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My Year: A (Very Brief) Recap

This hasn’t been the perfect year (is it ever?), but it’s certainly been a productive one. At the top of the year, I made some concrete plans. To my own chagrin, I kept many of them. As result, I’ve had … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s strong f/x on biz (VARIETY)

Are you losing sleep wondering what is going on with the Vancouver film industry? How about its arch-nemesis, Toronto? Check out my latest story about the state of production in Variety, either in print or online at: http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118046567

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Talking Oscars!

I spoke to co-hosts Serene Mastrianni and Joanna Roche about the Oscars and movies on their popular show Radio2Women which broadcasts weekly on WBCR-LP 97.7 FM. You can listen at: http://www.radio2women.com/2011/02/01/movies-movies-oscars-and-more-movies/

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Oscar 2011 Nominations & Predictions

So it has finally happened. The nominations for the 2011 Academy Awards have been announced this morning.  And we will see who amongst these contenders will walk away with an Oscar at the telecast on February 27, 2011. For now, … Continue reading

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Full List of Golden Globe 2011 Winners

In short, the wins I’m most excited about is Natalie Portman in Black Swan, Paul Giamatti in the Canadian film Barney’s Version,  Colin Firth in The King’s Speech, and Annette Bening in The Kids Are Alright (even though I haven’t … Continue reading

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Golden Globes and That Damn Facebook Movie (aka The Social Network)

This year marked the first time I’ve watched the Golden Globes. I have heard that the previous year, Ricky Gervais was highly entertaining as host and that alcohol flawed freely. This year, Gervais was set to be back as host … Continue reading

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Attack on Wikileak’s Julian Assange

I have to confess that I’m not yet 100% sure where I stand on Wikileaks. Random documents secret or not, taken out of context and released to a large uneducated, uninformed public, aren’t always a good idea. But what do … Continue reading

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