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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 ...

Movie Review for the new crime drama LIVE BY NIGHT, opening in theatres January 13th 2017.

Nothing Special Living in the Night

In the midst of Hollywood awards season, there is always a list of movies that go unnoticed because they disappoint the audiences expecting a quality movie. Live By Night, the new period crime drama from ...

Six Reviews of the New Hollywood Releases now playing in Oakville Cinemas for the Holiday Season

Holiday Movie Round-Up 2016

With the holiday season ending this weekend, the next several days provide an exciting opportunity to head out to the movies. Whether with families, friends, that special someone, or just a fun time for yourself ...

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