Jim Cummings has been voicing some of your favorite animated characters for close to 30 years, and he’s worked on dozens of blockbuster animated films and games, from Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Princess and the Frog, to The Elder Scrolls, Mass Effect 2, and Star Wars: The Old Republic. His most beloved roles though are most definitely Winnie the Pooh, and Tigger.
Thirteen-year-old actor Noah Jupe has shared the screen with a number of Hollywood heavyweights over the last three years of his rising career, including John Hurt, Charles Dance, Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and most recently, actor turned director John Krasinski for his film A Quiet Place.
Last week, before Arkells took over Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton for their gigantic #ArkellsRally–the largest concert they have ever put on–Air Miles invited me to meet with frontman Max Kerman, and go behind-the-scenes with some lucky contest winners.
Preacher returns for the third season on AMC tonight, and based on what I’ve seen so far, it’s going to be a wild ride. Preacher has always been bold, dramatic, hilarious, and wonderfully weird, and this season takes it even further for some truly awesome confrontations, and consequences. And, of course, there’s the great Pip Torrens returning as Herr Starr once again.
Watching The Incredibles and Incredibles 2 before my interview with director Brad Bird, I was reminded just how much I appreciate the filmmaker’s choices, not just in his stories, but with his style and the personalities of the characters. Bird has an amazing gift for giving these characters depth and heart, and a feeling of reality, that we sometimes don’t see in live action films.
Paul Bettany has earned “double bobble-head status,” and apparently his kids are pretty impressed. To earn that status, he played the robotic superhero, Vision, in Marvel’s Avengers films, including the massive hit Avengers: Infinity War, and now he’s the villainous Dryden Vos in Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Toronto artist James Raiz has worked extensively as a comic book artist, and he’s earned a big following on his YouTube channel, showing off his passion for creating amazing comic book art. And then, Raiz earned a major job for the opening weekend of Avengers: Infinity War after Marvel Studios head, Kevin Feige, saw the artist’s work for the 40th anniversary of Star Wars.
We talk to Canadian-Nigerian filmmaker Shasha Nakhai about her debut feature documentary Take Light (premiering at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival this weekend), which finds her returning to her hometown of Port Harcourt to take an on the ground look at Nigeria’s ongoing energy crisis.
Netflix has reimagined Lost In Space, and the fun, dramatic, and action-packed new series debuts tomorrow. Making its premiere in Toronto with a fan screening last night, star Molly Parker was in town for the big event, and I had a chance to sit down with her to talk about the Robinsons and their journey ahead.
Angela Griffin and Shenae Grimes-Beech are laughing when I sit down to talk with them about CTV’s new series, The Detail. The stars have an easy relationship together after filming the show, and they laughed easily and often as they chatted about the characters, making the show, and how the roles affected them.