TIFF 2012 – ABCs of Death


Twenty-seven independent horror film directors have created a symphony of terror with 26 short films each representing a letter of the alphabet and the director’s most gruesome visions of death. Each director was given $5,000 dollars and less than five minutes to express themselves. The variety of brutality is astounding with good taste often going… 

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TIFF 2012 – Outrage Beyond


Takeshi Kitano is one of the greatest living legends of the Japanese film industry and has had an incomparable career. He started as a comedian on stage, moved to television, and  then made a right turn into making ultra-violent gangster films. Outrage Beyond is the sequel to his last film Outrage (2010) exploring the inner… 

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30 Days of Ontario Wine – Day 17 – Chardonnay Week


I am honoured to be the ambassador for the Chardonnay grape in Ontario. I won’t trash talk the other varietals who aspire to Chardonnay’s majesty – they have their place in the allegiance of Ontario consumers – but only Chardonnay has captured the hearts of the many and lifted the sagging spirits of Maple Leaf… 

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