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Review: ‘Delicate Balance’ holds up as a study of bourgeois hypocrisy Special

Toronto - It’s hard to review Soulpepper’s production of “A Delicate Balance” without bringing up the recent allegations of sexual misconduct against former artistic director Albert Schultz. Even though they have nothing to do with the play.

Review: ‘Hostiles’ weaves a complex story in an equally complex setting Special

‘Hostiles’ begins as a standard Western before taking audiences on a dangerous journey beyond which lies a lot of death and previously unthinkable understanding.

Review: ‘Phantom Thread’ stitches a bizarre story of love and obsession Special

‘Phantom Thread’ is an unhurried drama and irregular love story in which the characters’ deep set routines are challenged by overwhelming desires.

Review: ‘I, Tonya’ is a gritty story that no one could’ve expected Special

‘I, Tonya’ is a gripping film that goes beyond the scandal heard around the world in order to explore the class bias that plagued the figure skater’s entire career.

Review: ‘The Shape of Water’ is Guillermo Del Toro’s best film to date Special

‘The Shape of Water’ is one of the best movies of the year and the fact that it’s unconventional is just the tip of the iceberg.

Review: ‘Heisenberg’ keeps the uncertainty going in romantic two-hander Special

Toronto - For a light romantic comedy, Simon Stephens’ “Heisenberg” is surprisingly compelling. This may be because of the way the acclaimed British playwright plays with – and overcomes – many of the familiar conventions of the genre.

Review: Albee shocker somehow seems tamer in new Soulpepper staging Special

Toronto - The late Edward Albee never stopped shocking audiences, even in his seventies. His Tony-winning 2002 play “The Goat or, Who Is Silvia?”, which takes on bestiality, makes his classic “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” seem family-friendly.

Clowns bring laughter to traumatised Rohingya children

Cox's Bazar - The Rohingya boys and girls shrieked with delight as the clowns juggled hoops and somersaulted, their red-nosed antics provoking a sound rarely heard in the world's largest refugee camp -- children's laughter.

Review: Annie Baker’s ‘The Aliens’ makes impressive Toronto debut Special

Toronto - Annie Baker is the unofficial poet laureate of the millennial generation. Does any other current playwright have such a gift for recreating the way young people really talk – not just in what they say, but in what they don’t?

Review: TIFF 2017: ‘The Captain’ is the unsettling story of an imposter Special

‘The Captain’ is the sharp portrayal of a young German soldier who turns his desertion into a personal blessing by assuming the role of a pitiless SS officer.

Review: TIFF 2017: ‘Beast’ is in all of us Special

‘Beast’ is a modern-day fairy tale about an oppressed young woman who must determine if her lover is the hero or villain of her story.

Review: Hilarity and despair mix well in wonderful new take on ‘Godot’ Special

Toronto - “Waiting for Godot” may be famous as The Play In Which Nothing Happens, but Soulpepper Theatre Company’s new production in Toronto is so alive and emotionally resonant, you’ll come out of it feeling as if you’ve seen everything.

Review: ‘Twelfth Night’ in High Park loaded with fast-paced fun Special

Toronto - Now this is what a Shakespeare comedy should be. Canadian Stage’s “Twelfth Night”, which opened last Friday, is so much delirious fun that it will make you forget all the boring academic blather you heard about the Bard in Grade 11 English.

Review: Strong ‘Lear’ in Toronto’s High Park brings women to forefront Special

Toronto - It’s 2017, and it’s beyond time that the women of the acting world got to walk in the footsteps of William Shakespeare’s great tragic heroes. Canadian Stage’s new “King Lear”, with Diane D’Aquila in the lead, makes a strong case.

‘Stronger’ trailer is incredibly detailed Special

The first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘Stronger’ reveals a stirring performance as well as most of the film’s key moments.

Review: ‘The Beguiled’ captivates characters before it all goes wrong Special

‘The Beguiled’ is Sofia’s Coppola’s latest picture to turn gender stereotypes on their heads while telling an enticing tale of lust and revenge.

‘Wonder’ trailer has a lot of heart Special

The ‘Wonder’ trailer makes viewers feel all the feels as it summarizes the story of a boy with facial differences going to school for the first time.

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.

‘Three Billboards’ trailer looks compellingly sharp Special

The trailer for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, featuring Frances McDormand, builds excitement for a quick-witted drama still awaiting a release date.

Review: ‘Gifted’ has a touching and undeniable authenticity Special

‘Gifted’ is the story of a bunch of adults fighting over what’s best for a young girl without ever considering what she needs to thrive.

Review: ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ puts humanity at the forefront of war Special

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ is a WWII narrative that focuses on a female perspective of the war and the sacrifices they made in fighting back.

Review: ‘Personal Shopper’ is Kristen Stewart’s best thus far Special

Kristen Stewart delivers a career-best performance in Olivier Assayas’ ‘Personal Shopper’, which is part ghost story, part mystery thriller.

Review: ‘T2 Trainspotting’ is a pitch perfect exercise in nostalgia Special

‘T2 Trainspotting’ is a seamless (and in some ways enhanced) extension of the first film, using a sense of nostalgia to link the pictures while relying on everyone’s regard for the characters to do the rest.

Review: Soulpepper’s ‘Bondage’ still an emotionally resonant experience Special

Toronto - It’s been nearly three years since Soulpepper premiered its acclaimed production of “Of Human Bondage”, which began its third go-around this week. The show heads to New York in July, and if last night’s reopening was any indication, it’s ready.

Review: ‘The Girl with All the Gifts’ finds new way to tell tired story Special

‘The Girl with All the Gifts’ is a unique take on the zombie narrative that sets a coming-of-age story at a pivotal moment that will decide humanity’s fate.

Review: ‘Paterson’ is a subtle meditation on life’s brilliance Special

Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Paterson’ is a restrained reflection on life via a poet who finds inspiration in even the most rigid routine.

Review: ‘The Salesman’ discovers justice can have its own consequences Special

‘The Salesman’ is Iran’s 2017 Oscar-nominated foreign language film about a couple that faces the ultimate test of loyalty and forgiveness after an unprovoked assault.

Review: Compelling drama ‘Liv Stein’ relentless in English-language debut Special

Toronto - “Liv Stein” is like an edgier “All About Eve”, set in the classical music world, with a climax that takes cues from “Saw”. If that description is hard to believe, it suits a play about how the desperate believe anything they want to be true.

Review: ‘Gold’ is filled with riches and rocks Special

‘Gold’ doesn’t require much mining to discover excellent performances from Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez, portraying two equal but different business partners finally striking it rich.
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