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Peter Pan like never before; our soldiers fighting for Hyena Road and predatory capitalism invading 99 Homes
Also a true heroine named Malala, creepy thrills in Goodnight Mommy and prosecuting war criminals in Labyrinth of Lies
Oct 8th, 2015
Star Trek is back for the fans; Mud intrigues like a classic; The Iceman chills
The young Mr. Spock and Capt. Kirk and their early adventures in the new Star Trek movie
May 16th, 2013
Mehta and Rushdie weave intricate history
I must confess, I’ve never read a Salman Rushdie book. Nor have I ever seen a Deepa Mehta film. The latter is more shocking considering what a film nerd I am and the fact that my parents were...
Sep 26th, 2012
A taste of Pakistan with Fusion Kitchen
You can cook hamburgers and chicken wings, but can you cook squash sabzi, or peas pulao? I learned how to cook traditional Pakistani food at Fusion Kitchen.
May 4th, 2012
Former Guantanamo prisoner supports Bush arrest
After spending five years as an extra-judicial prisoner of George W. Bush's 'war on terror,' Murat Kurnaz is disappointed Canada did not arrest the former leader
David P. Ball
Oct 20th, 2011
NASA: it rained so hard the oceans fell
Worldwide rainfall and snowfall were so extreme, in so many places last year, that sea levels fell dramatically. What role did global warming play and where are we headed from here?
Sep 26th, 2011
Jane Eyre, Certified Copy, Sucker Punch, West is West, Curling, Hobo With a Shotgun
She's already played Alice of Wonderland fame. Now Mia Wasikowska shines as Jane Eyre. (read more)
Mar 25th, 2011
Afghanistan WikiLeaks are wikilame
The release of more than 91,000 intelligence documents out of the U.S. Department of Defence has re-opened festering debates and controversies about the War in Afghanistan. WikiLeaks, a stateless “...
Jul 28th, 2010