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Liza Balkan's play about witnessing the death of Otto Vass by four Toronto police officers in 2000 is over-produced but still essential viewing more

Theatre

Doc about workers who scour social-media sites for objectionable images that might violate a site’s terms of service gets a superficial treatment more

Reviews

Rebecca Addelman’s film about a young Los Angeles couple’s first year of marriage is filled with truthful moments and fine performances more

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Sook-Yin Lee’s initially disorienting film starring Sarah Gadon as a woman dealing with the death of her father comes together by the end more

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J.A. Bayona's film is a smart, thoughtful thriller that spins the franchise's essential elements into a new story that echoes the original trilogy without restaging it more

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Brett Haley’s low-key film about a Brooklyn father-and-daughter musical duo bops along on the strength of its performances and emotions more

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Bart Layton’s film about a real-life attempted rare-book robbery mixes dramatization and documentary with thrilling results more

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The Tempest – On The Run 2018

David Hou

The veteran actor brings over half a century's worth of experience to the role of Shakespeare's wronged sorcerer more

Theatre

Scott Silven's immersive, atmospheric show – complete with three-course dinner and whisky tastings – is truly magical more

Theatre

The frantic, often shrieky new comedy features Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson and Hannibal Buress chasing Jeremy Renner – and it's a lot of fun more

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Documentary about a child monk and his mentor/servant’s journey to a Tibetan monastery is worth the trek more

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Brad Bird’s animated superhero sequel mostly restages the stuff that worked in the 2004 original more

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Vag Halen's Heavy Leather Parking Lot: a comic concert review. The 80s cock rock cover band kicked off Pride with Heavy Leather Parking Lot, a tribute to queer/dyke leather bars and tailgate parties, and we illustrated it and turned it into a comic. more

Concert reviews

Jorja Smith Lost & Found album review: The 21-year-old British R&B singer has gotten co-signs from Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Stormzy and more, but she wisely resists calling in her famous friends here. more

Album reviews

Director X’s version of the blaxploitation classic is less provocative – and features a less compelling lead actor – than the original more

Reviews

But it's Andrew Lloyd Webber's melodies and not the clunky book and characters that are most memorable in this revised production more

Musicals

Nassim Soleimanpour's interactive show featuring a different guest artist each night is part scavenger hunt, part language lesson and completely entertaining more

Theatre

Irish cabaret show is a colourful, reckless mix of styles that could use a cohesive theme more

Theatre

Michael Keegan-Dolan's dance-theatre hybrid glides effortlessly between misery and beauty more

Dance

Tona's syllable-cramming delivery and gritty beats go against the melodic vocal delivery and smoothed out ambient soundscapes that some would immediately associate with a Toronto hip-hop sound in 2018, but that doesn't mean he should be overlooked. more

Album reviews