To celebrate the home entertainment release of Matthew McConaughey’s sadly overlooked civil war drama Free State of Jones, Elevation Pictures has given us a copy of the newly released DVD to give away to one lucky reader. For your chance to win, follow us on Twitter and tweet us the title of your favourite American history movie […]

  Kelly Bedard

To celebrate the home entertainment release of the latest from Once director John Carney, Elevation Pictures has given us a copy of the newly released Sing Street DVD to give away to one lucky reader. Yet another music-infused entry into the ever-growing Carney canon, Sing Street has an absolutely killer soundtrack. To enter, follow us on Twitter […]

  Kelly Bedard

To celebrate the home entertainment release of the latest from writer/director Richard Linklater, Paramount Home Distribution has given us a copy of the newly released Everybody Wants Some!! …

  Kelly Bedard

So it turns out, this Stephanie Savage ABC drama was commissioned as a limited series, scheduled to wrap up in the span of its 10 episode run, making Thursday’s finale the end of the road for the Mercury Seven. While I think the limited timeline rushed the story far more than was helpful (nearly 10 […]

  Kelly Bedard

Click Here for our full coverage of the 2015 SummerWorks Festival. Seams (B) An excellent cast and interesting subject matter elevate this somewhat dull, badly paced play about theatre seamstresses in 1939 Russia. Ewa Wolniczek is particularly memorable as Marina, a young woman with too much fight in her. Sochi Fried and Elizabeth Stuart-Morris share […]

  Kelly Bedard

The Divine: A Play for Sarah Bernhardt was the last production I saw this year at the Shaw Festival (I’m reviewing out of order because this simply couldn’t wait). Before I saw this world premiere (four years in the making by Quebec playwright Michel Marc Bouchard and translator Linda Gaboriau), I was already considering the […]

  Kelly Bedard

For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how much I enjoyed and/or connected with or appreciated the film rather than on some sort of objective artistic criteria. Basically, this is a list of […]

  Kelly Bedard

I started this last year, keeping a list of every movie I see all year (just the new releases) in order to form a definitive set of personal rankings come the following January. My 2014 list started on February 9th when I saw That Awkward Moment starring Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B Jordan […]

  Rachael Nisenkier

The Imitation Game is well acted, well directed and interesting. It tells the fascinating story of Alan Turing, brilliant code breaker autistic, as he cracks the Nazis unbreakable code and ends (SPOILER ALERT) with his suicide. It’s also kind of boring. When I watched J.Edgar a few years and noticed how by the numbers and […]

  Matt Dodge

“Wah, wah, wah.” Don Draper is a giant baby. That’s the metaphor that this week’s episode of Mad Men set out to teach us. He shrugs off responsibilities, only thinks of himself, whines when he doesn’t get his way, and ends the episode curled up in the fetal position. His flashbacks earlier in the year […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2012 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The creator/writer/director (with Jonathan Langley) of one of the biggest theatrical undertaking in Toronto indie theatre last year, Karen Knox created the immersive world of Best Production nominee The Loyalists. She joined our Nominee Interview Series to talk […]