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Violence and style from John Wick, bios of two history makers and two modern love stories

And there’s more: a true-life literary con, an immigrant’s ploy, an ode to Jamaican women and an authentic farming how-to

Byzantium: the other liturgy

Capella Romana wraps EMV season with sacred chorales, East and West

Nassim wants to get fresh with you

Nightly one-off farrago busts boundaries of genre, language, custom, jurisdiction and tribe

A new look for Ryan Reynolds, a new impression of Rudolph Nureyev and four of DOXA’s best

Also: con artistry from the female side, old women who think they’re cheerleaders and two other new films

V.O.'s "Faust" gives Devil his due

Opera Fest sprawls Guonod's tuneful morality play across QE stage

New but not that great from Seth Rogen, an underused Judi Dench in Red Joan and more hot picks at DOXA

Also children get a cheerful life lesson in Ugly Dolls and elsewhere, hoax or not, Satan is rising again

六四 '89: point guard meets Red Guard

Arts Club marks Tiananmen Massacre anniversary with "Great Leap" basketball drama

Anoushka's augmented reality: क्या बात है

Indian fusion finale to wrap up Chan Centre season

La Cenerentola: Giocoso, ma non troppo

Van Opera Fest leads with Rossini's witty fairy tale: bite and bel canto, minus the magic

(ig)Noblesse Oblige

4½ Truths from Pi Provocateur Thomas McKechnie