Recaps & Reviews

Cirque Du Soleil’s Luzia Is A Feast For The Eyes, Now Playing At The Toronto Port Lands

Cirque Du Soleil has had a long history of putting on incredible shows at Toronto’s Port Lands under the big top, and their latest show Luzia is no exception. It’s a feast for the eyes, that will keep you in awe from start to finish.

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Woody Allen’s Café Society Is Witty, Fun and Romantic

Woody Allen’s latest film Café Society is a refreshingly original film during a season that is typically bombarded with blockbuster popcorn movies.

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Cirque Du Soleil’s Latest Show Toruk Is A Visual Feast

Cirque Du Soleil made its latest stop in Toronto last night, and with it brought a narrative story that will keep you entertained from not only watching the performers do their thing but from watching the constantly shifting landscape of the backdrop and riveting score as well.

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Brooklyn Is A Beautiful, Coming Of Age Love Story

From Atonement, to Hanna and Byzantium, Saoirse Ronan knows how to turn heads. This weekend the 21 year old is back on the big screen in Brooklyn, in a role that very well could earn her another Academy Award nomination.

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Miss You Already Plays With Your Emotions

There have been plenty of movies that have dealt with cancer or other life-ending diseases, and the effects it has on not only your life, but the lives of those around you. Miss You Already is the latest of the genre, and even though it is very well done, you can’t help feeling that is trying too hard to make you feel for the characters in the movie.

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Bryan Adams’ New CD Get Up Sounds Like Old Time Rock And Roll

Bryan Adams has been around for a long time. He first started gaining popularity in North America with his third album Cuts Like A Knife in 1983, and with the release of 1984’s Reckless he rose to worldwide superstardom. His new album Get Up was recently released, and it features his first original songs since 2008’s Eleven, and by the sounds of things he is still longing for the past.

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Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario Is A Dark Film That Will Make You Judge Your Morals

Denis Villeneuve has been making films since the late 1990’s, but he really only started hitting the mainstream with 2013’s Prisoners. That film made audiences wonder how far they would go to get their children back, and how they would handle the consequences of their actions. Sicario makes you consider your own moral values once again, but that’s as far as similarities go.

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Irrational Man Is A Dark, Depressing Movie

Woody Allen’s latest film isn’t your typical Woody Allen film, even though it’s dark, philosophical, and downright depressing at times like several of his movies have been. It plays out like a tragic murder mystery, although you all ready know who committed the murder and why, you just find yourself waiting to see how the main character gets caught.

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Southpaw Is An Award Worthy Film

Boxing films have had a great track record with the Academy Awards with several nominations and wins, and the latest of the genre, Southpaw, may just continue the tradition. After all it’s movies that make you feel and inspire you to keep pushing on despite when the odds are against you, that tend to do very well when awards season comes around. And Southpaw does just that.

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“Saint Laurent” Film Is A Colourful Chapter In Fashion History

With a focus on the eccentric life and times of famed French designer Yves Saint Laurent, the biopic Saint Laurent (directed by Bertrand Bonello) offers a surprisingly intimate glimpse into fashion history. Here’s our review of the film.

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Classic TV To Binge Watch On Netflix Today

Netflix has come a long way in its short time, and one of the things we like about the streaming services is our ability to binge watch some of the classic television shows we used to watch years ago. We take a look at some of our favourites.

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Top Female Buddy Team-Up Movies

Hot Pursuit opens this weekend, and it stars Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara as an inept cop and the widow of a drug dealer she is charged with protecting. Buddy movies for guys have been around for a long time, but there aren’t nearly as many of those types of movies made for women. We take a look at some of our favourites.

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6 Great Movies You Should See

Sometimes there are incredible movies out there that don’t get Oscar nominations or are big splashy blockbusters that have ads on every street corner. Sometimes there are smaller, independent movies that tell an amazing story, but get forgotten before they get noticed. Here are our favourite films you probably haven’t seen, but should.

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“Faulty Towers” Actors Interview On The Original TV Show, Die Hard “Fawlty Towers” Fans And Dr.Theatre

See our review of “Faulty towers’ dinner theatre in Toronto and read the interview with actors who recreate the iconic roles from the original “Fawlty Towers’ tv show.

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Orphan Black Returns – What You Need To Know Now

Orphan Black is very quickly becoming one of the most successful Canadian shows of all time, winning Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards and Canadian Screen Awards. It’s made a star out of Tatiana Maslany, and its third season is getting ready to start on April 18th. To help get us ready for the season premiere, we take a look at a few things you might not have known about the series.

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