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Famous People Players provides a Fabulous Performance

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:00 AM

The Famous People Players are an unusual theatre company in the Greater Toronto Area. It’s not just unusual because they wonderfully execute the lost joys of a well-executed dinner theatre. And it’s not just because ...

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Burloak brings a female “Odd Couple” to Oakville

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 7:00 AM

There’s a new version of The Odd Couple, Neil Simon’s hit comedy, now playing at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. In this version, the ladies have taken over in a gender-swapped take on ...

September 2019 Oakville Centre

September 2019 Oakville Centre performances

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Monday, August 19, 2019 4:44 PM

The September 2019 Oakville Centre performances are almost here. September marks the beginning of the 2019/2020 season. All performances take place at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Art on Navy Street – unless another ...

Toy Story 4

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

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Friday, June 21, 2019 7:00 AM

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 ...

pets 2

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

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Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 AM

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, ...

Movie Review: Detective Pikachu Wins the Battle!

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Friday, May 10, 2019 6:00 AM

In the case of the largest media franchise of all-time, making a good movie is like battling an opponent with a type advantage against you: difficult, but not impossible. And Detective Pikachu somehow manages to ...

Missing Link

Movie Review: Missing Link is a Lovely Little Masterpiece

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Saturday, April 13, 2019 7:00 AM

Only once a year or so is an animated movie appropriately praised for its worth. It’s a genre that rarely is charming, beautiful, entertaining and enjoyable for all ages – and all at the same ...

Movie Review: It’s Not Romantic, isn’t it?

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Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:00 AM

Isn’t it romantic watching couples fall in love at Valentine’s Day? Isn’t it more so when you see them on the silver screen? And shouldn’t be be funny watching comedians lampooning the most trope-stuffed genre ...

Green Book

Movie Review: What a great Green Book!

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Friday, January 4, 2019 8:00 AM

Surprise is one of the toughest things to inspire in audiences watching a movie. Green Book is one among those stories that takes something clear ordinary and surprises viewers in the nicest way. The relentless ...

Spider-Verse

Movie Review: The Spider-Verse soars with a new Spider-Man

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018 8:00 AM

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a magnificent movie that’s full of surprises. From an inventive screenplay to its top-notch production design, it’s the best animated film of the year. And in an ocean of sequels, ...

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