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Toronto albums, reviewed

Emmanuel Jal - The Key

The Key, by Emmanuel Jal

The social activist's latest mix of hip hop and soul is a musically fearless exercise in positive thinking.

September 10, 2014 at 9:34 am | 0 comments

Stigmata, by Tre Mission

Toronto producer Tre Mission took his talents to the U.K. and came back with a fresh perspective on Canadian hip-hop.

August 13, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 0 comments


City in disguise

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Starship Invasions

Aliens invade Toronto in a '70s sci-fi flick that's not quite good enough to rank as a B movie.

September 4, 2014 at 9:00 am | 7 comments

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It's fair to say Denis Villeneuve's Enemy shows Toronto like you've never seen it before—and that's not a bad thing at all.

June 25, 2014 at 9:00 am | 0 comments

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The pointless remake trend continues as Robocop comes to town, and Toronto takes a turn as Detroit.

June 11, 2014 at 9:10 am | 3 comments


Switching Channels

Even a Jesse Barfield cameo can't save this locally shot "comedy" with a 1980s dream team of Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, and Christopher Reeve.

April 30, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment


Nikita – Season 2 (Part One)

She's back! Television's bad-ass assassin, Nikita, goes everywhere from Amsterdam to Belarus to Turkey without leaving the GTA in the series' second season.

March 19, 2014 at 10:00 am | 9 comments



Atom Egoyan's most personal film might not be his best, but it does make some fine use of the city in its exploration of history, truth, and art.

March 5, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment

What to watch this week


"Why did my parents have to die?" "To provide dramatic heft for a television show that otherwise would have no obvious hook for the general public, who only understand Gotham City as a frame of reference for Batman."

We Hardly Domed Ye

Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those. The result: Televisualist.

September 22, 2014 at 9:00 am | 0 comments


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