PLAY Charles Officer is a Canadian filmmaker, writer, director and occasional actor. He has directed episodes of many series including 21 Thunder, Saving Hope and Rookie Blue. His first film was superb Canadian feature Nurse. Fighter. Boy. Since then he has made the transition to documentaries with Mighty Jerome, The Skin We’re In, and Unarmed […]
PLAY I love tennis! Canadian tennis has never been of better quality than at its current moment. This is in part thanks to pros such Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov, Vasek Pospisil, Gabriela Dobrowski and Eugenie Bouchard. 2019 saw the rise of a new phenom, now the number one Canadian on the women’s tour – Bianca […]
PLAY Terry Sawchuck was one of hockey’s first superstar goaltenders. Renowned for his own prowess, his troubled personal life also made headlines. Goalie is a new bio-pic written & directed by Adrianna Maggs and starring real life husband and wife Mark O’Brien and Georgina Reilly along with legendary comedian Kevin Pollak that looks at Terry’s […]
PLAY Tracy Edwards is a former sailor, public speaker and activist for girls’ education. in 1989, she captained the first all-female sailing team in the Whitbred around the world championships. She even washed dishes next to the King of Jordan. She is the subject of a new documentary – Maiden – in theatres at the […]
PLAY John Kapelos is an actor’s actor. One of the classic “I-know-their-face-but-not-their-name” types of artists. If, like many humans born in the 80s and 90s, you grew up on John Hughes movies, you likely will have seen him in three classics – as Rudy in Sixteen Candles; Dino in Weird Science; and – arguably his […]
PLAY Darren Lynn Bousman has made a name for himself in the world of horror. It started back in 2005 when he directed Saw II. After the success of that film, he was asked to helm the next two in the Franchise as well. After leaving Jigsaw’s World, he made the send-up Repo: The Genetic […]
PLAY Wayne was a phenomenon even before it premiered on YouTube Premium last week. The web series follows the titular teenager and new crush Del as they travel from Massachusetts to Florida in order to recover Wayne’s dead father’s beloved car. The series stars Mark McKenna as Wayne and Ciara Bravo as Del. Francesco […]
PLAY Charles Martin in as an actor, writer and director. His previous films as director include Air Bud, The Snow Walker, Dolphin Tale, and Dolphin Tale 2. As an actor he has appeared in American Graffiti, The Buddy Holly Story, and Never Cry Wolf. His latest film as director is A Dog’s Way Home. Brendan […]
PLAY Martin Worthington teaches Akkadian and Sumerian at Cambridge College in England. Together with his students, he created The Poor Man of Nippur, the first film entirely in ancient Bablylonian and based off the biblical story of the same name. The short, which can be seen on YouTube, also features music by Stef Conner. Justin […]
PLAY Jeremy Lalonde is a Canadian filmmaker, writer and director, whose latest movie is The Go-Getters, a dark comedy starring Tommie-Amber Pirie and Aaron Abrams, the latter of whom also wrote the film. Tough Guy: The Bob Probert Story is Geordie Day’s second documentary about hockey. This film tells the story of the titular, late, […]
PLAY Renowned Philosopher Slavoj Zizek talks about his new book Reading Marx and Marxism in the era of Trump. Svetlana Dvoretsky is a Russian-Canadian Theatre Producer who is bringing the iconic Slava’s Snow Show back to Canada.
PLAY Slater Jewell-Kemker is a filmmaker and environmental activist, whose film Youth Unstoppable is screening as part of the Planet in Focus Film Festival on October 25th. Luca Villacis is the star of Knuckleball opposite Munro Chambers and Michael Ironside. It is in select cities now.
I’m in Scotland! Today’s episode features dancer and Choreographer Laurence Lemieux. As well as being the founder and artistic director of Citadel + Compagnie, the World Premiere of her new solo work – Love me out of it – will run from October 11-13 and 17-20 at The Citadel: Ross Centre For Dance. All the […]