In a time when we’re increasingly turning to the ease and control of screen-based interactions, LAST CALL is a story of humans showing up for each other. The film was shot in two simultaneous single takes at different parts of the city and depicted in split-screen. On one side, the camera follows Scott (Daved Wilkins), […]Read more "LAST CALL (GAVIN MICHAEL BOOTH, 2019)"
Is there a better place to write about cinema than on a balcony while watching the sun set over Mont-Royal on a sticky-hot day in La Belle Province? Mais non!Read more "Toronto Film Files at Fantasia Festival 2019"
Hey you, Yes, I know. My blog has basically become the blog equivalent of Bran Stark (make no mistake, Bran is one of my favourite characters). Rest assured, I have been busy. I’ve been at the cinema. Watching films. Reviewing films. Covering red carpets. Suffice to say, it’s been an exciting time! If you follow […]Read more "Red Carpet Interviews & Film Reviews: Toronto Film Files for Wylie Writes"
Two of my favourite things in life are books and mimosas. House of Anansi Press gave me both. On June 8th I made the trek from the East-end to Lansdowne for House of Anansi Press’ Champagne Breakfast! The breakfast was in celebration of House of Anansi’s move to the up-and-coming cultural hub that is Lansdowne, […]Read more "House of Anansi Press Champagne Breakfast | June 8, 2016"
I received an invitation to the 4th Annual Prism Prize awards presentation at the TIFF BellLightbox on Sunday, May 15, 2016. The Prism Prize is a national, juried award recognizing the artistry of modern Canadian music videos. A jury of 120 Canadian music and film industry professionals were selected to nominate the ten best videos […]Read more "Prism Prize 2016 | Sunday, May 15, 2016"
I was invited by TIFF, due to my many years of regular volunteer work with them, to attend the 9th Annual Outside Looking In show at the Sony Centre on Wednesday. Prior to this invitation, I was unfamiliar with the Outside Looking In program. Today, I consider myself privileged to have been astounded by the […]Read more "Outside Looking In at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts | Wednesday, May 18, 2016"
To say that I am a huge fan of Toronto radio station Indie88.1 is an understatement. I listen to them every day. I have gotten my parents and uncle totally obsessed. When my family is together we talk about our favourite DJs and relive their on-air antics. Well, Indie88 must have noticed my crush on […]Read more "Movie Date with Indie 88: advance screening of SLEEPING GIANT | APRIL 7, 2016"
I made it! So. Here I am. The big day. Sunday is the red carpet, gala, pre-show, live awards ceremony broadcast, wrap party…are you keeping up? Suffice to say, the Sunday of Canadian Screen Week is THE day. The awards ceremony is a live show broadcast across Canada where the best and brightest in Canadian […]Read more "Canadian Screen Week 2016: the Canadian Screen Awards & Wrap Party | March 13, 2016"
Every Saturday of Canadian Screen Week honours a very select group of people: the FANS! The Saturday of Screen Week is dedicated to FanZone! FanZone is a free event that is open to the public and held at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre. At FanZone, bright and beloved Canadian stars of the big and small […]Read more "Canadian Screen Week 2016: FanZone | March 12, 2016"
6ixGod. @ChampagnePapi. Drake. He’s known by many names. Some people want him. Some people want to be him. @Norm wants to adopt him. Any Torontonian worth their Metropass wants to be Drake for a night. Well, I hate to brag, but I got to do just that. For my second night of volunteering at Screen […]Read more "Canadian Screen Week 2016: #AcademySocial | March 10, 2016"