Baubles and Bling at Boutique Maskarad


Spring is in the air, which I’m happy to report marks the end of my self-imposed hibernation. I assure you, I am not alone. Any Montrealer can attest that hibernation is required to survive the arctic winters in this corner of the world. Now that Mother Nature has bestowed upon us sunny skies, mild temperatures, and  most … Continue reading

Heartbeats, Vintage and More Vintage: Is It Too Much of a Good Thing?


I went to see Xavier Dolan’s highly-acclaimed second feature, Hearbeats (Les amours imaginaires) the other day. Rarely do movie posters in the metro pique my curiosity, but this one, I thought, was etched with mystery, and as such, warranted a closer look. The story behind this highly-stylized cinematic offering is simple: Francis (Xavier Dolan) and … Continue reading