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After a debate about cultural appropriation surrounded Frozen, Disney agreed in writing to respectfully portray Sámi culture in the sequel Read more

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Tropic Thunder

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From Holiday Inn to Tropic Thunder, Toronto-based scholar Cheryl Thompson unpacks why the racist practice has endured onscreen for decades Read more

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Mati Diop TIFF Tribute Gala

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The French-Senegalese director's Cannes-winning Atlantics removes barriers between fantasy and reality to create a complex portrait of African youth Read more

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From intriguing docs to poignant features, here, arranged by screening, are reviews of some festival highlights Read more

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SAMUEL ENGELKING

Now at a turning point in his career, the fest's Canadian spotlight subject screens his very first doc and teases his debut fiction feature Read more

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SAMUEL ENGELKING

At the Reel Asian Film Festival, the Japanese-Canadian author adds another dimension to the internment camp experience Read more

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Martin Scorsese The Irishman

Niko Tavernise

The beef between director Martin Scorsese and Marvel fans reveals why many of the year's best movies are being made for streaming platforms Read more

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Kim's Convenience

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There's plenty of good programming to watch on the CBC's streaming service Read more

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Nadav Lapid

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The director's personal and incendiary film Synonyms is about a former Israel Defense Forces solider attempting to run away from his identity Read more

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TIFF may be over, but there's a film festival screening practically each day this month, offering everything from the new Dardenne brothers film to a gala tribute to Mina Shum Read more

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Back To Life

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NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows coming to Crave, including Back To Life, His Dark Materials, Us and They Shall Not Grow Old Read more

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Production Assistant Training Launch

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The city is launching a production assistant training program to remedy the lack of diversity behind the scenes on film and TV productions Read more

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Paradise Theatre

Reynard Li

The newly restored Bloor West cinema will screen movies and host comedy and live music, including Jason Collett's Basement Revue Read more

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NOW critics pick the best additions to the streaming platform, including One Child Nation and The Report Read more

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Harriet

Glen Wilson

A big-screen biopic about the American abolitionist has been talked about for decades – and director Kasi Lemmons finally made it happen Read more

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The Irishman Netflix

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NOW critics pick the best TV shows and movies coming to Netflix Canada, including The Irishman, Atlantics, The Crown season 3 and Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator Read more

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Robert Eggers The Lighthouse

Chris Reardon

Eggers explains why he decided to follow-up his breakout success with a strange and "extremely heavy-handed" horror movie instead of a franchise film Read more

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Chelsea Winstanley

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In Toronto to present a short film at imagineNATIVE, the Maori producer behind Jojo Rabbit is working on a diverse array of projects led by women Read more

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Margaret Atwood A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power

Peter Bregg

Directors Nancy Lang and Peter Raymont's film is partly a love story about The Handmaid's Tale author's relationship with her late partner Graeme Gibson Read more

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Director Noah Hawley, Lucy In The Sky

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The Fargo and Legion auteur makes his first feature, and gets some flack for making a character study rather than the tabloid story people think they want Read more

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