Brilliant, Denise Roig’s new collection of short stories, reflects the dazzling, sometimes dark, fascination of Abu Dhabi.
The clock is ticking for Marion Cotillard in the Dardenne Brothers riveting new film about humiliation and hope.
Opera de Montreal marks its 35th birthday with a stripped-back Samson et Dalila and a temple-shaking performance from Marie-Nicole Lemieux.
The Imitation Game is a clear bid to clean up at the Academy Awards. But don’t let that put you off. It’s a gripping and solid account of one of WWII’s most remarkable events.
It isn’t every day that I get spat upon. Then a stranger quietly muttered, “Muslim.”
The last part of a trilogy that began with the epic Fall On Your Knees, Ann-Marie Macdonald’s latest novel, Adult Onset, offers an intimate portrait of a troubled past.
Julie Paul’s writing has an edge. Humour, sensuality, and a healthy measure of darkness lend the stories in The Pull of the Moon an emotional veracity.
Terrorism, open societies and fundamentalist religion are a perfect storm in our hyper connected world. The Charlie Hebdo attack raises questions of free expression and humour.
Mark O’Rowe’s international hit Terminus comes to Centaur this week, courtesy of Toronto company Outside the March. We spoke to its director Mitchell Cushman.
What got us excited in 2014? Everything from a city-stomping lizard to crucified Ronald Macdonalds, from a cool cat Jesus to the inventor of the theramin.
Montreal documentarist Claude Demers returns to Verdun in a visually poetic search for elusive beginnings.
Hip yet snarkily critical of hipness, Elyse Friedman’s The Answer to Everything is a breathtaking balancing act that’s laced with humour.
To immerse oneself in Haruki Murakami’s latest, Colorless Tsukuru Tamaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage, is to indulge in pure literary luxury. Not so colorless after all.
Foxcatcher, Bennett Miller’s follow-up to Moneyball, is a searing, thinking-person’s wrestling movie headed by a creepily-effective performance from Steve Carell.
For most of my life I have hated Christmas. My father was often laid off just before the holidays and there wasn’t much money for presents. It didn’t stop me from wanting things. And I always wanted things.