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E3 2020 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Crisis

It's official: E3 2020 has been cancelled. Today, the Entertainment Software Association has announced that it's 2020 E3 event will not happen dude to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. “After careful consultation with our member companies regarding the health and safety of everyone in our industry...we have made the difficult decision to cancel E3 2020,” the ...

‘The Invisible Man’ Film Review

It’s funny to think that just a few years ago, Universal was prepping its much-talked-about “Dark Universe,” a series of films where Universal’s classic monsters would exist in a shared universe. Upon announcing the universe, the studio also revealed that Johnny Depp was set to play The Invisible Man. However, when the franchise’s first film, ...

Amazing Stories: ‘The Cellar’ Review

Steven Spielberg’s anthology series Amazing Stories has been re-imagined for the 21st century audience. The episode generously provided by Apple for this review is titled “The Cellar” and is surrounded around young Sam Taylor played by Dylan O’Brien (Teen Wolf, The Maze Runner) who finds himself travelling through time to Prohibition Era United States (the ...

‘I Am Not Okay With This’ Season 1 Review

Let’s all be honest with ourselves, teenage angsty dramas (when done correctly) are super fun to watch. I know I absolutely live for the chaos of these types of shows and movies – but nothing could have prepared me for Netflix’s newest show I Am Not Okay With This. While the show does have some ...

‘Onward’ Film Review

Pixar's latest - A surprise to be sure, but a welcomed one Onward (2020) is the story of two elf brothers who embark on a magical journey in a world now lacking magic and wonder. I was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed this film due to the low expectations I had going in, ...

Giant Sized X-Men: Jean Grey + Emma Frost #1 Comic Review

Considering how much Jonathan Hickman’s X-Men run has been a spiritual continuation of Grant Morrison’s work on the mutant heroes, it’s fitting Hickman and artist Russell Dauterman have made an homage to one of Morrison’s most memorable X-Men stories. Giant Sized X-Men: Jean Grey + Emma Frost is Hickman and Dauterman’s riff on New X-Men ...

Wolverine #1 Comic Review

It’s been a while since Wolverine – the original Wolverine – headlined his own ongoing series. Now that Jonathan Hickman has built the foundations for a bold new era of X-Men storytelling, X-Force writer Benjamin Percy explores how Wolverine fits into that new world order. Wolverine #1 is a double-sized issue divided into two stories: ...

‘Bang!’ #1 Comic Review

Spies, meta-fiction, genre deconstruction, and prose back-matter. And it's good. So... this is a Matt Kindt comic book. The latest Dark Horse series from cartoonist Matt Kindt and artist Wilfredo Torres is a science fiction thriller about decontsructing popular fiction archetypes. A superspy, aging mystery writer, and a man of action are connected to one ...

‘The Healing Power of Dude’ Season 1 Review

I have to say that one to my favourite parts of television today is the route they are taking to portray topics that shows when I was kid never could, specifically in the case towards mental health awareness. The Healing Power of Dude takes this to a whole new level. With most children’s shows today ...

Interview: ‘Swallow’ Director Carlo Mirabella-Davis on The Power of Horror, Working with Haley Bennett

The horror genre is experiencing a renaissance. The days of cheap jump scares and laughable narratives are (mostly) gone. In its place are films that use horror to tackle themes such as racism, abuse, grief, and trauma, in a way that fights said themes and deconstructs their power over us. In 2020, Swallow, written and ...

‘Hunters’ Season 1 Advanced Review

*Amazon was happy to share the first five episodes of Hunters with Talkies Network, so remember there is more to the story than what I’m reviewing in this article. Whether it be in a fictional alternate history or real life, the world can’t seem to rid itself of Nazis – or at least people who ...

2020 Canadian Screen Awards: The Complete List of Nominees

The nominees are in. Today, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced its list of nominations for 141 different film, television and digital content categories. 2020 saw hit comedy TV series Schitt’s Creek leads the nominees with 26 nods overall, as it gears up for its series finale later this year. CBC's Anne with an E takes ...

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