An American in Paris (1951) – Vincente Minnelli

  Gene Kelly singing and dancing to the music of George and Ira Gershwin, sounds perfect and entertaining. And this Best Picture winner is definitely entertaining, and my next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book for my screening of Singin’ in the Rain. I feel bad, because I know this…

The Mind Reels chats with Brad Wright and Eric McCormack

This fall, specifically, October 17, sees the premiere of this highly anticipated science fiction drama from Brad Wright, the creator of the Stargate television franchise, and producer, star, Eric McCormack (Will & Grace, Perception) – Travelers. The most basic of story explanations, which does not do the stunning opening episode justice, is this: a group…

State of Women (November 11, 2015)

Back in July I was fortunate enough to see the showcase presentation of State of Women, a fantastic play by Andy Lyberopoulos, and directed by Tatum Lee. Since then, there have been some changes made, and you can sense the shift.  It has definitely gotten to be a stronger show with this iteration, and while the…

Chatting with Lucas Bryant

  Sue and I were delighted to finally be able to sit down and chat with Lucas Bryant in person about Nathan, Season 5, and will we ever see where Nathan lives??

Defiance Set Visit

It’s December and Showcase has conspired to give Sue and I an early Christmas gift. We’ve been invited to the set of one of my favorite shows of the year, Defiance. We’ve been asked to come out, have a look around and chat with some of the cast. (Sadly, we weren’t permitted to take pics…

Defiance S02E01 – The Opposite of Hallelujah

  Defiance is back tonight on Showcase, and if anyone was worried that wouldn’t be able to wrap you up again in the world and the story will find themselves sadly mistaken. Of course, we know how much I love this show! I watched the preview discs Showcase sent me of the first season (containing…

Chatting with Continuum’s Rachel Nichols

Sue and I were very delighted to be invited to Showcase to sit down and chat with the star of the hit series Continuum, Rachel Nichols alongside Steph Mernagh from Geek Chic Elite. We spoke time travel, tech, what to expect for Kiera Cameron season 3, and our love of a short-lived show called The…

Lost Girl Set Visit

It’s a dark and dreary day as Sue and I make our way across the cityscape of Toronto, heading to the west side so that we can plunge into the mysterious, and enchanting world of the Fae. Showcase has invited us to the set of Lost Girl! We’re very eager to have a look, as we…

Helix S01E01 – Pilot

From Executive Producer Ron Moore, who oversaw the re-imaginging of the highly succesful Battlestar Galactica series, as well as creative forces involved with The X-Files and Lost, Helix, from its beginning has promised to be fun, smart and downright scary. Tonight at 10pm on Showcase, you can find out if it lives up to its pedigree. In…

Lost Girl S04E07 – La Fae Epoque

This week’s episode takes us inside the mind of Dyson (Kris Holden-Ried) as he is held by The Keeper (Christine Horne) and the Una Mens, not for his reaction at the end of last week’s episode, but for crimes of his past, murdering both human and Fae. Bo (Anna Silk) refuses to believe Dyson would…