A Walkthrough of New Image College and New Image Entertainment

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  July 21, 2014 @ 1:47am

The first thing you notice when you step off the elevator in Vancouver's Standard Building -- home of New Image College of Fine Arts -- is that this isn't quite the educational learning facility you're expecting.

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Special effects make-up takes over Vancouver at NorthWest Fan Fest

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  June 26, 2014 @ 11:48pm

Have you ever wished you could be your favorite superhero or movie character at Halloween? Do you have dreams where you wished you were Hellboy or The Hulk or an undead zombie? I mean, really be those characters, not just wear a lame store-bought costume? What if I told you that there's a school in Vancouver that can not only transform you into whatever your imagination might dr

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(Not Quite All) The Most Anticipated Films of 2012

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  January 24, 2012 @ 8:03am

The big idea was to feature some of the more highly-anticipated movies from the 2012 film slate -- of which there are many -- however, I'll admit: a couple clunkers still managed to sneak their way in. But overall, I feel like there is a little something for everybody on this list.

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2012 Golden Globes: Winners, Losers, and Thoughts on the Globes Telecast

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  January 16, 2012 @ 2:18pm

"So where was I?" That was how host Ricky Gervais opened Sunday's 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, a nod to the controversy that followed his previous year's hosting gig. His inference: he was going to pick up exactly where he left it last year. He wasn't going to pull any punches. Once again, he was going to raise hell. Well, this time? He didn't.

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Thanks for 10 great years... and counting!

Posted by: Paul Little  //  September 10, 2011 @ 10:40am

Ten years ago, three web designers fresh out of school and a guy with experience in promotions and media decided to answer the call from movie studios across Canada to offer a home for online giveaways of movie passes and DVDs. These giveaways had been happening through a local movie website, but the studios liked the idea so much that they wanted it to expand.

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Pictures in an Empty Room: Better Than the Original

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  April 22, 2011 @ 1:40pm

Welcome to the first of many top five lists that will undoubtedly lead to just about everybody questioning my sanity.

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Pictures in an Empty Room: The Talent Show

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  March 31, 2011 @ 12:23am

The interviews. The rehearsals. Backstage segments. Countless recaps. The biographies. Celebrity special appearances. Product placement. The judges. The scores. The voting. The ridiculously long commercials. And worst of all, the elongated elimination segments that attempt to build tension and suspense.

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Pictures in an Empty Room: Childhood Movie Trauma

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  January 28, 2011 @ 2:11am

A few years ago, a co-worker told me that he was afraid of clowns. This phobia piqued my interest, and I asked him how clowns could possibly scare him. He told me that when he was young, he watched It, and ever since then, he was terrified of clowns.

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Pictures in an Empty Room: The Shameless Double Dip

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  November 13, 2010 @ 3:01pm

Earlier this year, Avatar was released on DVD and Blu-Ray. The release was as bareboned as it could be, as it only contained the movie. In a few days, Avatar is going to be released again, but as an extended collector's edition version.

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Pictures in an Empty Room: The Death of the Newspaper

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  November 7, 2010 @ 8:28pm

While I was taking a walk in my neighbourhood, I noticed a tabloid newspaper machine at the end of my block. Two things stuck out. The first was that there never used to be a newspaper machine on that corner. And the second thing was that the newspaper was for free.

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