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Tips for Creatives from NXNE Interactive – Part 1

Addicted guest writer Amanda Connon-Unda shares her favorites from the North by North East Interactive portion of the festival.  With a great line-up of media mavericks at the NXNE Interactive conference this year, there were lots of insights that are helpful for…

TURF, Summer Festivals and Having the Most Fun Possible

I’m much better at going to festivals than I used to be. There were dark days of mis-prioritizing, under hydrating and even a few fainting incidents. With this past weekend’s TURF (Toronto Urban Roots Festival) fest at Fort York / Garrison…

Borgman is Haunting Like a Fever Dream

The newest feature from Dutch filmmaker Alex van Warmerdam entitled Borgman is at once a dark fairy tale, a demented home invasion thriller, a dissection of class struggle, and a meditation on the age-old conflict of good vs. evil, all…

JOHN WAYNE’S MCLINTOCK! LOOKS BEAUTIFUL ON BLU-RAY

Paramount Pictures brings us a brilliantly restored John Wayne classic in a stunning Blu-ray transfer that presents the film in the best version since its original theatrical run with McLintock!  In the film, George Washington McLintock (John Wayne), “GW” to…

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NXNE 2014 Hits and Misses

Another NXNE has come and gone, and with maintaining a perpetual buzz fueled by sunshine, good friends and lots of alcohol comes a great amount of musical discovery, both bad and good.  Here are some of the gems and duds…

The 2014 Vocab Lounge

Another Vocab lounge has come and gone, and what a day it was. This year it held centre stage as one of the must attend events for the Much Music Video Awards (MMVA) weekend, taking place at the Umbra flagship…