delight of its predecessor but yet a completely new experience and characters.
While star Daniel Craig who reprises the role of ...
#INTERVIEW: CHARLIE HUNNAM, ANTONIA DESPLAT, ELEKTRA KILBEY & SHUBHAM SARAF OF “SHANTARAM”
Based on the internationally best-selling Memoir of the same name by Gregory David Roberts, SHANTARAM debuted a couple weeks back on Apple TV+ and quickly has surged to the top on the streaming service. Fronted by the very talented Charlie Hunnam, the Series takes us on an Australian man's journey in the '70s as a fugitive, finding a new life in Bombay under a new name, Lin. We are swept away into a dark underworld of crime and humbling life in the slums. Lin must grapple with love, carving ...
#INTERVIEW: JUSTIN HURWITZ ON “WHIPLASH IN CONCERT”
By Mr. Will Wong
He's already won two Academy Awards, and a Golden Globe! Composer Justin Hurwitz for the first time ever will play Toronto live as WHIPLASH IN CONCERT touches down at Danforth Music Hall later this month! This event gives fans of this acclaimed 2014 film directed and written by Hurwitz's longtime friend and collaborator Damien Chazelle, a chance not only to see the Movie, but also hear the Score performed in-person by a Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Hurwitz. Above this, ...
#FIRSTLOOK: PETER BILLINGSLEY & VINCE VAUGHN AT THE JUST FOR LAUGHS TORONTO WORLD PREMIERE OF “CHRISTMAS WITH THE CAMPBELLS” AND MORE
The tenth edition of JUST FOR LAUGHS TORONTO just wrapped, doing it bigger and better than ever before. I know we've often envied the Montreal leg of the Festival, but Toronto returning to an in-person format this year of the Festival, the excitement was stratospheric! Among the Comedy heavyweights in-town this weekend were Iliza Shlesinger, Marc Maron, Peter Billingsley, Vince Vaughn and Trevor Noah - hot off his announcement that he'll be exiting The Daily Show after hosting for the past ...
#TIFF22: DAY EIGHT SIGHTINGS – CHAT WITH LEE JUNG-JAE & JUNG WOO-SUNG ON “THE HUNT”
We've made it to the finish! What a Festival this was! We're still reeling literally from all the excitement, and have really been doing as much as we can before the curtain drops Sunday. Though I love the stars so much, I love cozying-up with a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte in a dark theatre and just escaping with the Movies. The Team and I have shared our thoughts on everything we saw at the Festival here and there are a few more Reviews coming.
By the way, we will soon be drawing our ...
#INTERVIEW: DEAN FLEISCHER-CAMP ON “MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON”
Despite beginning his carrer as an Editor, it is his innovation and talent which made Dean Fleischer-Camp an award-winning Filmmaker and New York Times Best-Selling Author. Together with Actress/Comedian and Author Jenny Slate, he crafted the beloved Character Marcel the Shell, which would go on to become a viral sensation.
The tiny anthromorphic seashell with one single eye and a gentle spirit, has charmed audiences around the world in a series of YouTube Shorts and a Book, and now comes ...
#INTERVIEW: COOPER RAIFF ON “CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH”
One of 2022's biggest breakout hits no doubt will be CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH. Written, directed by and starring Cooper Raiff, the heartfelt Dramedy about a 22-year-old named Andrew who strikes an unlikely bond with a young mother, Domino (Dakota Johnson) and her daughter Lola (Vanessa Burghardt). This all set of course in the world of the Bar Mitzvah circuit.
It was our honour to chat with Raiff about this Film, which took the Audience Award in ...
It's the definitive story behind Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the beloved Toy Story character, and its set to win the hearts of Moviegoers this Summer. Disney and Pixar's LIGHTYEAR features the voice of Chris Evans and we were so thrilled to sit down in a Virtual Press Junket for the Film.
Participating at the Junket, which our Justin Waldman had the pleasure of attending, were:
Galyn Susman - Producer
Angus MacLane - ...