11 January 2020

“Movies R Dumb”: Star Wars Holiday Special

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With Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker in theatres and Disney+’s hit show The Mandalorian finishing its first season, Star Wars is again firmly back in the contemporary zeitgeist. Critics and general …

04 January 2020

My Cinematic 2019

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Every year, I try to see as many new release films as I can. I rank everything as I go so that, when it’s all said and done, I can …

01 January 2020

2019 Critics’ Pick Award Nominees: Cinema

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It’s time once again for our annual Critics’ Pick Award nominations! Below is a list of the art and artists that stood out to us in 2019 movies. Who Qualifies? …

31 December 2019

Decade in Review: Movies

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These aren’t the best movies of the decade. I don’t know what those are. And neither do you. The best we can do is mention what we loved most and stop trying to claim …

25 December 2019

Holiday Romance Roundup

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Merry Christmas!!!!! I’ve spent pretty much my whole December absorbing as much feel-good holiday romance nonsense as possible. That means a few official #HallmarkBrand movies sent my way by generous publicists …

10 December 2019

On DVD: 2019 Holiday Edition!

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It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Warner Brothers, Universal, and Well Go USA.  The Big Bang Theory Complete Series This set is expensive. At $180 just …

07 December 2019

The Fare: A Hitchcockian Sci-Fi Taxi Romance

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The Fare is a movie about Harris, a taxi driver, who finds itself in a sci-fi-like infinite loop alongside Penny, his fare, in a ride that changes their lives forever. …

02 November 2019

Mini DVD Update: Fall, 2019

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I don’t have very many titles to tell you about from this fall’s Home Entertainment releases but here are a few just for good measure… Our favourite independent home entertainment distributor Well …

04 September 2019

Mini End-of-Summer DVD Update

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We don’t have enough titles to do our usual seasonal round-up but we thought as the summer comes to an end it’d be a good time for a small sampling …

26 June 2019

On DVD: Spring/Summer, 2019

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It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Sony, Universal, MPI, Well GO USA, and Paramount Home Entertainment.  Black Hawk Down Here’s the thing about this one- you …

17 June 2019

Burning Out His Fuse Up Here Alone

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Paramount’s Rocketman is a bold, sentimental, messy, complex, obvious, colourful contradiction. If that sounds to you like a bad movie, you normally wouldn’t be wrong. But this is a movie …

17 May 2019

Hot Docs Interview: The Directors of The Pickup Game

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If you need to be reminded about how toxic masculinity can be used as a business model, then the documentary The Pickup Game should be essential viewing. Or if you …

14 May 2019

What’s Next for Bond?

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The James Bond series is one of the most successful film franchises to have ever existed, with some of the big name actors who have taken the leading role including …

07 May 2019

Harry Potter and the TSO

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The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) continues their hero’s job of showing all eight Harry Potter films with a live orchestra. The fifth iteration (Harry Potter and the Order of the …

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