07 February 2020

The 2019 Nominee Interview Series

By // General

Welcome to the 2019 Nominee Interview Series. Every year between nomination announcements…

06 February 2020

Favourites Series: Lita Brillman talks to Jerri Manthey

By // TV

About the Favourites Series: One of our favourite things is to listen…

01 January 2020

Critics’ Pick Awards, 2019

By // General

Welcome to home base for our 2019 Awards Season! The Full Details… The Nominees The 2019 Cinema Award Nominees The 2019 TV Award Nominees The 2019 Theatre Award Nominees The Winners …

29 December 2019

Looking Back: 2019 and the 2010s in Review

By // General

It’s the end of the year.. and the end of the decade. Here’s a roundup of all our coverage looking back at the year and decade we just survived. Decade in Review: …

28 October 2019

The Shakespeare Series: The Winter’s Tale w/ Jeannette Lambermont-Morey

By // Theatre

With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world…

11 October 2019

Pilot Watch + 1: 2019 Network Dramas

By // TV

The new TV season is upon us! As we mourn the slaughter of all the great shows that had to die so these ones could live (RIP, For the People …

09 October 2019

Favourites Series: Kelly Bedard talks to Frank Turner

By // Music

About the Favourites Series: One of our favourite things is to listen to our favourite people talk about their favourite things. In this series, we’ll be inviting some awesome guest …

21 September 2019

Favourites Series: Clare Blackwood talks to Felicia Day

By // Books

Welcome to the first episode of our brand new Favourites Series! …

20 September 2019

The End of Orange is the New Black

By // TV

When it premiered in July 2013, Orange is the New Black was only the third original show on Netflix. House of Cards, which I’ve always maintained wasn’t half as good …

06 September 2019

Out of Town Report: Bard on the Beach’s Taming of the Shrew in Vancouver

By // Theatre

Spaghetti Western is a popular approach for Shakespeare’s most controversial comedy (in fact this production…

03 September 2019

2019 at the Shaw Festival

By // Theatre

After I saw Brigadoon, the Shaw Festival’s magical staging of a reimagined classic musical, I right away sat down to write about the experience. At least for me, the night …

14 August 2019

SummerWorks, 2019

By // Theatre (Toronto)

805-4821 (A) “805-4821 is a trans coming out story made out of other stories: a dialogue from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, a half-remembered swim lesson, and an 80,000 word Facebook correspondence” This …

09 July 2019

ATX Season 8: An Interview w/ MPAC’s Sue Obeidi

By // TV

One of my favorite panels from the ATX Television Festival was called “Resistance, Inclusion, and Creating Authentic Muslim Narratives.” Moderated by Vanity Fair’s Sonia Saraiya, the panelists spanned an impressive …

17 June 2019

Burning Out His Fuse Up Here Alone

By // Cinema

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 …

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