The Mind Reels Ole Timey Theatre presents Sherlock Holmes

In case you missed the iTunes audio podcast, or just wanted to see how goofy things actually get in the studio when you bring in four awesome actors, to play with a decades old script here is the full video from our radio play featuring Kristian Bruun, Gabe Grey, Rainbow Sun Francks, and Noah Danby….

The Mind Reels Ole Timey Theatre presents Ellery Queen

Sue and I are finding great success with the radio plays we’ve been performing, and the amazing casts we’ve been able to populate the stories with. This week, we take on an Ellery Queen mystery from the early 40s, and while the subject material may not be as goofy as some of the ones we’ve…

Fan Expo 2016 – The Mind Reels Return

  This time next week, Sue and I will be enjoying all that is Fan Expo, Toronto’s biggest, celebrity filled geek-fest! I love going to Expo, and for the past few years, we’ve been fortunate enough the be able to cover this celebration of all the things we love as press, thank you to all…

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…

State of Women: Return Engagement!!!!

  Back in July, as I was just coming off of our first coverage of Toronto’s Fringe festival, I made friends with a wonderfully talented actor and director, Adrianna Prosser, who advised me of a project she was involved in and was kind enough to arrange a ticket for me. That was for the strong,…

TUFF 2015

  It’s that time of year, film festivals are springing up as the leaves begin to turn and fall… Toronto is rife with film festivals, and there seems to be one, or more, for everyone’s taste. I can rattle off three or four that I simply love. But let’s face it, getting to all of…

Hot Docs 2015: Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi – Neal Broffman

Screening today at the ROM theatre at 7:00pm is this amazing, important, and emotionally involving film that introduces us to the Tripathi family. In the early months of 2013, their youngest son, Sunil, a Brown University student left his home in Providence one night, and disappeared. The family was distraught, but organized, and welcoming the help of friends and volunteers…

Orphan Black S03E01 – The Weight of this Combination

  Get ready Clone Club, Sarah, Helena, Cosima, Rachel and Alison (all Tatiana Maslany) are back tonight on Space! And just like last season, neither writers nor actors are willing to rest on their much-deserved laurels. Graeme Manson starts the season off by plunging us into an all new nightmare, and I didn’t realize until I…

Canadian Screen Awards 2015: Gala 1

Last night’s event, hosted by the very funny Darrin Rose, who was quite happy to take hilarious shots at any and everyone, and made sure things moved along smoothly as awards were delivered for News, Sports, Documentary, Lifestyle, Reality and Digital Media. Put another way, it was an evening of pretty damned good voices, as…

Canadian Screen Awards: Round Two

Sue and I had a fantastic time at the Canadian Screen Awards last year, bringing out unique style and enthusiasm with us as we tweeted, posted pics, and just had a wonderful time in general hob-knobbing with a bevy of amazing folks. We were very delighted that when award season rolled around again, we learned…

The Strain Set Visit

Tonight, Gullermo del Toro presents a new vision in terror as the series premiere of The Strain launches a new kind of vampire. Back in March, I was invited to the set to have a look at what goes on behind the scenes and along with some fellow media types (a number of whom had…

An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth – Chris Hadfield

  Usually when I read a book, I am transported to some faraway land and introduced to characters and situations which ignite my imagination and leave me breathless in anticipation of what might come next.  The really good ones have had me scrambling for more from the moment I read the final few lines.  I…