We’re Not That Different, You and I: Films And TV Shows Shot On The Danforth
Every time I hear that a movie or TV show is being filmed in Toronto, it’s always a little bit of a surprise. Maybe because movies are often set in locations like New York, Chicago, or Los Angeles (and many more) but are actually being filmed in Toronto. When they film in Toronto and pass it off as a certain part of America, I can’t help but feel a little proud. Toronto may be a less expensive filming location than its American counterparts, but it’s definitely beautiful enough to feature in Hollywood productions. Many places in Toronto have been featured in blockbuster films, but in this article I’m only going…
Twice As Good: Black Panther Exceeds Expectations and Makes Its Mark on a Changing Industry
Black Panther exceeds expectations and makes its mark on a changing industry.
From Writing to Driving: Craig Davidson’s Journey as a Bus Driver
The author reveals how despite his stellar literary career—one of his books was made into a Hollywood film—he felt he had hit rock bottom. Craig Davidson has published four books of literary fiction, including Rust and Bone, which was made into a Golden Globe-nominated film starring Marion Cotillard, and Cataract City, which was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Trillium Book Prize. The 31-year-old has also written about “boxing and dog fights, zombies and werewolves, vampire and lunatic prison inmates” under the pen names, Patrick Lestewka and Nick Cutter. But rather than being most impressed with his illustrious career, it was an honest confession that won the crowd at…
Best Picture Review: Whiplash
Ever since the Nominees for the 87th Academy Awards were announced last week, the industry has been abuzz with speculation on who was snubbed, who deserves a win, whose campaign was the most effective– you get the idea. Here at On the Danforth Online, we decided we would watch all the nominees for Best Picture and review them for your benefit. All in the interest of good journalism, of course– nothing to do with avoiding that slush pile of paper called “work.” Leading up to the awards on February 22nd, look out for a review or two a week (tagged: And the Oscar Goes To…) to get you all caught…
Ladies of the Oscars Red Carpet
Hits, misses, and spring trends at the 84th Academy Awards.
How To Host Your Own Oscar Party
You and I might not have a ticket to Oscars, but this doesn’t mean we have to miss out on all the fun. Hosting your own, decadent Oscar soiree can include all the glamour of the awards in more comfortable clothes.