#SPOTTED: ANDY MUSCHIETTI, TAYLOUR PAIGE AND MORE FILMING “WELCOME TO DERRY”
We absolutely adore the IT series of films and to learn that an Max Prequel series would bring Director Andy Muschietti back to Toronto, made me smile. The Series has been filming in and around Toronto and this week head to scenic Port Hope, where Muschietti's IT films were made as well.
We don't know much about the Series' premise but it was so incredibly cool seeing downtown Port Hope transformed to another era. The detailing of the streets, with new storefronts and gorgeous antique ...
#SPOTTED: COI LERAY IN TORONTO AT “REBEL”
She's one of the biggest emerging names right now in Hip-Hop, but don't be fooled, Coi Leray's success story has been years of hard work. Rapping since the age of 14, things have taken off quick for Boston-born Leray, a daughter of Rapper Benzino. Things took off quicky with her 2021 hit "No More Parties", followed by "Blick Blick" on which she collaborated with Nicki Minaj. 2023 however has been Leray's big year, her Grandmaster Flash-sampling "Players" becoming a certified Billboard Hot ...
#INTERVIEW: JACOB TREMBLAY ON DISNEY’S “THE LITTLE MERMAID”
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone of the generation who was affected by Disney's 1989 animated classic, THE LITTLE MERMAID. The release of its live-action adaptation directed by Rob Marshall finally is before us after a five-plus year labour of love getting it readied and after having seen it myself, I can say without a doubt fans will adore it. Spectacular visuals, affecting song and superb performances from its Ensemble sweep you away into Ariel's (Halle Bailey) world as she must ...
#CANNES: DAY ONE – JURY PRESS CONFERENCE
Our Amanda Gilmore has arrived in Cannes to deliver us some coverage of the Festival, its stars and most buzzy films! The Festival is on now through May 27, 2023. Today, she attended the Press Conference for this year's Jury, featuring some very accomplished names in the industry including Paul Dano, Brie Larson, Ruben Östlund and Julia Ducornau.
Some quotes from today, starting with Paul Dano.Dano: "I'm so excited to be here and be surrounded by these people". "I've been going every ...
#SPOTTED: JACKSON WANG IN TORONTO FOR “MAGIC MAN WORLD TOUR”
He's one of the biggest music stars and brands in the world, let alone in Asia where is a megastar. At one point in 2021, he was China's most followed star. JACKSON WANG currently is on the road with his Magic Man World Tour, landing in Toronto last night at Coca-Cola Colisseum.
The former member of massive K-Pop Boy Group Got7, has been focusing on his own projects in recent years making a splash and growing in popularity with both 2019 solo disc Mirrors and 2021 followup, Magic Man which ...
#SPOTTED: 2023 MET GALA: MR. WILL & BEANIE IN NEW YORK
It's literally been eight years since I've been back to New York for Met Gala festivities and the last time I visited the City was right before the Pandemic hit. Flying on the whole, was somewhat of a big deal for me as I'd been a little hesitatant about travelling for some time. Finally, I was ready and something I'd always wanted to do with my last dog Billy was travel with him. I'd always thought so much effort had to go into it that I'd have him boarded. After he had passed, I always told ...
#INTERVIEW: JAY BARUCHEL, GLENN HOWERTON, MATT JOHNSON & THE CAST OF “BLACKBERRY”
By Mr. Will Wong
After winning raves out of its Premieres in Berlin and at SXSW '23, Elevation Pictures release BLACKBERRY readies a release in theatres next month. The Film centers on the rise and fall of the world's first ever Smartphone, developed just an hour outside of Toronto. The Comedy-Drama is directed and written by Toronto's Matt Johnson, the Script adapted from Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff’s book Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and ...
#SPOTTED: ARI ASTER IN TORONTO FOR “BEAU IS AFRAID”
It wouldn't be a stretch to call Ari Aster a visionary. The Writer/Producer and Director has won a huge following and acclaim for the way he tells Horror. 2018's HEREDITARY delighted fans of the genre and critics alike, followed by 2019's MIDSOMMAR, showcasing an unbelievable and guttural performance by Florence Pugh. It's been a minute, but his latest effort BEAU IS AFRAID is garnering tons of talk and early positive word of mouth.
The Horror-Dramedy stars Joaquin Phoenix in a committed ...
#FIRSTLOOK: “THE PORTER”, “SORT OF” AND “BROTHER” TAKE TOP HONOURS AT 2023 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS
Canadian Screen Week 2023 has concluded with celebrations taking place over four days at Toronto's Meridian Hall, honouring the achievements of Canadian talent in film, television, and digital media.
History was made this year in the Film and Television categories with records being set. CBC’s The Porter went on to win a record 12 Canadian Screen Awards, leading television honours overall. Wins include: Best Drama Series; Best Direction, Drama Series, presented by Playback; ...
#SPOTTED: LEWIS CAPALDI IN TORONTO FOR “BROKEN BY DESIRE TO BE HEAVENLY SENT” TOUR
Scottish Singer-Songwriter Lewis Capaldi debuted with a huge splash back in 2019 with the powerful, heart-wrenching ballad "Someone You Used to Love", going on to receive accolades including Grammy and BRIT Award nominations. His debut disc Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent, would also go on to become the best-selling album of 2019 in the UK and now he's back with new music.
Capaldi takes his Broken by Desire to Be Heavenly Sent Tour to Coco-Cola Colisseum tomorrow night in ...