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HEAVENLY BODIES AND THE DANE: Remembering Actor Lawrence Dane

Larry Dane, or Lawrence of the Dane, as I dubbed him, was always a bit of a renegade in the Canadian film industry. Over the years I knew him, I often thought Larry (actually, Lawrence Zahab) never got the credit

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“I’m Getting A Pulse”: My Brilliant (Acting) Career

Now that awards season is upon us–an Oscar to Robert Redford for his incredible performance in All Is Lost; take the statuette Cate Blanchett for what you accomplished in Blue Jasmine–it is time to reveal the unsung details of my

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I Should Have Known Better: The Wildly Improbable Story of Heavenly Bodies

Last weekend, at the Canadian Film Centre’s annual barbecue in Toronto, I ran into a couple of old friends who, although they didn’t realize it, were unique among the more than two thousand industry types flowing through the old E.P.

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Old Geezers Save The World (For Now)

Over the holiday I found myself back in Theatre Eight at the Varsity Cinema in downtown Toronto for the film version of John Le Carr√©’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. ¬†That theatre was the larger of the two auditoriums that constituted

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