It's hard to write good dialogue and monologue for teen characters. Adult playwrights and screenwriters often suffer from a lack of familiarity with the new lingo, yo, or resort to contrived, artificial “Buffy”-style irony and pop culture.
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Music videos are plentiful online thanks to the digital distribution explosion that has positioned the the portable laptop,cell phone, and the tablet as a few of the high tech,convenient mechanisms for viewing content.
I was fortunate enough to catch an advance screening of Richard Linklater’s film “Boyhood”, and I was thrilled to be one of the first people in Canada to see it before its nationwide release this Friday.
Divided Heaven released their second full-length album, 'Youngblood' on March 25th on Say-10 Records. After barely catching their breath from an April tour, they are leaving again on May 4th to share the album with the western U.S.
“Burden to Bear is especially precious to me because it’s my first album,” says soul/pop artist Lael Summer, currently a student in the University of Southern California’s elite Popular Music program and signed to New York’s True Groove Records.
Film Festivals around the world seem to be battling each other for bigger stars and bigger movies but this year's Venice Film Festival, that opened August 29th, is turning its attention away from celebrity and back to the films.
The Toronto Summer Music Festival is growing in popularity amidst an ever-expanding roster of international and Canadian artists. It’s quickly becoming a summertime "must" for culture vultures interested in a myriad of musical expressions.
Mira Sorvino won an Oscar for her portrayal of a ditzy but lovable hooker in Mighty Aphrodite. In Union Square (opening in Toronto this weekend), she plays a woman who tries to reconnect with her estranged sister.