Boyhood: Worth All That Hype? (Spoilerish)

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood has been sweeping the awards so far this year, receiving many of the major awards.  But does it really deserve all that?  I’m really not sure.  I understand WHY it is getting rave reviews – filming one… Continue Reading

A Q&A with PR Maven and IT Lounge Founder, Natasha Koifman

Right before the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opened last week, we had the opportunity to tour Natasha Koifman’s IT Lounge to check out what was in store for celebrities during the 10-day event.  We also had a chance to… Continue Reading

Toronto Goes Glam for Film Industry at TIFF 2013

While fashion in New York may be all about Spring 2014, Toronto is in high gear for the upcoming awards season for film.  From September 5 to 15, many of the film industry’s elite, including actors, directors, producers and more… Continue Reading

Bartenders Vie to Rep Canada at Diageo World Class

This past Monday at the SOHO Metropolitan’s Senses Bar, 10 of Canada’s top bar used their creativity to compete to represent the country in a contest in aboard a cruise ship in the Mediterranean in the international finals.  The event,… Continue Reading

Greta Constantine Fall 2013 Preview

Held last Wednesday, first with a preview dinner at Parts and Labour, followed by a more media-oriented event at the Hoxton, Toronto favourite, Greta Constantine, presented the Fall/Winter 2013 collection.  The upcoming looks, which feature designing duo, Stephen Wong and… Continue Reading

Les Misérables Film Gives the Musical a Fresh Look

NOTE: This article assumes that one has seen the stage production and/or concerts.  If you have never seen them and do not wish to be spoiled, do not click on the link. The film version of the musical sensation, Les… Continue Reading

Toronto International Film Festival Opens TODAY

I always tell people that in Toronto, the unofficial start of fall is not marked by the start of school, but the start of the Toronto International Film Festival.  Running until next Saturday, September 15, this annual event is often… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Hunger Games

With the popularity of the book and the movie it’s no doubt the majority of you know the plot, but in case you don’t. The Hunger Games is part one of a three part book trilogy, based in an undetermined… Continue Reading

Oscar Poll: How Many of the “Best Picture” Nominees Have You Seen?

Nine movies have been nominated for the much-coveted “Best Picture” Oscar this year: The Artist, The Help, The Descendents, Hugo, Moneyball, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Midnight in Paris, Warhorse and The Tree of Life. So our question to you… Continue Reading

Star Ferry from Hong Kong to Kowloon

The Special Administrative Region known as Hong Kong is made up of Hong Kong island, Kowloon and what’s known as the “New Territories” (which includes Lantau Island, where Hong Kong Disney is located). While today, one can take the MTR… Continue Reading