News & Features – NOW Magazine https://nowtoronto.com/movies/features/index.rss Thu, 25 Feb 2021 22:50:39 +0000 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 22:50:39 +0000 en-US NOW Staff What to watch on Netflix Canada in March 2021 NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows coming to the streaming platform

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/netflix-canada-in-march-2021 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/netflix-canada-in-march-2021 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:40:29 -0500 Biggie – I Got a Story to Tell Netflix Canada March 2021
NOW Staff What to watch on Disney+ Canada in March 2021 The best movies and TV shows hitting Disney Plus, including The Falcon And The Winter Soldier and the Mighty Ducks reboot, Game Changers

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/disney-plus-canada-march-2021 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/disney-plus-canada-march-2021 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:31:37 -0500 The Falcon And The Winter Soldier Disney+ Canada March 2021
Norman Wilner Solar Opposites is finally available to stream in Canada Thomas Middleditch, Sean Giambrone and Justin Roiland talk about playing an alien family in the animated series hitting Disney+

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/solar-opposites-justin-roiland-disney-plus-star https://nowtoronto.com/movies/solar-opposites-justin-roiland-disney-plus-star Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:22:36 -0500 Solar Opposites
NOW Staff What to watch on Crave in March 2021 Including Framing Britney Spears, Tina, Possessor, The Broken Hearts Gallery and Zack Snyder’s Justice League

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/crave-march-2021-everything-new https://nowtoronto.com/movies/crave-march-2021-everything-new Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:32:14 -0500 Framing Britney Spears Crave March 2021
Norman Wilner Director Lee Isaac Chung on the “long, hard road” to Minari The American filmmaker’s highly personal family drama is a hit with critics, but don’t call him an overnight success

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/minari-lee-isaac-chung-interview https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/minari-lee-isaac-chung-interview Tue, 23 Feb 2021 06:00:23 -0500 Minari
NOW Staff What to watch on Amazon Prime Video Canada in March 2021 Including Coming 2 America, The Stand, Invincible and She Dies Tomorrow

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/amazon-prime-video-canada-march-2021 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/amazon-prime-video-canada-march-2021 Mon, 22 Feb 2021 18:16:00 -0500 Amazon Prime Video Canada March 2021 Coming 2 America Eddie Murphy
Radheyan Simonpillai Indigenous Screen Office takes a new approach to defining identity Following the Michelle Latimer controversy, Indigenous film and TV producers are organizing consultations to build policy around identity

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/indigenous-identity-consultation-process https://nowtoronto.com/movies/indigenous-identity-consultation-process Sat, 20 Feb 2021 12:53:44 -0500 inconvenient-indian
Norman Wilner What’s new to VOD and streaming this weekend Including reviews of Allen Vs. Farrow, Anne At 13,000 Ft, I Care A Lot, Supernova, Supervillain and more

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/what-to-watch-this-weekend-february-18-2021 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/what-to-watch-this-weekend-february-18-2021 Fri, 19 Feb 2021 06:39:59 -0500 Anne-at-13000ft_web
Norman Wilner 10 hidden gems streaming on Disney+ Canada’s Star Here are 10 movies worth seeking out when Disney+ makes grown-up titles available to stream

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/disney-plus-canada-star-hidden-gems https://nowtoronto.com/movies/disney-plus-canada-star-hidden-gems Tue, 16 Feb 2021 16:47:38 -0500 Disney+ Canada Star
Norman Wilner Video: The stars of Workin’ Moms on season 5, Calgary and COVID In a video interview, the CBC comedy show’s stars explain the tension between addressing COVID and escapist TV

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/workin-moms-season-5-catherine-reitman-dani-kind-video https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/workin-moms-season-5-catherine-reitman-dani-kind-video Sun, 14 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500 Workin Moms Dani Kind family
Norman Wilner Director Rose Glass on Saint Maud: “It’s deeply silly” The writer/director explains why she doesn’t find her first feature as intense as everyone else does

