Author: Toronto Film Scene

Four movies about gambling that you have to see no matter what

A tale about a gambler who wins a jackpot, but the next moment loses everything and gets into a big trouble is never a bad or boring story. That’s probably why filmmakers love choosing gambling and casinos as a base for their movies. Casinos appeal to everybody: gamblers and onlookers alike; you should could try the casino en ligne Canada. But even if you don’t have the capital for either of those things, you can still get to feel what gamblers get to feel, through a TV or laptop screen. Here’s a list of the four best movies about...

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Top 5 movies to watch in April 2017

Gone are the days when Hollywood would wait for summer to release the big name flicks. Recent trends in attendance indicate that any time of the year is a good time to release a great movie. Like last April, this April there are some big movies to watch out for. Below is our pick of the top 5 movies to watch in April 2017. Please note that the movies are ordered by release date and nothing else. Logan. Hugh Jackman gives Wolverine a fitting send off in this movie. This X-men flick is set in the future where Wolverine...

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Essential Canadian Cinema: The Saddest Music in the World

Perhaps best known for My Winnipeg, Guy Maddin has been a large part of the Canadian film scene since late ’80s, although his output tends to be in the short film area. His unique style, often mimicking the look and feel of the silent film era, may not always be to everyone’s tastes, but there’s no disputing he creates films that will have audiences talking. For the return of Essential Canadian Cinema at TFS, writers Sean Kelly and Aren Bergstrom dig into Maddin’s work to look at The Saddest Music in the World. The film, starring Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney,...

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A tale of two cities: Toronto and whatever the script calls for

Here’s one of those left field questions you don’t ponder everyday-When is Toronto not Toronto? Maybe a few answers come to mind, but one is when our city serves as a stand-in location or backdrop for any number of movies filmed here but set elsewhere. Thanks to cost effective production and a variety of great restaurants, nightlife, and celebrity-filled VIP events, Toronto has a knack for luring in out-of-town film crews for Tinseltown makeovers. It has even been dubbed “Hollywood North”. Often cast as a northernly US metropolis such as New York, Chicago, or Washington, D.C., Toronto has earned her...

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Review: No Easy Mile

Bolstering his way to national treasure status in recent years, a closer look at the world of British track superstar, Mo Farah, was sure to spark intrigue in marvelling fans all across the globe. The question mark was more around how much unique access his new documentary, No Easy Mile, would gain and how much light would be shed on the famous distance runner’s secrets to success. As would be expected with any such filming, No Easy Mile spends a portion of time telling us about Farah’s childhood. Born in Somalia, amongst six siblings and a politically chaotic backdrop,...

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Best Movie-Themed Slots

If you have explored the wide range of free slot games at online-slots.ca, you may have noticed the variety of movie themed slots available to play at a number of online casinos. Whether you’re new to playing on mobile and online casinos, or enjoy regularly playing slots online, we have compiled a list of the best movie themed slots online available at platforms like Sky Vegas and Ladbrokes, for you to enjoy. The Gladiator Slots Do you have what it takes to master the Gladiator slots game? Why not find out, as the free slot offers adventure and huge winnings in equal measure. Delivering five actionable...

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When gaming meets cinematic reality

Drawcard video slot machines When gaming meets cinematic reality the result is a fulfilling, entertaining and satisfying gaming experience. Royal Vegas Casino Games offers that experience in spades. They boast of the blockbuster video slot machines. These video slot machines are designed for one thing and one thing only, unleashing the gamer in every player, be it novice or seasonal. They have features that make the cinematic experience so real that you can reach out and touch it. And it’s all within your finger tips. Royal Vegas Casino is a gaming playground full of all gamer’s favourite movie slot...

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