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Grasshopper Film

The Toronto filmmaker's hypnotic experimental feature is playing locally for the first time since 2017 Read more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

This weekend at the Royal Cinema, get an adrenaline rush by watching After Hours, Before Sunrise and other films that all take place in one night Read more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

The music-on-film series presents a doc about funk icon Betty Davis – and then her band will perform Read more

Latest News & 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 Read more

Latest News & 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 Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Writer and critic Sarah-Tai Black's series at the Royal Cinema looks at Blackness on film through a feminist lens Read more

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Laurie Sparham

Our top picks for music, film, dance, holiday events and more Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

John Waters at the Edinburgh Film Festival

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Sponsored feature: presented by The Royal Cinema Read more

Movies & TV

Stand-up talks local bra shops, burritos and why she relates to musicians Read more

Comedy

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Tanja-Tiziana

From iconic posters to a 1940s film arguing for the TTC's Yonge line, these are things you won't find at the multiplex Read more

Latest News & Features

This weekend, stay weird, stay different, at Dundas Video and the Royal Read more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

The May 9 screening marks our one-year anniversary of offering up great free flicks! Read more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

Win a pair of VIP passes to NOW Free Flick Monday's One Year Anniversary screening of Almost Famous on May 9th at The Royal Cinema! Read more

Movies & TV

Local fans remember the music and movies of Prince following the music icon untimely death Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

TIFF brings back old movies in new restorations, The Royal launches a new musical series and MDFF brings a striking French film to town Read more

Latest News & Features

This is not an April Fool’s joke, either! Read more

Movies & TV

Take our movie trivia quiz and join us for the next free monthly screening at The Royal. Read more

Movies & TV

Strong Canadian Film Festival slate proves Canuck is thriving Read more

Film Fests & Special Screenings