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21 March 2019

DVD Giveaway: Instant Family

By // Cinema

One of my favourite movies of 2018 just came out on DVD. From the marketing, it looked like a pretty vacant studio comedy but Instant Family is fresh, fun, thoughtful, …

04 September 2018

The Good Bad Movies of Summer 2018

By // Cinema

There were some pretty ‘bad’ movies released this summer. There were not, at least that I saw, as many actually bad ones as we usually get. I saw a lot …

17 August 2018

Can’t-Miss Comedy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There’s some pretty stellar comedy to be found in Toronto this summer and it’d be a shame to let it go undiscussed in the craziness of festival season. So, while …

12 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XX

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews A Kev n’ Cal Mystery (A+) A comedic play that is very reminiscent of the Hardy Boys, a Kev n’ …

03 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Jon Blair

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. In her review of his set at the Toronto Sketch Comedy …

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 …

24 May 2017

Schumer & Hawn Get Snatched

By // Cinema

Comedy feels like it’s in a transition zone – from the emotions + improv vibes of mid-aughts Judd Apatow to more traditional, high concept comedies like Amy Schumer’s latest, Snatched. …

28 February 2017

Get Up, Stand Up, Don’t Forget Get Out

By // Cinema

*spoilers below* Jordan Peele wrote and directed something that, by all means and practices, shouldn’t exist. I say shouldn’t not because I disliked Get Out or because I don’t want …

09 January 2017

DVD Update: Nov/Dec 2016 (Film)

By // Cinema

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution. Click Here to read about the TV on DVD releases. Star Trek Beyond I liked it. …

20 September 2016

Keeping Up with Ms. Jones

By // Cinema

Bridget Jones’ Baby is like a time capsule of the liberal mores of fifteen years ago – a time when it was progressive to indulge in “feminism by marriage plot” …

16 September 2016

Must See: Other People

By // Cinema

Written and directed by SNL‘s recently promoted co-head writer Chris Kelly, Other People follows misanthropic struggling writer David (Jesse Plemons) in the final year of his mother’s life. We first …

01 September 2016

DVD Update: August 2016

By // TV

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution and Elevation Pictures. The Movies Everybody Wants Some– I was shocked by how much I loved this slice-of-life …

29 August 2016

Want Some Everybody Wants Some?

By // Cinema

I’ve intermittently loved and hated Richard Linklater’s work. Coming off of prestige drama Boyhood (which I maintain is interesting but overrated) and sticking his toes back in the boy-comedy period …

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