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    Halloween Horror-Watch

    Halloween Horror-Watch: Hocus Pocus & Trick ‘…

    Halloween is imminent, and it’s time to mass-watch some scary movies. Personally, this is my favourite time of year, so I am going to try and post a few extra,…

    Halloween Horror-Watch: Hocus Pocus & Trick ‘…
    Sting’s <em>The Last Ship</em> Opens On Broadway

    Sting’s The Last Ship Opens On Broadway…

    After years of development and some very high-profile public try-outs (including a Prime Time showcase on the Tony Awards and a PBS special in February), Sting’s new musical The Last…

    Sting’s The Last Ship Opens On Broadway…
    Global Cabaret 2014, Part One

    Global Cabaret 2014, Part 1

    I'm halfway through the 7th (and final?) Global Cabaret Festival weekend down at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. Here are the highlights so far:

    Best Show (so far)
    The American…

    Global Cabaret 2014, Part 1
    From PC and Consoles to the Palms of Your Hands

    From PC and Consoles to the Palm of Your Hand

    Have you recently fallen into the vast world of the CCG known as Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft? Well, if you have become a victim of Blizzard’s amazing card game, you…

    From PC and Consoles to the Palm of Your Hand
    See This: The One I Love

    See This: The One I Love

    This is a Cabin in the Woods-type movie. I don’t mean a riveting and inventive take on the horror genre (though it is, in some ways, that too; sort of),…

    See This: The One I Love
    <em>Big Brother</em>‘s Best: Kelly & Tim Rank the Seasons

    Big Brother‘s Best: Kelly & Tim Rank the Seas…

    What a season! Reeling from the backlash against season 15's controversy-laden and strategically paralyzed group of houseguests, the Big Brother powers that be got it together for season 16. They…

    Big Brother‘s Best: Kelly & Tim Rank the Seas…
    Canadian Tour: Pre-Season Report- Toronto Maple Leafs

    Pre-Season Canadian Tour: Toronto Maple Leafs

    The Rest of the Tour:
    The Winnipeg Jets
    The Calgary Flames
    The Ottawa Senators
    The Edmonton Oilers

    The Leafs
    We’re back to Hockey in Leaf Land and plenty of skepticism still remain in the biggest hockey…

    Pre-Season Canadian Tour: Toronto Maple Leafs
    TIFF 2014: War in Many Forms

    TIFF ’14: War in Many Forms

    ’71- screenplay by Gregory Burke; directed by Yann Demange
    Impish Skins star Jack O'Connell has well and truly left the fun and juvenility of Cook behind him. The whole of Yann Demange's…

    TIFF ’14: War in Many Forms
    The Villain Edit

    The Villain Edit

    The self-aware absurdity of Bachelor in Paradise has come to an end, Project Runway is in full bitchy swing, the Big Brother editors are still trying to locate a villain…

    The Villain Edit
    At TIFF: The Last Five Years

    TIFF ’14: The Last Five Years

    Director Richard LaGravenese did right by Jason Robert Brown and his off-Broadway masterpiece The Last Five Years. From casting to small script additions to keeping Hollywood out of it and…

    TIFF ’14: The Last Five Years
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    My Cinema Hocus-Pocus

    Halloween Horror-Watch: Hocus Pocus & Trick ‘r Treat

    By // Cinema

    Halloween is imminent, and it’s time to mass-watch some scary movies. Personally, this is my favourite time of year, so I am going to try and post a few extra, …

    My TV The Magician

    Arrow: The Return of Nyssa al Ghul

    By // TV

    The League of Assassins vs. Malcolm Merlin Nyssa is back to try and find Sarah, but Oliver tells her that she was killed. Nyssa knows that it was arrows that …

    My Theatre Goodbye Marilyn

    Shallow Marilyn On-Stage (Again)

    By // Theatre (Boston)

    Our pop culture has had a recent wealth of new stories concerning the famous Bombshell actress, Marilyn Monroe. Boston Actors Theater brings one of the latest fictionalized accounts of Marilyn’s …

    My TV Death Comes to Pemberly

    Adaptation Alert: Death Comes to Pemberley

    By // TV

    Taking the beloved character of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice a few years after the events of the novel and thrusting them in the middle of a scandal, this mini-series adaptation of …

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    Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call

    By // Games

    [Note: I have no experience with the iOS port of the original Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy, and cannot personally speak to changes in the game first implemented in that port.] Square-Enix’s …

    My Theatre the-last-ship1

    Sting’s The Last Ship Opens On Broadway

    By // Theatre (New York)

    After years of development and some very high-profile public try-outs (including a Prime Time showcase on the Tony Awards and a PBS special in February), Sting’s new musical The Last …

    My TV Constantine - Season Pilot

    Pilot Watch: Constantine

    By // TV

    NBC has joined the comic book adaptation race on TV with its new show Constantine. Let me preface this review by saying I have not read the Constantine comics or …

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    Global Cabaret 2014, Part 1

    By // Music

    I’m halfway through the 7th (and final?) Global Cabaret Festival weekend down at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. Here are the highlights so far: Best Show (so far) …

    My Cinema gate_shot4l

    Halloween Horror-Watch: The Gate

    By // Cinema

    Halloween is imminent, and it’s time to mass-watch some scary movies. Personally, this is my favourite time of year, so I am going to try and post a few extra, …

    My TV Arrow-season-3-episode-3-recap

    Arrow: The Return of Thea Queen

    By // TV

    (Spoilers Inside)  I realized yesterday during my busy return to work, that I had been remiss in my Arrow re-caps. After three weeks the show slowed down a little, but …

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    A Critical 1, But Not A Failure

    By // Books

    Just when you thought my rambling comics commentaries couldn’t get any geekier, this past week saw the launch of a new comic book series set in the world of Dungeons …

    My Theatre Albert Herring

    Albert Herring is Accessible Opera for All

    By // Theatre (Boston)

    Boston Opera Collaborative expands its repertoire by performing Benjamin Britten’s rarely-performed three-act opera Albert Herring at Dorchester’s Strand Theatre as a part of the Free for All Concert Fund. Directed …

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    Season Premiere: The 100

    By // TV

    Who would have guessed the premiere I looked forward to most this season would be on the CW? Okay, that probably wouldn’t have been too difficult since anything with strong …

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    Boyhood Leads Gotham Nominations

    By // Cinema

    Yesterday the nominations for the Gotham Awards were announced and no surprise Boyhood led the nominations with four, Best Feature, Best Actor (Ethan Hawke), Best Actress, (Patricia Arquette), and Breakthrough …