Movies & TV – NOW Magazine https://nowtoronto.com/movies/index.rss Sun, 17 Jan 2021 21:31:45 +0000 Sun, 17 Jan 2021 21:31:45 +0000 en-US Radheyan Simonpillai True Crime: Netflix’s Night Stalker is the latest in a genre we can’t escape Tiller Russell, director of Night Stalker on Netflix, and others explain how to create thoughtful true crime without lionizing perpetrators

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Norman Wilner What’s new to VOD and streaming this weekend Including Tom Hanks in News Of The World, Regina King’s One Night In Miami and buzzy Sundance hit Promising Young Woman

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Norman Wilner Review: Marvel’s WandaVision is a surprising superhero sitcom Marvel’s first TV series for Disney+ plugs Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany’s Avengers into a series of Golden Age sitcoms. Yes, really.

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Norman Wilner Review: Locked Down spins a pandemic drama into a heist movie Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor bring a screwball energy to HBO Max’s pandemic heist movie.

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Norman Wilner Review: Promising Young Woman pulls its punches Carey Mulligan commits fully to Emerald Fennell’s stylish feature debut, but the movie is less than the sum of its parts

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Norman Wilner Video: Kim’s Convenience cast talks season 5, Marvel, Star Wars and COVID With its fifth season premiering next week, the cast of CBC’s award-winning sitcom talks about making the most of a very unusual year.

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Kevin Ritchie and Radheyan Simonpillai Pieces Of A Woman: Midwives on the accuracy of the home birth scene What the Netflix movie starring Vanessa Kirby gets right and wrong in its portrayal of home birth and parental grief

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Glenn Sumi Review: Your Honor is gripping melodrama Past the midway point, it’s unclear whether the Crave/Showtime series will explore ethics or just keep ramping up the plot

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Radheyan Simonpillai Ginella Massa is revolutionizing Canadian television … again The history-making journalist discusses diversifying newsrooms and the conversations Canada needs to have before she premieres her new primetime show, Canada Tonight with Ginella Massa

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Norman Wilner Review: Pretend It’s A City lets Fran Lebowitz complain about New York for three and a half hours The legendary writer (who’s an even more legendary curmudgeon) lets loose on New York in Martin Scorsese’s Netflix limited series

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Kevin Ritchie and Norman Wilner What’s new to VOD and streaming this weekend Including the Netflix drama Pieces Of A Woman, Martin Scorsese and Fran Lebowitz’s Pretend It’s A City and the WWII horror thriller Shadow In The Cloud.

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Glenn Sumi Review: Netflix doc The Minimalists comes up empty Netflix film about the creators of The Minimalist movement is ironically weighed down by too much stuff

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NOW Staff Don’t sashay away – Canada’s Drag Race Season 2 casting is on Crave’s hit reality series is looking for new queens to bring the fire for a second season, and you can apply online right now

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Norman Wilner Movie trends in 2021: what’s the point? NOW’s senior film writer can’t imagine people wanting to go back to the movies in 2021, and it’s really depressing

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Radheyan Simonpillai Beloved Toronto reporter Brandon Gonez launches his own show Mr. Dutty Storm will host a weekly news and entertainment program on YouTube

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Norman Wilner Netflix’s History Of Swear Words lets Nicolas Cage have the time of his effing life The Oscar-winning actor is a goddamn delight as the host of Netflix’s limited series about the evolution of profanity

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Radheyan Simonpillai “No harassment” in Telefilm Canada misconduct investigation According to the investigation, no discrimination or misconduct occurred, “pursuant to labour and civil law”

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Norman Wilner Video: Toronto-raised animator Trevor Jimenez works to give Soul its spark The Sheridan graduate is the story supervisor of Pixar Animation Studios’ Soul

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Norman Wilner The best and worst movies coming out this holiday season Our critics debate what to choose between Wonder Woman 1984, Pixar’s Soul, Promising Young Woman or Tom Hanks in News Of The World

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Norman Wilner What’s new to VOD and streaming this weekend Including the romance All My Life, George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky, Pixar’s Soul and Wild Mountain Thyme

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NOW Staff What to watch on CBC Gem in January 2021 Including In The Long Run, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World, Colossal, Wexford Plaza and Making Muriel

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Kevin Ritchie NFB pulls Inconvenient Indian from Sundance The National Film Board of Canada has withdrawn the Michelle Latimer-directed documentary from active distribution

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NOW Staff What to watch on Crave in January 2021 Including RuPaul’s Drag Race season 13, Monkey Beach, Two Weeks To Live and The Sister

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Elle-Maija Tailfeathers We trust artists like Michelle Latimer to avoid harming Indigenous people Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers explains the particular kind of pain revelations about Michelle Latimer have caused within the Indigenous film community

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Norman Wilner Review: Pixar’s Soul is a fitfully entertaining movie in search of a spark The digital animation studio’s latest – premiering on Disney+ for Christmas – has it moments, but they don’t quite add up to a whole.

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Radheyan Simonpillai Michelle Latimer resigns from Trickster following Indigenous identity doubts The filmmaker has apologized for not verifying her ancestral connections to the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg community

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Norman Wilner Review: Wonder Woman 1984 is an overstuffed sequel Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot reunite for a superhero sequel that buries its best elements underneath an incoherent storyline

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NOW Staff What to watch on Amazon Prime Video Canada in January 2021 NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows hitting the streaming platform, including One Night In Miami… and Flack season 1

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Joanne Vannicola Should straight actors play queer roles? Many performers who are out are still facing deep discrimination in an industry in which homophobia, transphobia and misogyny are rampant

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Radheyan Simonpillai Oscars disqualify Funny Boy from International Feature race Deepa Mehta’s controversial film will no longer represent Canada in the International Feature category because it has too much English dialogue

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