Happy 1st Birthday for The Mind Reels!

When I was younger, physically and chronologically, not mentally, I often thought about talking and working with people in the entertainment industry. I also thought about being a starship captain like James T. Kirk or walking with dinosaurs, but hey, one dream at a time. Growing up, I was not necessarily an outsider, but I…

WSFF – Celebrity Shorts

Last night was a treat for both Sue and I at the Worldwide Short Film Festival featured was a program called Celebrity Shorts and every one of them was a delight. We started with a heart-warming and joyous tail featuring Dame Judi Dench, and a cameo by Tom Hiddleston in a short from the United…

WSFF – Creative Control

Last night’s screening of a series of shorts called Creative Control was a much quieter affair than the opening gala, but brought us 7 more short films that entertained, made you think, and gave you pause as you wondered about the concepts of life, love, loss, and death. Heady stuff right? The first film up…

WSFF – Opening Gala, Award Winners From Around The World

The 2012 Worldwide Short Film Festival kicked into gear last night at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, with an entertaining, and wonderful program featuring shorts from around the globe. The seven shorts featured ran the gambit from whimsical to laugh out loud funny, with a dash of romance and historical combining into an enjoyable potpourri of entertainment. The first…

Worldwide Short Film Festival 2012

Sue and I have lots on the go next week, and one of the things we are looking forward to is the 2012 Worldwide Short Film Festival here in Toronto. Running from June 5th to June 10th, there are a number of films and venues we are both hoping to see and post about. There’s Laughter Without…

Prometheus – The Embargo

Here we are, just over a week away from the Canadian release date for Ridley Scott’s return to science fiction – Promethues. To say I’m excited is a understatment. I am very eagerly awaiting the arrival of next Friday night, amidst all the other things both Sue and I have on the go, interviews, covering…