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7 New & Buzzworthy Horror Movies & TV Shows for this Halloween Season

posted Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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

Halloween is upon us! One of the most anticipated celebrations of the year is underway, and the weeks leading up are the most popular time for horror fans! From haunted houses to costume parties, October is the perfect time for some horror-themed tricks and treats! It’s time to snuggle up on the couch in an […]

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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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Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” sets out on a virtual Easter egg hunt in time for the holiday long weekend

posted Friday, March 30, 2018

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

“March Movie Madness” has become an alternatively popular time of year at the movies. More and more production studios are releasing big budget blockbusters in the month that brings us Spring Break, and in 2018, there’s been no exception: Love, Simon derailed stereotypical teen rom-coms, Lara Croft tried her best at raiding the big screen […]

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“Love, Simon” is the gay teen rom-com we didn’t know we needed

posted Saturday, March 17, 2018

by: in Activism, Books, Celebrity, Comedy, Entertaining, Family, Film, Queer

Following the release of Red Sparrow and A Wrinkle In Time, there’s a slew of big movie titles still to come – Tomb Raider and Love, Simon, being two of the latest. Lara Croft is set out to compete with Black Panther in a CGI action-fest showdown for the top spot at the box office […]

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Memoir of Author and Activist Rupert Raj – “Dancing The Dialectic: True Tales of A Transgender Trailblazer”

posted Thursday, March 15, 2018

by: in Activism, Books, Featured Events, Queer, Trans

Rupert Raj is a trailblazing, Eurasian-Canadian, trans activist and ex-psychotherapist, who transitioned from female to male in 1971 as a transsexual teenager. He is (co-)editor of “Trans Activism in Canada: A Reader” and “Of Souls & Roles, Of Sex & Gender: A Treasury of Transsexual, Transgenderist & Transvestic Verse from 1967 to 1991. He is also included as […]

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“A Wrinkle In Time” concedes to the box office reign of “Black Panther”

posted Monday, March 12, 2018

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

The irony is not lost on a movie titled A Wrinkle In Time being released during daylight saving time weekend, and perhaps that was the idea. With an original release date of March 23rd, 2018, it’s still a wonder as to why Disney Studios abruptly pushed the premiere of this highly anticipated adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s […]

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J.Law takes the law under her wing as a seductive Russian spy in “Red Sparrow”

posted Sunday, March 4, 2018

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

It’s March at the movies! It may be the last “official” month of winter, but while we’re waiting to thaw-out here in Canada, there’s a slew of eclectic feature films lined up for moviegoers to cozy up to: A Wrinkle In Time, The Strangers 2, Tomb Raider and Love, Simon, to name a few. But […]

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Natalie Portman simmers in The Shimmer of “Annihilation”

posted Friday, February 23, 2018

by: in Art, Books, Celebrity, Entertaining, Film, Lesbian, Queer

February 2018 has been a popular month for science-fiction/fantasy movies! Director J.J. Abrams “pulled a Beyoncé” and dropped a surprise prequel to the Cloverfield franchise (The Cloverfield Paradox) on Netflix after the Superbowl; Marvel Studios’ Black Panther literally slashed box office records with the biggest opening weekend ever; and this coming weekend, Natalie Portman stars […]

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“The Maze Runner” sprints to the finish line in “The Death Cure”

posted Friday, January 26, 2018

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

When bestselling book series The Maze Runner by author James Dashner was adapted into a feature film and released in September 2014, the thrilling tale jumped into a sandstorm of dystopian teen novels-turned-movies: The Hunger Games, The Mortal Instruments and Divergent were all the rage. With an already established fan base, it was the perfect […]

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Book Launch for “Not Joy Division” by Andrew James Paterson – January 15, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, January 11, 2018

by: in Art, Books, Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Music, Queer, Toronto

The opening of Pleasure Dome’s Winter 2018 season begins with the launch event for Andrew James Paterson‘s new book, Not Joy Division, hard-boiled mystery novella cast in a post-punk social media glow. It is being published by Eldon Garnet’s Impulse B press. To celebrate Pleasure Dome is throwing a party that will feature Andy’s group Derwatt, […]

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