By: Myles Herod – If there was ever a genre created for Norwegian rom-coms, then The Worst Person In The World might be its Citizen Kane. Yes, this is a great film. It’s also an exciting and unbridled one, offering a portrait of a devil-may-care 29-year-old across 12 chapters (bookended by prologue and epilogue). Julie, the story’s heroine, … Continue reading
Photos by: Myles Herod – Monday evening saw Liquid Media Group’s in-person gala event, Big Splash, take place at Toronto’s iconic Windsor Arms Hotel. Hosted by Canadian actor Joshua Jackson (Dawson’s Creek, Dr Death), the formal setting – which happily complied with Covid-19 protocols – celebrated TIFF 2021 and its quest for bringing independent and … Continue reading
By: Myles Herod – New Zealand’s Jane Campion has been making world-class films for over 30 years. Although a decade has passed since her last full-length feature, The Power of the Dog marks a triumphant return and as potent a vision as she’s ever helmed. Based on the 1967 novel by Thomas Savage, the story centres on Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch), … Continue reading
By: Myles Herod – Children often see life much differently than adults do. Sometimes wide-eyed, but forever inquisitive. However, there also comes a time when every child discovers their world is not a gentle place, either. At the centre of Celine Sciamma’s quietly enchanting Petite Maman is such an impressionable youth named Nelly. Played by Joséphine Sanz (in … Continue reading
Photos by: Myles Herod – Baltimore-based indie pop band Lower Dens, who released their fourth album, The Competition, on September 6, 2019 via Ribbon Music, performed at Velvet Underground in Toronto last night (March 12th).
Photos by: Myles Herod – UK indie pop singer-songwriter Bat For Lashes, who released her newest album, Lost Girls, on September 6th, 2019 via AWAL, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Feb. 22nd).
Photos by: Myles Herod – UK indie pop artist Rex Orange County, who released his newest album, Pony, on October 25th, 2019 via Sony, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Jan. 29th).
Photos by: Myles Herod – EDM artist The Crystal Method, who released his newest album, The Trip Home, on September 28th, 2018 via Tiny e, performed at the Mod Club in Toronto last night (Dec. 20th).
Photos by: Myles Herod – Art pop artist Julia Jacklin, who released her second album, Crushing, on February 22nd, 2019 via Polyvinyl, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (Nov. 12th).
Photos by: Myles Herod – Indie pop band Lake Street Dive, who released their sixth album, Free Yourself Up, on May 4th, 2018 via Nonesuch, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night.