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The Conjuring Universe delivers us some box office evil with “The Nun”

posted Monday, September 10, 2018

by: in Art, Celebrity, Entertaining, Film

For movie makers, shakers, lovers, and celebs, September is one of the busiest months of the year, especially here in Toronto. From the hustle and bustle of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), to the onslaught of horror/thrillers being released in time for Halloween  – Searching (out now,) Peppermint (out now), A Simple Favour (Sept. […]

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theBUZZ at TIFF – on now until Sept 16, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, September 10, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

There are hundreds of films to choose from over the next couple of weeks at the Toronto International Film Festival. Here are a few we think are worthy of your time. Splinters The film deals with themes such as struggling with identity and tradition, and dealing with family loss and complicated relationships. Belle, the lead character, […]

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“Searching” is a refreshing new thriller with sleeper hit potential

posted Thursday, September 6, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Film

So far, 2018 has given us some major record-breaking summer movie magic: both Avengers: Infinity War and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom rose to the top of the crop, joining the billion-dollar club and the domestic and worldwide top-ten movies of all time list! As August rolled around, critics anticipated a slower than average month at the box […]

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Gay Play Day – Sept 7 and 8, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, September 4, 2018

by: in Queer, Theatre, Toronto

Toronto’s annual Gay Play Day LGBTQ theatre festival is celebrating its 7th anniversary of queer theatre at the Alumnae Theatre studio space on September 7th and 8th. This year, we have two completely unique blocks of shows encompassing 8 plays in total. This year’s festival features short plays by Tina McCulloch, Philip Cairns and Steven Jackson, […]

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“The Happytime Murders” is a playful (Muppet) mess of adult humour and childhood nostalgia

posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018

by: in Art, Celebrity, Entertaining, Film, Television

One thing that many people do not know (mostly because of the failed advertising campaign), is that the latest unofficially official Muppet-centric film, The Happytime Murders, is written, directed, and produced by Jim Henson’s third and youngest child, Brian Henson. Despite this lack of clarification, the film still opened in the number three spot at the box […]

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Ms. Opulence: The drag pageant event that NO ONE should miss!

posted Thursday, August 23, 2018

by: in Drag, Entertaining, Events, Queer, Toronto

Last year, I had the wonderful honour, and the EXTREME pleasure, of being a judge at the Ms. Opulence annual drag pageant. I cannot begin to tell you how much fun it was, the energy, the cheering, the applause, the double finger snaps! It was like being whisked back in time to the ballroom scene […]

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I want to donate…but

posted Tuesday, August 21, 2018

by: in Activism, Featured Events, Queer, Trans

Do you want to donate blood and help save lives? Are you prohibited from donating your blood in Canada because of donor policies imposed by Canadian Blood Services?? Then local Toronto activist Bobby Valen says there’s something you can do about it! This event is not a rally or protest but a call to action to stand, […]

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Excited for The Barn & Stables reunion on September 29th? We certainly are.

posted Monday, August 20, 2018

by: in Clubs, Dance, Events, Music

Back in the days, there likely was never a weekend where I didn’t pass by The Barn & Stables as part of my friends and I bar hoping, Friday night, last call on Saturday, or the Underwear Party on Sunday, we were there at some point of the weekend. That place was iconic to many, […]

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It’s a crazy rich opening weekend for “Crazy Rich Asians”

posted Monday, August 20, 2018

by: in Art, Books, Celebrity, Comedy, Entertaining, Film

Crazy Rich Asians had a stellar opening week, snatching the top spot at the domestic box office! The posh comedy grossed an impressive $34 million in its opening weekend, knocking The Meg down a peg to number two (with just over $21 million). The top two movies in North America are not only fun summer […]

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“The Meg” takes a larger than expected shark bite out of the box office

posted Friday, August 17, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Entertaining, Film, Lesbian

When it comes to summer blockbusters, we don’t usually expect them to bask in critical acclaim or become awards contenders, but somehow, they nearly always impress at the box office. These big-budget adventures may never make it to a prestigious film festival but they attract moviegoers like no other! Ultimately, summer blockbusters aren’t meant to be […]

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