Movies

NXNE 2012 – 780 bands, 7 Days, 40 Films – June 11-17, 2012, Toronto

Touted as Canada’s largest music festival, the North by Northeast Music & Film Festival & Conference is so much more than just music. Turning 18 years old this year, NXNE  is the place to go for new and established musicians, filmmakers, and all manner of digital technology entrepreneurs. Music, film, digital innovation, contests, comedy shows, screenings, parties and more! Seven days of non-stop rock & roll and film action, across one amazing

The Rum Diary, Based on the Novel by Hunter S. Thompson

Based on the novel The Rum Diary (1961), this movie starring Johnny Depp (Paul Kemp), Aaron Eckhart (Sanderson), & Amber Heard (Chenault), is the story of Paul Kemp’s journey to San Juan to work for a newspaper that is barely solvent, and teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. For those who know my love for everything Thompson, you know how painful this is for me to write. I just came from seeing

Matt Cohen: As He Really Is

While Matt Cohen was in Vancouver to appear at the “Creation Salute to Supernatural Convention” I was lucky enough to catch up with him.  After we exchanged a few confusing text messages I headed up to his room shortly after he arrived in BC. As soon as I knocked on the door I heard a muffled yell and then the door was flung open.  The “do not disturb” sign went