Review: ‘Miss Hokusai,’ a film by Keiichi Hara

The Japanese animated feature Miss Hokusai takes a unique approach to history and biography that few live action films traffic in. More interested in how historical figures influence the people around them instead of how their work informed their lives, Keiichi Hara’s subtle storytelling is more concerned with looking at the artistic process and character development.


Ryan Kennedy

Ryan Kennedy on new series ‘Tin Star’, Canadianisms, and working with Tim Roth

Many male actors get stuck playing a variation of the same role over and over again. Those options frequently range from the dependable best friend and the jock, to the action hero and the funny slacker or the jerk. Ryan Kennedy has managed to avoid that pitfall. The Canadian native broke into the business as "Med Student" in More Than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story. Since then, he's racked up 45 other credits including guest shots on Blade: The Series, Smallville, Flashpoint, V, Caprica, Mistresses, and Motive. He's enjoyed recurring roles on Defiance, Hellcats, and Whistler.

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Exploring the future of mobility at #FordTrends conference

Autonomous vehicle technology is on the way in the next decade, and it's positioned to change the world in ways that we're not even sure of yet. At the recent Further With Ford conference at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, the company offered a glimpse into their strategy for the future, going so far as to point out that they are now "an auto and a mobility company".



Gallery: Ford #EscapeAndDiscover weekend

Over the weekend, Ford took a few writers and photographers out of Toronto to #EscapeAndDiscover parts of Ontario, while getting a chance to check out the new 2017 Ford Escape, Titanium Edition, and what it had to offer. My team--Team Green--was whisked away to Sarnia where we picked up the Escape and drove on to Owen Sound. Read the full story, and scroll down to check out the gallery from each part of the trip.