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Taraji P. Henson deserves better than Sony’s alleged treatment of “Proud Mary”

posted Saturday, January 13, 2018

by: in Art, Celebrity, Entertaining, Film

Winter is a busy time at the movies: plenty of holiday movie mega-hits and Award-nominated films are still playing and continue to steadily sell tickets (like The Shape of Water and Star Wars: The Last Jedi), but films released in January are expected to pave the way for cinema in the next 11 months… As […]

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“Insidious: The Last Key” unlocks a series of painstaking suspense and a newly crowned Scream Queen

posted Saturday, January 6, 2018

by: in Art, Celebrity, Entertaining, Film

It’s been 7 years since the first chapter of Insidious crept up and spooked its way into the supernatural/horror genre. Many remember the infamous Red-Faced Demon (or virally known as the Lipstick-Faced Demon), just from the trailer: a haunted entity whose sinister esthetic was directly compared to Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace’s villain, […]

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Self-deprecating “Eastsiders” normalizes gay love and life on a road trip across America in Season 3

posted Friday, January 5, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Drag, Queer, Television

I had never seen Eastsiders when theBUZZ asked me to review the brand-new third season (new on Netflix in January 2018). The premise seemed overdone and typical if I’m being honest, but Eastsiders is said to be an unapologetically homosexual television series known not to shy away from stereotypes while smashing them at the same time. […]

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7 Buzzworthy Books to Binge over the Winter Holidays

posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017

by: in Activism, Art, Books, Celebrity, Comedy, Editor, Entertaining, Lesbian, New York City, Queer, Toronto, Uncategorized

The holidays are here! For many, it’s one of the most magical times of the year, perfect to snuggle up next to a fire or into your favourite reading chair and get lost in the ups and downs of the new and hottest page turners. With weeks (and months) of winter ahead, I compiled a […]

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Does “Justice League” do the squad of legendary heroes justice?

posted Friday, November 17, 2017

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

This has been a heroic year for comic book characters at the movies. Blockbuster successes like Marvel Studio’s Logan, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, and Thor: Ragnarok dominated opening weekends all year. DC Comics, on the other hand, had three 2017 movie releases: The Lego Batman Movie, Wonder Woman, and now, the moment […]

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MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN: The Will & Grace gang are BACK!

posted Friday, September 29, 2017

by: in Celebrity, Comedy, Entertaining, Television

Following the anticipated premiere of last night’s episode, Antoine, our publisher of theBUZZ magazine, and I, have spent the morning talking about Will & Grace, the return of the iconic sitcom, and our thoughts on the first episode of the new season. Here is what we had to say. Antoine: I don’t need to state […]

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“IT” Floats to the Top of the Box Office as Highest-Grossing Horror Movie of All Time

posted Friday, September 15, 2017

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

2017 has been both an exciting and lacklustre year for major motion pictures. At the end of August, box office sales were the lowest they’ve been since the week following September 11, 2001. This summer, theatres offered moviegoers discounted Tuesday prices until Labour Day. Horror movies in particular were released few and far between in […]

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Annabelle: Queen of the Killer Dolls

posted Monday, August 14, 2017

by: in Art, Celebrity, Entertaining, Film

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine… You recognize the lyrics. That sweet lullaby has been cooed at children across the globe for generations. But just like the souls of the innocent, Annabelle is here to take your sunshine away. Annabelle: Creation is now terrorizing a showtime near you! The prequel to 2014’s box office […]

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