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31 October 2012

NYCC: Shiny And New(s)

By // Books

I’ve touched on this a little before, but it bears repeating. While historically, Comic Cons were mainly a method for learning more about the comic book industry and acquiring rare …

22 February 2011

Actor Obsession: Kyle MacLachlan

By // TV

The Twin Peaks star’s presence can make almost any film or TV show better. Since his iconic show went off the air in 1991, MacLachlan has mostly filled the role …

MyTV

14 January 2011

Exclusive Interview: Zaib Shaikh

By // TV

Little Mosque on the Prairie, now in its 5th season on CBC, is possibly Canada’s best-known sitcom at the moment. It’s leading man is Zaib Shaikh, a charming multi-hyphenate dedicated …

MyTV

09 January 2011

TV Stars in The Movies

By // TV

The holiday movie rush has produced some truly excellent and some disappointing fare. But one thing has remained true: TV stars are really bringing it to the big screen this …

MyTV

30 June 2010

Fat Shows, the biggest problem since Skinny Shows

By // TV

This week was the premiere of a new ABC family show called Huge. It’s basically an hour each week in which rebellious Will (you know she’s a rebel because she’s …

MyTV

14 June 2010

Canada’s Got More Hits

By // TV

CBC has officially put a third show on my radar (the others being Little Mosque on the Prairie and Being Erica). The charming sitcom 18 to Life is not exactly …

MyTV

18 May 2010

Mr. Romantic is at it again.

By // TV

And what does Mr. Romantic deserve as the perfect accompaniment to his grand gesture of the week (in some wonderfully timed, self-referential scenes)? A little Love Actually of course. In …

MyTV

24 March 2010

Obsessions of March 23, 2010

By // TV

My Theatre: My TV’s new sister site, My Theatre premiered recently with reviews of Toronto’s new hit My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, a Conneticut Repertory Theatre Comedy of Errors …

10 February 2010

Things That Need To Be Said

By // TV

Rabbits are, in fact, much better than Ducks. Unless those Ducks be Mighty. (How I Met Your Mother) Naomi Bennett is a TERRIBLE mother. (Private Practice) Violet Turner is a …

14 October 2009

Actor Obsession: Matthew Rhys

By // TV

Since Brothers & Sisters‘ first season back in 2006, Matthew Rhys has been one of my favourite people on television. His complicated and endearing character Kevin Walker has also been …

06 October 2009

Dead Poets Society Makes a Comeback

By // TV

Tonight’s How I Met Your Mother paid tribute to the great coming of age movie Dead Poets Society. With Barney’s gesture of standing on his desk and addressing Ted as …

MyTV

13 August 2009

Obsessions of the Week: August 13th

By // TV

A Chorus Line: the movie– After watching this ridiculously outdated movie musical for the first time a couple days ago, I find myself wondering if perhaps we’re giving the So …

MyTV

01 August 2009

Obsession of Right Now

By // TV

A good old-fashioned baseball movie from the early 90s that features all sorts of wonderful television stars: including The West Wing‘s Tim Busfield (Danny), Gilmore Girls‘ Scott Patterson (Luke) and …

26 July 2009

Actor Obsession: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

By // TV

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is not only the incomparably engaging (and beautifully dimpled) star of my new favourite movie of the summer (500 Days of Summer) but he is also the star …

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