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Junk, Plants and Radios: Sheridan’s 2019 Festival of New Musicals

What does a Nottingham house full of garbage, two Amish girls growing marijuana, and a radio show by an Arizona teenager all have in common? Why, the Canadian Music Theatre Project 2019, of course.

Theatre Review: The Band’s Visit brings something different

Musical theatre is often associated with a style of entertainment that’s loud, bright, dynamic and exciting. But The Band’s Visit sets a musical in a small, modern desert village that wants nothing to do with ...

Little Shop of Horrors is a Little Disappointing

It’s hard to complain about such a wonderfully fun show like Little Shop of Horrors. While the first-rate production offers some great moments, it betrays some of what makes the show so likeable. And it ...

Stratford’s new Othello is as stark as black and white

The Stratford Festival pioneers Canadian live theatre. In this year’s flagship Shakespearean production Othello, the ensemble creates a beautifully barren play from the classic text.

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Movie Review: Toy Story 4 won’t soon be forgotten

There was understandable caution when Toy Story 4 was announced a few years ago, and even more leading up to this weekend’s release. I’m here to report you have no reason to worry, and better ...

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Movie Review: There’s More than 2 Secret Lives of Pets

Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets 2 offers a simple, pleasant kind of movie. Sure, it’s another animated sequel. But the good-natured simplicity and earnestness it offers makes it hard to dislike. And it’s also, ...

John Wick Chapter 3 Prepares for War – Movie Review

The raw, action-packed thriller John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a refreshing change of pace. The John Wick franchise is acclaimed for its blistering fights and suave, high-stakes situations. This latest chapter doesn’t disappoint. 

Review: A Dog’s Journey is a Canine Catastrophe

Just as truly excellent movies are rare, so are complete misfires. It’s not often a film is made that is unapologetically lazy and pandering. A Dog’s Journey is certainly heartfelt. But its perspective is too ...

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Movie Review: The UglyDolls have a little beauty

UglyDolls, as an animated family film, is such a pleasant surprise. It’s easy to make a tepid movie with bright, colourful weirdos and have them belt annoying pop music every ten minutes. While UglyDolls is ...

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Movie Review: From Avengers: Endgame to Eternity

Avengers: Endgame is a milestone in filmmaking. This movie, as an artwork, is one that will be revered in history books for ages to come. Simply put, it is among the most extraordinary creative works ...

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