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23 May 2019

Ending Game of Thrones

By // TV

Well, this is it. The series is done. I started writing these articles in 2016, right before season six started. It seems like such a long time ago, three years …

14 May 2019

Game of Thrones: “The Bells”

By // TV

Honestly, I don’t know what I’m supposed to tell you about this week’s episode. I had to watch it again immediately after it was over. There’s so much to process, …

12 May 2019

The COC’s Otello

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Canadian Opera Company’s production of Otello is passionate, bleak, dramatic, and nearly everything one could want from an opera. Based on Shakespeare’s tempestuous tragedy, it is far from a …

07 May 2019

Game of Thrones: “The Last of the Starks”

By // TV

With two episodes left, it’s very clear to everyone involved – the producers, the audience, the actors and the set designers — that we need to pump the gas on …

23 April 2019

Game of Thrones: A Night in the Seven Kingdoms

By // TV

It’s the night before the army of the dead descends on Winterfell. Since we’ve got a lot of characters and issues to resolve before our 83 minutes of bloodshed next …

17 April 2019

Game of Thrones: Winterfell and Mirrors

By // TV

I’ve been thinking about mirrors a lot, recently. As symbols, mirrors are often interpreted as portals, doorways, access points to realms beyond or just different spaces. They’re also revelatory, providing …

12 April 2019

Returning to Hellboy

By // Cinema

I bought my first comic book in a shopping mall comic book store outside of Pittsburgh, PA. It was my freshman year of college, and I’d just made friends with …

10 April 2019

The Readiness is All: Reflections and Season Eight of Game of Thrones

By // TV

Well, this is it. One season left, then it’s off to whatever comes next…

07 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Amelia Sargisson (2018)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Playwright Erin Shields’ contemporary reimagining of Genesis was the big buzzy hit …

06 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Evan Buliung (2018)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Evan Buliung is one of Canada’s great theatrical leading men. Nominated …

27 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Sarena Parmar

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Sarena Parmar wrote Outstanding New Play nominee The Orchard (After Chekhov) based …

23 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Shawn Ahmed

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Play nominee Shawn Ahmed was so good …

23 February 2019

hamLIT

By // Theatre (Toronto)

What does it mean for a performer to take on a role? Prince Hamlet, Ravi Jain’s radical reframing of the Shakespeare classic remounted here by Canadian Stage and Why Not …

20 February 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Thomas Gough

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Thomas Gough is a staple of Toronto theatre, and a veteran …

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