March is almost over and it's been a fun month, and just a tad more relaxed than I expect in April. A little down time is welcome, and it's certainly easy to hibernate when the weather is not so hot out. There has still been a lot to do though, and this weekend would have been a lot busier if I'd been able to make the Juno Awards, but I'll be watching the festivities from Toronto.
Be one with the Force: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story arrives on Blu-ray Tuesday, April 4, and The GATE is thrilled to have three copies to give away.
The second season of The Magicians focuses heavily on the world of Fillory, and how our heroes are adapting to running a kingdom while battling evil gods and monsters. The series has seen twists and turns that may even surprise fans of the books, and that's because showrunner Sera Gamble and co-creator John McNamara have worked hard to adapt Lev Grossman's novels in a way that expands the world, the relationships, and the characters.
Amybeth McNulty is the incredible, smart, and charming young actress who stars in CBC's Anne, the remake and reintroduction to author Lucy Maud Montgomery's iconic Anne of Green Gables.
Actress, singer, and six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald has transformed for her latest role, taking her from the stage to one of Disney's most beloved stories. McDonald stars in the new live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast as Madame de Garderobe, the renowned Italian opera diva, and wife to Maestro Cadenza.
Yesterday was the first official day of spring in Canada, but it might be hard to tell across most of the country. Some areas still have snow, and ice, and in Toronto the temperature is set to dip back down below zero later this week. So when does spring really arrive? Home Depot Canada has come up with the first days to really enjoy the season, and they're looking for people across the country to join in #ChasingSpring.
Yannick Bisson is a national treasure. As William Murdoch in CBC's Murdoch Mysteries, he's been fighting crime in Toronto for a decade, with loyal fans across Canada and around the world tuning in to watch the detective's latest cases.
What did it take to bring enforcer Doug "The Thug" Glatt, played by Seann William Scott, back to the ice? The actor sat down with me recently to talk about the hard-hitting sequel Goon: Last of the Enforcers, and it came down to that one important starting point for any film: the script.
A few years ago, when Beauty and the Beast was re-released in 3D, I had the great fortune of speaking with one of Disney's most notable modern composers: the great Alan Menken. His work is the cornerstone of some of Disney's best musicals, from The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Enchanted, to Tangled, and of course, Beauty and the Beast.
Welcome backstage to the press room at the 2017 Candys, or as they're also called, the Canadian Screen Awards. The afternoon started with the red carpet arrivals, and now we've moved on to the live telecast where the stars are coming back to chat.