Review: Hysteria

Last Saturday night, I decided to close a remarkable TIFF season with a showing of Hysteria.  I grabbed my girlfriends and we waited in the rush line in hopes of catching the flick about the invention of the vibrator.  With its smart comedy, charming characters, and social history, the film is definitely starting a buzz. The film is set in London in…
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Best & Worst Dressed – 2011 Emmy Awards

As the dust settles from TIFF at Hollywood North, the original Hollywood had one of its biggest nights of the year, the 63rd annual primetime Emmy Awards. The colour of the evening was definitely red.  From Nina Dobrev to Kate Winslet, the stars decided to match the carpet.  It seems fitting, since the holiday season is around the corner, and you can’t go…
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Friday’s Fabulous Four – Win a Diana F+ Camera!

Diana F+ Camera On trend with the growing resurgence of analogue technologies making their way back into the mainstream, the Diana F+ camera allows you to shoot your way back to a simpler time. Perfect for any camera enthusiast or the young trendsetter in your life this camera is described as “a faithful remake of the classic 1960s medium-format camera,”…
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Review: W.E.

On Tuesday at TIFF, I caught Madonna’s film, W.E.  After being booed in Venice, the Torontonian audience was a lot more receptive to the film about the gripping love story of Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson.  The movie is both aesthetically pleasing and emotianally rich, with strong themes of domestic violence, miscarriage and how love conquers all. The film follows…
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Madonna on the Red Carpet at TIFF

Last evening, Madonna and the stars of her latest directorial effort, W.E. graced the red carpet at TIFF.  Madonna is my idol and I couldn’t believe I was only a couple feet away from the megastar and businesswoman. Yes… I was that close. There was only one woman in front of me, and I was in complete shock that Madonna…
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Review: Albert Nobbs

Last night at TIFF, Glenn Close’s passion project, Albert Nobbs debuted with a gala presentation at the Roy Thomson Hall.  Directed by Rodrigo Garcia, the film is about Albert Nobbs (Close), a woman that poses as a man to work as a butler in Dublin’s most posh hotel.  The film is an emotional story about the meagre lives of working class women that is brought to…
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