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The writer/director’s carefully curated hip-hop soundtrack rekindles memories of how rap was consumed in Toronto more

Interviews & Features

The first-time director talks toxic masculinity, the N-word and growing up with hip-hop and skater culture more

Interviews & Features

The first-time Toronto filmmaker discusses finding the film's talented cast, being excited about her limited budget and dealing with the millennial label more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

The veteran actor sounds off on the Halloween sequel, a traumatic audition for TV's Kidding, her directorial debut and gradual changes in Hollywood more

Interviews & Features

After a tough year, Toronto's largest not-for-profit theatre company looks to the future by hiring Dora Award-winning director of Kim's Convenience and Da Kink In My Hair for top job more

Theatre

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Samuel Engelking

Laurence Lemieux draws on personal history and the cult Hamilton punk band in new solo more

Dance

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Samuel Engelking

Two artists expand their range in A Star Is Born remake more

Interviews & Features

A rare interview with funk legend Betty Davis. A new documentary has brought the 70s star back into the spotlight, decades later. more

Features

New Order, the influential Manchester post-punk band, have only played Toronto a handful of times in their near-40-year career, but their history with the city runs deep. more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

Critic Angelo Muredda's series devoted to films about "uncanny children" revisits the 1984 adaptation of Stephen King's Firestarter starring Drew Barrymore more

Interviews & Features

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Kathryn Gaitens

This week's Superhero Nonsense column unpacks the backlash to the actor's criticism that Hollywood overstates the merits of superhero movies more

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From Yiddish to Garifuna to Wolastoqey, these artists are preserving their languages through art. Interviews with Jeremy Dutcher, Sophie Milman and Anna Shternshis of Yiddish Gory, and Stonetree Records founder Ivan Duran. more

Features

Curator Will Di Novi screens The Human Scale this week at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, part of a series of docs about city issues around the world more

Interviews & Features

Risky novel Women Talking spotlights sexual assault in a remote Bolivian community more

Books

David Mackenzie's historical drama, produced by Netflix and starring Chris Pine as Robert The Bruce, will open this year's festival. And there's some other stuff coming too. more

Movies & TV

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Kyle Bono Kaplan

The director of the Emmy-nominated film talks changing conversations around child sex abuse, shooting rape scenes and #MeToo's next frontier more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

Dan Montgomery and Kazik Radwanski's series at TIFF Bell Lightbox provides a pathway to Toronto for Canadian and international independent films more

Interviews & Features

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In our latest Superhero Nonsense column, the news of Warner Bros. and DC's planned Supergirl feature film has our fantasy casting wheels turning more

Interviews & Features

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Ikenna Douglas

20-year-old musician Nailah Blackman carries the legacy of soca in her blood, but she's also pushing the genre forward in a way few else have. Read this interview with the singer about her past and present in soca. more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

As David Byrne's tour arrives in Toronto, two film programmers are teaming up to revisit the musician's overlooked classic True Stories more

Interviews & Features

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    Robb Rosenfeld

    Debra Winger and Tracy Letts in The Lovers.