Netflix launched in Canada today with near 7000 titles for streaming. CEO Reed Hastings was in Toronto to help launch the service and answer questions the media had. The biggest question centered around Rogers dropping bandwidth caps just days before the planned launch of Netflix. Obviously, he can’t answer these questions, but said they will be adding more content to the already thousands o...[Read More]
Tomorrow Shane and Louis will descend upon Fan Expo Canada hosted in Toronto. We’ve already lined up some exciting interviews, and booth tours taking place at the Rogers sponsored event. Check back regularly for news, interviews, potential scoops and more. Also, you can follow both Lou and I on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/eyecraveshane <- me http://www.twitter.com/olddarth <- Lou
File this one – ‘It Has Been A Long Time In Coming’ – but Netflix is ready to reach out internationally and will start that push by heading north to Canada. The obvious appeal of medialess rental content with no need to go out to pick up and return DVDs etc is an enticing one. The Canadian Invasion is scheduled for this fall. Check out the press release for details on how t...[Read More]
We just received exclusive images for a Canadian production called FreeRunner. The film stars Canadian actor James Preston Rogers and is written and directed by John Stead. I wasn’t able to find out the plot, but I’m sure we’ll get more as this develops. For now, check out the stills of JPR as Strund.
Here’s a little bit of unexpected and pleasant news for us Canuks. It seems that Disney and Pixar are setting up a brand new multi-million dollar animation studio in Vancouver. While the studio won’t be producing full length movies, they WILL be animating all the big characters like Woody and Buzz for DVD’s, games and theme parks. Pixar’s next movie ‘Up’ hits th...[Read More]
Canadian actor James Preston Rogers wants to be Thor and if I looked like him I’d want the role too. He wants to be the Norse god of thunder so much that he’s launched a thunderous online campaign to hopefully catch the eye of director Kenneth Branagh.