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Book Ends Collected Intros and Outros, Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial   HarperCollins From Gutenberg to Google, The History of Our Future, Tom Wheeler, Brookings Institution   Brookings Institution Press The Enchanted Hour The Miraculous...
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This weekend, we’ll find out if that’s still true. For the first time in a generation, there is no captain steering the S.S. Oscar steamship on Sunday night. It’s like...
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With their usual attention to polling and analytics, the oddsmakers have picked their leading contender for Best Picture at Sunday’s 91st Academy Awards 8 p.m. on CTV and ABC the...
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Looking back on her five decades in show business, Toronto character actor Jayne Eastwood can’t help but rhyme off a tsunami of famous names she’s worked with. “Just the cast...
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The cast of Jukebox Hero The Musical, which is based on the songs of British American rock band Foreigner.   DON MOLYNEAUX Music by Foreigner. Original story by Dick Clement and Ian La...
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LOS ANGELES—Jussie Smollett has been enmeshed in weekly drama on the set of Empire, the Fox TV series that gave the actor a breakout role and the fame to advance...
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NASHVILLE—Jackie Shane, a Black transgender soul singer who became a pioneering musician in Toronto where she packed out nightclubs in the 1960s, has died. She was 78. Record label Numero...
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Paolozzapedia features four talented physical performers, Adam Paolozza, Maddie Bautista, Eduardo DiMartino and Christina Serra, as well as puppets.   DAHLIA KATZ By Bad New Days. Directed by Adam Paolozza and Kari...
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In the revolving door of Oscar, when it can be difficult to call up memories of who won last year, let alone decades ago — quick who won Best Supporting...
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While we’d like to imagine that the Oscars always honour the best films and performances of the year, the truth is that there are many factors at play when Academy...
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It is a small mercy that the 91st Academy Awards will have no host. As the Oscars imploded in the lead up to this year’s broadcast — flip flopping on a new...
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Our cookbook of the week is French Appetizers by Québec City based writer and food stylist Marie Asselin. To try a recipe from the book, check out gougères, four ways ,...
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I used to dislike Irshad Manji, and I’m pretty sure the feeling was reciprocated. For two years in the mid 1990s we were part of a weekly debate on TV Ontario’s...
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Why Roma, Alfonso Cuaron’s Spanish language memory movie about his early life in Mexico, is the most glorious expression of cinema art among the Best Picture nominees. Its numerous wins in...
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Written by Franco Nguyen. Directed by Byron Abalos. Until March 3 at the Aki Studio Theatre, 585 Dundas St. E. Cahoots.ca or 416 531 1402. Solo storytelling shows are the bread and...
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Two additional women came forward Thursday to accuse R&B star R. Kelly of sexual abuse and misconduct while they were minors. The women, who had not previously spoken publicly about...
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The head of a union representing film and stage technicians says the next “Ghostbusters” movie is to be filmed in the city. Four time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to...
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Animated adventure featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Justin Rupple, Christopher Mintz Plasse, Craig Ferguson and Kit Harington....
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Fighting with My Family suffers from an unfortunate title; it sounds like one of those bland ensemble comedies where relatives get together over a holiday and bicker. In fact, this...
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Peter Tork, a blues and folk musician who became a teenybopper sensation as a member of the Monkees, the wisecracking, made for TV pop group that imitated and briefly outsold the Beatles,...