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16 June 2017

Praised Be, Bitch

By // TV

In a lot of ways, both for me as a reviewer and for this show that I cover, we end like we began. I started with a two-episode binge that …

07 June 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale: “Jezebels”

By // TV

Now we’re really in the thick of it with The Handmaid’s Tale — exploring the world of Gillead and building the desire to take it on down. This week’s episode …

21 May 2017

Handmaid’s Tale: “A Woman’s Place”

By // TV

In episode five, “A Woman’s Place,” our series explores the complicity of the women in the world of Gillead, and it is terrifying. Not only do we get a deep …

16 May 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale: “Faithful”

By // TV

This was the first episode of The Handmaid’s Tale that throughout felt like… a TV show. A really good TV show, mind, but a show that relies on the normal …

11 May 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale, A Second Sitting

By // TV

My second viewing party of The Handmaid’s Tale was, if anything, more horrifying than the first. It was also, inexplicably, more hopeful. This week, we’ll take ourselves episode by episode, …

30 April 2017

Pilot Watch: Handmaid’s Tale

By // TV

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The below review represents the first two episode’s of Hulu’s new show, The Handmaid’s Tale. We will follow up next week with the second two episodes, and from …

04 October 2016

Litmus’ Brave New World

By // Theatre (Toronto)

This new adaptation by Matthew Thomas Walker (who also directs) of Aldous Huxley’s dystopian masterpiece written 84 years in the past and set 524 years in the future is big …

19 March 2016

Twitter Giveaway: Win an Allegiant Prize Pack

By // Cinema

To celebrate the penultimate film in the Divergent Series, eOne Films has put together an awesome prize pack to give away to one of our readers. Allegiant, Part 1– starring …

19 May 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road

By // Cinema

Mad Max: Fury Road is a shot of adrenaline in the heart. It’s jolting from start to finish – with guitars that shoot fire and mutants who steal blood and …

25 April 2015

National Poetry Month: The Reaping

By // Books

Editor’s Note: For six years running, contributing author Zach Adler has spent the month of April putting out a poem a day. By turns earnest and wry, these poems are …

24 November 2014

Half of Mockingjay

By // Cinema

You already know the biggest problem with the newest installment of the Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1. It’s right there in that ridiculously long title. They took …

03 November 2014

See This: Snowpiercer

By // Cinema

I was skeptical, at first, about this dystopian Noah’s Ark adapted from a French graphic novel and starring Captain America (forgive the unfairly depreciative evocation; I’ve always liked Chris Evans …

12 September 2014

Binge Watching The Purge: Anarchy

By // Cinema

When I first became aware of the concept behind the first Purge film, I was intrigued. I believed that the idea of a free-for-all crime night would serve well for …

25 March 2014

Divergent on Film

By // Cinema

The incredible success of the Twilight series made room for The Hunger Games. Now, the incredible success of The Hunger Games has made room for Divergent. Lionsgate’s next big bet …

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