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    Grace & Frankie

    Pay Attention to Grace & Frankie

    I don’t think there are enough words in the English language to design how revolutionary watching Grace and Frankie can feel. There are actual honest to God sexy sex scenes…

    Pay Attention to Grace & Frankie
    <em>GOT</em>: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Faceless God

    Game of Thrones: How I Learned to Stop Worryi…

    Dear readers, I cried during Game of Thrones last night. This was new for me. In my time watching the series, I’ve laughed, shouted, danced, ...

    Game of Thrones: How I Learned to Stop Worryi…
    Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

    It is easy to become cynical about the state of modern movie making - to focus on the role that international sales (mostly to China) and established franchises play in…

    Captain America: Civil War
    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…
    GOT & The Changing Face of Fantasy

    GOT & The Changing Face of Fantasy

    *originally published 03/12/2016

    Let’s take a minute to talk about fantasy. As a rule, your heroes are displaced, usually by circumstances seemingly out of their control. Occasionally, they are revealed to…

    GOT & The Changing Face of Fantasy
    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 … Awards, 2015

    My … Awards, 2015

    Now that 2015 is finally over, it's time to celebrate the year that was and the art that was made.

    This is home base for our entire 2015 Awards Season. Starting…

    My … Awards, 2015
    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
    SDCC ‘15: Behind the Music- Crime, Death & Resurrection Press Room

    SDCC ‘15: Behind the Music- Crime, Death & Re…

    CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2015.

    I loved the CW3PR Behind the Music events at Comic-Con this year. The first of the two, featuring composers…

    SDCC ‘15: Behind the Music- Crime, Death & Re…
    Critics in Conversation: Calling out Tech-Dependent Audience Members

    Calling out Tech-Dependent Audience Members

    Originally published on July 13, 2015 on Fabiana's personal blog The Educated Procrastinator

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    Don Aucoin of the Boston Globe wrote a piece thunderously applauding Patti LuPone’s recent stage antics: during a…

    Calling out Tech-Dependent Audience Members
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    Pay Attention to Grace & Frankie

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    I don’t think there are enough words in the English language to design how revolutionary watching Grace and Frankie can feel. There are actual honest to God sexy sex scenes …

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    Mitski: Puberty 2

    By // Music

    Indie darling Mitski – 25-year old Mitski Miyawaki – is riding a wave of momentum leading up to the release of her next album, Puberty 2, due out June 17 …

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    Storefront’s Hangman

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    The latest production at the Storefront Theatre is a stop-and-go situation. There are long swaths where I struggled to stay engaged; meandering monologues from playwright Jason Maghanoy’s broad characters in …

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    Game of Thrones: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Faceless God

    By // TV

    Dear readers, I cried during Game of Thrones last night. This was new for me. In my time watching the series, I’ve laughed, shouted, danced, …

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    Disney Live: The Jungle Book

    By // Cinema

    The Jungle Book is probably the most out and out successful of the recent string of “Let’s Remake A Classic Disney Movie to Try and Wring More Money Out Of …

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    The Return of Riverdance

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    I had heard that Riverdance was coming to the city on a 20th anniversary tour, and I jumped at the opportunity to see the show. Who wouldn’t! Riverdance is such …

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    Penny Dreadful: Good and Evil Braided Be

    By // TV

    After the dramatic reveal at the end of last week’s “Predators Far and Near”, you could be forgiven for thinking Penny Dreadful might take it easy this week. There were …

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    Season Wrap Up: Jane the Virgin

    By // TV

    The worst time of year for me will always be Finale Season because all my shows are leaving me for at least four months. To make it worse, it coincides …

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    Remounted: Soulpepper’s Odd Couple

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    I wasn’t sure what to expect when I walked into the Young Centre for a performance of Neil Simon’s the Odd Couple. On the one hand, this is a Soulpepper …

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    Game of Thrones: The “Get Things Done” Episode

    By // TV

    “Book of the Stranger” comes to us, the viewers, as a hardball, line drive, forward thrust into the meat of the episode. This is the kind of episode memes come …

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    An American Drum Circle

    By // Theatre (New York)

    In troubled times, there are those who seek sources of strength from which they can derive solace or answers. For some, religious faith is the healing crutch on which they …

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    Penny Dreadful: Season 3 So Far

    By // TV

    Penny Dreadful is back, and it was worth the wait. The first two episodes of Season 3 expanded the show’s universe with new locations, and teased of new horrors to …

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    The Local Stigmatic at the Old Red Lion

    By // Theatre (London)

    London in 1966 has been brought back to life in the dark and smoky setting of the Old Red Lion. The Local Stigmatic by Heathcote Williams tells the story of …

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    Captain America: Civil War

    By // Cinema

    It is easy to become cynical about the state of modern movie making – to focus on the role that international sales (mostly to China) and established franchises play in …