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Radheyan Simonpillai

From indie upstarts and fierce activists to a literary legend, here are some Torontonians who made our film and TV scene exciting more

Interviews & Features

NOW film critic, Rad Simonpillai, joins q's Pop Culture Panel to discuss Deadpool's success! more

NOW in the media

One of our film critics, Rad Simonpillai, reviews The 5th Wave, Dirty Grandpa, and 45 Years on CBC News! more

NOW in the media

Art enthusiasts will love this doc about artistic identical twins Joel-Peter and Jerome Witkin, whose life-long estrangement gives the doc a satisfying through line more

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Occasionally charming and awkwardly sentimental film explores pop fandom more

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Steve Loveridge's fascinating doc looks at the evolution of the Grammy-nominated recording artist and outrage-generator more

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Cynthia Lowen's quietly furious doc looks at women who have been victimized online more

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Audrey Gordon's film about siblings separated by foster homes who reunite annually is small, lyrical and often beautiful more

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Jon Pack

Sequel about French-Canadian Mounties and Americans in Quebec hits a major humour roadblock more

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Matt Johnson, whose criticism of Telefilm's funding system sparked them to invite him to develop a new model, discusses how it will work more

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The just-released movie, adapted from the late Richard Wagamese's acclaimed novel about a hockey player who survived Canada's residential school system, highlights problems about who gets to tell stories in this country more

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Faith-influenced movie is based on an inspiring story about a volleyball team that rallied together to honour the memory of one of their players more

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George Pimentel

The #AfterMeToo movement started by Mia Kirshner, Freya Ravensbergen and Aisling Chin-Yee is pushing the country's screen industry to adopt a strong zero-tolerance policy against sexual assault in the workplace more

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Pacific Rim Uprising lacks the geeky and affectionate charm of Guillermo del Toro's original actioner about giant robots, but Star Wars actor John Boyega livens things up more

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A WRINKLE IN TIME

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Even Goddess Oprah herself can’t explain all the mystical physics from Madeleine L’Engle’s novel more

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Samuel Engelking

Toronto audiences can finally see Paul Thomas Anderson's Oscar-nominated romance in all its large-format glory at TIFF Bell Lightbox more

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Kathleen Hepburn’s family drama – nominated for several Canadian Screen Awards – hits hard more

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GAME NIGHT

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Jason Bateman and a stellar cast star in a juvenile comedy that’s treated as seriously as a Marvel smackdown more

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Regina King shines in Netflix's police procedural, but the series shoehorns Black Lives Matter into conventional entertainment more

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Having the first Black superhero movie from a major studio, populated by Black talent in front of and behind the camera, comes with a bitter pill more

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Fifty Shades Freed

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The nearly plotless BDSM romance series goes out with a bang – and the less speaking by Jamie Dornan the better more

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Ramped-up pacing, a new romance and lots of slapstick don’t detract from story’s warmth and charm more

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Jack Black is solid as the real-life hustler reaching for the American Dream, but the film dances around the disturbing truth more

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