ENTERTAINMENT

A MUST-SEE Movie: Ruby Sparks Starring: Zoe Kazan, Paul Dano Directed By: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris I may be one or two steps behind the hipsters on this one, but my must-see movie for this month is the offbeat and refreshing romantic comedy, Ruby Sparks.  Directed by Jonathan...

With their new single “Let You Down Again” just released and a third album on the horizon, Halifax four-piece band Gloryhound is well on their way to topping the Canadian rock charts. I had the opportunity to chat with their lead guitarist David Casey about hecklers, hockey...

My friends love teasing me when it comes to my biggest addiction.  They say I “have a superiority complex when it comes to my taste in music”.  I think this statement is a bit extreme, but if you know me, you’re probably aware that I’m...

Meet Jennifer Lawrence: The realest, coolest, most down-to-earth celebrity around (O.K. so I don’t actually know her, but if I did, I am positive she would be real, cool and down-to-earth.) I’ve always liked Jennifer; I mean, what’s not to like? She’s talented for one,...

∆ It’s always fun when bands have cool names.  It doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll make good music, but if they don’t, at least they have something going for them. Luckily, Alt-J coined a neat moniker and managed to produce an award-winning first album, "An Awesome Wave"....

The year was 1962. The camera pans across a casino filled with the rich. At one table, we see an elegant woman playing cards and conversing with a man. They engage in some banter, and she asks for his name. The camera cuts to a...

Skyfall - ★★★★ out of 5 Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem Director: Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition) For 50 years, James Bond has been a character that has changed faces, changed decades and changed tones. But he has never changed age. He remains an enigma where...

After meeting in their hometown of Victoria, the 25-year-old BC natives Ajay Bhattacharyya and Amy Kirkpatrick moved to Vancouver to pursue different paths. While Kirkpatrick worked as a lighting technician and Bhattacharyya studied sound design, the duo eventually came together and started making music in...