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All posts by Marie-Rose Domenichini

Marie-Rose Domenichini is a Staff Writer and Social Media Coordinator at Talkies Network and is currently studying English and Indigenous Studies at the University of Toronto. She loves reading, writing, and all things entertainment. She also may or may not have fangirl tendencies. You can often find her listening to broadway cast-recordings or rewatching the Outlander series on a loop.

‘Ad Astra’ Film Review

Ad Astra, starring Brad Pitt, follows the story of Roy McBride, as he embarks on a journey to find the truth about his father’s –  Dr. Clifford McBride decorated astronaut – experience in space and attempts to help stop the imminent destruction of the solar system and all life as we know it. I’ve seen ...

‘Carnival Row’ Season Review

Since the Game of Thrones finale in May, we’ve all been on the hunt for a new high fantasy series and Amazon may have just given us an option for our replacement in the form of Carnival Row. The main storyline in Carnival Row plays out almost like a supernatural version of Criminal Minds. Set ...

‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ Film Review

Based off of the novel by Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain follows to Swift family through the eyes of their witty and wise golden retriever, Enzo. While this narration style has been done before with films such as A Dogs Purpose, I believe The Art of Racing in The Rain sets ...

‘The Art of Self-Defense’ Film Review

The Art of Self-Defense follows Casey Davies (Jesse Eisenberg) on his journey of self-discovery fuelled by an unfortunate near death experience after being mugged one night coming back from buying dog food at the store. Casey, already a timid and introverted character, retreats further into his shell after this incident, becoming terrified of the world ...

‘One Day At a Time’ Returns for Season 4 on Pop TV

That’s right, One Day At a Time is coming back for a fourth season! Thanks to Pop TV, owned by CBS, One Day At a Time will be returning for season four with 13 episodes in 2020. After being cancelled after its three season long run on Netflix, fans were outraged and rallied for the ...

Interview: Emmy Award Winning Cinematographer Neville Kidd on Capturing the World of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Emmy Award winning cinematographer Neville Kidd has worked on all of our favorites shows. Whether that’s Sherlock and Doctor Who, my personal favorite Outlander, or Netflix shows such as Altered Carbon. For one of his most recent endeavors however, Kidd was back working with Netflix for The Umbrella Academy. Based off of the comic book ...

‘When They See Us’ Series Review

*Content warning: Due to the nature of this show, themes of sexual violence and physical violence may be discussed in this article.* In her third collaboration with cinematographer Bradford Young, Ava DuVernay gives us When They See Us, the story of the infamous Central Park jogger case of 1989 where five teenage boys were wrongfully ...

‘The Hustle’ Film Review

The Hustle, con-comedy and remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (which was a remake of the 1964 film Bedtime Story itself) follows two female con artists: Penny (Rebel Wilson) a loud and proud Aussie catfish con and Josephine (Anne Hathaway) an almost too perfect high class British con and their lives in the industry. Not to ...

‘Penguins’ Film Review

Right in time for Earth Day on April 22, disneynature is releasing Penguins, a fun nature documentary following a young Adélie penguin referred to as Steve who is embarking on his first mating season and all the trials that go along with it. Directed by Alastair Fothergill, no stranger to disneynature films and director of ...

‘Dumbo’ Film Review

It’s time to talk about everyone’s favourite flying elephant, Dumbo! The first of three live-action adaptations for Disney this year, Dumbo is starting off Disney’s eventful year on a the right foot. Loosely following, the 1941 original, Dumbo follows the story of the troupe over at the Medici Brothers Circus where they come to find ...

‘Five Feet Apart’ Film Review

Have you ever thought about what it would be like if you couldn’t be near the person you love? Couldn’t touch them? Five Feet Apart, a Romeo and Juliet meets The Fault in Our Stars-esque film about two teens who have cystic fibrosis explores this idea – the importance of human touch. The film focuses ...

Let’s Talk About ‘Rent: Live’

On January 27th I tuned into Fox to see a live rendition of one of my favourite musicals, Rent. With an announced cast including the likes of Jordan Fisher (previously seen in Grease: Live and Hamilton: An American Musical), Vanessa Hudgens (Disney veteran and Grease: Live actress), Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar) and many ...

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