Tag Archives: Gabrielle Rose

BC FILM: 20th Anniversary Screening of THE SWEET HEREAFTER on CANADIAN FILM DAY

Director: Atom Egoyan. Cast: Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Gabrielle Rose, Alberta Watson, Maury Chakin. A bus crash in a small town brings a lawyer to the town to defend the families, but he discovers that everything is not what it seems. Filmed in Merritt, B.C. Screening Host: Stephen Quinn Guests: Bruce Greenwood, Atom Egoyan. Time: [...]

LEO AWARDS: 9 BC Motion Picture Nominees Led by DOWN RIVER

This year’s Leo Awards boasts an unprecedented 9 nominees in the Best BC-made motion picture category: Ben Ratner’s film Down River, inspired by his long friendship with the late Vancouver actress Babz Chula, has 13 nominations overall; Matthew Kowalchuk’s feel-bad buddy comedy Lawrence & Holloman has 9; Jason James’s STD rom-com That Burning Feeling has 9; the Harmon family’s If I Had [...]

VIFF: Last Screening of Best BC Film Runnerup CINEMANOVELS Today

The Vancouver International Film Festival runnerup for Best B.C. Film has its last VIFF screening today at 1:15 p.m. at the SFU Woodwards Theatre. Inspired by Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Three Colors Trilogy, Vancouver filmmaker Terry Miles follows a central female character Grace (Lauren Lee Smith) in Cinemanovels as she reluctantly gets to know her estranged and famous [...]

BIG READ: Tonight’s BC Spotlight Gala For DOWN RIVER Caps BC Film-palooza at VIFF

Published October 5th, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome. Tonight’s BC Spotlight Gala screening of Ben Ratner’s film Down River, inspired by his long friendship with the late Vancouver actress Babz Chula, caps a week-long BC Film-palooza. The Vancouver International Film Festival staged seven premieres over eight days: shot-in-Havana Hitchockian thriller 3 Days in Havana, STD comedy That Burning [...]

VIFF: Western Premiere of THE DICK KNOST SHOW With Tom Scholte & Gabrielle Rose

Broadcasting is a Contact Sport. The funniest thing about sports talk-show host Dick Knost in Bruce Sweeney’s funny film? It’s hard to choose but Knost’s obsession with increasing his Twitter followers rang true. Knost’s controversial tweets about hockey concussions, done to gain followers, draw the ire of his network bosses. And then Knost is concussed [...]

WEEK: September 16-22, 2013

Sunday, September 22nd – Bates Motel‘s Vera Farmiga among Best Actress nominees at the Emmy awards. [Update: Claire Danes won for Homeland]. Sunday, September 22nd – Cedar Cove 1×11 Conflicts of Interest airs on the W network in Canada. Will Grace tell Olivia (Andie MacDowell) that Olivia’s married brother Will kissed her? Olivia and Jack [...]

BIG READ: Vote for BC Film/Doc (#mustseeBC) To Be Awarded Red Carpet Screening at Vancouver International Film Festival

Published September 19, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome. Vote for whichever BC film or documentary you want to see at a red carpet screening of the Vancouver International Film Festival, which screens from September 26th to October 11th. It’s a new feature of this year’s BC Spotlight program, with a dozen made-in-BC projects vying for [...]

VIFF: Director Bruce Sweeney’s THE DICK KNOST SHOW With Tom Scholte

“Broadcasting is a Contact Sport.” Vancouver filmmaker Bruce Sweeney’s latest film The Dick Knost Show is about a shock jock talk radio host (Tom Scholte)  who loves Don Cherry-style Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em hockey and hates less violent sports like soccer. But the motormouth goes too far with controversial tweets about hockey concussions which draw [...]

WEEK: September 9-15, 2013

Sunday, September 15th – Cedar Cove 1×10 Old Flames, New Sparks airs on the W network. Jack (Dylan Neal) realizes the depth of his feelings for Olivia (Andie MacDowell) after she renews her bond with her ex-husband Stan, while Grace (Teryl Rothery) spends time with her old crush, Olivia’s brother Will (Cameron Bancroft). Saturday, September 14th [...]

LEO AWARDS: Agam Darshi & Gabrielle Rose of Bruce Sweeney Film CRIMES OF MIKE RECKET

Crimes of Mike Recket is about failed real estate agent Mike Recket (Nicholas Lea) whose beautiful, pampered wife Jasleen (Agam Darshi) has dumped him and barred access to their daughter. In a bid to solve his money woes, he tries to scam widow Leslie Kemper (Gabrielle Rose) so that when she goes missing, Recket becomes [...]

BIG READ: LEO AWARDS Live-Tweets its Hotel Vancouver Gala

Published May 31, 2012 on Vancouver is Awesome Live-tweets turned out to be the best thing about last weekend’s Leo Awards celebrating the best of B.C.-made film and television. Tweets from @LeoAwards gave an award-by-award account plus details of all the hijinks in between at both the Celebration and Gala Awards: hijinks that ranged from [...]