The 2014 Canadian Film Fest Opening Night Gala

The 3 day event that is the Canadian Film Fest gets underway this evening with a fantastic feature, and hilarious short, both of which feature the incredibly talented Julian Richings, as well as the very funny Suresh John. Playing before Craig Goodwill’s feature, Patch Town, is the latest short from our friend writer/director Jeremy Lalonde,…

Patch Town Set Visit

  In a destitute looking corner of Toronto (though it’s actually only about two blocks from my own apartment) a battered grey factory building stands defiant,  imposing itself against the chilling winter wind.  Inside it, however, a fantastic world is springing to life. A world that was first imagined by Craig Goodwill in his imaginative…

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) – Ken Hughes

Ian Fleming. His name is synonymous with James Bond. But that wasn’t the only fantastic character he brought to life. He also wrote the original story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. In 1968 Albert “Cubby” Broccoli, who had overseen the James Bond series of films from the beginning, brought Fleming’s other famous creation to the big screen, with a lot of…