HBO Fahrenheit 451 Toronto Shoot Equals CASH for Toronto – 051618

HBO Fahrenheit 451 Toronto Shoot Equals CASH for Toronto – 051618

  TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Economic data released today shows the financial impact HBO’s upcoming Fahrenheit 451 had on the province of Ontario. Over the course of filming, the production hired 1,700 Canadian cast, crew, and extras, spending more than $9.6M on local wages. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon, Sofia Boutella and […]

Dear Cornwall Ontario re: Ryan Gosling by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2015

Dear Cornwall Ontario re: Ryan Gosling by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2015

It was quite amusing to see some local media get excited by our homey Ryan Gosling mentioning Cornwall on Saturday Night Live, a NBC comedic institution led by Canuck Lorne Michaels who hails from Winterpeg.   As many know Ryan, who was born in London, grew up here and got his break via Montreal.   […]

Was Hubert Lacroix Hired to Dismantle the CBC by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 17, 2014

Was Hubert Lacroix Hired to Dismantle the CBC by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 17, 2014

CFN – It seems that there’s a move a foot to kill the CBC.  And it’s coming from within. Hubert Lacroix, the reigning President of our Nation’s broadcaster looks like Gordon Gekko a business guy/bureaucrat brought in to dismantle the CBC one block at a time. He didn’t work his way up the broadcaster, but was […]

Robertson Family Responds to A&E Suspension of Duck Dynasty Patriarch Phil Robertson’s Gay Comments in GQ

Robertson Family Responds to A&E Suspension of Duck Dynasty Patriarch Phil Robertson’s Gay Comments in GQ

(photo: Duckcommander.com ) CFN – Isn’t it odd when those seeking their own rights and voices lash out and throw hissy fits at others that , my gosh, are diverse to their own?    Ten, twenty, thirty years ago it would be arrows and slings at Gay activists over issues like Gay Marriage, Gays in […]

So I Signed up for Broadcast Television After a Three Year Hiatus by Jamie Gilcig – September 23, 2013

So I Signed up for Broadcast Television After a Three Year Hiatus by Jamie Gilcig – September 23, 2013

CFN –  I did something I swore I’d never do this weekend.  I signed up for traditional TV signing with Shaw Direct instead of Bell or our local Cable company Cogeco.  (Bell didn’t answer their phone within 5 minutes and Cogeco is just wrong – a horrible company in my opinion.) It was an easy […]

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 […]

Marcus & Maria on Coronation Street – Careless Whispers or Poppycock? What do Corrie Fans think & we ask the Experts!

Marcus & Maria on Coronation Street – Careless Whispers or Poppycock?   What do Corrie Fans think & we ask the Experts!

CFN –  So do you just jump from Sausages to Seafood without blinking?  Well that’s what the writers of Coronation Street are pitching as the Marcus (Charlie Condou who according to Wikipedia has a Canadian boyfriend!)  & Maria  (Samia Smith)  story line evolves. Now gay characters have come a long way in television since the days of Paul […]

National Portrait Gallery unveils a new portrait of scientist and environmentalist James Lovelock – March 14, 2012

National Portrait Gallery unveils a new portrait of scientist and environmentalist James Lovelock – March 14, 2012

CFN – As a new portrait of scientist and environmentalist James Lovelock goes on display in the National Portrait Gallery, watch him recount, in enthralling detail, memories of his life’s work. . Born in 1919, James Lovelock is a globally respected environmental thinker and independent scientist. While his career has included work for NASA and […]

Neverbloomers: The Search for Grownuphood on CBC Documentary Channel – Monday February 27, 2012 8PM EST

Neverbloomers: The Search for Grownuphood on CBC Documentary Channel – Monday February 27, 2012 8PM EST

CFN – Neverbloomers : the search for Grownuphood premieres tomorrow on the CBC Documentary channel.   LINK  Sharon Hyman’s first feature length doc is a generational retrospective navel gazing  journey.   It asks many questions; answers a few; but mostly what drew me to it and kept me watching was the connection I made. As […]

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