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14 April 2021

Nominee Interview Series: Katie McElhenney

By // TV

Imagine for a second that you’re the one person on earth who survived 2020 without a television. Congratulations, you’ve done the impossible, but I have terrible news for you- you …

10 April 2021

Critics’ Pick Award Winner: Aviva Armour-Ostroff

By // Theatre

Directed by ARC Artistic Producer Christopher Stanton, and Resident Artist Aviva Armour-Ostroff,…

08 April 2021

Nominee Interview Series: Andy Wolton

By // TV

I rewatched the final episode of Trying‘s glorious first season on Apple TV+ before my interview with its extremely endearing writer Andy Wolton. It really is one of the most …

04 April 2021

Critics’ Pick Award Winner: Anders Yates

By // Theatre

Our last night out reviewing theatre in 2020 was spent at Comedy Bar seeing six pieces at the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival. The best of them was the incredible first …

31 March 2021

Nominee Interview Series: Kayla Cromer

By // TV

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy nominee Kayla Cromer (who plays Matilda on Freeform’s Everything’s Gonna Be Okay) is the first autistic actor to star as a series regular on …

22 March 2021

Critics’ Pick Award Winner: Tess Benger

By // Theatre

Eclipse Theatre’s limited run of Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George at Toronto’s Jam Factory last March was one of the last pieces of theatre we got to see …

15 March 2021

Nominee Interview Series: Mae Martin

By // TV

Mae Martin’s autobiographical-adjacent Netflix series Feel Good was one of the great emotional experiences of our 2020 Year of Television. Playing an emotionally truthful/factually ambiguous version of “Mae” navigating love …

08 March 2021

The 2020 Nominee Interview Series

By // General

Coming Soon… We may not have been able to celebrate our Critics’ Pick Awards Season to the extent that we’d like this year because of the pandemic but that can’t …

01 March 2021

Corona Movie Club: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

By // Cinema

Hello, Fellow Social Isolators! Like you, we’re determined…

09 February 2021

Theatre Books: Linda Vista & Shakespeare’s Sonnets

By // Books Theatre

One of the loveliest parts of our job is that sometimes we get to preview newly published works that relate to our content. Two such books made their way to …

09 February 2021

On DVD: Quarantine Edition, Part II

By // TV

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Warner Brothers, Dark Sky Films, and Sony Home Entertainment. They’ve provided us with free copies to review. All …

07 January 2021

Corona Movie Club: Dumplin’

By // Cinema

Hello, Fellow Social Isolators! Like you, we’re determined to do all we can to #FlattenTheCurve and limit this COVID-19 horror show as much as possible. We’re donating where we can, but mostly we’re staying out of …

21 December 2020

Corona Movie Club: The Natural

By // Cinema

Hello, Fellow Social Isolators! Like you, we’re determined to do all we can to #FlattenTheCurve…

21 December 2020

Corona Cold Reads: Two Noble Kinsmen

By // Theatre

These are crazy times and we’ve all taken on a bunch of new projects as we socially isolate in order to help stop the spread of Covid-19. We’re donating where we can, …

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