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Now in Rep Cinema: Early Monthly Segments #44, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Story of Film: Episodes Seven and Eight

Each week, Now in Rep Cinema compiles the best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements.     EARLY MONTHLY SEGMENTS #44: HELGA FANDERL AND JOSEPH CORNELLThe Gladstone Art Bar (1214 Queen Street West) Monday, October 15, 8 p.m.     THE STORY OF FILM: EPISODES SEVEN AND EIGHTBloor Hot Docs Cinema […]

Toronto to Get Three New Sets of Cineplex VIP Theatres

Are you well off, but not quite aristocratic enough to have a private movie theatre in the basement of your house? Do you love paying $19.99 per ticket for the privilege of watching a movie in a tiny room, where Cineplex employees bring popcorn directly to your seat so you don’t need to wait in […]

Early Monthly Segments #44: Helga Fanderl and Joseph Cornell

The Gladstone Art Bar’s monthly experimental and avant-garde screening series returns with a tribute to the work of Helga Fanderl. The prolific Germany-born filmmaker—who has previously screened her films in Toronto at the Images Festival as well as in the Toronto International Film Festival’s Wavelengths program—makes Super 8 shorts that are silent and edited in-camera. […]

Scene: The “Before I Die” Wall

WHERE: Queen and Dufferin streets WHEN: Last week WHAT: On a piece of construction hoarding, a wall-sized chalkboard invites passersby to share items from their personal bucket lists. The wall is one of many similar ones to have been installed around the world since the Before I Die Project originated in New Orleans last year. […]

Historicist: The Toronto Magnetic Observatory

In the nineteenth century, Edward Sabine was one of the foremost figures in magnetic research. Following distinguished service in the War of 1812 he remained with the British military, moving into the branch which concerned itself with scientific research and polar exploration. By the 1830s, Sabine’s eminence permitted him to embark upon a global “magnetic […]

Now On Screen: Argo, Antiviral, Stories We Tell

Because Toronto’s more movie obsessed than a Quentin Tarantino screenplay (yuk yuk), Torontoist brings you Now on Screen, a weekly roundup of new releases. Click on any film title for our review.     ARGODIRECTED BY BEN AFFLECK Showtimes     ANTIVIRALDIRECTED BY BRANDON CRONENBERG Showtimes     STORIES WE TELLDIRECTED BY SARAH POLLEY Showtimes

A Look Behind the Construction Hoarding at Union Station

If you happen to be one of the estimated 65 million passengers that make their way through Union Station each year, you’ve probably noticed that the place hasn’t been its usual self lately. That’s because a massive revitalization project has most of the station swaddled in hoarding and caution signs. The whole thing isn’t expected […]

Toronto Botanical Garden May Shut Down Without Increased City Funding

The Toronto Botanical Garden, an oasis of greenery near the intersection of Lawrence Avenue and Leslie Street, is at a “critical financial juncture,” according to its executive director, and may be forced to close its doors permanently unless it can quickly convince the City to give it an annual subsidy of $160,000—a large amount of […]

Anticipation Building Over BIXI’s Next Move

BIXI Toronto, the city’s fledgling bike-lending program, is due for an upgrade. Since it came online last May, BIXI Toronto has amassed over 5,000 members; today it celebrates its one millionth ride. But even before the program launched, many residents have been calling for more bikes and more stations, covering a larger swath of Toronto. […]