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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Movie Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Movie Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Movie Review Rating: A (Fantastic) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Walt Disney Studios With Disney and Lucasfilm choosing to release a new Star Wars film every year, this might seem like overkill and exhausting a simple [...]

December 13, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Mayce Galoni: Canada’s Comedy Wunderkind

Mayce Galoni: Canada’s Comedy Wunderkind

At the tender age of 22, Canadian comedian Mayce Galoni has checked more career milestones off his bucket list than most of will work to claim through the course of our careers. A regular fixture on Yuk Yuks stages across the country, and [...]

December 13, 2016 Toronto Comedy, Uncategorized
Hidden Figures – Movie Review

Hidden Figures – Movie Review

Hidden Figures – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy 20th Century Fox Reading up on Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, it’s surprising Hidden Figures is the first time their story has been portrayed on film. Director/co-writer Theodore [...]

December 12, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Why Him? – Movie Review

Why Him? – Movie Review

Why Him? – Movie Review Rating: D- (Absolutely Horrendous) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy 20th Century Fox Watching Why Him?, one senses an obvious machination in the plot and structure. There’s a familiarity to this entire film, where the jokes land with such [...]

December 12, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Jackie – Movie Review

Jackie – Movie Review

Jackie – Movie Review Rating: B+ (Very Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Fox Searchlight Pictures To Americans, the Presidency is their closest thing to a royalty, albeit a democratically elected one. Jackie takes this idea to heart with its focus on the fabled [...]

December 9, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Lion – Movie Review

Lion – Movie Review

Lion – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy eOne Films Films are often accused of being manipulative and none more-so than “based on a true story” accounts specifically designed to bring end-of-year awards voters to tears. Even when taking [...]

December 8, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
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

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