Gatsby Review by Jamie Gilcig – Mix Jack & Howard you get DiCaprio’s Gatsby – 2 out of 5 bags of corn!

Gatsby Review by Jamie Gilcig – Mix Jack & Howard you get DiCaprio’s Gatsby – 2 out of 5 bags of corn!

CFN – I desperately wanted to love Gatsby.  I really did.  So did the mostly female and older audience who sat in the dark theatre with myself and my companion and watched it. No, that’s The Aviator. No, that’s Titanic… Leonardo DiCaprio’s Gatsby is a mix of Jack and Howard with very few redeeming qualities in Baz […]

Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario Changes Owner Ship Picture – More Live Acts as Larry Sylvain & Nancy Bonner Buy in!

Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario Changes Owner Ship Picture – More Live Acts as Larry Sylvain & Nancy Bonner Buy in!

CFN – The venerable Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario is about to embark on the next reel of its own movie life as its ownership picture is changing. Sound Guy Surpremo Larry Sylvain of Sylvain Sound and Nancy Bonner have entered the frame.    No official press release has been issued as of yet, but […]

Kevin Spacey in Netflix House of Cards – The New Age of Television is Here – February 10, 2013

Kevin Spacey in Netflix House of Cards – The New Age of Television is Here – February 10, 2013

CFN – Netflix has been a very nimble and quirky company.   As film, television, and the internet merge like contagious diseases the former DVD mailing competitor that has survived Block Buster has now unveiled it’s own programming. Seeing the future Netflix jumped into the streaming of programming relying on feature films, documentaries and late […]

Adieu All – Parting creates such sorrow – I will miss all of our amazing Viewers by Jamie Gilcig

Adieu All – Parting creates such sorrow – I will miss all of our amazing Viewers by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –  As many of you know; alright as some of you may know, journalism has been a accidental path for me. It’s not that I don’t like it. In fact it’s recharged me as a writer and given me new skills and approaches that I’d never have discovered otherwise. It’s been a rush and […]

OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL – JUNKYARD WINS BEST SHORT, ARRUGAS SELECTED BEST FEATURE

OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL – JUNKYARD WINS BEST SHORT, ARRUGAS SELECTED BEST FEATURE

CFN – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) came to an end Sunday, with closing ceremonies held at the National Arts Centre. Organizers announced the winners of the official competition during the ceremonies. This year’s event, held September 19th-23rd, was a tremendous success with packed screenings, sold out workshops, high profile networking events such at the Television […]

What do George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the Beatles Yellow Submarine & Heavy Metal have in Common? CFN sits down with Gerald Potterton!

What do George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the Beatles Yellow Submarine & Heavy Metal have in Common?  CFN sits down with Gerald Potterton!

CFN – What do the original animated version of George Orwell’s Animal Farm from 1954: The Beatles Yellow Submarine and Canuck Classic Heavy Metal have in common? If you guessed director, producer, writer, and artist Gerry Potterton you’d have guessed right!  Mr. Potterton started out in animation after being in the Air Force in World […]

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge TEASER – Rejigging, Rewriting, ReFormatting! July 23, 2012

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge TEASER – Rejigging, Rewriting, ReFormatting! July 23, 2012

CFN –   I know.  I’m really bad.  Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge should have been finished for last December, but an awful lot of stuff has happened since then! DTCB is currently being rejigged.   While a book still will be coming out I’m actually doing the screenplay first.  Here is a tiny […]

Sushi Girl – Expendables Meets Reservoir Dogs at Fantasia Film Fest – International Preme Sold OUT – HD VIDEO

Sushi Girl – Expendables Meets Reservoir Dogs at Fantasia Film Fest – International Preme Sold OUT – HD VIDEO

CFN –  Not too many first time directors sell out 700 seat halls for their debuts, but that’s exactly what Kern Saxton has done with his labour of love, Sushi Girl which makes its International Premiere at the 16th Annual Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal ! Teaming up with his homeys Writer/Producer Destin Pfaff,  Neal Allen Fischer, […]

June 21st 2012 Comedy Fundraiser for Mike MacDonald – HD VIDEO INTERVIEW

June 21st 2012 Comedy Fundraiser for Mike MacDonald – HD VIDEO INTERVIEW

CFN – The comic world is very special.  There’s a Brotherhood (and Sisterhood) and comics across Canada are pulling together to help Canadian Comic Mike MacDonald who’s struggling with Hepatitis C. Mike himself is hoping to be at 292 Elgin in Ottawa, but Comics across Canada will be performing to help raise funds for his […]

Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows Delivers – Eva Green Steals Show in Johnny Depp Remake REVIEW by Jamie Gilcig.

Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows Delivers – Eva Green Steals Show in Johnny Depp Remake REVIEW by Jamie Gilcig.

CFN – I am always fascinated at the evolution of film making.  Being one myself I’ve studied the history of film since its inception. Today more and more movies rely on digital technology for many areas that  used to have full artistry. Director Tim Burton has been wrestling with Technology from the 3D effects in […]