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Your numerology cycles April 16–30
Disney wildlife times two, a blast at American politics and...
Your numerology cycles April 1–15
More streaming ideas take you to Brazil, low-life China and...
Movie theatres are shut down, so what’s streaming?
Your numerology cycles March 16–31
Three women lead off a long line-up of new movies in town
Pixar’s new one, Onward, new laughs from Greed and a new...
Your numerology cycles March 1–15
Ordinary Love, superb, three superior Canadian films and...
Disney wildlife times two, a blast at American politics and a traumatic teen drama
Also a couple of small but amiable comedies, one of them Canadian
Apr 2nd, 2020
So many contenders for 2019's 10-best list, plus a festival of new and classic Italian films
There are no new reviews this week. That’s because except for one small horror movie (see below) no new films opened. There’s a sizable bunch coming next week but right now, especially as the awards...
Jan 2nd, 2020
Super-realistic The Lion King, real acting from Awkwafina and Eisenberg’s Self-Defense target
Also why our housing crisis is not unique, why English democracy protesters were attacked 200 years ago and moral decline in Argentina just before a coup
Jul 19th, 2019
Aladdin drops in again, the Booksmart girls wonder what they missed and Shakespeare retires sad
Also: a refreshing love story from India and Christo has you Walking on Water
May 23rd, 2019
Manchester by the Sea, superb; plus the return of Warren Beatty and some girl power from Disney
Also: Brad and Marion get together in Allied, Amy and Jake ponder Nocturnal Animals and Bad Santa spawns a sequel
Nov 24th, 2016
Classics re-done in a Disney sequel, a literary history and a home-made copy of a blockbuster
Also Canadian angles on burlesque and dysfunctional families and breaking procedure in a French courtroom
Jun 17th, 2016
Sci Fi for adults, Interstellar, and for kids, Big Hero 6. Also two short ethnic festivals
Matthew McConaughey stars in the week’s biggest new film, Interstellar
Nov 7th, 2014
What Once Upon a Time does for feminism *Spoiler alert*
Is Once Upon a Time's re-imagining of classic fairy-tale characters a feminist feat of modern TV?
Dec 20th, 2013
Must-see films for children (Frozen) and mature folks (Nebraska and Philomena)
Disney, Dern and Dench lead the pack this week in three wonderful films.
Nov 29th, 2013
Mary Poppins delights with magical fun at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
If you're running low on magic these days, Broadway across Canada's Mary Poppins can help. The show runs until Sunday July 22 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, where you can expect day-glow worlds...
Jul 17th, 2012