Category: Entertainment

Four Things We Learned From The New Documentary About Margaret Atwood

There’s a new documentary about Margaret Atwood, A Word After a Word After a Word. From directors Nancy Lang and Peter Raymont, the doc follows the life and times of Canada’s brightest literary star, from her childhood growing up in…

Vice’s ‘Rat Park’ Is A Stunning Doc About The War On Drugs

Directed by Shawney Cohen, Rat Park is a new documentary from Vice that explores what the so-called War On Drugs looks around the world. Cohen’s film is inspired by an experiment from the 1970s. Canadian psychologist Bruce Alexander discovered that…

Top 10 horror movies to binge this Halloween

If there’s one good thing about Halloween (I mean, there are lots of good things, but let’s pretend there’s only one), it’s binging horror movies til the zombies come home. I’ve seen way too many scary movies and I’m always…

The Stars of ‘The Politician’ On What Makes Their Show Special

In search of something to binge on Netflix? We promise you can’t do better than The Politician… The Politician is Ryan Murphy’s newest series. Part satire, part musical, and part heartfelt drama, the show defies both expectations at almost every…

Cheech and Chong’s O Cannabis Tour hits Toronto

Older siblings are often a guiding light for our personal tastes. My older brother corrupted me with introductions to prog rock, National Lampoon and Heavy Metal magazines and comedy albums. We listened to and watched Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, (again)…

Summer Reading  Suggestions For Every Mood

It’s summer reading season! Not sure what book to take on your vacation, or which novel to read with a mint julep on the veranda? Well, have no fear!  We know you’re busy, so we’ve done the research for you….

‘Peterloo’ Highlights The Cold Reality of Class Warfare

Wars tend to keep going, long after our soldiers have come home… Writer/Director Mike Leigh returns with Peterloo; an undeniably fascinating piece of bloody history that is compelling to watch but tries too hard to play like a Shakespearean tragedy…

Addicted to Non-Fiction at Hot Docs 2019

It has been said that documentaries serve as a powerful platform that brings important topics to the table – sparking discussion, and sometimes, even social movements. Consequently, seeing these experiences through the dedicated work of filmmakers helps put ourselves in…