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Check The Technique part 2 made for the hip-hop historian
3 years ago

Check The Technique part 2 made for the hip-hop historian

The booklets included with old vinyl records or CDs tell a story. It’s not a story of being frayed or losing that ‘new book smell’, but a story of the …
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Manifesto 2014: A photo gallery recap
3 years ago

Manifesto 2014: A photo gallery recap

By  •  Reviews, Events, Culture

Manifesto totes itself as one of the largest Canadian celebrations of hip-hop and urban arts. And indeed it is. Not just concerts, but a variety of celebrations from art shows …
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Chris Rock’s latest film nothing but laughs
3 years ago

Chris Rock’s latest film nothing but laughs

“Great to be here in Toronto,” says the comedian with a brief eye scan of the crowd; he has a puzzled ‘I’m thinking’ brand of expression on his face that …
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Filmmaker Ron Howard goes beneath the surface of Made In America festival
3 years ago

Filmmaker Ron Howard goes beneath the surface of Made In America festival

Made in America captures the essences of the American dream in a two-day festival, headlined by Jay-Z; the name is in reference to a song from his project with Kanye …
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Finding Fela! effectively captures larger than life musician
3 years ago

Finding Fela! effectively captures larger than life musician

As one of the first Sub-Saharan counter culture heroes, Fela Kuti has inspired generations with his music and message. In 2009, award-winning director and choreographer Bill T. Jones looked at …
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Tom Cruise plays most likeable character yet in Edge of Tomorrow
3 years ago

Tom Cruise plays most likeable character yet in Edge of Tomorrow

Major William Cage, played by Tom Cruise, could never be mistaken for an archetypal hero. Cage is arguably likable for the same reasons people love his actor counterpart. He’s flawed, …
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Documentary looks at Nelson Mandela’s relationship with music
3 years ago

Documentary looks at Nelson Mandela’s relationship with music

Music you can’t stop. It goes everywhere.” – Nelson Mandela

Music for Mandela is an uplifting documentary sewn together with beautiful cinematography. The film highlights the power music had on …
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Millions best quality is its relatable characters
3 years ago

Millions best quality is its relatable characters

Six young adults make it their goal to earn a million dollars before they turn 30. They all begin with a plan in mind, but of course, nothing goes the …
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Short film tackles child sexual abuse
3 years ago

Short film tackles child sexual abuse

Damon dreams of following in his late father’s footsteps. He wants to become a hockey player. He is gifted with a new pair of skates prior to a big tryout …
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Documentary uncovers shadism for the real and prevalent issue that it is
3 years ago

Documentary uncovers shadism for the real and prevalent issue that it is

Colour conscious. This is how filmmaker Vic Sarin often refers to the world today in his film Hue: A Matter of Colour. And as he travels around the world to …
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