Made-in-Toronto fantasy films promise thrills and chills

Some strange things landed in Toronto last year: creepy clowns, zombies, lizard creatures from beneath the sea. Don’t worry, it’s all fantasy from the dark imaginations of writers like Stephen King and Guillermo del Toro. Movies and television shows with supernatural themes have become very popular these days and Toronto is front and centre in […]

Entertainment Beat for Sept. 5, 2017

Scarborough Players opens its 2017/2018 season with On Golden Pond, a thriller by Ernest Thompson, opening Sept. 8 through Sept. 23. Directed by Joseph van Veen in his directorial debut with the company, the play follows a retired couple who have spent their summers on Golden Pond for nearly 50 years. Norman and Ethel’s lives […]

Beach Arts Scene for Sept. 5, 2017

Toronto-based artist Carmela Casuccio, whose work has focused on textured, complex cityscapes debuts a new body of work at Kingston Road’s Yellow House Gallery and Framing this month. Opening Sept. 15, Seen From Within: Entering the City has the artist “moving into the imagined city” and exploring “vibrant architectural abstractions on a large scale.” The […]

Amy Jo Johnson finds her place with ‘The Space Between’

Amy Jo Johnson, who has a passionate fanbase from her breakthrough role as the original Pink Power Ranger, has spent the past several years taking on a different passion: that of a writer and director. After years acting on shows like Felicity and Flashpoint, Johnson decided to pull her focus behind the camera, and began […]