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Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike take us on the road to Happiness

Charles Schultz once said that “happiness is a warm puppy” but then The Beatles told us — albeit sarcastically and with a boatload of overtones — that “Happiness is a Warm Gun.” So who to believe? In reality, the idea of what makes people happy has so many different permutations and combinations that it scarcely […]

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From RDJ to Cumberbatch, the stars are headed to TIFF 2014

Film fanatics and star gazers, your time is now. Well…almost now. More precisely, your time WILL be September 4 – 14. That’s when the A-list glitterati, with their films in tow, descend on downtown Hogtown as they flock to the Toronto International Film Festival. As has become the norm, the list of TIFF-bound talent is […]

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TIFF 2014: The definitive, 14-track playlist

As the Toronto International Film Fest draws to a close once more, one of the final films to debut comes to the Ryerson courtesy of filmmaker Adam Wingard. Ring a bell? He was the creative genius behind the fab fright flick You’re Next from 2011. His follow-up, The Guest, wraps up the Midnight Madness programme Saturday […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and the cast of The Imitation Game

After premiering to rave reviews at both the Toronto International Film Festival and the BFI London Film Festival, not to mention snagging the 2014 People’s Choice Award at the former, Morten Tyldum‘s The Imitation Game is finally making its way to theatres around the world. The film tells the important and almost criminally unsung story of […]

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My sit down with Rosewater’s Jon Stewart, Gael Garcia Bernal and Maziar Bahari

Before Jon Stewart‘s directorial debut had its bow in front of audiences at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, the busy multi-tasker — along with journalist Maziar Bahari and star Gael Garcia Bernal — stopped by Cineplex to let us in on what to expect from their true-life tale Rosewater. Based on Bahari’s memoir “Then […]

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Be Our Guest: Dan Stevens and Maika Monroe on their throwback thriller

One of the final movies to debut this past September at the Toronto International Film Festival — it closed out the popular Midnight Madness roster of flicks — came courtesy of director Adam Wingard. If his name is familiar to you, it’s likely because of 2011’s fantastic horror deconstruction You’re Next. Though the film didn’t […]

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Pride and Prejudice: Andrew Scott leads a stellar UK cast in the new ’80s activist dramedy

In the summer of 1984, a tense standoff between Margaret Thatcher and the striking National Union of Mineworkers was making headlines in Britain and around the world. The year-long industrial action ended with the strikers’ returning to work and Thatcher’s government pushing through their programme, which saw the closure of over 70 coal pits over […]

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Tom Hiddleston and Anton Yelchin on love, music and Swinton in Only Lovers Left Alive

Move over Bella and Edward, there’s a new pair of undead lovers in town. In Jim Jarmusch‘s Only Lovers Left Alive, audiences are introduced to Adam and Eve, two centuries-old vampires who live in very different ways in different cities – he is a reclusive and depressed musician in Detroit, she a well-read bohemian living […]

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