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5th annual movie prop party in Toronto next weekend

Posted by Amy Grief / July 30, 2015

prop partyMovie lovers, prop makers and collectors will unite at the fifth annual Toronto Prop Party, happening on August 8 at the Montecassino Hotel near Downsview Park.

What began as an intimate event for hobbyists has grown into a public party where anyone can come out to admire original movie and television props as well as stunning replicas. This year, it promises to feature a radio-controlled R2-D2, a Delorean time machine and an Ecto Containment Unit from the movie Ghostbusters.

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Drive-in movie theatres in and around Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / July 29, 2015

drive in torontoDrive-in movie theatres conjure up images of an idyllic past, and also this scene from the musical Grease. With numerous such theatres near Toronto, there are ample opportunities for you to speed back in time to capture that nostalgic feeling of cozying up in your car, with fast food and popcorn, to watch a double feature under the stars.

Here's a round-up of drive-in move theatres in and around from Toronto.

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49 highly anticipated films announced for TIFF 2015

Posted by Amy Grief / July 28, 2015

tiff 2015Get ready Toronto because TIFF 2015 starts on September 10 and Jake Gyllenhaal is kicking it off. The American actor stars alongside Naomi Watts in Demolition, this year's opening film directed by Montreal's Jean-Marc Vallée.

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Free screening in Toronto for final Daily Show episode

Posted by Amy Grief / July 24, 2015

daily show final episodeIt's the end of a late-night TV era. The Daily Show's Jon Stewart will host one last show before passing the punditry torch to comedian Trevor Noah.

Most won't be able to make it to New York for this monumental occasion, let alone grab a coveted seat in Stewart's studio audience. But don't fret because the Bloor Cinema has you covered. It's hosting a screening on Thursday, August 6. Best of all? Tickets are free.

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Tickets now on sale to TIFF 2015

Posted by Amy Grief / July 15, 2015

tiff 2015 ticketsTickets for the 40th Toronto International Film Festival are now on sale, that is if you're a TIFF member. While members can start purchasing their ticket packages today, the festival's schedule doesn't go live until August 25 and single tickets won't be available until September 6.

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Cineplex reducing drink sizes at Toronto movie theatres

Posted by Derek Flack / July 8, 2015

cineplexYou might have to make less trips to the washroom at your next movie. Cineplex is shrinking drink sizes. The move isn't all about protecting the health of movie-goers, though a company spokesperson did confirm that the upcoming Making Healthier Choices act did play a role in the size downgrade.

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