We’ve only just got into 2013 and already there’s been some marvellous movie releases like Les Miserables. And it’s even more good news for film-fanatics because there are plenty more blockbusters yet to come this year.
As a film fanatic, you probably much prefer reading reviews, film features and watching trailers rather than playing at FoxyBingo or the Sims on your PC . This is why you might be interested in finding out just a few great movies which will soon be hitting the big screen. (continue reading…)
I recall my first 360 Screenings adventure. I was told to bring a penny and ‘90s attire to The Burroughs on Bathurst and Queen St. in Toronto, Ontario. My mind was tangled in a web of mysteries, as I navigated all the memories of my moviegoing past but couldn’t put my finger on a penny and ‘90s clothes (I wore a henley). I arrived and – boom – I was exposed to this enormous set including a potter, fortune teller, and a subway-dwelling miscreant. What a motley. (continue reading…)
Dressed in ‘90s attire – a bright turquoise henley to be exact – and a lucky penny in hand, I entered the top floor of The Burroughs, Queen St. West’s century-old trendy department store last friday night at the premiere of 360 Screenings.
Founded by Ned Loach and Robert Gontier, 360 Screenings brought this Toronto heritage to cinematic life and welcomed a large amount of Toronto’s keenest moviegoers to interact with a replica of a classic film’s sets and actors.
Buster Keaton did it in “Sherlock, Jr.”. His character, so immersed by the power of cinema, stepped inside the screen and interacted within the filmic illusion. Only in a movie, right? Wrong, proves Toronto’s 360 Screenings, a venue that offers an interactive moviegoing experience for participants. This transcends our idea of meta-cinema. (continue reading…)