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Hamilton film

Hamilton Film at Home is Flawless: Movie Review

It’s both surprising and not the Hamilton film is the most anticipated and acclaimed movie of 2020. As America celebrates Independence Day this weekend, the film celebrates a different accomplishment in its history.

COVID-19 Collection

Help build Oakville Museum’s COVID-19 Collection

At a time when our community is separated from one another, the Oakville Museum is reaching out to our residents to share their stories as we build a new collection, one which will document the ...

Green Book

Movie Review: What a great Green Book!

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 ...

First Man

Movie Review: First Man is almost worth the wonder

Despite its clean and catchy title, First Man is empty of any true firsts. Most of it follows the same order and types of scenes that distinguish dramas aspiring to win bucket-loads of Oscars.

Movie Review: Total Nonsense from The Nun

With each new September comes a new fall movie season. That bundle is usually loaded with an onslaught of horror and thriller flicks for the upcoming Halloween holiday. If The Nun is an indication of ...

Theatre Review: Come From Away comes home

The majestic Canadian musical Come From Away delivers on the lofty promise it made upon leaving for Broadway just over a year ago. The musical’s new production, now back in Toronto, has come home an ...

Movie Review: The Post is Perfect for our Times

Legendary director Steven Spielberg’s new feature The Post is something of a miracle that it exists as it does. Not only was it made quickly and to be engaging as it is, it’s among the ...

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman is Far from Great

Fox’s new blockbuster movie musical is the holiday season’s biggest letdown. A great premise and cast are squandered – left with an atrocious script that undermines the integrity of the true P. T. Barnum story. ...

Movie Review: Dunkirk’s a Dynamic War Drama

Few war movies challenge the basic formula and themes of those before it, using heroic characters in dangerous places to showcase what history was like. Dunkirk, the latest blockbuster with a backbone from director Christopher ...

Movie Review: Wonder Woman’s a True Winner

Wonder Woman isn’t only the best superhero movie and blockbuster of the year. It also might be one of the most important superhero films ever made, and it’s possibly one of the best, period. Regardless ...

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