My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) Directed by Kirk Jones. Starring Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Elena Kampouris, Lainie Kazan, and John Corbett. Written by Nia Vardalos. Shot in Toronto. The trip to the theatre to see this film was a family event in the making. When the trailer was first released, my Mom excitedly […]Read more "Weekly Watch List: March 20 – 26, 2016"
Being a volunteer comes with certain privileges and such was the case on March 2, 2016. A contest open only to TIFF volunteers was held to win tickets to the season opener of TIFF’s Food on Film 2016 series. Yours truly won the prize. Haven’t heard of Food on Film? I’m going to change that. […]Read more "Food on Film with Naomi Duguid and Mitchell Davis: March 2, 2016"
The Witch (2015) Originally titled: The VVitch: A New-England Folktale. Directed by Robert Eggers. Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, and Kate Dickie. Director Robert Eggers took home the Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival for The Witch. The Witch had it’s Canadian premiere at TIFF. Canada / US co-production. This film received a lot […]Read more "Weekly Watch List: March 13 – 19, 2016"
On Sunday, February 21, 2016, my fellow Queen and I went to a trivia event at the Gladstone Hotel. But this was no ordinary trivia. This was BROAD CITY Trivia. YAS QUEEN! I am a big a fan of The Gladstone Hotel’s event programming. The Gladstone Hotel frequently offers events, workshops, activities, and parties at […]Read more "Sunday Funday: Broad City Trivia at the Gladstone Hotel"
Even though I was all over the city for Canadian Screen Week, I still managed to catch some films (there has to be a trophy for that or something) Room (2015) Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. Starring Brie Larson (who I loved in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), Jacob Tremblay (who I saw at the Canadian […]Read more "Weekly Watch List"
On Thursday, February 18, 2016, I attended the opening night party of the 9th Annual Artist Project! The Artist Project is a contemporary art fair and weekend-long exhibition at the Better Living Centre (Exhibition Place). The Artist Project features emerging and veteran artists from across Canada and abroad. It is a unique event in that […]Read more "The Artist Project opening night party: February 18, 2016"
February started off with a much anticipated catch-up session with my good friend and author Samantha Joyce. As two film/literature/pop-culture fans, we share a lot in common – including our never-ending love for the Harry Potter series. So where did we organize our Ladies’ Night? No, not The Leaky Cauldron (but good guess). Fittingly, we […]Read more "The Lockhart, Toronto: Mischief Managed with Samantha Joyce"