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There is a particular breed of Christmas movies that are — and there is no better way to put it —so bad, they’re good. With melodramatic structures, soft focus filters and...
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Ariana Grande is due to play the Scotiabank Arena on June 26 as part of The Sweetener World Tour. This city is among dates added to the North American tour...
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The Toronto Film Critics Association has named Roma the Best Picture of 2018, with Alfonso Cuarón picking up the award for Best Director, for his personal story of a Mexican...
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Members of the Toronto Film Critics Association have named Alfonso Cuarón’s memory drama Roma the top film of 2018. The Mexican auteur, known for such previous works as Gravity and...
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The nominations for the 2019 Grammys Awards were announced on Friday morning and this year’s contenders for Best Comedy Album are —surprise —all men. Patton Oswalt Annihilation , Dave Chappelle Equanimity...
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BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF.—It’s not like he’s jobless, but for nine years Howie Mandel has been dying to return to his nail biting game show Deal or No Deal. “I’ve been in...
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For proof, look no further than the unlikely ratings success of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, on a platform designed in a much tamer, apolitical era. Colbert has trounced...
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Make no mistake about seven months after she married Prince Harry – and is now pregnant with their first child – the Duchess of Sussex is in the midst of...
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There are those among us who have been arguing as much for 30 years. So common is this wry response to inquiries about the greatest ever holiday films that it...
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In The Philosopher s Wife, Chala Hunter portrays the wife, turned feral after marrying as a child peasant and several failed pregnancies.   HALEY GARNETT Written by Susanna Fournier. Directed by Leora...
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“Schizophrenia, anorexia, crippling depression, suicide attempts. There’s a lot to write about.” She says it with a chuckle, but Ladan Hussein — the Toronto singer/songwriter better known by her stage...
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Add the saffron liquid to the milk. Melt the butter in a pan, add the milk mixture and heat to body temperature 37°C/98.6°F . Dissolve the yeast in the milk and...
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After a few recent Canadian films that have done everything they can to hide their Canadian ness – Tiger, and to a lesser extent Love Jacked – here’s one that at...
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Last decade, podcasts became more polished and professional, not to mention profitable — but they stayed away from daily news for the most part. Mary Harris, host of Slate s...
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NEW YORK—After being nearly muted at this year’s ceremony, the 2019 Grammys are shaping up to be the year of the woman, with powerful female voices representing the majority in...
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The passing of Bernardo Bertolucci last month robbed the cinema world of one of its most revered and divisive figures. And while the director’s lavish epic The Last Emperor won...
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Emile Xavier Lopez and Sheila Emmelia Gordon are ghosts and graveyard neighbours in No Clowns Allowed.   John Gundy By Bri Proke, directed by Katrina Darychuk. Until December 16 at Assembly Theatre,...
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Cover The Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex have a personal dispute — Meghan thinks Kate is being frosty, Kate thinks Meghan is spoiled — but they’re not...
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The Oscars have a longstanding host problem, but Kevin Hart’s swift downfall over old anti gay tweets has led to bigger questions about the gig and the liability of social media...
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I admire the efficiency of the filmmakers behind Joaquin Phoenix’s new Joker movie, choosing a star who, unlike, say, Jack Nicholson or Heath Ledger, is disturbing to start with, without...