Best Coast: Faded

After 2012’s  emotionally resonant The Only Place, Best Coast is making a return with Fade Away (which is billed as a mini album, but for all intents and purposes is basically a new LP).  Beginning with crackling day-break garage riffs…

Addicted chats with The Glorious Sons

Love blues?  Love rock? Love everything in between?  Then you’re going to love The Glorious Sons. With a chart topping single and multiple accolades to their name, the Glorious Sons are a band that is making the music industry sit…

Happy Halloween from Addicted – Music from Emilie Mover

Happy Halloween, Addicted readers!  In celebration of this dark and fabulous day, I wanted to share a spooky, sinister and sassy tune from Canadian Songstress Emilie Mover.  Born in Montreal, Mover has been making dreamy, soundtrack perfect music for years now….

Nicolas Winding Refn at the TIFF Bell Lightbox

With Blood on His Hands: The Films of Nicolas Winding Refn is a new mini-series that started this past weekend at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. The series spotlights one of the most original and influential directors working today from his…

Toronto After Dark 2013: The Last Days on Mars

“Sci-Fi Night” at the After Dark Film Festival opened with the Canadian Premiere of a claustrophobic new horror-thriller by director Ruairi Robinson entitled The Last Days on Mars.  The film feels like a mashup of key ingredients from classics like…

Reel Asian Film Festival Kicks Off with Press Launch

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival kicked off its 17th year with a press conference and festival overview at the Japan Foundation in Toronto, outlining the various films and events that are in store for audiences during the festival’s…

…and the winners of the Reel Indie Film Fest are

Best Feature sponsored by Harold Greenburg Fund awarded to Los Wild Ones directed by directed by Elise Salomon. Los Wild Ones is a documentary that follows the lives of Reb Kennedy and the artists on his LA-based indie label, Wild Records. Best Short Film sponsored by…