Happy New Year, movie fans. We're jumping back into Blu-ray reviews this week with a look at Sicario, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, End of the Tour, The Walk, and True Detective: The Complete Second Season.
Actor Byron Mann finished off 2015 in a big way, thanks to the critically-acclaimed comedy-drama, The Big Short, which also starred Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Marisa Tomei, and Brad Pitt.
The Shannara Chronicles is a surprising new series that goes against any expectation I might have had, delivering a story and characters that feel alive and visceral, while maintaining a reality that is something like a Brothers Grimm fairy tale come to modern life.
Hayley Atwell had the fans eating out of the palm of her hand last year when she came to Toronto to talk about Marvel's Agent Carter. Coming out for the last day of Fan Expo, she talked about the iconic character, the Marvel universe, and even her ongoing love of Dubsmash.
There are times when I am convinced that some of these tech companies give me their newest products to test out specifically because of my general lack of tech savvy--meaning their stated intention is, "if this idiot can figure these devices out and make the most of them, then just about any member of the general public can!"
Keurig gets a gold star for the concept behind their Keurig Kold drinkmaker system. Soft drinks from a can are fine, but there's nothing quite like fresh, cold, draft pop. Keurig's problem is that the Keurig Kold fails on more levels than it succeeds. It's big, slow, and expensive, but it does produce a very nice glass of fresh pop.
Looking for a few last-minute, stylish, holiday gift ideas that will brighten up your home, or make a fantastic Christmas gift? Here are a few of my top suggestions from Papyrus, which has three stores in Toronto, and a lot of giftable options for this festive time of year.
The trip was a long one for the four travellers, but it came with numerous rewards, including claiming the title of winning the Ultimate Canadian Dream Job. After travelling 17,000 kilometres for five months across the Trans Canada Trail, Woods Canada's four explorers--Melba Seto & Adam Kochanek and Magee Walker & Cedric Blanchette--made it back to Toronto late last month after an incredible adventure.