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/rose-glass-saint-maud-interview https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/rose-glass-saint-maud-interview Fri, 12 Feb 2021 12:14:12 -0500 Saint Maud BTS
Norman Wilner Trailer premiere: Violation is coming, and it’s not taking prisoners NOW presents the trailer for Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli’s Violation, arriving in digital release this March

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/violation-trailer-premiere-revenge-thriller https://nowtoronto.com/movies/violation-trailer-premiere-revenge-thriller Thu, 11 Feb 2021 14:30:00 -0500 Violation
Kevin Ritchie Netflix is opening an office in Canada The move comes a day after the parliamentary budget officer estimated a so-called “Netflix tax” would rake in $1.3 billion over five years

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/netflix-is-opening-an-office-in-canada https://nowtoronto.com/movies/netflix-is-opening-an-office-in-canada Thu, 11 Feb 2021 13:32:55 -0500 Netflix
Norman Wilner Why the Toronto Black Film Festival matters more than ever On our NOW What podcast, founder Fabienne Colas discusses the festival’s evolution for 2021 and the Being Black In Canada mentorship program

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/news/why-the-toronto-black-film-festival-matters-more-than-ever https://nowtoronto.com/news/why-the-toronto-black-film-festival-matters-more-than-ever Tue, 09 Feb 2021 14:57:41 -0500 Fabienne-Colas-Toronto-Black-Film-Festival
Radheyan Simonpillai Dominique Fishback on representing the women of the Black Panther Party The actor and spoken word artist makes an impact playing writer and activist Akua Njeri in Judas And The Black Messiah

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/judas-and-the-black-messiah-interview-black-women-dominique-fishback https://nowtoronto.com/movies/judas-and-the-black-messiah-interview-black-women-dominique-fishback Tue, 09 Feb 2021 12:18:39 -0500 JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
Norman Wilner Toronto film critics are ride-or-die for Nomadland The TFCA also named And The Birds Rained Down, Anne At 13,000 Ft. and White Lie finalists for this year’s Best Canadian Film Award

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/toronto-film-critics-name-nomadland-best-picture https://nowtoronto.com/movies/toronto-film-critics-name-nomadland-best-picture Mon, 08 Feb 2021 14:33:00 -0500 NOMADLAND
Norman Wilner In memoriam: Christopher Plummer was a consummate performer Dead at 91, the Oscar winner seemed to enjoy being famous, though he wasn’t terribly interested in being a movie star

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/christopher-plummer-obituary https://nowtoronto.com/movies/christopher-plummer-obituary Fri, 05 Feb 2021 16:14:51 -0500 Christopher Plummer All The Money In The World
Norman Wilner The Golden Globes are stupid, and what else is new Yep, it’s time to pretend to take the Hollywood Foreign Press Association seriously again

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/golden-globes-nominations-2021 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/golden-globes-nominations-2021 Wed, 03 Feb 2021 15:21:06 -0500 The Little Things
Norman Wilner A Glitch In The Matrix: Are we living in a simulation? The director of Room 237 and The Nightmare explores simulation theory in his latest documentary

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/interview-glitch-in-the-matrix-simulation-theory-rodney-ascher https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/interview-glitch-in-the-matrix-simulation-theory-rodney-ascher Tue, 02 Feb 2021 13:54:16 -0500 glitch matrix
Norman Wilner Pretty Hard Cases: Shooting a cop show in a pandemic Pretty Hard Cases stars Meredith MacNeill and Adrienne C. Moore and creators Tassie Cameron and Sherry White break down their new procedural

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/pretty-hard-cases-video-interview-meredith-macneill-adrienne-c-moore https://nowtoronto.com/movies/pretty-hard-cases-video-interview-meredith-macneill-adrienne-c-moore Fri, 29 Jan 2021 18:41:45 -0500 Pretty Hard Cases set
Kevin Ritchie CBC cancels Trickster after one season In the wake of the Michelle Latimer controversy and a libel suit, the network has pulled the plug on season two

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/cbc-cancels-trickster-after-one-season https://nowtoronto.com/movies/cbc-cancels-trickster-after-one-season Fri, 29 Jan 2021 13:09:01 -0500 CBC cancels Trickster
Norman Wilner What’s new to VOD and streaming this weekend Including reviews of The Little Things, The Dig, Palmer, Jiu Jitsu and Penguin Bloom.

