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 […]


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 […]

‘Brain Candy Live’ Provides Some Serious Food for Thought

by EVAon November 26, 2017
This weekend I had the absolute pleasure of seeing Adam Savage & Michael Stevens live for their show Brain Candy Live at The Sony Centre. Going into the show, I was already expecting great things. As a huge fan of Adam, I’ve followed his work for as long as I can remember – from his […]

Interview: Liam O’Donnell

by Jeff Fountainon October 29, 2017
Recently we had a chance to talk with writer/director Liam O’Donnell about life in the movie business and his new film Beyond Skyline. Did you always want to be a part of this crazy movie business or did you discover that interest later on? Liam: I think it’s a bit of both, to be honest. […]

Harry Potter Brings out the Child in Us All at the Sony Centre

by Jeff Fountainon October 15, 2017
It goes without saying that the world created by J.K. Rowling, that of Harry Potter, has a popularity that has stretched forth on a global scale. Books, movies, games, toys, it is one of those things that has struck a chord with many in some way, be it magic, the characters or just pure entertainment. […]

Guillermo del Toro talks At Home With Monsters Exhibition at Art Gallery of Ontario

by Jeff Fountainon September 29, 2017
With his new exhibition At Home With Monsters getting ready to open to the public tomorrow, Sept 30th, filmmaker/director/novelist Guillermo del Toro sat down with the media to talk about the content of the show and where some of his inspiration came from. One thing that strikes you right away about the man, besides that […]

Harry Potter Live in Concert Revives the Magic of Hogwarts

by Alanna Smithon June 29, 2017
This week Harry Potter celebrated its 20th anniversary, and what better way to commemorate the milestone than with a live orchestra performance of Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone. If you’re a hardcore Harry Potter fan, then you’ve probably seen the movies several times by now – we’ve seen them in theatres, we bought the DVDs, we marathoned them […]