Four new graphic novels by Nick Drnaso, Mariko Tamaki et al

Acting Lessons By Nick Drnaso Lined and Quarterly, 248 pages, $34.95 A new book by award-winning graphic novel Nick Drnaso should be treated as a special event. For example, his latest Sabrina was one of the most impactful books of 2018. Drnaso’s work stands out from the crowd. “Acting Class” is his third and just … Read more

Brahmastra Presale Report: Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt starring have already sold over 27,000 tickets

After years we have the opportunity to report with so much enthusiasm about the pre-order of a Hindi film. Ayan Mukerjis labor of love, Brahmastrabefore Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starts at the box office in advance. In less than 24 hours, the epic has sold around 27,000 tickets across the three national chains – … Read more

The 10 best Beatles songs of all time

The Beatles disbanded in 1969, but the band never faded from popular culture for a moment, their legacy cemented by a long list of classic singles and an ongoing argument over which Beatles songs are the best. The Fab Four changed the inheritance of the pop music genre. They introduced the general public to psychedelics, … Read more

Ratings show that Lisa LaFlamme’s CTV news program is one of Canada’s most popular, raising questions about Bell Media’s decision to end the contract

Lisa LaFlamme on the CTV newsroom.Getty Images/Getty Images Before her fall as an anchor from CTV National News This week, Lisa LaFlamme hosted one of Canada’s most-watched news programs, which topped the ratings of the competition – raising questions about the rationale of CTV’s parent company, Bell Media, who described the abrupt change as a … Read more

Mirroring the Industry: The Curious Case of Rising Actor Fees and the Bubble Around Stars’ Industry Positioning

Bollywood is going through a rough patch – the sooner we accept it, the better it gets. The industry churns out projects on behalf of movies – budgets are set based on the value of various IPs. There’s also talk of how increased actors’ royalties are hurting film budgets, particularly for middle-class stars as the … Read more

Drake, Nicki and Wayne’s Young Money reunion in Toronto was worth the wait, despite a few missing parts

Despite Weezy’s tight squeeze at the border, a three-hour delay and an unfortunate scheduling conflict, the October World Weekend ended on a high note Published on 08/07/2022 The Toronto Young Money reunion show – part of Drake’s October concert series World Weekend and starring Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne – was scheduled for August 1st, … Read more

Osheaga 2022 brought the world’s best to Montreal

Starring Arcade Fire, Future, Dua Lipa, Mitski, Yeah Yeah Yeahs (pictured), Machine Gun Kelly Photo: Kamara Morozuk Published on 08/02/2022 After last year’s downsized, all-Canadian Get Together, Osheaga was back at it full force for the first time since 2019. For the 15th edition of the Montreal Festival, which took place this past weekend (July … Read more

The Cruel and Arrogant Look of Nathan Fielder’s The Rehearsal

Nathan Fielder is a master of the look, or rather the look. This capitalized look is the visual center of Fielder’s new series, The Rehearsal, on HBO Max. It’s the look where parents hold children, teachers hold students, judges hold defendants. It’s the look of the mastery itself – the visual hold that makes the … Read more

Shamshera Box Office Preview: Runtime by Ranbir Kapoor, starring Sanjay Dutt, number of screens and opening day

Ranbir Kapoor returns to the big screen after 4 years with Karan Malhotra-directed Shamshera, which stars him alongside Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor. It’s been touted to be a quintessential action entertainer set in the 19th century. The film was cleared by the CBFC and received a U/A certificate with an approved running time of … Read more