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Dollar Cinema provides a hospitable filmgoing experience

There’s a lot you can get for $2.50. A small Iced Capp from Tim Hortons costs that much. But at a movie theatre, $2.50 doesn’t go very far—it might buy you a bag of fuzzy peaches. At Dollar Cinema, however, a two-screen theatre located in the Decarie Square mall, second-run movies show for $2.50. At… Keep Reading

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Gap-Toothed Women

In preparation for getting her braces on, my 13-year-old sister Noa recently met with her orthodontist for a consultation. The two agreed that she would have her braces on for about three years, that her elastics would be a neutral white instead of the bright pink and green for which I had opted at her… Keep Reading

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Album Review: My Dear Melancholy, – The Weeknd

Only 16 months after his last album, Starboy, The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, surprised fans by dropping a 22-minute, six track EP, My Dear Melancholy (MDM). Aside from cryptic social media posts, the project went practically unannounced until Tesfaye posted the cover artwork to his Instagram account on March 29. After the upbeat,… Keep Reading

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Queer Eye is back to teach straight men about guacamole

Would you believe me if I told you that I recently discovered a reality show that made me want to move to America? The show in question is the Netflix original, Queer Eye, a reboot of the popular 2003 Emmy-award winning show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Queer Eye revolves around the “Fab Five;” five… Keep Reading

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Tomb Raider is a surprisingly not terrible video game movie

Following a 15-year absence from the big screen, and five years after the video game reboots by Edios Interactive and, later, Square Enix, Lara Croft has returned to the big screen in Tomb Raider’s latest iteration. Usually, one would come to expect little from a video game movies, especially after the first stabs at a… Keep Reading

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More than just ‘Another News Story’

Another News Story begins with the image of four figures fleeing in the dead of night. Visible only in the headlights of an oncoming vehicle, we quickly realize the figures are a father walking frantically with his three children. It is 2015, and they are Syrian refugees struggling to find a way into Germany. On March… Keep Reading

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From the Viewpoint: Mosaica taught me how to love dance

I’m going to be honest—I know next to nothing about dance. It was therefore with some measure of anxiety that I attended the Mosaica Dance Company’s annual spring showcase. Of course the show would be good, of that I had very little doubt. The problem was instead how to write about something of which I… Keep Reading

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The Riverdale teens are out of hand and need to be stopped

Riverdale is an absurd, ridiculous show that I couldn’t possibly force myself to stop watching. Every Thursday, I sit for 45 minutes shouting and cackling at these crazy teens on my TV. I end each episode baffled, both at the show’s ridiculousness, and my own powerlessness to quit. Riverdale, now nearing the end of its second… Keep Reading

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You think you’re better than me, kid?

The McGill Tribune is excited to introduce guest columnist Gino Adamson, A&E editor Dylan’s recently retired uncle. His interests include going to the movies, being naked longer than comfortable in gym locker rooms, large khaki pants, hanging out at the barber shop, and hitting on young waitresses. Following a particularly inflammatory family dinner appearance, Gino signed… Keep Reading

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A Wrinkle In Time is a fresh faced children’s movie

Recent dialogue surrounding the new film adaptation of Madeleine’s L’Engle’s classic book, A Wrinkle in Time, pits the film’s quality against its desire to be an inclusive big budget production. Is it good merely because of this prerogative? Is that proper criticism? It’s a fair question. Critics are hailing the Disney film as a progressive… Keep Reading

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