Author Archives: Myles Herod

About Myles Herod

Traveller, image maker, pop-culture seeker, storyteller, a guy you want around when things go south. Tastes range from Kubrick to Krautrock, Wu-Tang to Wiseau. Currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

TIFF 2021: ‘The Worst Person In The World’ Is An Unforgettable Look At Womanhood In Twelve Chapters

If there was ever a genre created for Norwegian rom-coms, then The Worst Person In The World might be its Citizen Kane. Yes, this is a great film. It’s also an exciting and unbridled one, offering a portrait of a devil-may-care…

Sluka Pleads For Us to “Figure It Out”

Sluka, who’s real name is Christopher Sluka, is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist from San Diego, California. Through a bit of research, his story reveals a self-proclaimed “enigmatic” musician whose robust and international career has run roughly 40-years. Raised around the…

TIFF Celebrates Pride Month with Films that Reflect ‘Queer Becoming’

To celebrate 2021’s Pride Month, the Toronto International Film Festival’s digital streaming platform has curated a selection of Queer films with a slight twist. Entitled Queer Becoming, the month-long event aims to refocus the narrative trope of “coming out” –…

Hot Docs 2021: Unmasking ‘The Face of Anonymous’

I’m here to report that I’ve seen the face of Anonymous. And well, he’s a bit much. The man in question, noteworthy “hacktivist” Christopher Doyon (aka Commander X), sits front-and-centre of Gary Lang’s The Face of Anonymous – a documentary exposing…

Sam Roberts Band Live at the OLG Play Stage

  With the stage set and Toronto’s twinkling cityscape filling the night sky, the grounds at the OLG Play Stage filled up on Sept. 30 to watch Montreal’s Sam Roberts Band put on a show that had everyone honking their…