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Review: ‘The Assistant’ bears everything that brought about the MeToo era Special

‘The Assistant’ is a real-life horror docudrama portraying a young woman made to feel helpless to stop the daily abuses of power she witnesses.

Review: Clint Eastwood delivers a great film in ‘Richard Jewell’ Special

‘Richard Jewell’ is the true story of a man whose life is upended by an act of heroism, featuring excellent ensemble performance.

Review: Jake Miller charms on 'Based on a True Story' vinyl collection Special

Pop sensation Jake Miller charms on the vinyl release of his six-track collection "Based on a True Story." Digital Journal has the scoop.

Review: ‘On the Basis of Sex’ follows a modern-day suffragette Special

‘On the Basis of Sex’ is a rousing film that chronicles the extraordinary life of a woman who’s made judicial history and cemented her position as an American pioneer.

Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ deserves royal assent Special

‘Mary Queen of Scots’ is the inspiring and bitter story of a queen never fully respected by her country and, consequently, destined to lose everything.

Review: ‘Green Book’ is swelling with kindness and humour Special

‘Green Book’ is a feel-good picture that delivers wholehearted laughs as two men find their differences are what make them better companions for each other.

Review: ‘Boy Erased’ only has to tell its story to be affecting Special

‘Boy Erased’ tells the true and demoralizing story of a young man who submits to familial pressure and agrees to enrol in a conversion therapy program.

Review: ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ needn’t ask to forgive anything Special

‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ is an endearing film about an unlikely friendship that develops around a biographer’s phoney letter writing plan.

Review: ‘First Man’ puts audiences in the front seat for the moon landing Special

‘First Man’ is a vivid depiction of the dangers of being an astronaut from the perspective of space hero, Neil Armstrong.

Review: ‘Lizzie’ describes a dark and scandalous motive for murder Special

‘Lizzie’ is the solemn tale of the century-old Borden murders, which introduces a less popular theory while unfolding with a never-ending dark cloud over everyone’s head.

Review: TIFF 2018: ‘White Boy Rick’ makes a lot of poor decisions Special

‘White Boy Rick’ is the true story of a teen who fashioned himself a kingpin, but was really just a dumb kid making bad choices.

Review: TIFF 2018: ‘Kursk’ is frustrating because you know how it ends Special

‘Kursk’ doesn’t care if you know how it ends because the arrogance that caused the end result and people who were affected by it are far more important.

Review: TIFF 2018: ‘Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy’ is who they want him to be Special

‘Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy’ is the compelling true story of two different women portraying one young man in an effort to connect that instead becomes the root of their alienation.

Review: ‘Detroit’ doesn’t hold back in this raw historical account Special

Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ is a heart-pounding recreation of a fatal night in a downtown motel stemming from racial tensions in 1967.

Review: ‘The Lost City of Z’ pits ignorance against elusive evidence Special

‘The Lost City of Z’ is a slow slog through the jungles of Bolivia to prove ancient civilizations not only existed, but were intelligent and innovative.

Review: ‘Maudie’ paints a complex but fulfilling picture Special

‘Maudie’ features exceptional performances by Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke in this moving story of a real-life artist with small-town charm.

Review: ‘The Founder’ exposes callous heart at beloved franchise’s centre Special

‘The Founder’ is the captivating and controversial origin story of the world’s most visited fast food restaurant, McDonald’s, in which Michael Keaton unsurprisingly excels as a ruthless man with big dreams.

Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ is a testament of our ability to create change Special

‘Hidden Figures’ is packed with inspiration as its poignant actors recount the ability for determination to overcome even the most stringent adversities.

Review: ‘Denial’s need for balance short changes more interesting story Special

‘Denial’ is a methodical courtroom drama that deliberates the importance of truth in all realms and the limits of free speech in the same spheres.

Review: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ puts audiences at the centre of the disaster Special

‘Deepwater Horizon’ is a remarkably intense depiction of a wide-reaching disaster that focuses on the people at its epicentre.

Review: If only we could all fly like ‘Eddie the Eagle’ Special

‘Eddie the Eagle’ is the heartwarming true story of a young man who risked life and limb to achieve his dream of being an Olympian.

Review: ‘The Finest Hours’ is a tale of bravery in many circumstances Special

‘The Finest Hours’ effectively chronicles a harrowing rescue in a deadly storm, though its dangers must compete with the hindrances of 3D technology.

Review: ‘The Walk’ is no average stroll down memory lane Special

‘The Walk’ is the striking retelling of Philippe Petit’s awe-inspiring high-wire walk in the ‘70s, which also pays tribute to the influence of the World Trade Center towers.

Review: ‘The Stanford Prison Experiment’ is as accurate as it is alarming Special

‘The Stanford Prison Experiment’ is an accurate and unsettling re-enactment of the 1971 study that recreated a prison environment with student volunteers to alarming effect.

Review: TIFF 2015: ‘Colonia’ is a battle of wills with no clear winners Special

A very determined Emma Watson infiltrates a strict Chilean cult to rescue her boyfriend in ‘Colonia,’ which premiered at TIFF.

Review: ‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’ is a blur of fact and fiction Special

‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’ is a stunning film based on the real-life story of a young Japanese woman who took a similar disclaimer at the start of a movie too literally.

Review: ‘McFarland’ is strong from start to finish Special

Even with all its heart, ‘McFarland’ doesn’t forget to tell an engaging story as it relates the real-life experiences of California’s first cross country state champions.

Review: ‘Wild’ journeys to more than one destination Special

‘Wild’ is another tour de force starring Reese Witherspoon in which she puts aside her good girl guise to portray a woman determined to face her life’s mistakes on a 1,000 mile hike alone.

Review: ‘Rosewater’ is a well of inspiration and inexperience Special

‘The Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart’s feature directorial debut, ‘Rosewater,’ is an imperfect but stirring story of a journalist’s unjust detention in Iran.

Review: ‘Tracks’ traces a predictable but profound path Special

‘Tracks’ is the expectable chronicle of a young woman’s 1,700 mile journey across the harsh deserts of West Australia with four camels and her dog.
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Country star Blake Shelton performs songs from his new album, "Based On A True Story," at an exclusive iHeartRadio live show in New York City.
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Michael Keaton stars in 'The Founder'
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Ethan Hawke and Sally Hawkins star in 'Maudie'
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Sally Hawkins stars in 'Maudie'
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Country crooner Blake Shelton releases new CD 'Based on a True Story.'
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