Career critics continuing the conversation in a post-print world. Contributors: Jim Slotek (former Toronto Sun), Bruce Kirkland (former Toronto Sun), Liam Lacey (former Globe & Mail), Karen Gordon (CBC).
Jim Slotek is a former Toronto Sun columnist, movie critic, TV critic and comedy beat reporter. He’s been a scriptwriter for the NHL Awards, Gemini Awards and documentaries, and was nominated for a Gemini Award for comedy writing on a special (the NHL Awards). Prior to the Sun, he worked at the Ottawa Citizen as an entertainment reporter.
Bruce Kirkland is a former Sun Media reporter with Sun Media. He has worked the movies beat from 1980-2017. Before taking a position at the Toronto Sun, he worked at the Ottawa Journal as entertainment editor and movie critic from 1979-80, and at Toronto Star as music critic and general-assignment news reporter from 1971-79.
Liam Lacey is a former film critic for The Globe and Mail, as well as contributor to various other media outlets over the past 37 years.. He recently returned to Canada from Spain because he forgot about the weather.
Karen Gordon is a freelance writer and broadcaster. She’s currently heard Friday mornings as the movie reviewer for CBC Radio’s Metro Morning. She’s been covering movies, music and aspects of popular culture for more than twenty years on radio, television and in print. She also works as a creative producer, series story editor and writer for documentary and lifestyle television. She is also the co-writer for two award-winning cookbooks, David Rocco’s Dolce Vita and Made in Italy. Karen still gets a little thrill every time the lights go down and the movie begins.
Craig MacInnis is a former movie and music critic and columnist for the Toronto Star.
An entertainment/lifestyle writer and editor of an exquisite vintage, Kim has written about film, music, books, food, wine, cosmetics and cars for the Toronto Star, NOW Magazine, Report on Business, Amazon.com, hmv, Salon, Elevate, CBC, Spafax and many other marquee properties. She lives in Toronto and is a proud volunteer with Annex Cat Rescue.