Advertisements

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Star Emily Mortimer on Recreating the Magic of the First Film & Working with Lin-Manuel Miranda

Last night in Toronto, Talkies Network was invited to take part in the Canadian premiere for Disney's highly anticipated, 54-years in the making, Mary Poppins Returns! Set in 1930s London, the story follows Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane Banks (Emily Mortimer), who are now grown up. After Michael has a personal loss, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) comes ...

Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Program Mexican Film Retrospective for Toronto Film Festival

Guillermo del Toro, Oscar-winning director of The Shape of Water, is set to co-program a Mexican film retrospective for the Toronto Film Festival. Del Toro and co-curator Diana Sanchez will select 25 films that span six decades to screen at TIFF. Del Toro believes that the program, Sui generis: An Alternative History of Mexican Cinema, will ...

‘Outlaw King’ Film Review

Historical films are a dime a dozen in this day and age of filmmaking but with Netflix’s Outlaw King, there is something unique to it. The film, directed by David Mackenzie (Hell or High Water), actually held its premiere last month at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it drew a mixed response. Following this, ...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: The Experience

The 1975 film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is easily one of the best known cult classic films to date. The film follows Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), a dreadfully traditional couple as they find themselves spending the night at the residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), an alien ‘transvestite’ who is hosting ...

Toronto Overwatch League Team Name Revealed: Toronto Defiant!

The Overwatch League is making it's way to the 6ix. The first season of the e-sports league for the wildly popular game Overwatch has concluded with 12 teams, and as 2019's season approaches, the OWL will be adding 8 new teams, including a team based in Toronto and Vancouver! The Toronto team's name was officially ...

‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Film Review | TIFF 2018

Ever since the 2016 Presidential elections the media, at least in America, has made Donald Trump priority number one. Everything he says, does and tweets is reported with nothing slipping through the cracks. Even his diet was covered extensively and later parodied in YouTube videos. But with all those news reports, editorial pieces and videos… ...

Ten Must-See Films to Watch at TIFF 2018

The 43rd annual Toronto International Film Festival is quickly approaching and anticipation from critics and fans is at an all-time high. The festival will play host to a plethora of movies including the world premieres of films from Barry Jenkins, Claire Denis, Steve McQueen, and Xavier Dolan -- as well as welcome new films from ...

‘The Art of Banksy’ – Created by Steve Lazarides: Reaction to the Anti-Establishment Showcase in Toronto

Originally advertised and established as “the most valuable Banksy collection” under one roof, the exhibit that has made its way to Toronto. As a result, this gives fans of the elusive street artist a viewpoint of his understanding of the world, and the demeanor (often negative) of that it portrays. Banksy to this day continues ...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Producer Clark Spencer to Present Exclusive Footage at Fan Expo Canada

Fans attending this year's FAN EXPO CANADA in Toronto will be in for quite the treat as Ralph Breaks the Internet Producer, Clark Spencer (Zootopia, Wreck-It Ralph, Lilo and Stitch), will join the convention to give an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Ralph Breaks the Internet with some never-before-seen footage from the film. During the subsequent Q&A, Spencer will ...

TIFF 2018 Adds New Films from Paul Greengrass, Joel Edgerton, Jonah Hill, and More

TIFF is shaping up to be an all-around fantastic showing for films this year. With the inital announcement increasing anticipation, TIFF officials revealed today another slate of films for their Galas and Special Presentations lineup. Notable additions to their lineup include Peter Farrelly’s first drama Green Book, Paul Greengrass’ terrorism drama 22 July, Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased, Nick Hamm’s thriller Driven, Jeremy Saulnier’s Hold the ...

Toronto International Film Festival: Midnight Madness, Doc Slates Include ‘The Predator,’ ‘Halloween’ & More

Midnight Madness audiences will be the first to welcome back two classic genre icons, as the Toronto International Film Festival launches the world premieres ofThe Predatorand Halloween. The Predator – written and directed by Shane Black, who played the skinniest member of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s doomed strike team in the original 1987 Predator – stars Boyd Holbrook, ...

‘Incredibles 2:’ Disney Unveils Giant Baby Jack-Jack Inflatable in Toronto and Vancouver

We here at Talkies Network pride ourselves on reporting the real news of the entertainment world. But every now and again, something so fun and filled with nonsense comes along that it would be a crime not to report on. As part of their marketing campaign for Incredibles 2, Disney unveiled a giant baby Jack-Jack ...

Advertisements
Advertisements