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Students prepare to show their short films at local theatre

Students from Sheridan College will be screening their creations this week at cinemas. On April 22, first-year Bachelor of Film and Television students will present their two-minute short narrative scenes and entries from a “48-hour film ...

Movie Review: Never unfriend the dead

Effective horror movies are like encountering a majestic unicorn in a mundane world, they’re few and far between. Unfriended succeeds with an unapologetic, anti-bullying message. The real life possibility that we are never really safe, not ...

Movie Review: Paul Blart returns in this witless, unnecessary sequel

The viewers of an early Friday screening of Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 knew exactly what to expect: an abhorrent 94-minute sequel to Kevin James’ 2009 film.

Movie Review: The Longest Ride is too sweet and too Sparksian

Cowboys, pretentious art students, wartime love letters and a contrived romantic narrative that bashes at the heart, screaming for tears — The Longest Ride is this year’s Nicholas Sparks adaptation. And so it goes, the ...

Oakville women’s club welcomes award-winning author, Eva Stachniak

Award-winning author Eva Stachniak visited the American Women’s Club of Oakville for their monthly meeting on Thursday at St. Paul’s United Church.

Movie Review: Furious 7 is a spectacular tribute to Paul Walker

There’s only one way to describe the latest Fast and Furious movie — it’s an assault on the senses, a non-stop parade of bullets, flying supercars, hand-to-hand combat and cheesy one-liners.

Movie Review: Home is a familiar yet heartwarming adventure.

The cute, squishy alien creatures in Dreamworks’ latest picture — based on the acclaimed children’s book The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex — come to earth looking for a place to hide from their ...

Movie Review: Insurgent takes the Divergent series deeper into Virtual Reality

There seems to be a demand for dystopian science fiction steeped with heroic, merciless female characters. The Divergent series — based on the popular YA novels by Veronica Roth — returns to kick off the ...

Movie Review: Disney’s Cinderella is back in expert form

Magic wands, gleaming glass shoes and impossibly elegant dresses glitter with pixie dust. A handsome prince is on the lookout for a companion; beside him a dying king waits to see his son and kingdom ...

Movie Review: An unremarkable return to the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

“There’s no present like the time.” Bits and pieces of half-baked philosophy akin to what’s above are scattered throughout The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

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