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Howard

Howard and his story find hallowed ground: Movie Review

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Friday, August 7, 2020 11:30 AM

Anyone familiar with popular culture of the last 40 years likely knows the name of Howard Ashman. And yet it’s astonishing how much more about his work we know than about the man himself. Don ...

Jake Manley

Local Jake Manley stars in new film Brotherhood

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:30 PM

Jake Manley is at last a bona fide movie star. He lives in Los Angeles now, but he comes from right here in Oakville, Ontario. His new movie Brotherhood isn’t the first time he’s been ...

Summerland

Summerland is summer’s first surprise: Movie Review

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Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:00 AM

Summerland is a quaint story that makes for a pleasant, if somewhat forgettable, film. But the real story isn’t really about the movie at all. It’s about the triumphant return of new release films to ...

Elvis

“COVID-Elvis” is singing for food banks

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Friday, July 31, 2020 3:10 PM

Cameron Michael Caton is a professional singer who entertains at old age homes. Since the pandemic began however, he’s found a new method of performance as COVID-Elvis.

Animal Crackers movie

Animal Crackers is an absolute failure: Movie Review

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Friday, July 31, 2020 8:00 AM

Animal Crackers, Netflix’s new animated family film, is accomplishing a dismal feat and setting an unfortunate record. Not only is it possibly the worst movie on Netflix and the worst movie so far this year, ...

COVID-relief funding

What’s Reopened in Oakville

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Friday, July 31, 2020 6:00 AM

Almost all Oakville businesses have reopened since Halton Region entered Stage 3 one week ago. Over the last few months, Oakville News has been visiting businesses specializing in leisure, tourism and hospitality as they welcomed ...

The Cuban premiere

The Cuban comes to Oakville for red carpet premiere

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:30 PM

When The Cuban opened a double bill on the 5 Drive-In’s screen 1 last night, it made for a rare and exciting event. OFFA (Oakville Festivals of Film and Art) and A 71 Entertainment co-hosted ...

First Cow

First Cow and your first Kelly Reichardt: Movie Review

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Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:00 AM

You likely haven’t heard of director Kelly Reichardt before, or her new movie First Cow. Truth is, she’s been a filmmaker almost 30 years, but her lack of fame isn’t the only reason so few ...

Film.Ca Cinemas

Film.Ca Cinemas gets movies moving again

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Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:00 AM

If you’ve been looking forward to seeing movies on the big screen again, Film.Ca Cinemas has some good news for you. After being closed for 129 days – more than four months – they are ...

OFFA 2020 award winners

OFFA reveals winners from the Online Festival

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Friday, July 24, 2020 7:30 AM

The 2020 OFFA Online Film Festival announced the winners of their film awards last night in an Online Zoom ceremony. The ceremony awarded three films top prizes from the festival that ran June 17-22, 2020.

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