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The Nice Guys – reviewer to reviewer

May 20, 2016 | 1 Comment

Two reviewers discuss their thoughts on Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe’s cop comedy The Nice Guys.

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Juno (2007)

May 10, 2016 | Leave a Comment

This quirky comedy has Canada stamped all over it. It's directed by Montreal-born Jason Reitman, stars Canadian actors Ellen Page and Michael Cera and was entirely shot in British Columbia. It was an indie breakthrough, gener...

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MTV Movie Awards 2016: Complete winners list

April 11, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart hosted the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. Some of the top winners included Daisy Ridley, Ryan Reynolds, Charlize Theron and Chris Pratt.

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Toni Collette

March 16, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Toni Collette's breakthrough Oscar-nominated role in The Sixth Sense was just that -- a breakthrough. This was just the first glimpse of a true great. The scene in the car with her dead-people-seeing son Cole (Haley Joel Osme...

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Second night of 2016 Canadian Screen Awards recognizes more talent

March 10, 2016 | Leave a Comment

As the long-awaited televised gala for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards approaches, more prizes are being handed out…

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Star Wars leads MTV Movie Awards nominations

March 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens pummeled the competition at the box office and now it’s posed to do the same at the MTV Movie Awards…

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Best Picture Oscar nominee Room now on DVD – review

March 3, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Room was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screening at the Academy Awards, and won in the Best Actress category for star Brie Larson. An indie film shot in Toronto, probably not much was expected from it, bu...

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Billy Bob Thornton in Fargo

February 17, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Eccentric actor Billy Bob Thornton rose to prominence in 1996 for writing, directing and starring in the independent drama Sling Blade, a breakthrough career move that would win him an Academy Award for Best Screenplay, as we...

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Claire Danes in Homeland

February 17, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Claire Danes, who's probably best known for her breakthrough role in the 1994 TV series My So-Called Life and for several coming-of-age flicks including 1996's Romeo + Juliet, made the move back to television in 2011. This tu...

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Sam Rockwell

January 12, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Sam Rockwell is simply great in everything. He should be—he’s been working since the '80s. His first major breakthrough performance in 2002’s Confessions of a Dangerous Mind was divisive, sure, but it was irreverent a...

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