Entries by Chris Jancelewicz from 09/2012

Ralph Macchio Brings 'American Gypsies' To Life

Posted 09.02.2012 | TV

Ralph Macchio may be better known for delivering crane kicks than reality TV, but the former Karate Kid has learned a few new moves in recent years (a...

Double Duty: 10 Stars With Two Movies At TIFF

Posted 09.04.2012 | Moviefone Canada

As if being in/promoting one movie at a film festival isn't enough, some actors and directors try to take on two. Just as in 2011's Toronto Film F...

Genies, Geminis Retired: Introducing The Canadian Screen Awards

Posted 09.04.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Canada's new awards show, the Canadian Screen Awards, melds together what the Genies and the Gemini Awards each formerly tackled alone. The Academy...

Tatiana Maslany On 'Picture Day,' Her Rising Status And Playing Teenagers

Posted 09.05.2012 | Moviefone Canada

It's been a while since we've seen a Canadian rising star on the big screen, hasn't it? We have our Goslings who make it big and venture down to the U...

Fall Movies 2012: Action

Posted 09.05.2012 | Moviefone

As the year winds down and summer draws to a close, it seems like action really picks up at the theater. Whether you're looking for a blockbuster ...

Brandon Cronenberg: 'Antiviral' Like A Romantic Comedy

Posted 09.05.2012 | Moviefone Canada

It's clear that Brandon Cronenberg sees something in his directorial debut that we don't. Sure, there's love and lust in "Antiviral" -- mostly obsessi...

Our Obsession With Kristen Stewart: Let's Move On, Shall We?

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Do I know Kristen Stewart? No, I can never claim that. But in the past 24 hours I've seen her three times, and spoken to her once -- not for an interview, but candidly, in a hallway at the InterContinental Hotel in Toronto. In that brief five minutes I learned more about Stewart than I ever could have from any interview or gossip mag.

Ruba Nadda, 'Inescapable' Director, On Syria, Alexander Siddig And Marisa Tomei

Posted 09.09.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Given all the controversy and turmoil in Syria right now, you'd think that Canadian-resident director Ruba Nadda was psychic. Her most recent film,...

Tom Hanks Has Stern Words For Toronto Film Festival

Posted 09.10.2012 | Moviefone Canada

At an international film festival, you'd think celebrities would be treated like precious commodities. Not so, says legendary actor Tom Hanks. A...

Penn Badgley Can Sing, Everyone

| Posted 09.11.2012 | Moviefone Canada

There are times when you know -- you just know -- that someone is lip-syncing. So imagine my immense surprise at the Toronto Film Festival screening of Jeff Buckley biopic Greetings From Tim Buckley, when Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley opened his mouth to sing, and it was his voice, and it was good. Not just actor-good, but good-good.

Toronto Film Festival 2012: Top 10 Moments

| Posted 09.17.2012 | Moviefone Canada

This year's Toronto Film Festival was made up of some pretty choice characters. I'm not speaking only about the characters we watched on screen (there were certainly some doozies there), but also the characters -- in real life -- we witnessed on the red carpets, at the press conferences and on the streets of Toronto in 2012.

WATCH: 'Frankenweenie' Clip

Posted 09.18.2012 | Moviefone Canada

With summer on its way out and the crisp autumn months on their way in, what better way to get adjusted than with a little sample of Tim Burton's late...

Ben Affleck Changes 'Argo' For Former Canadian Ambassador

Posted 09.19.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Despite nearly unanimous positive critical reviews, some Canadians had a little beef with Ben Affleck's latest movie, "Argo." Apparently, former C...

'The Bachelor Canada': Five New Contestants Revealed

Posted 09.19.2012 | TV

Five more women have been announced as contestants on "The Bachelor Canada." This morning, two women from Ontario and one woman from each province ...

Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby On 'Dredd 3D,' Pleasing 'Dredd' Fans And Wearing That Iconic Helmet

Posted 09.20.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Despite their differing views on following Judge uniform protocol, Karl Urban and Olivia Thirlby team up to become pretty imposing partners in the new...

'Flashpoint' Season 5: Enrico Colantoni Talks Show's Ending And The 'Veronica Mars' Movie

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

It's a bittersweet day for "Flashpoint" fans as the fifth and final season of the Canadian drama kicks off tonight. The show was launched amidst the 2...

Alex Garland, 'Dredd 3D' Writer, On Doing The Judge Justice

Posted 09.21.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Say the name "Judge Dredd" to a certain generation of film fan, and the first image that comes to mind is the goofy 1995 version that committed the ul...

Sarah Polley Awarded For An Outstanding Year

Posted 09.21.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Fresh off film festival premieres of her new buzzed-about documentary "Stories We Tell," which earned a great response at the Toronto International Fi...

Phil Hartman Remembered on Canada's Walk of Fame

Posted 09.22.2012 | TV

Judging from the steady flow of acceptance speech tears, receiving a star on Canada's Walk of Fame is an emotional day for many Canadians. It was espe...

Tatyana Ali, CCH Pounder Talk 'Home Again' And The Caribbean Immigrant Experience

Posted 09.24.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Considering the number of immigrants who criss-cross the globe every year, hoping to settle down in a new country with a new life, you'd think there w...

Watch 'American Horror Story'? If Not, Give It A Chance

| Posted 09.25.2012 | TV

One of the beauties of the show is after the first episode ends, you realize you're in for so much more than just simple scares and cheap effects; watching 'AHS' feels like you're watching a book being acted out. It is, quite literally, a story and gothic come to life.

Emily Blunt On 'Looper,' Playing A Mother And Hanging Out In Rural Louisiana

Posted 09.25.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Better-known for romantic comedies and drama, Emily Blunt certainly stepped out of her established comfort zone by accepting the role in "Looper." Dra...

'The Bachelor Canada' Contestants: All 25 Revealed

Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada TV

We've waited for over a month, and now we finally have the complete roster. "The Bachelor Canada," Rogers Media and Citytv have revealed all 25 of ...

Rian Johnson, 'Looper' Director, On Using Time Travel Without Screwing Things Up

Posted 09.26.2012 | Moviefone Canada

Time travel movies, by their very nature, are generally confusing and complicated. Not so with Rian Johnson's "Looper," which impressively manages...

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Is Back, Bigger Than Ever

| Posted 09.26.2012 | TV

Now many fans of the original 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' are parents themselves, and I've heard several of them complain that Saturday morning cartoons just don't have the same appeal as they once had, or that their kids don't have the slightest familiarity with the Saturday morning cartoon routine. All of that will change when the new, refurbished 'TMNT' premieres.