Nestor Carbonell’s Yanko is The Morning Show’s popular weatherman. He watches the anchors’ rivalries for power unfold and intensify while maintaining a certain remove. What She Said’ Anne Brodie asked him about that and how he manages to avoid the suffocating drama and never breaking a sweat.
The CBC’s fresh new comedy series Strays follows Shannon Ross – Jung’s love interest in Kim’s Convenience – as the new executive director of the Hamilton East Animal Shelter. She oversees creatures great and small, human and other, and a quirky staff that may not be quite ready for her. And she may not be ready for Hamilton. Launches Sept…. View Post
Moonshine’s a coastal town in Nova Scotia where can be found the Finley-Cullens, a family of assorted oddballs and troublemakers who run a down-on-its-glam motel. The picturesque setting belies the raucous goings-on as the family gathers for the reading of the matriarch’s will. The one Finley-Cullen who abandoned Moonshine for NYC inherits the motel! Well, it’s going to be a… View Post
By Anne Brodie – We have Toronto International Film Festival – TIFF to you! – capsule reviews to help make your viewing choices in person or on https://digital.tiff.net/ Danis Goulet’s premieres her extraordinary drama Night Raiders at TIFF, a disturbing story paralleling the traumas of the residential school system for generations of First Nations. Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers is a Niska, a… View Post
Gia is celebrating her 21st birthday at a club; she doesn’t feel quite up to being an adult yet, though. So, she stacks away her earlier selves, the baby, the ten-year-old and the sixteen-year-old under her trench coat and goes for it. She has a license to prove she’s twenty-one but that doesn’t stop her and her “selves” from blubbering… View Post