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Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks Comes To a Cineplex Near You June 14th

by Jeff Fountainon June 12, 2018
BBC Studios – Americas and Cineplex Events are partnering to screen the NEVER BEFORE SEEN 90-minute director’s cut of the hugely popular classic Doctor Who adventure, Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks, on Thursday, June 14 in select theatres nationwide. An exclusive interview with the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker, will follow this special version. Following […]

Harry Potter in Concert: Prisoner of Azkaban

by Kaitlyn Smithon May 21, 2018
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra was back for round three last week with its orchestral performance of John Williams’ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The GCE has had the pleasure of visiting the Sony Centre for the performances of both The Philosopher’s Stone and The Chamber of Secrets, and the next movie in the series […]

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What to Expect at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon May 8, 2018
With just a week left until Wizard World Philadelphia, it is the perfect time to see what is the seasoned convention has in store for its 18thyear. Jerry Milani, public relations manager for Wizard World, was kind enough to answer questions that may come in handy for prospective attendees.   Wizard World Philadelphia runs from […]

Interview: Image Killer Creators Talk Serial Killer Web Series

by Jeff Fountainon March 27, 2018
Recently, I had a chance to talk with James Young, Nik Benn, and Michael Davidson about their new serial killer web series called Image Killer. Why don’t we start with everyone introducing themselves and the part they play in the creation of Image Killer? James: Sure, sounds good. My name is James Young, I’m one […]

Jaws Was a Frightful Delight at Roy Thomson Hall

by Jeff Fountainon March 26, 2018
I saw Jaws when I was eleven years old, my dad thought I was old enough and I had already developed an interest in sharks. Well, I wasn’t ready and although the movie scared the hell out of me it did spark an interest in me in terms of horror that still exists to this […]

Interview: Constantine Kitsopoulos

by Jeff Fountainon March 14, 2018
Recently we had the chance to talk with conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos about his career and the upcoming shows in Toronto, .featuring the movie Jaws accompanied live by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Was there something about conducting that always fascinated you or did fall into, like a happy accident? Constantine: You know, I think there was […]

Flashback Film Festival with Cineplex’s Brad LaDouceur

by Jeff Fountainon January 29, 2018
The Flashback Film Festival (formerly The Great Digital Film Festival) is back, running from February 2-8 and is Canada’s only coast-to-coast film festival. Fifteen different films from the 80’s and 90’s that will appeal to both kids and adults alike, bringing back some fond memories or creating new ones. Recently, we had a chance to […]
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Review: The X-Files “My Struggle III” is Disturbing and Dysfunctional

by Jeff Fountainon January 4, 2018
*SPOILERS AHEAD* Well, that was a bit creepy and disturbing. No, I’m not talking about the season eleven premiere, although I wish I was as The X-Files looks pretty tired and worn out. I’m talking about the big reveal from Cigarette Smoking Man at the end of the episode that while a bit surprising and […]

Jurassic Park Live: A Magical Night at the Sony Centre

by Jeff Fountainon December 30, 2017
In 1993, Steven Spielberg gave us a movie-going experience that I still remember to this day. I was shocked, mesmerized and in awe at what the man had created, based on the novel by Michael Crichton. Now, twenty-four years later, I was able to watch Jurassic Park again on the big screen, this time accompanied […]

Distant Worlds 30th Anniversary Delivers an Emotional Performance

by EVAon December 4, 2017
This past weekend, Final Fantasy fans gathered in Toronto as the Sony Centre hosted the Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds 30th Anniversary concert. Or as my fiancée likes to call it, “Date Night with the Sobmaster”… That’s right, I have no shame in admitting that I teared up and may or may not have cried at […]