Entertainment

Revivals should teach us a lesson, other than the dangers of nostalgia

Television is at its best when it takes advantage of its form to teach us something new about our society.Continue...

Reviewing the Nominees

To conclude my Best Picture journey, I watched the remaining four films, all seemingly on separate ends of the Hollywood spectrum: Hell or High Water, Hacksaw Ridge, Hidden Figures, and Moonlight.Continue...

Watching the nominees: La La Land and Fences

My favourite thing about movies is that when you look closely, you can see the combined hopes and fears of the people who made the film.Continue...

Exploring virtual worlds

I stood on an asteroid, visited a Nazi-era prison and got to be Pac-Man, all in just one day at the Isabel Bader Center for the Performing Arts.Continue...

Childhood cartoons uncovered

Swapping drugs for candy, gangs for girl guide troops and police officers for a middle school safety patrol.It seems that just about anything can be woven into a G-rated children’s show.Continue...

A hopeful series of events

Loyal fans of the Lemony Snicket universe can rest easy with an adaptation that keeps the complicated plot and characters intact. It’s not exactly perfect, but it’s definitely not the (truly) bad beginning we might’ve had. Spoilers ahead.Continue...

A watchlist to watch out for

One writer’s opinion on what you should binge-watch during this snowy seasonContinue...

The not-so-guilty pleasure of a rom-com done right

Although chances are I’m spending my nights off ugly-crying as Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan fall head over heels in love with each other, I’m not about to yell from the rooftops that rom-com virtuoso Nora Ephron is a genius in my books.Continue...

Get listening: six podcasts for the well-rounded student

Podcasts transform banal everyday tasks into time well spent.Continue...

2016, the summer of failed blockbusters

Every summer, there’s that movie, the one everyone talks about and makes billions of dollars at the box office.Continue...

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