“David Bond is concerned. His kids’ waking hours are dominated by a cacophony of marketing, and a screen dependence threatening to turn them into glassy-eyed zombies.”
The year is 1978, and Linda Thoroughbred is divorced, broke and pushing 30. What better way to turn things around then to take on Wall Street and make millions of dollars?
Mouna Traoré and Elizabeth Melanson present their first short film, All of Me, as part of the Toronto International Short Film Festival.
The 12th Annual Regent Park Film Festival is coming up next week. As usual, it’s free-of-charge and complimentary child care is offered throughout the festival. The festival is “dedicated to showcasing local and international independent works relevant to inner-city communities across Toronto.” Some highlights this year include: Next: Emerging Directors’ Spotlight celebrates the future of Canadian cinema… Read More »
Horror movie fanatics will want to check out Maps to the Stars, David Cronenberg’s new film opening this Friday at Varsity Cinemas (55 Bloor St. W). The King of Venereal Horror himself will be on hand for a Q&A following the film, which is apparently about “a secret-filled Hollywood family on the verge of implosion…both a wicked social satire… Read More »
If you’re feeling like you haven’t figured shit out and everyone else is growing up while you lag behind, take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. Laggies tells the story of Megan (Keira Knightley), a clever, creative twenty-something who is unemployed and disenchanted with daily life. Many would label her dilemma a classic quarter-life-crisis,… Read More »