In June 2006 the Revue Cinema on Roncesvalles Avenue closed for the first time in its history. Built in 1912 and operated continuously until last year, the Revue was one of only a handful of historic cinemas in the city, and those classic venues have been disappearing.
Born and raised in Northern Ontario, and still a country girl at heart, Brigitte Kingsley has already had an impressive career by any standard. Starting off at York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Brigitte quickly found herself drawn into the entertainment industry as both a performer and producer.
Last night I had the chance to sit down with Revue Film Society founder Susan Flanagan to talk about the …
MGM is re-issuing one of my favorite movies on DVD this week, and I just had to mention it again. …
Claire Danes made an appearance yesterday on MuchMusic’s MuchOnDemand to promote her latest film, Stardust. Danes first leapt into the spotlight when she was 17-years-old with Baz Luhrmann‘s Romeo + Juliet in 1996, playing the part of the troubled, young Juliet.
For almost 10 years now there have been plans for a second X-Files movie, and even though the show has been off the air for over 5 years, it looks like the wait is finally over for Mulder and Skully fans. According to co-star David Duchovny, who played Fox Mulder in the show, he’s just waiting to see a script, which should be in his hands next week.
Harry Potter fans will be frolicking in the streets with the release of the latest film in the franchise, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which hit theatres and IMAX today. To help promote the release star Rupert Grint, who plays Ron Weasley in the films, stopped by the Masonic Temple for an episode of MTV Live.
Katherine Paterson‘s beloved book Bridge to Terabithia has been read and re-read by children and adults alike for the last 30 years. The book not only won the Newbery Medal in 1978, but it’s also been on the curriculum of many schools across Canada, the United States, and around the world.
On July 4 the long awaited live action adaptation of Transformers will make its debut at a cinema near you, and if the buzz is any indication, it’s going to be one of the biggest film of the year. Based on the cartoon from the 80s, and the toy line that’s still going strong, Transformers tells the tale of two rival alien robot groups, the Autobots and the Decepticons, fighting it out on planet Earth.
Mention the name Hugh Hefner and the first word you’ll think of is probably Playboy. Hefner defines that word as much as any ladies man can, and he’s long been associated with the kind of glamour, free spirited fun, and excess that can only be found in America. He’s an icon of the adult entertainment industry, celebrities flock to his parties, and pretty soon his larger than life story will make the even bigger debut on the silver screen.