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17 May 2019

Hot Docs Interview: The Directors of The Pickup Game

By // Cinema

If you need to be reminded about how toxic masculinity can be used as a business model, then the documentary The Pickup Game should be essential viewing. Or if you …

30 April 2018

HotDocs Q&A: The Guardians director Billie Mintz

By // Cinema

The Guardians is an alarming new documentary from Toronto director-journalist Billie Mintz about the American public and private guardianship scam which captures unsuspecting elderly out of their home by court …

30 April 2018

HotDocs Q&A: This Mountain Life director Grant Baldwin

By // Cinema

Toronto’s HotDocs Festival is in full swing, and if you are craving a spectacular nature documentary look no further than Grant Baldwin’s love letter to British Columbia, This Mountain Life. …

09 August 2017

SDCC ’17 Exclusive: I Know That Voice ft. Bender & Hulk

By // Cinema

Click Here to read all of our coverage from 2017 San Diego Comic-Con We caught up with two of the giants of voice-over acting  John DiMaggio (Futurama‘s Bender) and Frederick Tatasciore (Avengers Assemble‘s …

10 May 2017

HotDocs ’17 in Review

By // Cinema

This year’s International HotDocs Festival in Toronto, is made up of eclectic array of documentaries divided into different categories. Part of the collection this year is an emphasis on the …

04 May 2017

Hot Docs Interview: Charles Wilkinson

By // Cinema

Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in Canada, however it’s nearly impossible for people to buy property due to the high housing prices. Charles Wilkinson’s documentary Vancouver: No …

20 January 2016

My Cinematic 2015: 91-100

By // Cinema

For the past three years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

09 January 2016

My Cinematic 2015: 131-140

By // Cinema

For the past three years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

21 April 2015

In Reel Life: Ballet 422

By // Cinema

I heard about director Jody Lee Lipes’ Ballet 422 because, during its run at Toronto’s Hot Docs Cinema, it was preceded by a short dance film choreographed by the National Ballet of …

17 April 2015

In Reel Life: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of

By // Music

I’m not even a little bit embarrassed about seeing the Backstreet Boy documentary. Other than Joshua Jackson and Gilbert Blythe, I’ve loved nothing in my entire life as long or …

08 March 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 11-30

By // Cinema

For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

24 December 2014

The Film About TV-Makers

By // Cinema

The straightforward documentary Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show isn’t great because of its execution (the structure is too formulaic and some of the main shows discussed just …

07 November 2014

Roger Ebert & Life Itself

By // Cinema

Steve James’ documentary about Roger Ebert- filmed in the last few weeks of his life and release after his death- moved me more than any other movie in 2014 so …

19 October 2014

TV on DVD: Paramount in September & October

By // TV

Netflix be damned, this month alone I raced through the first season of Game of Thrones, the third season of Mad Men and the fifth season of The Good Wife, …

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