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Peter Pan
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Pan, dreamlike and worrisome

In the search to escape adult life, look no further than Pan, Director Joe Wright’s latest film that brings back the wonderful world of childhood imagination. Pan is the magical telling of the origin story of J.M. Barrie’s children’s literature hero Peter Pan (Levi Miller), as he travels from an orphanage run by evil nuns… Keep Reading

Stonewall cast rioting
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Pop Rhetoric: Revisionist Stonewall nothing more than a whitewashing of queer history

The trailer for Roland Emmerich’s film, Stonewall, was released earlier this summer to a flurry of criticism over the blonde-haired, blue-eyed cis-gender boy it revolves around. Although the film attempts to authentically portray a dramatized version of one of the most significant events in LGBT history, it largely omits queer people of colour and transgender… Keep Reading

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Summer Film Preview

Tomorrowland (May 22) Brad Bird of The Iron Giant (1999) and Ratatouille (2007) brings one of the summer’s only blockbuster films that isn’t a sequel or an adaptation. George Clooney stars as a fading former boy genius who teams up with a troubled, yet brilliant teenage girl to discover the secrets of a world that exists… Keep Reading

ethan hawke and seymour bernstein
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10,000 hours in 84 minutes

Seymour: An Introduction, the new documentary from actor/director Ethan Hawke, focuses on pianist Seymour Bernstein, but it’s really an in-depth look at the search for greatness. Without taking attention away from Bernstein, who’s given a treatment bordering on hagiographic—and deservedly so—the film becomes a guide to those seeking answers to life’s questions, and it’s difficult… Keep Reading

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What’s happening in Montreal

  THEATRE — Hosanna Talented and controversial Montreal writer Michael Tremblay’s famous story of gender identity, sexuality, and struggle comes back to the stage in Montreal.   Tuesday, March 17 to Sunday, March 29 at 8 p.m. at Mainline Theatre (3997 Blvd Saint-Laurent). Student tickets are $15. MUSIC — Rep Your Flag An EDM event… Keep Reading

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Still Alice avoids tropes, commits to stark realism

At its most basic level, Still Alice is a film about a woman with a disease. Look deeper and you’ll find a story about a woman not only fighting against a disease, but fighting to find who she really is. Deeper still, and it’s a story about love reframing itself against opposition beyond human forces.… Keep Reading

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