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"
Excitement is in the increasingly crisp air. Line-ups form at every street corner. Pearson Airport is flooded with arrivals. Despite the general chaos, everyone is smiling. It’s the most wonderful time of the year… I’m talking about TIFF of course! Without a doubt, the 10 days in September of the annual Toronto International Film Festival […]Read more "TIFF16 Movie Review: The Empty Box (Claudia Sainte-Luce, 2016)"
In celebration of its 8th year, Toronto Youth Shorts is rolling out one of the biggest short film lineups in its history! Between August 5th and 6th, TYS will be screening over 40 short films made by young artists from the Southern Ontario region. TYS is a volunteer-run not-for-profit initiative that supports young emerging filmmakers in the […]Read more "You Gotta See This: Toronto Youth Shorts 2016 (Round 3)"
Short films are the biggest barometer of cinema’s direction and the biggest predictor of the future Who’s Who of the film industry. Always watch short films that come out today, because these are going to be the auteurs, the provocateurs, the Blockbuster-makers of tomorrow. In celebration of its 8th year, Toronto Youth Shorts is rolling out one […]Read more "You Gotta See This: Toronto Youth Shorts 2016 (Round 2)"
To celebrate it’s 8th year, Toronto Youth Shorts is rolling out one of the biggest short film lineups in it’s history! I was fortunate to have gotten a sneak preview of some of this year’s most exciting short films screening at the festival! New to Toronto Youth Shorts? TYS is a volunteer-run not-for-profit initiative that […]Read more "You Gotta See This: Toronto Youth Shorts 2016 (Round 1)"
When you have the opportunity to talk to a legend, you take it. The legendary Mr. Robert Watts has a career in film that has spanned decades. Mr. Watts, British gentleman/iconic film producer, was involved in the making of the original Star Wars films, the first three Indiana Jones films, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and […]Read more "In Conversation with Robert Watts | June 23, 2016"
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"