Archive | September, 2013

New Team Canada Sweaters Leaked

Although no official announcement has been made, an image of three jerseys was leaked on Reddit that shows what are apparently the sweaters Team Canada will wear at the Sochi Olympics. As with anything involving hockey in Canada, the image sparked instant controversy and debate.

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Ten days in the life of a TIFF enthusiast

Only at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) can fans of Star Trek and Sherlock collide in one loud, sweaty crowd of pure happiness. After waiting two hours in the shadow of Roy Thomson Hall, I laid eyes on Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock or Khan; your pick).

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TIFF 2013: 12 Years a Slave Review

Every year there is one movie that comes to TIFF and becomes an instant hit. This year, that movie was 12 Years a Slave, the winner of the top prize, the People’s Choice Award. Starring an ensemble cast that includes Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong’o, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Sarah Paulson and Brad Pitt, this movie follows the true story […]

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Carey Price Skates with New Goalie Coach

One of the biggest question marks coming into the Montreal Canadiens camp has been Carey Price’s play. While team was successful last year, his play was widely regarded as less than expected. Add a season ending knee injury to the mix and suddenly Price has a lot to prove this year. To help Price round […]

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New interim coach for women’s hockey team

There will be a new face behind the bench for the Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team this season, but there won’t be much change to philosophy.

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TIFF 2013: Gravity Review

The thing about movies I love more than anything else is the way they can take me to places I could never go. And Alfonso Cuarón does that and more in his masterpiece, Gravity. Starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, Gravity tells the story of two astronauts as they fight for survival after an accident leaves them floating in alone […]

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TIFF 2013: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Review

Nelson Mandela has been portrayed on film before, but his own biography has never been given the full biopic treatment. Until now. Starring Idris Elba as the famous president and Naomie Harris as his wife Winnie, the film follows Mandela from 1942 to 1994 covering all the major moments in his life. Watch the trailer […]

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TIFF 2013: You Are Here Review

Mad Men show runner Matthew Weiner has finally made his feature film debut with You Are Here. Starring Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Poehler and Laura Ramsey, the film tells the story of two stoner friends whose lives change when one of them inherits a fortune. Read my review after the jump.

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TIFF 2013: Enough Said Review

What happens when a woman dates a man, while also becoming friends with his ex-wife? You get the very funny movie, Enough Said. Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Toni Collette, Catherine Keener, Ben Falcone and the late James Gandolfini, Enough Said is a smart romantic comedy about finding love a second time. Watch the trailer after the jump and then read […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch at TIFF 2013

The 38th annual Toronto International Film Festival kicked off Thursday with the Gala showcase of The Fifth Estate. The film, which tells the story of the founder of Wikileaks, stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten, Stanley Tucci, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis and Peter Capaldi. I didn’t see the movie but hope to when it is released […]

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