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Packing our 2019 pop culture time capsule

It’s hard enough to remember what we had for breakfast last week, let alone all of the crazy pop culture moments of the past year.Continue...

Cracking the Hallmark Christmas movie code

Many people rightfully despise the parade of Hallmark Christmas films that snowball us every year, but more than 44 million viewers have already watched dozens of new films this festive season.Continue...

For the first time in forever, Frozen 2 is here

I don’t know if it was the reclining chairs, the $8 ticket (thank you, ResSoc, for the group excursion), or the actual movie, but Frozen 2 was a really good time.Continue...

The Knight Before Christmas is a merry mess

After watching Vanessa Hudgens play look-a-likes in a fictional European country last holiday season in The Princess Switch, my expectations were high for this year’s fiasco of a Christmas film.Continue...

Three unconventional Indian films to watch this winter break

The winter break is within sight, and with it comes ample time to catch up on streaming TV shows and movies.Continue...

Rignam Wangkhang believes Hong Kong needs help

Tsering Dorjee Wangkhang was one of the first two Tibetans to immigrate to Canada.Continue...

A hockey fan’s open letter to Don Cherry

Dear Don Cherry, It was a shame it had to come to an end like this.Continue...

Apologizing to the women of pop culture

Women in pop culture have always been subject to overwhelming (and, frankly, stupid) criticism for absolutely everything they do.

What follows is a list of women and genderqueer people...Continue...

Atypical season three is formulaic but fun

Atypical is an underappreciated gem from Netflix’s roster of original content.Continue...

Don’t cancel your Netflix subscription for Disney+ just yet

While you were busy trying to find a movie to watch on Netflix, the major studios and tech companies were busy putting cable on the Internet.

Once upon a time, Netflix was one of the only...Continue...

Psychoanalysing Don Cherry’s divisive language

Amidst the recent news that long-time Canadian sports broadcasting personality Don Cherry has been fired over his controversial rant on live TV, fans and critics alike have interpreted the meaning of his remarks in a number of ways.Continue...

Fashion and Duration on the red carpet in May 2020

This year’s Met Gala theme has successfully blown me away, just as it does every year I follow the iconic event.Continue...

His Dark Materials shines by sticking to its source

This fall, Philip Pullman’s award-winning book trilogy made its way onto the small screen with its airships, polar bears, and a corrupt version of the Catholic Church in all their glory.Continue...

BoJack Horseman nears the end, and things are looking up

No, BoJack Horseman is not Family Guy with a horse.Continue...

The pros and cons of Call Her Daddy

If you’ve never listened to the sex and dating podcast Call Her Daddy , chances are, you’ve at least heard about it.Continue...

The perfect simplicity of Living with Yourself

We see a new side to Paul Rudd in the new Netflix series Living with Yourself .Continue...

Film studios shouldn’t profit off dead stars

For someone who died in 1994, legendary British actor Peter Cushing did a remarkable job reprising his role as Grand Moff Tarkin in 2016’s Rogue One . But, of course, it wasn’t really him.Continue...

Breaking down the blood-pumping allure of Twilight

This month marks the anniversary of the film Twilight ’s release more than 10 years ago, which sent the world into a frenzy.Continue...

Season four of Riverdale is starting off exactly as you’d expect

Riverdale kicked off its fourth season on Oct. 9 with a new but classically confusing plot, the same hyper-sexualized teenage characters, and all of its general ridiculousness.Continue...

NBA decides its financial interests outrank Hong Kong’s freedom

According to basketball legend LeBron James, Houston Rockets general manager, Daryl Morey, was "misinformed” when he weighed in on the Hong Kong protests on Twitter, showing support for the Hong Kong freedom fighters.Continue...

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