Everyone’s a critic: my evening at the 19th Annual Toronto Film Critics Association awards gala

As I was registering my shifts for Canadian Screen Week 2016 the other night, I happened upon an email that was sent to me in thanks for my help at the 19th Annual Toronto Film Critics Association awards gala. The Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA from here on in) is comprised of Toronto journalists and […]

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Viva La Video Store: why video stores are still relevant (part 1 of a 2-part series)

I was perusing the shelves at Queen Video. That’s when I heard it. The phrase that made me cringe. “I didn’t even know DVDs still existed!” I clenched my jaw in exasperation. I discreetly craned my neck to glance behind me at the person who uttered such blasphemy. Of course it was a twenty-something man. […]

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