Watch: New Marvel Trailer for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Watch: New Marvel Trailer for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Turn up your volume (and maybe grab some tissues) before hitting play in the new official trailer for Marvel’s upcoming movie ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’, which hits theaters November 11. The 130-second clip, which arrived Monday, offers fans a first comprehensive look at the highly anticipated sequel to the hugely popular 2018 “Black Panther” clip, … Read more

‘Come From Away’ Ends Record-Breaking Broadway Run

‘Come From Away’ Ends Record-Breaking Broadway Run

Theatergoers on the Great White Way were welcomed to The Rock for the last time this weekend. “Come From Away,” the most successful musical in Canadian history, took its final Broadway arc on Sunday, closing a record-breaking and award-winning run at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater after five years and nearly 1,700 performances. The musical, co-written … Read more

Hamilton Hardcore Heavyweights Counterparts on Preemptive ‘Praises’

Hamilton Hardcore Heavyweights Counterparts on Preemptive ‘Praises’

Counterpart vocalist Brendan Murphy doesn’t know when this will all end. But with his band’s latest album, he knew he wanted to say goodbye. “When I was writing (the lyrics), I had a lot of things in my head and in my life that I was thinking about, and about how they’re going to be … Read more

Glenn Gould Prize goes to renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel

Glenn Gould Prize goes to renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel

Gustavo Dudamel, one of the world’s most acclaimed conductors, is the 2022 winner of the $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize. The award was announced on Sunday in Toronto at the TELUS Center for Performance and Learning of the Royal Conservatory of Music. It was the culmination of a weekend of events organized by the Glenn Gould … Read more

How Casa Loma and Toronto masquerade as other places?

How Casa Loma and Toronto masquerade as other places?

Casa Loma is an oddity in the city, but it’s so ingrained in Toronto’s cultural life that we often don’t dwell on it. Now a go-to venue for weddings and Halloween fright nights, it’s hard to imagine that the 98-room Gothic Revival-style castle, built between 1911 and 1914 with a price tag of $3.5 million, … Read more

The Weeknd Fans Pack Rogers Center For The Long-Awaited Return Of Toronto’s Prodigal Son

The Weeknd Fans Pack Rogers Center For The Long-Awaited Return Of Toronto’s Prodigal Son

At least this time he wasn’t Rogered. After being denied the chance to begin his “After Hours til Dawn” world tour here in July due to a nationwide communications deficit from communications giant The Weeknd — one of music’s most popular commodities — more than made up for it with a 100-minute bombing raid. of … Read more

TIFF’s Top 10 Movies

TIFF’s Top 10 Movies

Never thought I’d ever say this, but it was nice to feel hectic and busy again at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival. After two pandemic years when TIFF was largely online and the theaters and streets around festival headquarters TIFF Bell Lightbox seemed deserted – “Tumbleweed Junction” was my nickname for the corner of … Read more

Movie review and premiere of The Woman King

Movie review and premiere of The Woman King

In the culminating scene of Viola Davis’ latest, “The Woman King,” she is crowned as the king’s right-hand man and sits by his side. After 33 years in the industry, it felt like Davis herself received the crown she’d long worked for. “The Woman King” fictionalizes the true story of the Dahomey Kingdom in West … Read more

This Place Q&A for the TIFF 2022 movie premiere in Toronto

This Place Q&A for the TIFF 2022 movie premiere in Toronto

For her feature film debut ‘This Place’, director and writer VT Nayani explores the connections between love, family, cultural identity and how they relate to the way First Nations peoples, immigrants and refugees relate to Toronto and Canada. “This Place”, co-written with actress Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs and Golshan Abdmoulaie, is a strange love story that … Read more

As director and co-star of ‘On the Come Up’, Sanaa Lathan finally finds her voice

As director and co-star of ‘On the Come Up’, Sanaa Lathan finally finds her voice

Emmy nominated actor Sanaa Lathan is pleased to make her directorial debut with the feature film “On the Come Up,” which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week and will be released by Paramount Plus on September 23. Lathan, who starred in the 2000 film Love & Basketball, always knew … Read more