Entertainment

Simu Liu’s statement on ‘Kim’s Convenience’ is a monumental act of progress in the entertainment industry

A show like Kim’s Convenience has a deep impact by virtue of its existence. Regardless of how you may feel about the show’s writing or character development, it gave hope and optimism to the future of TV.Continue...

How COVID-19 has impacted entertainment

From the onset of the spread of COVID-19 into North America to now, there’s been a stark change in the way the entertainment industry operates.Continue...

When Kingston becomes a movie set

Queen’s students who spend years exploring Kingston often think they know the city well enough to navigate it blindfolded. Unknowingly, these same students are also likely to have watched a movie, TV show, or music video that’s used Kingston as its chameleonic backdrop.Continue...

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...

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