Posts Tagged ‘toronto’

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 […]

Hoth-like Weather Hits Rogue One Night – Canadians Refuse to Surrender

by Alanna Smithon December 15, 2016
The weather outside is frightful but the lure of a new Star Wars film is too delightful too resist. Despite the plunging temperature, painfully freezing wind chill and whiteout snow conditions here in Ontario, Star Wars fans are embracing the rebellious spirit and fighting through the Hoth-like weather to make it to the Rogue One opening […]

Toronto Comics: Volume 3 Launches Kickstarter

by Alanna Smithon March 2, 2016
After the success of their previous two books, the Toronto Comics Anthology is ready for round three. The Kickstarter launched yesterday for the 280-page book, which features 30 new stories set in and around Toronto, created entirely by local comic book artists and writers. Editors Steven Andrews, Aaron Feldman, and Allison O’Toole have gathered a team of 47 […]

Gallery: Heroes Reborn World Premiere at TIFF 2015

by Marcon September 16, 2015
Check out our photos from the Heroes Reborn red carpet world première during the Toronto International Film Festival.

The Immortal Nadia Greene: New Web Comic Starring Black Female Hero

by Alanna Smithon September 11, 2015
Everyone fears death, but what if we didn’t have to? In the new web comic The Immortal Nadia Greene, that idea is challenged when Death comes knocking and 15-year-old Nadia slams a door in its face – or rather, a baseball bat. After reading the first few pages of The Immortal Nadia Greene on the comic’s Tumblr page, […]

“Cosplay is My Life” An Interview with Kristen Hughey

by Steph Mernaghon September 2, 2015
Kristen Hughey is big on PC gaming, and it was because of gaming that she discovered the world of cosplay. What started out as a hobby turned into something even more special; an opportunity to visit different conventions all over, meeting fans that have begun to follow her cosplay builds. She will be a guest […]

Going (Anime) North While Your Bank Balance Heads South

by EVAon May 27, 2015
A convention is a meeting place, a calling to those that hold dear to their hearts all manner of things. It allows people to show off their collections, gives them a fun project to prepare for, and drains them of every last penny their hands could scrounge together. To this end, purveyors of all kinds […]

Toronto Comic Con: Growing Bigger But Doing Things Right

by Jeff Fountainon March 26, 2015
For many years now, Toronto Comic Con as been viewed as the younger sibling to its now very big brother, Fan Expo. Indeed, Fan Expo is growing at a rate that has it competing, at least in sheer size, with the likes of San Diego and New York Comic Cons. However along the way Toronto […]

Interview with Director Matt O’Mahoney

by Jeff Fountainon January 6, 2015
Recently, I had a chance to sit down and talk to Matt at The Blood in the Snow Film Festival about the Toronto Premiere of his film, Bloody Knuckles.

Canadian Podcast Out to Break a Guinness World Record

by Steph Mernaghon November 4, 2014
On Friday, November 7, 2014, co-hosts of the Toronto-based blog/podcast The Mind Reels, Timothy D Rideout and Sue Maynard, will make an official attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record for the Longest Uninterrupted Live Webcast.