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Samuel Engelking

Smashing Pumpkins' almost-classic lineup reunion concert at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena showed how well their eccentricities blend into crowd-pleasing arena rock. Together with Metric, it was a big night for guitars. more

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Spike Lee’s biopic about a 1970s cop who infiltrates the KKK critiques film history and comments on our present moment more

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Adam Rose/Netflix

The hip-hop icon and his family play caricatures of themselves in autobiographical comedy series more

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Film about the late designer Alexander McQueen follows the standard celebrity template but makes moving connections between the man's life and art more

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Matt Tyrnauer's doc is a largely laudatory antidote to Hollywood Babylonesque accounts of Los Angeles in the 40s and 50s more

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Stoner metal band Sleep's Toronto concert at the Danforth Music Hall was proof of the intoxicating power of the riff, and more evidence that, dude, you gotta see 'em. more

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Olivia Bednar

Homeshake, Montreal's Peter Sagar and his band, played a smooth, seamless performance that set the tone in his first of two Toronto shows this weekend. more

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Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie's Twins Of Evil tour became just one Evil at Budweiser Stage as Manson pulled out due to "unforeseen illness" right before he was scheduled to perform. more

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Prime Boys' debut album Koba World is both celebratory and mournful – the Toronto trio's first music since their manager and friend Koba Prime's murder in a Queen West shooting. more

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Jeremy Rodney-Hall

Jazz Cartier's new album Fleurever, reviewed: On his third full-length and first on a major label, the Toronto rapper is efficiently and single-mindedly focused on success – almost too focused more

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Chinese filmmaker Vivian Qu's second feature is anchored by two strong performances more

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Toronto-based director Anthony Scott Burns does fine work, but the drama and the scares in this horror flick are underserved more

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Director Carlos López Estrada's film about chocolate-and-vanilla bros is intimate, insightful and frustrating more

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Paramount Pictures

After six features in 22 years, it might be time to wrap up Tom Cruise's spy film franchise more

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The Internet's new album Hive Mind, reviewed: Back in 2011 when co-founders Syd and Matt Martians debuted the project as a skeletal funk offshoot of Odd Future, you'd never guess how far they'd come. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Radiohead Toronto concert review: It was a powerful and bittersweet night at Scotiabank Arena as the band returned to the city for the first time since the stage collapse tragedy and the first show in a decade. more

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Jonathan Prime

There's too many ABBA deep cuts and not enough Meryl Streep, but plenty of eye candy plus Cher and Dancing Queen more

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Glen Wilson

Antoine Fuqua's action flick is tedious and dim, but Denzel Washington delivers in the swagger department more

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Shakespeare's comedy is reimagined as a Felliniesque circus romp more

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Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda finds a compelling, thoughtful groove in this procedural more

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