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At the Toronto International Film Festival, I interviewed more than a dozen actors and directors. When their PR flacks would give me the “two minute wave, ” I’d tee up my final...
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The European goldfinch Latin name; Carduelis carduelis is tiny, non migratory, builds a simple, unadorned nest, and makes a pleasant trilling noise. Alas, The Goldfinch is no goldfinch. Continuing in the...
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Starring Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Oakes Fegley, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, and Luke Wilson. Written by Peter Straughan. Directed by John Crowley. Opens Friday at theatres everywhere. 149 minutes. 14A...
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Keira Knightley spends a lot of time looking tense and nauseous in Official Secrets, wherein she plays real life whistleblower Katharine Gun. In 2003, Gun was working as a translator for...
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Despite the Toronto International Film Festival’s reputation as an Oscar bellwether, assessing the golden chances of movies and talent at the fest comes down to observation, intuition and that fickle...
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Documentary on the jazz legend by Stanley Nelson. Opens Friday at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. Directed by Stanley Nelson. 115 minutes. PG Jazz legend Miles Davis is no longer...
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Our cookbook of the week is by Addis Ababa based chef Yohanis Gebreyesus. To try a recipe from the book, check out Traditional injera sourdough flatbread , gomen collard greens with...
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Ebs Burnough, a former deputy social secretary to then U.S. first lady Michelle Obama who has just made his first film, loped into Montecito in Toronto the other night — his...
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This year’s Toronto International Film Festival has explored many fraught issues, from immigration to criminal justice to Nazis doing slapstick. But it has also surfaced perhaps its most charged topic...
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From poutine to dumplings and garlic to bacon, food festivals bring communities together. Pleasure seekers gather with a common goal To happily stuff their faces. But as recent instances of...
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LOS ANGELES—At the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine in late August, the Southern California metal band Korn walked offstage from its sold out co headline set with Alice in Chains. The five members...
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Michèle Pearson Clarke is Toronto’s Photo Laureate for the next three years. Each month, she’ll take a different photo and talk about why it’s important to the city and why...
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To most, the first thing they’ll think about is appearance. As in, “Do you like the way she looks ” Reading it another way, though, it could mean something entirely different,...
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According to a database search, the terms “Donald Trump” and “bitch” have appeared in 7, 064 news stories over the past two years. Whatever your politics, I think we can agree...
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A two hour movie, projected at 24 frames per second, comprises almost 3, 000 stills. But according to French director Céline Sciamma, whose new film Portrait of a Lady on Fire has...
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Those are the first and more or less the last words in Hustlers, a based on a true story crime drama about a group of New York strippers who respond to the financial crisis...
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Our cookbook of the week is by Addis Ababa based chef Yohanis Gebreyesus. Tomorrow, we’ll feature an interview with its author. To try another recipe from the book, check out...
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When the college student behind the online sensation “ Storm Area 51 ” announced plans for an alien festival out in the Nevada desert, organizers tried to fend off worries...
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TORONTO—Anthony Johnson and James Makokis hoped being the first Indigenous, two spirit couple to compete on The Amazing Race Canada would give them a national platform to highlight issues close to...
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The Toronto raised YouTube sensation says a slew of stars have reached out to offer support ahead of the Sept. 16 debut of her talk show, A Little Late with Lilly...