Arts Review

Sneak Peek of Barbra Streisand’s New Album ‘Partners’

Barbra Streisand’s new album ‘Partners’ debuts 12 new studio recordings of Streisand classics and other songs. This is the legendary artist’s first duets album in more than a decade – and it’s totally worth the wait. Barbra has paired with … read more

3 Questions with Pauletta Washington

Pauletta Pearson Washington, singer, actress, and wife of fellow actor Denzel Washington, is no stranger to Toronto having lived here during the early years of her acting career. We’re happy to say that she’s back in Toronto again, this time to perform … read more

REVIEW: TIFF Report #3 – TIFF Docs

Toronto audiences who love documentaries are just about the luckiest in the world. In the spring, there’s Hot Docs, which offers a plethora of non-fiction films from around the world. Less than six months later comes TIFF with a highly … read more

REVIEW: TIFF Report #1 – Canadian Star Directors

In discussing Arcand’s Le règne de la beauté (An Eye for Beauty), Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars and Gunnarsson’s Monsoon, it’s important to note that these are not reviews. … read more

REVIEW: Three to See at the Shaw Festival

The fun of a weekend at Shaw this summer is that so many of the plays are such successes—and yet, in the case of the three being reviewed here, each—The Sea, Juno and the Paycock and The Philanderer–is quite unique.… read more

REVIEW: Magic in the Moonlight

Woody Allen has completed a new film, Magic in the Moonlight, and, once again, it stars a who’s who of actors: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Simon McBurney and Marcia Gay Harden, to name a few.… read more

REVIEW: A Most Wanted Man

It would be grand to say that A Most Wanted Man is a masterpiece. Adapting le Carré is a very difficult task; it’s nearly impossible to convey his plots and characters in two hours.… read more


The clever title says it all about Jeremy Seifert’s calculatingly funny and politically savvy take on Genetically Modified Organisms. Oh My God, indeed.… read more


Over twelve years of shooting and two and a half hours of film, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood gradually acquires the gravitas of an epic 19th century novel. Time passes in a manner similar to a masterpiece by Dickens or Tolstoy.… read more

Doc of the Dead

Doc of the Dead Zombies seem to be everywhere these days—in a theatrical version of the ’68 classic Night of the Living Dead; on TV in the series The Walking Dead; in the sci-fi blockbuster … read more