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Leslie James

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Toronto, Canada
Film Critic, 680News
Covers:  movies, computers, science fiction, tv and broadcast technology, drama
Doesn't Cover: theater

Independent critic, working with great people on great stuff.

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Biography

I have been reviewing movies for Rogers radio stations across Canada since 1993. 20 years and a lot of cinema later, still love the anticipation of watching a great film. Other interests include science, music, and the ties that bind all together on this planet.

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@LJamesINSTANTLY — 1,546 followers, 5,267 tweets

Jun 18, 2017

Picked up a pizza from Domino's, and got a wonderful surprise inside the box! Happy Father's Day! https://t.co/2jvKMrFuhs

Feb 28, 2016

Now, I'd like to see Wes Anderson recreate his films using these quirky paper dioramas. Start with BOTTLE ROCKET.  https://twitter.com/mashable/status/704059778759331840 

Feb 28, 2016

Weekend Box Office (cont'd): KUNG FU PANDA 3 3rd. RISEN falls to 4th. Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken drama EDDIE THE EAGLE 5th. #movies

Feb 28, 2016

Weekend Box Office (cont'd): Egyptian deity fantasy GODS OF EGYPT, from dir. of THE CROW and DARK CITY (2 faves) debuts in 2nd, w/ $14M.

Feb 28, 2016

Weekend Box Office: DEADPOOL holds on to first place, earning another $31.5M acc. to estimates. Total take in N.Amer. near $300M. #movies

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Producing a 30 minute daily news show.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I started typing at a very early age.

How is social media changing news?

Information breaks out and bounces around so quickly that it's sometimes tough to keep up with what's real and what's speculation.