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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 …

22 June 2019

ATX Season 8: The Big Take

By // TV

In my second time covering the ATX TV Festival, I knew I was in for a treat. The lineup this year showed that, while the festival is getting bigger and …

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 …

27 May 2019

I Finished Infinite Jest

By // Books

It took me 18 months and three weeks. Nearly 19 months is a long time, a tough pill to swallow for a girl nominally understood to be “one of the …

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 …

18 May 2019

Grey’s Anatomy, The Privilege of Time, and the Death of Shondaland’s For the People

By // TV

I’ve been thinking a lot about Grey’s Anatomy lately. That show,…

17 May 2019

The Shakespeare Series: Macbeth w/ Marcel Stewart

By // Theatre

With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world, we’re diving deep into 38 plays in 35 episodes (Henrys IV & VI only get one episode a piece; …

16 May 2019

The Absurd Trajectory of the Prophetic Veep

By // TV

I hated Veep when it premiered back in 2012. Armando Ianucci’s biting satire of American democracy felt to me like useless cynicism, a crass comedy of bad behaviour like It’s …

02 February 2019

The 2018 Nominee Interview Series

By // Theatre

Welcome to the 2018 Nominee Interview Series. Every year between nomination announcements…

31 December 2018

Critics’ Pick Awards, 2018

By // General

Welcome to home base for our 2018 Awards Season! The Full Details… The Nominees The 2018 Cinema Award Nominees The 2018 TV Award Nominees The 2018 Theatre Award Nominees: Toronto The Party …

01 January 2018

My Cinematic 2017

By // Cinema

Over the coming weeks I’ll be unveiling my rankings of every single new release I saw in 2017. There are over a hundred of them, it’ll take awhile. Standard Disclaimer …

04 November 2017

The Shakespeare Series: Hamlet w/ Matthew Edison

By // Theatre

With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world, we’re diving deep into 38 plays in 35 episodes (Henrys IV & VI only get …

21 July 2017

San Diego Comic-Con, 2017

By // TV

It’s Comic-Con Time Again! Managing Editor Kelly Bedard and Staff Writer Tom McGee are on the scene to bring you tons of coverage from the con floor, the panels, the …

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