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    Come From Away

    Sankoff & Hein’s Come From Away

    "The world we live in today needs a good story". The packed house at the Toronto opening of Come From Away had been standing for awhile when Claude Elliott, former…

    Sankoff & Hein’s Come From Away
    In the Darkness, Search Out Moonlight

    In the Darkness, Search Out Moonlight…

    It's been a rough couple of weeks. Rough couple of months. All of 2016, really; it's kicking humanity's ass and it's hard to see any light in a tunnel that…

    In the Darkness, Search Out Moonlight…
    The MyEntWord Podcast: Bachelorette Canada

    The MyEntWord Podcast: Bachelorette Canada…

    We're back with another episode of the My Entertainment World Podcast, this one all about Canada's first-ever Bachelorette.

    To help me sort out the good (Kyle!), the bad (Drew) and the…

    The MyEntWord Podcast: Bachelorette Canada…
    SpeakEasy’s Scottsboro Boys

    SpeakEasy’s Scottsboro Boys

    When I rewatch the film Cabaret, I still find it difficult to listen to the final stanza of “Tomorrow Belongs to Me.” It doesn’t matter how beautiful the young German’s…

    SpeakEasy’s Scottsboro Boys
    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016

    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016

    We're thrilled to be back at San Diego Comic-Con for the second year in a row!

    From Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24th, editors Kelly Bedard and Rachael Nisenkier will…

    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016
    Toronto Fringe, 2016

    Toronto Fringe, 2016

    From June 29 to July 10, seven of our Toronto staffers- Kelly Bedard, Duncan Derry, Kymberley Feltham, Lisa McKeown, Beth McNeil, Lorenzo Pagnotta and Whitney Richards- reviewed 100+ plays in…

    Toronto Fringe, 2016
    Game of Thrones: Finale, Feminism, and the Future

    Game of Thrones: Finale, Feminism, and the Fu…

    Finale
    Season six is over. Hard as it is to comprehend, girls and boys, they ended the season with an hour and twenty-two minutes of the best scenes everyone wanted, stuck…

    Game of Thrones: Finale, Feminism, and the Fu…
    Asians in Hollywood

    Scarlett, Strange & Schmidt: Asians in Hollyw…

    It’s been a very uncomfortable week for me as an Asian-American media consumer. It started Tuesday, with the new Doctor Strange trailer, continued Thursday as stills of Scarlett Johansson in…

    Scarlett, Strange & Schmidt: Asians in Hollyw…
    The 2015 Nominee Interview Series

    The 2015 Nominee Interview Series

    Welcome to the 2015 Nominee Interview Series.

    This Year’s Interview Series Includes…

    Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah
    (MyTheatre: Toronto- Outstanding Actress, We Are Proud to Present…/Outstanding Supporting Actress, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot)
    The dynamic and empathetic Khadijah…

    The 2015 Nominee Interview Series
    My Cinematic 2015

    My Cinematic 2015

    Three years into this year-end tradition and the list just keeps getting longer. Last year's rankings of every new release movie I saw topped out at 110 but this year I…

    My Cinematic 2015
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    The MyEntWord Podcast: The Logan Trailer

    By // Cinema

    The My Entertainment World Podcast is back with an all-new episode dissecting the trailer for the latest instalment of the X-Men film franchise. Coming to theatres on March 3rd, Logan promises to …

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    The Unbearable Whiteness of Blonde

    By // Theatre

    *spoiler alerts for those of you who haven’t seen the musical, but I haven’t even seen the movie* To start, I understand that Legally Blonde is a comedy. Much of …

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    Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios

    By // Theatre (London)

    Rural Illinois in 1979. A flagging old man wastes away on a couch watching sports on his tiny TV and sneaking swigs of whiskey when alone. This is Dodge (Ed …

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    On Stage in TO: The End of November

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    The busiest non-Fringe theatre month of the year is finally over and we’ve got 30+ more reviews under our belt. As we welcome in the holiday season and start turning …

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    Twitter Giveaway: Win a Free Copy of Zoo Season Two

    By // TV

    To celebrate the DVD release of the second season of Zoo (the high-octane CBS drama starring James Wolk, aka the dreamiest dream man in all of dreamdom), Paramount Home Entertainment …

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    Candide by Sedos

    By // Theatre (London)

    Putting Voltaire on stage is a difficult task: it is easy to think of the philosopher’s work as too sophisticated for musical adaptation. Bernstein and Wheeler’s version of Candide attempts …

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    Incubating: Paradise Comics

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    The final piece in Filament Incubator’s 8-plays-in-8-months experiment, Caitie Graham’s Paradise Comics is the perfect strong finish to a rocky but rewarding exercise in ambition and opportunity creation, combining the …

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    Elevated State’s Angry Brigade

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    The Angry Brigade by James Graham takes place in 1970s London, and as I walk into the theatre, I’m wondering what it might have to say to us in our …

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    Bassett – Ghost Hwy

    By // Music

    Bassett is a duo made up of multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Josh Bassett, and bassist Tak Ozaki. Josh brings along a background in orchestral percussion and jazz guitar along with …

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    Yvonne Ng’s tiger princess dance projects

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    “Enter the space with brilliance, seeing every molecule floating…” so starts the beginning of each of three poems, written by Yvonne Ng to her dancers, providing each a score and …

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    On Stage in TO: Sketch

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Eat, Buy, Repeat (The Second City) This “Guide to the Holidays” from the Second City Touring Company is charming and fun if a little imbalanced in quality. We begin with …

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    “The Idea Hurts”: Dollhouse on the Canadian Stage

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Bill Coleman and Gordon Monahan’s collaboratively conceived and performed Dollhouse played out like a Rube Goldberg machine, albeit one that wrought destruction on both the man and the set within …

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    Movies and Games: A Symbiotic Relationship

    By // Games

    From Atari and The Mechanic to Angry Birds and The Martian, gaming and movies have come a long way in the last 40 years. The two industries have a symbiotic relationship: there …

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    Sankoff & Hein’s Come From Away

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    “The world we live in today needs a good story”. The packed house at the Toronto opening of Come From Away had been standing for awhile when Claude Elliott, former …