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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,...
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Germany’s submission to this year’s Academy Awards breezes by in a mere three hours and nine minutes. And I’m not being sarcastic; not since Toni Erdmann – another German foreign language...
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In No Turning Back, Rania Abouzeid revisits the beginnings of unrest in Syria. This is part of a series of excerpts from books shortlisted for this year’s Lionel Gelber Prize,...
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André Alexis thinks of Pastoral, the first novel in his Quincunx series, as his mother and sister’s book. After the original manuscript was rejected by his former publisher, McClelland &...
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Would the Oscars be more in touch with reality if members of the Academy just took a deep breath and thought about a little longer Like, maybe 20 years You...
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The Oscars are too long. It’s an axiom that crops up with renewed rancour annually this time of year, as the inane climate of awards season reaches its familiar crescendo...
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In the two years since the formation of Toronto based musical duo Moscow Apartment, singers and songwriters Brighid Fry and Pascale Padilla have achieved milestones that would make other acts green with envy....
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Peter Tork, a blues and folk musician who became a teeny bopper sensation as a member of the Monkees, the wisecracking, made for TV pop group that imitated and briefly outsold the Beatles,...
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At this point in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise – now nine years, three movies and 118 animated television episodes – you can be assured that the dragons...
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They both had soft, immaculate hair the colour of fresh snow. They both possessed an icy gaze that, even with the best will in the world, couldn’t help but look...
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It was an arranged artistic marriage; two creators of different generations, one a doyenne of contemporary dance, the other an indie rock luminary. But it didn’t take long for Toronto...
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Starring Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl, Oliver Masucci and Cai Cohrs. Written and directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Opens Friday at TIFF Bell Lightbox. 188 minutes....
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Seven years ago, actress Emma Thompson and producer John Lasseter worked together on the Oscar winning Pixar film Brave. Now, Thompson is reportedly exiting an animated film because its studio hired...
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Marie Asselin is a believer in always ending l’apéro cocktail hour on a sweet note. Her spiced madeleines – tender, buttery and designed to dunk in salted caramel sauce –...
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Starring Florence Pugh, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden, Lena Headey. Vince Vaughn and Dwayne Johnson. Directed by Stephen Merchant. Opens Friday at theatres everywhere. 108 minutes. PG This fact based comedy by...
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LOS ANGELES—At the glad handy Oscar nominees luncheon earlier this month, film academy president John Bailey proudly told the 171 nominees in the room that there were a record number of...
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PASADENA, CALIF.—You have to be a really good TV show to lure an actor like Meryl Streep. HBO’s Big Little Lies was just that good, apparently. “I loved this show....
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From the outside, the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy looks like any other American animated epic. Look under the hood, however, and it resembles a Scottish Canadian co production, thanks to...
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With the Oscars poised to celebrate American movie talent on Sunday, Canadians who create successful film, television, video game and digital projects are getting a shout out from the red carpet....
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And there are only two starting points to any back story that may be forthcoming 1. He can double down yet again and insist he was the victim of a...