Celebrate the Magic of Filmmaking with the TIFF Picture Palace

On March 2, 2019, the Toronto International Film Festival invites you to celebrate the magic of filmmaking with the TIFF Picture Palace. Curated by TIFF Artistic Director and Co-Head Cameron Bailey, the TIFF Picture Palace is the successor to TIFF’s interactive DigiPlayspace exhibitions children, with this new exhibition aiming towards on older crowd of 14 […]

Special Screenings: See Speed Racer in IMAX for its 10th Anniversary

In May 2008, the Wachowski siblings followed up the Matrix trilogy with a live action adaptation of the 1960s anime series Speed Racer series. The film had a less than stellar performance at the box office, ending up with a worldwide gross of only $93.9M. I can attest to the poor performance of Speed Racer, as I went […]

Theatre Thoughts: Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play

It’s time again for me to diverge a bit from film blogging and write about this new play that just opened in Toronto, which is inspired by The Simpsons.  Originally an off-Broadway production written by Anne Washburn, Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play was adapted for its Toronto run by the Outside the March Theatre Company.  […]

Fan Expo 2013: Highlights of the Convention

Tomorrow is the start of the 19th annual edition of Fan Expo Canada.  This year’s convention is aiming to the biggest ever, since it will now occupy the entire Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  It’s also a milestone for me, since this will be my fifth year attending Fan Expo.  Going to a convention like this […]

Theatre Thoughts: Night of the Living Dead Live

Even though film is my main pastime, I still occasionally check out Toronto’s bustling theatre scene.  Usually I am attracted to productions that fit my genre-loving tastes, such as Evil Dead: The Musical and Ghost Stories.  In the same vein, this evening I checked out Night of the Living Dead Live, which is a stage […]