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Movie Review: Transformers 5 Crashes and Burns

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Friday, June 23, 2017 8:00 AM

If you’re wondering whether Transformers: The Last Knight is worth a visit to the cinema this summer, I’ll say it plainly as possible. Don’t. And if you’re (somehow) a fan wondering if Transformers 5 is ...

Oakville’s film fest arrives: celebrities, premieres, galas

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:00 AM

If ticket sales are an indicator, Oakville’s film fest, in its fourth season, has arrived. The Willson Oakville Film Festival presents 19 feature-length films and 25 short subjects at two venues: the Oakville Centre for ...

Movie Review: Cars 3’s a Thrilling Final Lap

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Saturday, June 17, 2017 9:30 AM

Every June for the last decade has been marked by a high-profile release from Disney and Pixar. Cars 3 is this year’s entry, and it’s a simple yet highly engaging end to the love-it-or-hate-it animated ...

Movie Review: Rough Night is Crazy and Confused

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Friday, June 16, 2017 7:00 AM

Rough Night is an appropriate name for the new sadistic crime comedy film out this weekend – because that’s exactly what it is. Debut writer/director Lucia Aniello has taken some very funny performers and made ...

Movie Review: The Mummy’s a Messy Monster

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Friday, June 9, 2017 9:00 AM

There are so many confusing and disappointing parts to the new reboot of The Mummy it’s difficult to describe. While it’s a pathetic story and a glamorous CGI horror trip, it’s also a fun (albeit ...

2017 Oakville Film Festival, Sadie Munroe and Tyler Shaw in The Meaning of Life (2017)

2017 Oakville Film Festival aims to delight

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Friday, June 2, 2017 9:00 AM

Entertaining new feature films, short subjects and their makers touch down in Oakville, June 23-25, 2017 for the fourth annual Willson 2017 Oakville Film Festival.

Movie Review: Wonder Woman’s a True Winner

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Friday, June 2, 2017 7:00 AM

Wonder Woman isn’t only the best superhero movie and blockbuster of the year. It also might be one of the most important superhero films ever made, and it’s possibly one of the best, period. Regardless ...

Movie Review: Pirates 5 Sinks to New Lows

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Friday, May 26, 2017 8:00 AM

There aren’t many film series where a fifth installment is anything more than a desperate grab at the audience’s wallet. But Disney’s latest seafaring extravaganza Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is ...

Movie Review: Everything, Everything is Ever Sweet

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Friday, May 19, 2017 8:30 AM

Everything on screen is pleasant and cute, and nearly everything on screen is smarter than it seems. At the end of the day, everything in Everything, Everything is almost enough to make a perfectly well-rounded ...

Movie Review: Snatched is a Mother’s Day Disaster

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Friday, May 12, 2017 8:00 AM

It’s crude, it’s shallow, it’s lazy and stupid. And yet somehow, the new wannabe adventure comedy Snatched is supposed to be the choice in theatres to celebrate Mother’s Day. Instead, it’s cinematic catastrophe. The so-called ...

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