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20 September 2017

Who Says You Can’t Go Home Again?

By // Cinema

I’ve really missed rom coms. I enjoy alt indies with a hip ironic spin or whatever we’re calling things to avoid using the phrase “romantic comedy” these days but I …

18 September 2017

Miss at The Assembly

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I rewrote the title of this article about four times. I worry that the one I settled on is misleading- it sounds like an old timey newspaper headline declaring that …

17 September 2017

The Virtue of a Bold Type

By // TV

Melora Hardin is always in charge. Known as the hard-ass from corporate always squashing the Scranton Office hijinks, Sarah Pfefferman’s uncompromising ex on Transparent, and the high-end event planner keeping …

15 September 2017

DVD Update: Summer, 2017

By // TV

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount & 20th Century FOX.  Criminal Minds (The Twelfth Season) Season twelve was something of a watershed year for the …

13 September 2017

The Second City Toronto’s Party People

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Party Today (Panic Tomorrow) is an apt name for The Second City Toronto’s silliest and least political mainstage show in a few cycles. There are moments when the bold political …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: See

By // Theatre

I was really hard on the Stratford productions I didn’t like this year but it was actually a pretty strong season and the things that were good were Really good. …

11 September 2017

Shaw ’17: See

By // Theatre

This was not my favourite season at The Shaw Festival. They had fewer bad productions than Stratford but they didn’t have as many great ones either. The best production of …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: So-So

By // Theatre

In a really pretty strong Stratford season, these mostly good productions fell to the middle of the pack because other things were better, not because they were bad at all. …

11 September 2017

Shaw ’17: So-So

By // Theatre

The thing to understand about the so-so list for The Shaw Festival this year is that they’re all pretty good productions; they mostly didn’t make the cut to be must-sees …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: Skip

By // Theatre

I promise everything gets better from here. Please keep in mind that I refuse to pull punches so you can believe me when I tell you you really should see …

11 September 2017

Shaw ’17: Skip

By // Theatre

Though little stood too far above the pack this year at the Shaw Festival (“so-so” really carried the season over there), it’s remarkable that there’s only one show I think …

07 September 2017

The MyEntWord Podcast: NFL Roundtable

By // Sports

American Football season kicks off tonight with the Chiefs vs. the Patriots. To get you ready for the season, we’ve assembled a great panel of sports enthusiasts; not statisticians and …

11 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part VI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE The Only Good Indian (B+) It’s difficult to grade this solo show from Pandemic Theatre because half its runtime is just a “long table” …

10 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part V

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Explosions for the 21st Century (A-) My favourite SummerWorks show this year, Christopher Ross-Ewart’s philosophical and practical lecture on sound design is both an …

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