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 2019: Tom Hanks Quietly Triumphs In ‘A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood’

It sounds contrived. Tom Hanks playing Mister Rogers? The children’s TV host who rocked the red cardigan? It shouldn’t work, but it uncannily does. In Mary Heller’s tender A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood any hagiography of the entertainer comes surprisingly…

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Lenny Kravitz at Budweiser Stage

Lenny Kravitz is still doing it his way. Gaining stardom in the 1990s, the forever youthful 55-year-old provided a refreshing injection of rock and roll attitude to the capacity crowd at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage. In a time where countless pop…

ADDICTED at FME 2019: Festival De Musique Émergente

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY MYLES HEROD   The town’s name is Rouyn-Noranda. It’s a strange, foreign-sounding mouthful with a beautiful secret. Over the course of August 29 to Sept 1, the northern Quebec community of 42,000 was transformed into a…

TIFF 2019: ‘Marriage Story’ Red Carpet Premiere

Scarlett Johansson, director Noah Baumbach, and Adam Driver walked the red carpet ahead of the Marriage Story screening during TIFF 2019 on September 8 in Toronto, Canada. The dramedy from acclaimed writer/director Noah Baumbach, which takes a sympathetic look at a marriage…

TIFF 2019: ‘Knives Out’ Red Carpet World Premiere

Knives Out had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2019. Directed by Rian Johnson the crime caper saw its star studded cast hit the TIFF red carpet, which included the likes of Daniel Craig,…

Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher at Budweiser Stage

The 1990s came rocking to Toronto with a double headlining tour of Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher (of Oasis fame). Both groups, who were supporting recent albums, kept the setlist full of favourites, digging deep into their back catalogs to…

Slash feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators at REBEL

There are countless guitar heroes. However, there is only one Slash. Wearing his iconic top hat, the Guns N’ Roses guitarist, performing with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, torched through a two-hour set inside Toronto’s REBEL. In support of the…