By Anne Brodie Mary Harron’s Daliland on Salvador Dali’s later years in New York and Spain isn’t a great movie – but it’s great fun. It’s 1974, a happening time in Manhattan’s elite arts and social circles. Dali (Sr Ben Kingsley) and his tempestuous muse/wife Gala (Barbara Sukowa) are ensconced at the St. Regis Hotel for their twentieth winter. Dali… View Post
Julia Stiles and Jordan Gavaris’ Totally Canadian Cottage Country Comedy is Back, Baby!
So another summer up north at the cottage and you’d think the extended family would settle in for some r and r. But no, a succession war between sister and brother Justin and Maisy May that broke out last season takes on a new and terrifying element with an unexpected arrival. Similar to a plague of locusts but not. What… View Post
The 12th Annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival Launches Tomorrow!
By Anne Brodie The Toronto Japanese Film Festival, one of our premiere film fests, drawing international films, fans and creators to town begins its 12th annual edition at Kobayashi Hall at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, June 8 to 22. The Centre offers top current and premiering films, visiting filmmakers, musical performances, art exhibitions, and of course, Japanese food. A… View Post
A Stunning Canadian Entry, Arquette Antics, Arnold, and Discovering a Sister Far Far Away.
By Anne Brodie Writer-director Marie Clements’ devastating Bones of Crows follows a Cree woman from childhood through her life and one hundred years of violent, hateful abuse of indigenous people in Canada. Set against historic government decisions that resulted in discrimination as policy in Canadian law, its dynamic, deeply felt human stories are the driving wheel. Our shameful past comes… View Post
Advancements in Menopause Treatments: Enhancing Life Quality for Women in Canada
Menopause remains a health concern that numerous women in my medical practice feel uneasy discussing. This health issue continues to be surrounded by silence, stigmatization, and, unfortunately, normalization. The inherited belief that women are destined to endure the transitional phase or “change of life” is a myth that needs debunking. Understand Your Symptoms, Explore Your Options Presently, ongoing research and… View Post
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