January 21, 2018

Articles by Will Sloan

Three Jackie Chan Stories, As Told By Jackie Chan

By Will Sloan | June 14th, 2013
The peculiarly cheery star talks about working with Bruce Lee, his fear of needles, and the death of real martial arts moviesRead More

Behind the Impersonation: Three Faces of Elvis

By Will Sloan | May 14th, 2013
For the Elvis Tribute Artists descending on the Toronto Elvis Festival, the discipline is nothing short of a callingRead More

Are Silent Films Making a Comeback?

By Will Sloan | March 28th, 2013
Will Sloan previews the Toronto Silent Film Festival and explores the challenges of screening silents in the post-celluloid eraRead More

A Celebration of Toronto's Last Porn Theatre

By Will Sloan | August 20th, 2012
“The Metro's existence just gives my old lapsed Catholic soul that irresistible fix of self-loathing”Read More

Face of Stone

By Will Sloan | June 22nd, 2012
Buster Keaton's comic stoicism persisted even as his artistic frustrations mountedRead More

Dollar-Store Star Wars

By Will Sloan | May 4th, 2012
A zero-budget Turkish facsimile of George Lucas' series is the cinematic equivalent of eating Pixie Stix for dinnerRead More

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    Society Snaps: Eric S. Margolis Foundation Launch

    Kristin Davis moved Toronto's philanthroists to tears ... then sent them all home with a baby elephant - Read More