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Tag Archive "drama"

greyhound

Greyhound is a Great War Hunt: Movie Review

Tom Hanks has worn many hats in Hollywood, but with Greyhound, he’s wearing a new one. Not only is he the star, but despite his 40-year career in Hollywood, he’s also the screenwriter. And it’s ...

Irresistible

Irresistible Simply Isn’t So: Movie Review

Former Daily Show host and political comedian extraordinaire Jon Stewart has made a quirky movie about a mayoral election in Wisconsin. While Irresistible is a passably fun film to watch, it isn’t as important as ...

Da 5 Bloods

A Deeply Intense Battle in Da 5 Bloods: Movie Review

Writer/Director Spike Lee has achieved his starkest and most furious film to date with Da 5 Bloods. It’s viscerally important and an feverish experience, but it’s also among the best works of his 35 year ...

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The High Note is a High Hit: Movie Review

After months of average PVOD releases, The High Note finally brings some happiness to the home market. Few dramas find a way to be both entertaining and maintain dramatic integrity, but that note is the ...

I Still Believe

I Still Believe hits the right chords: Movie Review

For every set of unrefined and uninteresting movies of faith that get made, credit is due when one is made well. I Still Believe, the new romance from the Erwin Brothers (of 2018 hit I ...

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire is Nearly Perfect: Movie Review

It can be hard finding great movies to see this time of year. But there’s good news: Portrait of a Lady on Fire, last year’s Cannes hit from France, is the perfect answer. It might ...

Winter 2020 Oakville Film Festival

Winter 2020 Oakville Film Festival Screening Series

Winter 2020 Oakville Film Festival Screenings will kick off on Thursday February 13th. Oakville Film Festival (OFFA) has been bringing world class features films, documentaries and short films to Oakville for the last several years.

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 ...

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 ...

Theatre Review: Dear Toronto, Evan Hansen’s Here

It’s pretty rare Toronto produces its own full-on musical blockbuster. Now there’s someone new in the city’s downtown theatre scene, and the dear Evan Hansen is here with something to (reluctantly say.) And by golly ...

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