Psychedelic and Absurdist, The Mole Song takes the classic gangster film and turns it on its head, showing again why Takashi Miike is one of the world’s greatest directors.
Down Under for a gay old time
With Wil Anderson hosting and fresh acts each night, every evening of JFL's Stand Up Down Under will likely be different, but the opening was a gay old time.
By Patricia Maunder
Confessions of a serial dieter
In Getting Waisted, serial dieter Monica Parker turns being fat in a thin world into one riotous memoir and tell-all confession, with self-acceptance as the ultimate prize.
By Gina Roitman
Melting pot bursts with laughter
With the Charter of Values behind us, it's time to lay back and take the piss out of our differences, and the Ethnic Show at Just for Laughs is just what the doctor ordered.
By Patricia Maunder
Harry The King: The Famous Victories of Henry V is the first of Shakespeare’s historical plays to be done in Repercussion’s 25 year history.
Gaza’s Ark was an unarmed ship built to bring relief to besieged Gazans and challenge the Israeli blockade from the inside out. It was targeted by Israeli forces on July 11th.
Rover’s Devon Gallant gives you the Top Ten films to induct yourself into the weird, wonderful world of one of the world’s most important genre film festivals, Fantasia.
Fleeing her family’s cult at age 19, Montreal comic Kate Conner’s path to comedy wasn’t an easy one, but the mother of 4 thinks she’s got it figured out: just don’t look down.
Nuits d’Afrique, the Montreal Review of Books summer launch party, docs under the stars, Fantasia and more: this is Rover’s #ListMTL, a curated guide to Montreal events.
Romance, cold war espionage, New York in the Roaring Twenties and even French Montreal all linger in the background of Sean Michaels’ debut novel about Russian inventor Lev Termen.
Trolls are the bane of the virtual world, but also a marker of our 2.0 times. What does a troll want out of life? Where do trolls get their energy and political beliefs?
Montreal’s inventive new Chocolate Moose Theatre Co. has delivered a fun and creative adaptation of Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, who sells his soul to Lucifer for knowledge and power.
Hailed as a post-apocalyptic mind-fuck, Fire in the Unnameable Country is a post 9/11 Muslim’s account of imaginary boundaries, surveillance, and an altered reality.
The Chateauguay Valley’s Durham County Poets are compelling performers and talented musicians whose new album features an eclectic blend of folk, blues, rock and even gospel.
Mauritius is a prosperous country that punches above its weight in many categories. Bookstores are hard to find and full of pulp fiction, though with a little digging, I found gold.
During Jane Needles’ tenure at the QDF, membership increased, the social media profile was modernized and relations with the French-language theatre scene were solidified.
The circus is coming, the Caribbean fiesta too, pop-up public places, knishes, and more!: This is Rover’s #ListMTL for June 30 to July 13. Sign up to get it straight in your inbox.
Heralded by hip-hop artists and fictionalized in U.S. sitcoms, this Jewish “soul food” has been the decade-long obsession of author Laura Silver.