Writer, director, and stop motion animator Chris Butler has spent the better part of fifteen years working on his latest film, Missing Link (in theatres everywhere now), a labour of love about a sweet, naive primate and his friendship with an arrogant Victorian era adventurer that harkens back to the kinds of films he loved while growing up.
Texan filmmaker John Lee Hancock is no stranger to tackling often uncelebrated and sometimes controversial historical figures, but the subjects of his latest reality based project, The Highwaymen (premiering on Netflix on Friday, March 29 and currently seeing a limited run at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto), have been stuck in the omnipresent shadows of the criminals they helped capture in 1934.
Toronto’s iconic Fairmont Royal York hotel celebrates its 90th anniversary this summer, and in honour of the special occasion, the hotel is preparing to unveil a number of changes, from the lobby experience to the guest suites, and the food.
This year’s Canadian Film Festival closes with Jaren Hayman’s well rounded documentary, This is North Preston, a look at what rightfully and wrongfully is one of Canada’s most maligned, feared, and somewhat misunderstood communities.
Limp, frustrating, and trying laboriously to sound as edgy and transgressive as possible, Pond Life is a stage-to-screen adaptation that not only can’t escape its roots, but will likely make viewers question if the material was ever that good to begin with.
Aaron Abrams delivers a towering and commanding lead performance in writer-director Jesse Zigelstein’s debut feature, Nose to Tail, the story of an egotistical and stressed out business owner who’s about to reach his wit’s end.
This year’s Canadian Film Festival – an annual celebration of independent Canadian cinema – kicks off with the solidly constructed and emotionally endearing high concept “meet cute” Red Rover.
If you’re looking for a winter getaway and not sure where to go in Ontario, Gravenhurst and Muskoka are beautiful in winter, and affordable. From Toronto and most of Southern Ontario, the area is also a pretty quick drive, and there’s a lot to do when there’s snow on the ground.
Travelling is one of the greatest adventures out there. By far, it’s the best way I can think of to spend money, because it’s fulfilling, and frankly soul-filling. It’s also generally expensive, so when I was headed to Las Vegas for CES and I wanted to save some money, I ended up looking at Swoop airlines for a change.
My family has been dreaming of an RV adventure for a few years, so when I had the chance to check out the Toronto RV show today, it seemed like a perfect opportunity to do a little research and find out a bit more about all of the vehicle options for getaways.