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Miss Sloane – Movie Review

Miss Sloane – Movie Review

Miss Sloane – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy VVS Films Lobbyists aren’t often given films to lead, mostly because it’s tricky to find a protagonist one can root for. These are, after all, the people who influence decisions [...]

December 7, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Rules Don’t Apply – Movie Review

Rules Don’t Apply – Movie Review

Rules Don’t Apply – Movie Review Rating: A (Fantastic) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy 20th Century Fox Warren Beatty’s first four directorial efforts established a love for classic Hollywood, whether it was the 1930’s gangster picture in Dick Tracy or a warped take [...]

November 23, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
The Top 5 Canadian Movies Over the Years

The Top 5 Canadian Movies Over the Years

A brief look at the top Canadian movies over the years It’s never easy to compile a top list of things, especially when it comes to movies but the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has been doing it roughly every [...]

November 23, 2016 MOVIES
Moana – Movie Review

Moana – Movie Review

Moana – Movie Review Rating: A- (Great) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Walt Disney Studios Walt Disney Animation Studios is on a hot streak right now and part of its current success has been the variety of stories and genres they tell within [...]

November 23, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Bad Santa 2 – Movie Review

Bad Santa 2 – Movie Review

Bad Santa 2 – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy eOne Films Terry Zwigoff’s Bad Santa was a refreshing diversion from the schmaltzy Christmas films every year. While it reveled in crudeness, it fit its characters and their arc and [...]

November 22, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Scott Thorn – Ordinary Day – Album Review

Scott Thorn – Ordinary Day – Album Review

Every so often it’s nice to find a record that plays to a lot of classic sounds, that can be relaxing and relatable. On Scott Thorn‘s latest record Ordinary Day he mixes 90s rock with some country and a little [...]

November 21, 2016 Album Reviews, Alt-Country, Uncategorized
Ethan Gamble – Roy – Album Review

Ethan Gamble – Roy – Album Review

Experimental music as a genre is rare as it is, and but it’s even rarer to find an album in the genre that pulls in while pushing the limits. On Ethan Gamble’s bedroom-recorded debut Roy, he finds the line between [...]

November 21, 2016 Album Reviews, Alternative Rock, Pop, Uncategorized
Moon Tan wins Indie Week

Moon Tan wins Indie Week

Moon Tan wins Indie Week Now in it’s 13th year Indie Week 2016 saw some 300+ bands play over 5 days in down town Toronto.      The festival boasts several elements including film, a conference and a contest that sends one [...]

November 21, 2016 Toronto Festivals, What's Hot
Nocturnal Animals – Movie Review

Nocturnal Animals – Movie Review

Nocturnal Animals – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Universal Pictures The role of the reader in how they imagine a book is not a new concept in film. Cinema is probably the best medium to handle this theme [...]

November 18, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
The Edge of Seventeen – Movie Review

The Edge of Seventeen – Movie Review

The Edge of Seventeen – Movie Review Rating: A (Fantastic) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy VVS Films Teenagers can be fairly quick at telling when a film presents an unrealistic depiction of them, opting merely for crass gags and starring actors who look [...]

November 17, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Amanda Day’s Monday Mirth

Amanda Day’s Monday Mirth

Got a chronic case of the Mondays? Amanda Day has just the remedy. The Toronto comic and producer behind the cult hit weekly standup show #StonedUpComedy (Thursdays in Toronto’s Kensington market), Day is also the host of the Date Fail podcast. [...]

November 16, 2016 Toronto Comedy
Indie Week 2016 Editors Picks

Indie Week 2016 Editors Picks

  Now in its 13th year, Indie Week has become one of Canada’s premiere indie music festivals showcasing 300+ acts from all over the world in front of music industry professionals. Indie Week offers 6 nights of showcases, late last [...]

November 16, 2016 Editorials, Toronto, Toronto Festivals, What's Hot
Kevin Banner’s Comedy Dreamboat

Kevin Banner’s Comedy Dreamboat

It’s an exciting time to be alive in Canadian comedy. I almost feel strangely… wait for it… vaguely optimistic about the future? I can’t be 100% sure, this is a new sensation.  And granted I might advise all of our [...]

November 16, 2016 Toronto Comedy
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk – Movie Review

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk – Movie Review

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Sony Pictures Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk is not the typical war film. In fact, scenes depicting the Iraq War only take up about a third of [...]

November 16, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Sunndrug talks starting anew in the 2016 music scene

Sunndrug talks starting anew in the 2016 music scene

Bands break up but that doesn’t mean that the musicians are finished making music. Just like any creative outlet, a band can be played out (figuratively and literally) and moving on is generally more difficult for the fans than it [...]

November 14, 2016 90s Rock, Alternative Rock, Interviews, What's Hot

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