Winter Stations


It’s going to be a long winter, but that's no reason to stay inside. Here are the best outdoor, arts, music, stage and food events to keep you busy in the months ahead Read more


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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Marriage Story

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Keep checking back as NOW's writers continue to see and review films throughout the festival. And remember a >>> sign indicates a critic's pick Read more

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43 North Productions

Kelley Raye

The Toronto-based production company is making and developing projects that reflect deeper, more thoughtful approaches to diversity Read more

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The Toronto-based actor and author spent years reconciling their queer non-binary identity with the demands of a deeply closeted industry Read more


The dispersion of queer people into a diaspora in the face of gentrification dilutes the ability to organize and ruptures our political power Read more

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Christie Pits Film Festival

Cheol Joon Baek

Sail-In Cinema may have called it quits, but there are plenty of other spots to spend an evening with a blanket, some popcorn and a free movie Read more

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Longmont Potion Castle

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The elusive underground comedy star speaks on camera for the first time in a documentary screening at Toronto's Royal Cinema on May 10 Read more

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Grand Gerrard

Kalen Artinian

A little rough around the edges, Leslieville's former Projection Booth reopens with a new name and a DIY mission statement Read more

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Franmarie Metzler

Naomi Klein and the Leap are looking to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's proposed stimulus program as Canadians prepare to go to the polls Read more


World Of Nothing

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Keep checking back as NOW's critics continue to review films ahead of and throughout the festival Read more

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Canadian director Andrea Bussmann's experimental feature debut is ideal for a big-screen experience Read more


Elisabeth Moss Her Smell

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Elisabeth Moss brings the insanity as a fading grunge singer who pushes a begrudgingly supportive circle of musicians to the brink Read more


Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs

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Acting, directing, producing, writing – today's up-and-coming film and TV makers do it all Read more

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Queen Video Bloor West

Norman Wilner

The cinephile streaming service launches just as a Toronto DVD institution calls it quits – but it will be years before movie lovers can stream everything, if at all Read more

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A Woman's Work The NFL's Cheerleader Problem

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The majority of docs playing at this year's fest were directed by women. Here are a few that we're excited to see Read more

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Lido Pimienta


Our best bets for the experimental film and new media fest, including IMAX art films at the Cinesphere and Lido Pimienta's live graphic novel performance Read more

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Shazam! pokes fun at everything from superhero obsession to the very fact that Billy’s alter ego lacks a name. In the comics he’s called Captain Marvel. Read more


Go Sarah Polley Doug Liman

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The Toronto director/actor chats with director Doug Liman about their experiences making the cult crime comedy set in the late-90s L.A. rave scene Read more

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Run This Town cast

Radheyan Simonpillai

SXSW Festival report: Mayor John Tory has no plans to watch Run This Town, Grace Glowicki wins with Tito and Ricky Tollman talks Robyn Dolittle criticism Read more

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    Zachary Levi and Jack Dylan Grazer in Shazam!

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    Mandatory Credit: Photo by James McCauley/REX/Shutterstock (2373471k) Steven Soderbergh 'Behind the Candelabra' film photocall, 66th Cannes Film Festival, France - 21 May 2013