Hollywood awards season is coming to a close as the 89th Academy Awards air this Sunday. Whether you’re in it for the politics, the fashion, the speeches or to celebrate the industry’s talents, here are the Canadian reporters you should keep your eye on this weekend.








Victoria Ahearn (@VictoriaAhearn) – The Canadian Press

Victoria Ahearn is a film and TV writer for The Canadian Press, and can often be found sharing on-set photos or sharing the latest film news on Twitter. She shares a variety of film and TV interviews, with a big focus on the Canadians both in front of and behind the camera.








Peter Howell (@peterhowellfilm) – Toronto Star

For over 20 years, Peter Howell has been the Toronto Star’s movie critic and is a founding member (and current President) of the Toronto Film Critics Association. He frequently tweets about film festivals, his awards predictions and movie reviews.









Liz Braun (@LizBraunSun) – Postmedia

Although she writes primarily for the Toronto Sun, Liz Braun’s musings about film and entertainment can be found across all Postmedia outlets. She re-tweets both Canadian and American film reporters and outlets and also shares her thoughts on other current events.









Richard Crouse (@RichardCrouse) – Metro News Canada / Bell Media

Richard Crouse’s reviews appear in print, on TV and over the airwaves across Canada on a weekly basis and recently shared his Oscar predictions on The Marilyn Denis Show. He will often re-tweet and share content about pop culture.









Barry Hertz (@HertzBarry) – Globe and Mail

As self-proclaimed “Fast & Furious enthusiast,” Barry Hertz is the Deputy Arts Editor and Film Editor for The Globe and Mail. He tends to share his humourous takes on film and celebrity news along with reviews and interviews.


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