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Punjabi Film Industry Needs Good Stories More Than Stars, Says Top Producer Rajan Batra

Punjabi Film Industry Needs Good Stories More Than Stars, Says Top Producer Rajan Batra

While the Punjabi film industry is beginning to grow, there are many growing pains like costs of production, including star-cast salaries which are going through the roof with new producers coming in the market to offer big money but these producers end up losing their shirt. They are part of the problem the industry is [...]

August 1st, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Education, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, South Asian | Read More »

Wish I Was Here (PG) **

Wish I Was Here (PG) **

Dysfunctional Family Tries To Make The Best Of What They Have!
By Alan Samuel
Appreciate your heritage.  That’s what a dysfunctional family tries it’s best to do in Wish I Was Here, currently unravelling at the Park Theatre.
Core values are at the heart of this 2 hour movie.  Zach  Braff plays  Aidan Bloom, a 35 year old [...]

July 26th, 2014 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Deliver Us From Evil (PG) ****

Deliver Us From Evil (PG) ****

Cops Mix With Psychological And Supernatural Horror For Intriguing Mystery
By Alan Samuel
Hold onto a loved one if you’re brave enough to catch Deliver Us From Evil.
Smart and stylish this nifty horror thriller from EOne Entertainment is now lashing out at all things innocent. Do come see what all the fuss is about at Cineplex Odeon [...]

July 19th, 2014 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Indian Summer Festival Kickoff

Indian Summer Festival Kickoff

By R. Paul Dhillon
The opening reception for the Indian Summer festival was a grand affair with the perfect garden setting Thursday night! The Sun Yat Sun Chinese Gardens was packed with lovers of everything Indian! The bar service could have used more help but a great way to kick off a festival devoted to India! [...]

July 5th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Top Weightlifter Parm Phangura Headed To Commonwealth Games In Scotland

Top Weightlifter Parm Phangura Headed To Commonwealth Games In Scotland

Parm, who is currently part of the Canadian Senior National Team and is a distinguished three-time National Champion, is excited about making another trip to the Commonwealth Games after the 2014 Delhi Games weren’t the best for him after he caught a case of what the locals call “Delhi Belly.”
By R. Paul [...]

July 4th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link VIP'S, News, Sports | Read More »

SFU Student Does PhD Study On Bhangra’s Impact On Menopausal South Asian Women’s Health

SFU Student Does PhD Study On Bhangra’s Impact On Menopausal South Asian Women’s Health

SFU PhD candidate Iris Lesser says the South Asian Exercise Trial (SAET) is focusing on how exercise affects body fat and cardiovascular health. Women who have completed the program say it is also having mentally positive effects. The LINK doesn’t think you need a study to tell you the benefits of Bhangra on [...]

July 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Education, Entertainment, News, Top News | Read More »

22 Jump Street (PG) ****

22 Jump Street (PG) ****

Great Chemistry Between Mismatched Stars Key To Hilarious Buddy Cop Hijinks
By Alan Samuel
Straight for the heart comes the comic charm of the lead characters in Jump Street 2. Once upon a time the original hit T.V. Series helped put Vancouver on the Hollywood map and made a star of a then fledgling Johnny Depp.  My [...]

July 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, Movie Reviews | Read More »

“Big Man” Bhullar Makes History By Becoming The First Indo-Canadian In The NBA

“Big Man” Bhullar Makes History By Becoming The First Indo-Canadian In The NBA

While critics were saying after Thursday night’ draft proved unfruitful for top basketball prospect Sim Bhullar that the lanky young player may have made the move to become an NBA player too soon, but Kings Indo-American owner Vivek Ranadivé and General Manager Pete D’Alessandro signed Bhullar on Friday following their official drafter selection of Nik [...]

June 27th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, Sports, Top News | Read More »

Edge of Tomorrow (PG) ****

Edge of Tomorrow (PG) ****

Soldier Of The Future Is Really All About The Past!
By Alan Samuel
Man the torpedoes and hold into your seats. Brace for action with no end In sight when you walk into Edge of Tomorrow.  Earth is ground zero in this science fiction thriller from Warner Brothers now making its mark at Cineplex Odeon Arenas across [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Young Surrey Filmmaker’s Film About Caring And Sharing A Big Winner

Young Surrey Filmmaker’s Film About Caring And Sharing A Big Winner

SURREY – Young Surrey filmmaker Daniel Baraghoush, the son of proud father Edward Baraghoush, was the big winner at the short film festival sponsored by many local agencies including Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society and Simon Fraser University to help with Surrey Homelessness.
Daniel’s film Everyone Can Do Something won the main award which carried a [...]

June 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment, Link VIP'S, News, Top News | Read More »