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The top 10 Toronto shot TV shows & movies on Netflix

Posted by Ed Conroy / January 16, 2015

toronto movies netflixAnyone who's ever gone down the rabbit hole of Netflix knows it easier to swallow yet another low-energy, high-carb episode of, say, 90210 than it is to get up off the couch and take that Criterion Collection DVD of Rainer Werner Fassbinder for a spin (assuming you still rock DVD, of course). No home entertainment innovation has ever made indulging in mediocrity so pleasurable, addictive and immediate.

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The top 10 episodes of Degrassi Junior High

Posted by Ed Conroy / January 9, 2015

Degrassi Junior HighIt's likely that Degrassi is the best known Toronto street in the world: From London to Sydney, Los Angeles to Paris, Halifax to Johannesburg, the serene passage is loved and still madly obsessed over all thanks to a low-key, acid-wash jean wearing, acne-scarred tween drama.

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Film student makes timelapse love letter to the TTC

Posted by Chris Bateman / January 7, 2015

ttc timelapseRussell Wellner thinks the TTC gets a bad rap and he hopes the timelapse video he produced over the last six months will help remind people what they love about Toronto's transit system.

The 15-year-old film student at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts spent part of the summer and the Christmas season filming a gorgeous love letter to the TTC on his Canon T3i DSLR camera. He says he was inspired to make it after hearing people criticize the network.

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New video shows a bird's eye view of Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / December 29, 2014

birds eye video torontoIt looks like we jumped the gun with our top drone videos of Toronto roundup because we surely would have added this new aerial survey of the city and surrounding attractions. I'll admit it seems a bit strange when the video jumps from Guildwood Park to the Big Apple in Percy back to the Toronto skyline, but as a haphazard collection of drone footage assembled over the last month or so, it's a pretty impressive effort.

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The top 5 drone videos of Toronto

Posted by Chris Bateman / December 28, 2014

toronto drone videoIf the recent surge of rooftop photos have taught us anything it's that Toronto looks spectacular from the air. But where rooftoppers can't go, remote-controlled drones equipped with video cameras can, delivering stunning footage of the city from otherwise impossible angles: an aerial shot of the Rogers Centre on game night, High Park from above the trees, the Scarborough Bluffs as seen from the water, and a top-down tour Spadina Ave.

Here are my picks for the top 5 drone videos of Toronto.

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The top 10 movies to see during the holidays in Toronto

Posted by Ed Conroy / December 21, 2014

movies toronto holidaysWith the usual cacophony of cack available to waste your time with on Netflix, CraveTV, Shomi, TMN, on-demand, Blurays, DVDs, torrents, streams and possibly still VHS, the holidays are actually a great excuse to get out of the house and rediscover what it's like to watch movies as they were intended - on a huge ass screen with extra salty popcorn and an engaged audience.

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