Inside Lara Roxx

Hot Docs interview: Mia Donovan, director of ‘Inside Lara Roxx’

In the spring of 2004, 21-year-old Lara Roxx left her hometown of Montreal and headed to L.A to try to make tons of cash in the adult entertainment industry. Within two months of working in this industry she contracted the most virulent form of HIV while performing sex in front of the camera. Inside Lara Roxx, a documentary premiering at this year’s Hot Docs film festival in Toronto, is about the adult movie industry and its impact on a young life.

Jayde Nicole

Jayde Nicole on life in ‘Holly’s World’

Twenty-four-year-old Canadian model and actress Jayde Nicole has come a long way in five years. Rising to fame as the Playboy Playmate of the Year in 2008, Jayde has been turning heads for Hugh Hefner’s famed magazine ever since she first appeared as the Playboy Playmate of the Month in January 2007, but that was only the first step for the beautiful brunette who would go on to greater fame thanks to her role on the Los Angeles-based series known as The Hills.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Video Interview: Edgar Wright and Ellen Wong on ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’

Toronto may get a lot of on-screen time, thanks to the Hollywood productions that are often filmed here, but it’s not very often that the city gets to play itself.

Writer and director Edgar Wright went against the flow though, taking on the big screen adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Toronto-centric graphic novel, Scott Pilgrim, which gives our fair city a unique starring role for a change in one of the coolest comic book adaptations of the year.