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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hot Docs Preview: We Are Legion – The Story Of The Hacktivists

April 30, 2012 |

We Are LegionOur coverage of Hot Docs continues with a preview of a story about the powerful online collective known as Anonymous.

We Are Legion: The Story Of The Hacktivists, Directed by Brian Knappenberger (93 minutes)

Quick Summary: A guide on the history and workings of the mysterious online group known as Anonymous, the hacker collective who is responsible for a number of recent establishment disruptive internet based actions. Read More

Today’s Tidbits – April 30, 2012

April 30, 2012 |

Acceptable Twitter, Black Sabbath, Village Voice child porn?, Pepsi POP culture, Electronic Warner Bros. Film Scripts, Sundance takes London, Pokemon Art, Ice Cream Sandwich on your phone, Courtney Love Art, Art sell off, LG cloud….

from news.com.au

from Mirror

from Pollstar

from Techcrunch Read More

Hot Docs Preview: In The Year Of Hip Hop

April 29, 2012 |

In The Year Of Hip HopOur coverage of Hot Docs continues with a preview of the Slovenian film, In The Year Of Hip Hop.

In The Year Of Hip Hop, Directed by Boris Petkovik (71 minutes)

Quick Summary: A survey of the genre of hip hop as expressed in an unlikely locale, the Republic Of Slovenia in Southeastern Europe.

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Hot Docs Preview: An Affair Of The Heart

April 28, 2012 |

Our coverage of Hot Docs continues with a preview of the Rick Springfield film, An Affair Of The Heart.

An Affair Of The Heart, Directed by Sylvia Caminer (94 minutes)

Quick Summary: A portrayal of the Rick Springfield super fans, many of whom feel a special and personal connection to the well known star of long running soap General Hospital and creator of the 80s smash hit song Jessie’s Girl. Read More

NEW YORK, I Love You…column 2

April 27, 2012 |

Everyone is buzzing today as the Space Shuttle Enterprise flies over the New York City skyline. Landing at JFK on top of turbo jet, it was quite a sight. Sadly I did miss seeing it in person but I did spot some photos that pals posted on Instagram of it soaring through the air in Manhattan. I also managed to seek out a couple of on-line news stories about it. This weekend I am off Read More

Today’s Tidbits – April 27, 2012

April 27, 2012 |

100 Best Songs of the 1980s?, Roadrunner shuts offices, Susan Boyle stalked, Missing Cuban actors receive award, Activists Nude in Tate, Humoticons?, Cat Tech, FTC-Google….

from NME

from NME

from Daily Mail Read More

Review: Frank Turner, Corona Theatre – Montreal, QC

April 26, 2012 |

Frank Turner

Theatre Corona

Montreal, QC

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

As I am walking towards the theatre I am a bit nervous, this will be the third time I have seen Frank Turner.  I had the best possible introduction, it was during an early show at the Dakota Tavern, an intimate setting where he played with just his guitar and it honestly felt you were in your friend’s home.  It was pretty perfect and as a result, Read More

Same Seven – Mary Kerr

April 26, 2012 | | One Comment

Every week we ask people the same seven questions

This week meet:

Mary Kerr

Filmmaker, RADIOMAN

London, UK

  1. Where are you?
    I was in ‘the bathroom’ when I got these – now I’m in the kitchen.
  2. If, starting today, you could only listen to one record/cd/digital album for six months, what would it be?
    Ben Folds FiveBen Folds Five
  3. What is your ultimate couch (burn out/hangover) day entertainment?
    I’m a talented sleeper and can go back into my dreams when I wake up so I would start with a bit of that for a while, then I’d have coffee, get up and spend the day in the cinema hopping from film to film. Read More

Hot Docs Previews: Ethel & The Man That Got Away

April 26, 2012 |

Ethel

We had the good fortune to be able to secure a few advance screeners for some of our top Hot Docs film picks. Here are our first two previews for Ethel and The Man That Got Away.

Ethel, Directed by Rory Kennedy (97 minutes)

Quick Summary: A portrait of Ethel Kennedy, wife of the late Robert Kennedy, directed by her youngest daughter, Rory Kennedy. The film looks at the life and times of Ethel as a mother of 11 children and the woman behind one of America’s great political leaders and social activists.

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Today’s Tidbits – April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012 |

Jaws Cannes Makeover, Redford, Osheaga, Jack White, Don’t Feed the Artist, Maxxi closure?, Google content rights, Microsoft music….

from Hollywood Reporter

from BBC News Read More

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