Way back when I was a high school student working as a busboy at a restaurant at Ontario Place, I was able to see several unforgetable concerts at the Forum. This was a beautiful, hillside venue, an outdoor theatre-in-the-round that sat three thousand in the circular stands and another four thousand on the surrounding hillsides.
Are you a fan of disaster films? Then you might like All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs, a five-part docuseries streaming now on Amazon Prime Video. This project, produced by Toronto’s Cream Productions (the same folks behind CNN’s recent sitcom and late night docuseries) may eventually grow in stature. Say in 50 years, like how
The worst part about bingeing through your favourite TV shows is that you immerse yourself in these fabulous worlds in a weekend and then have to wait 12 months to jump into them again. At least with both Ted Lasso (AppleTV+) and Only Murders in The Building (Hulu; DIsney+’s Star in Canada), they were cleverly
I remember the first time I saw the pilot of the original version of The Wonder Years. It was early in 1988. I was working at TV Guide Canada at the time, and without sounding too much like a narrator on the series, it was one of the best pilots I had ever seen. It
Sitcoms usually take a while to hit their stride; sometimes weeks, sometimes months. This was especially true if you go all the way back to the days of Cheers and Mary Tyler Moore. Both were such slow starters they’d likely be canceled today before they had a chance to jell. Even The Office was too
Seth Rogan kind of nailed it Sunday night at the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. “There are way too many of us in this room,” he said early in the three-hour and 15 minute (and seemed longer) broadcast. As he pointed out, it was supposed to be an outdoor event. Why was there a roof
In some ways, Ken Burns takes on his toughest opponent with “Muhammad Ali.” His four-part, eight-hour documentary series about the late, great heavyweight champion and civil rights icon premieres Sunday and airs over four nights through September 22 on PBS. It is, in Burns’ words, a documentary that is “soup to nuts comprehensive in terms
Steve Martin and Martin Short have a nice little side venture as a modern day comedy team. Their live shows are sensational. Together or apart, they are at the top of every late night talk show guest list. Add Selina Gomez and… whaa? Selina Gomez? A Boomer and Millennial three-fer? Abbott & Costello meet one