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/new-vod-streaming-this-weekend-january-29-31 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/new-vod-streaming-this-weekend-january-29-31 Fri, 29 Jan 2021 07:00:25 -0500 Palmer_web
Norman Wilner Disney+ adds grown-up content with Star, but it’ll cost you The family-friendly streaming service adds hundreds of mature movies and TV shows… and nudges its price up

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/disney-plus-star-adds-adult-movies-tv-shows-alien-die-hard https://nowtoronto.com/movies/disney-plus-star-adds-adult-movies-tv-shows-alien-die-hard Thu, 28 Jan 2021 11:29:00 -0500 Shape of Water Disney Plus
NOW Staff What to watch on CBC Gem in February 2021 Including Obsidian Theatre’s 21 Black Futures project and How It Feels To Be Free

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/cbc-gem-february-2021 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/cbc-gem-february-2021 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 14:06:53 -0500 How It Feels to Be Free
Radheyan Simonpillai APTN to premiere doc series about Indigenous fisheries GESPE’GEWA’GI: The Last Land is about Listuguj’s fishing industry, which was born from the kind of Mi’qmaq resistance we see in Nova Scotia today

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/news/aptn-indigenous-fisheries-mikmaq-gespegewagi https://nowtoronto.com/news/aptn-indigenous-fisheries-mikmaq-gespegewagi Wed, 27 Jan 2021 10:26:23 -0500 LLAND_S01_E05_Episode_Still
NOW Staff What to watch on Amazon Prime Video Canada in February 2021 NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows hitting the streaming platform including Bliss, Greenland and I Care A Lot

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/amazon-prime-video-canada-in-february-2021 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/amazon-prime-video-canada-in-february-2021 Tue, 26 Jan 2021 16:42:26 -0500 Its a sin prime video
Craig Takeuchi How is COVID-19 impacting women in Canada’s screen industries? A new survey will look at the challenges and issues women and caregivers in screen industries are facing during the pandemic

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/how-is-covid-19-impacting-women-in-canadas-screen-industries https://nowtoronto.com/movies/news-features/how-is-covid-19-impacting-women-in-canadas-screen-industries Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:57:14 -0500 women screen industries covid-19
NOW Staff Exclusive Clip: How It Feels To Be Free celebrates Black women who fought racism in Hollywood Alicia Keys, Samuel L. Jackson and others remember the stereotypes Lena Horne refused to play

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/alicia-keys-how-it-feels-to-be-free-exclusive-film-clip https://nowtoronto.com/movies/alicia-keys-how-it-feels-to-be-free-exclusive-film-clip Sun, 24 Jan 2021 10:50:48 -0500 HowItFeelsToBeFreeAliciaKeys
NOW Staff What to watch on Crave in February 2021 Including Search Party, Fake Famous and The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/crave-february-2021-everything-new https://nowtoronto.com/movies/crave-february-2021-everything-new Sat, 23 Jan 2021 12:12:57 -0500 Search Party – Season 2 Block 1, EP204 6/23/17 _DSC5497.jpg
Norman Wilner What’s new to VOD and streaming this weekend Including the New Zealand indie Baby Done, the festival hit The Climb and the Fantasia retro splatter comedy Psycho Goreman

]]>
https://nowtoronto.com/movies/new-vod-streaming-canada-this-weekend-january-22-24 https://nowtoronto.com/movies/new-vod-streaming-canada-this-weekend-january-22-24 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 07:00:06 -0500 preparations_web