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Belly up to some bangra
New films bring harrowing drama, amiable humor or...
Prophet and loss; a parable
EMV brings Missa Darwin to Christ Church
BAC's "Illusionists" -- magic unrealism
A pop star as a diva, a French hit transferred to New York...
"Full Light" at end of long, dark tunnel
Counting violence against women
RBG’s early triumphs; a gem of a Canadian movie and old and...
Your numerology cycles for 2019
Han Solo’s back story, a style maven’s triumph and a small festival of indie films
Another week, another blockbuster. Solo is the new one and that’s three in theatres right now and more lined up to come. If they’re not your thing you could take the advice the Wall Street Journal...
May 24th, 2018
Emily Blunt in a scary Quiet Place; Jason Clarke as hapless Ted Kennedy and soldiers turning bitter in World War I
Also bizarre encounters with an eccentric artist and reviving a girl’s volleyball team after tragedy
Apr 5th, 2018
Murder on the Orient Express told once again and a true original, Jane
Also two small quirky films: My Friend Dahmer and Infinity Baby
Nov 9th, 2017
Musical "Heathers" at The York: teen angst with a body count
High school heart throb turns suicidal in rock musical "Heathers"
Jan 14th, 2016
'Inside Out', 'Me and Earl' and 'Testament of Youth': all four-star films
A stellar trio of new releases plus the Taiwan Film Festival and a Nepal earthquake fundraiser screening of 'Monk with a Camera.'
Jun 18th, 2015
Tom Cruise’s fiery comeback, Marion Cotillard’s travails as The Immigrant and a grueling desert trek in Tracks
Note also the tragic teen love affair of The Fault in our Stars
Jun 6th, 2014
The Butler, In a World and The Spectacular Now shine, while Jobs underwhelms
Forest Whitaker and Oprah relive the American civil rights movement in Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Aug 15th, 2013
Ethan Hawke stars in two of the new films this week—one very good, the other very bad
Ethan Hawke is back with Julie Delpy, chatting, bantering brightly and arguing in Before Midnight.
Jun 6th, 2013
The Great Gatsby parties wild, Blackbird finds paranoia and jail, Kon-Tiki re-creates a perilous ocean voyage
Leonardo DiCaprio is the upward-climbing nouveau riche The Great Gatsby
May 9th, 2013
Young Canadian diplomats get an early start with Model United Nations
At the Canadian High Schools Model United Nations Conference, Samantha Millar shared with youth what Model United Nations did for her – and what Model United Nations could do for them.
Mar 5th, 2012