Coming the morning after the opening night of the Toronto International Film Festival, the Hollywood Suite breakfast is considered the opening social mixer of the fest. The 11th annual gathering on the top floor ballroom of the Omni King Edward Hotel was packed with industry folks. The press hounds, of course, made a beeline straight
Eric McCormack is such a terrific podcast guest we’re running this episode twice. The occasion is the premiere, April 6, of Slasher: Ripper. This fifth season of the horror anthology series airs on the streaming service Shudder in the States and in Canada on one of our sponsors here at brioux.tv, Hollywood Suite. Set in 1910,
Director Ethan Hawke’s remarkable “The Last Movie Stars,” finally available in Canada thanks to Hollywood Suite, is The Actors Studio of documentaries. The six-part docuseries is, in many ways, a salute to the famous school of acting which operated in New York in the late ’40s and ’50s as taught by Lee Strasberg, Elia Kazan
This festive Larry Fritz illustration graced the cover of TV Guide for the week of December 24, 1955. That was back when signals were pulled in from all over on rooftop antennas–for free. Back when there were TV listings magazines–which sold for 15 cents. Back when binging only took place at the dinner table, and movies
We’re approaching the scariest time of the year on television. No, not the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs — that’s The Leafs scariest time of the year. Late October has always brought out the scariest TV treats. That’s true again this year and there is plenty to choose from. TCM ends the month
If you missed Thursday night’s Film Independent Spirit Awards on Hollywood Suite, you can still catch the spirit. Suite has it scheduled and on-demand, and, if ever there was a year to watch, this may be it. Hollywood Suite has been the Canadian home of this awards show for years. The full awards ceremony will
Television has long been a borderless business. This is true when it comes to producing big budget dramas. Recent efforts such as the recent War of the Worlds miniseries, Vikings and, going further back, The Borgias and even The Indian Detective, required financial contributions from two or more countries in order to realize storytelling on
CBC has holiday fare all month long including these Canadian movie premieres:“A Christmas Winter Song” Wed., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Rock N’ Roll Christmas” Wed., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) and Sat., Dec. 12“A Christmas Movie Christmas” Wed., Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Christmas on the River” Wed., Dec. 23, 8 p.m.