50 kilometres. That’s how far I’ve walked since last Wednesday when I started covering TIFF. Aside from Sunday, I’ve walked about 9,000 steps a day, and I love it. It’s my TIFF exercise, with a diet routine thrown for lack of options.
Bollywood came to TIFF last night as the stars and director of Husband Material (Manmarziyaan) walked the red carpet for the world premiere of their film, and before the show I had the chance to sit down with them to talk about making the film, and bringing it to the festival.
A great movie needs great locations as much as it needs a great cast, or a sophisticated director, and over the years Fairmont hotels have played a big role on screen.
IFF is always a surprise. You really never know how the festival will go until you’re in it. Interview slots get moved, the lineup of talent can often change, and so much more, but #TIFF18 has been incredible for me, and I’ve wholeheartedly loved the films that I’ve picked this year.
Cinnamon buns, pillows, chocolate, puppy treats, and one of my favorite soap companies. It’s another fantastic year for TIFF lounges, …
The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival is one week away, and today TIFF announced the very long list of expected guests who will be coming to Toronto to celebrate.
Eighteen years! That’s how long I’ve been covering TIFF, and even I have to admit that’s a long time to do anything. In TIFF years it feels even a little longer, but I’ve loved nearly every minute of it, and this year is shaping up to be another very good year.
Last night Awkwafina, Shawn Mendes, Kris Wu, Derek Hough, and dozens of performers and stars took over 299 Queen for the iHeartRadio MuchMusic Video Awards, and for the 16th year I was in the press room, and on the red carpet for interviews.
Mikey Wax’s “Big Little Life” is the ultimate romantic summer pop song. The track is sweetly earnest, and resonates with the singer and songwriter’s earthy, moving vocals, and maybe best of all, the single has a fantastic story behind it.
“Leave The Lights On” is Echo Nebraska’s yearning, pleading folk-rock single about what it’s like to think about the one you love while you’re on the road.