A Star is Born (1937) – William A. Wellman & Jack Conway

The next film on the What Else To Watch list as I delve into the fascinating The Movie Book from DK Books is the very enjoyable, A Star is Born. While this one has been remade a few times, I had never seen any incarnation of it, so I was definitely pleased to start with…

Canadian Screen Awards 2017 – The Red Carpet

The Canadian Screen Awards are always a lot of fun for Sue and I. It allows is the opportunity to catch up with friends in front of and behind the camera and make new ones as well. We were wonderfully outfitted for the night by the folks at Vistek. Make sure you check out their…

Star Trek: First Contact (1996) – Jonathan Frakes

  The strongest of the Next Generation films is the next stop for the Sci-Fi Chronicles book as I continue the exploration of the Star Trek cinematic universe.┬áThis one combines the best elements of the Next Generation universe, with drama, action and comedy as it combines a time travel tale with a war story and…

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) – Bryan Singer

  There’s probably a good, or at least a passable story somewhere amongst the mutants, Singer as a director has done some nice work with Marvel’s X-Men franchise in the past, but this time, it just feels like too much flash, and no substance. To say the visual effects super-saturate this film is an understatement….

The Canadian Screen Awards 2016: The Mind Reels on the Red Carpet

  Sue and I were absolutely delighted this year, when we were notified by Touchwood PR (an amazing group of smart and dedicated people who continue to help us be the best we can be) that not only would we be attending the Canadian Screen Award Galas, and Broadcast, but that we would have a…

Hot Docs 2014: To Be Takei (Jennifer Kroot & Bill Weber)

I was lucky enough to catch a screening of this film last night at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, if you missed it, please find time to see it today at 6 at the same location! This is hands down my favorite film of the festival to date. And I can’t be the only one…