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Stratford’s new Othello is as stark as black and white

The Stratford Festival pioneers Canadian live theatre. In this year’s flagship Shakespearean production Othello, the ensemble creates a beautifully barren play from the classic text.

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

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, ...

John Wick Chapter 3 Prepares for War – Movie Review

The raw, action-packed thriller John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a refreshing change of pace. The John Wick franchise is acclaimed for its blistering fights and suave, high-stakes situations. This latest chapter doesn’t disappoint. 

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 ...

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Movie Review: The UglyDolls have a little beauty

UglyDolls, as an animated family film, is such a pleasant surprise. It’s easy to make a tepid movie with bright, colourful weirdos and have them belt annoying pop music every ten minutes. While UglyDolls is ...

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Movie Review: From Avengers: Endgame to Eternity

Avengers: Endgame is a milestone in filmmaking. This movie, as an artwork, is one that will be revered in history books for ages to come. Simply put, it is among the most extraordinary creative works ...

Movie Review: Disney Remakes the Daring Dumbo

Dumbo the Flying Elephant is a rare creature indeed. Few of Disney’s classics have the same recognizability and charm of the 1941 original.

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Movie Review: Us is Unusually Unsettling

Us is the kind of movie that does something for the reputation of horror films. Horror isn’t usually a genre known for its creativity and cleverness. It used to be before it was inundated with ...

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

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 ...

Cold Pursuit

Movie Review: Cold Pursuit will surprise you

Cold Pursuit is likely not the movie that you’re expecting it to be. The trailers, posters and even the first fifteen or so minutes, have it lined up to be the kind of film that ...

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