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A Life in Film: Stanley Kubrick at the TIFF Bell Lightbox

Stanley Kubrick had one of the longest and most fruitful careers in film history. He sought to flesh out the darkest aspects of human existence in his abundance of dazzling films, which are being encapsulated in an exhibition and shown on the big screen at the TIFF Bell Lightbox until January 25. 930 more words

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Tibet culture show opening in Toronto is ‘insidious’ propaganda from China, protesters say

It’s billed as a “breathtaking” display of Tibet’s culture, but Canadian-Tibetans are denouncing programs about the contested region as an “insulting” and “deeply disrespectful” display of propaganda. 387 more words

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2001: A Space Odyssey will be celebrated with a massive TIFF Bell Lightbox retrospective

Today it’s heralded as one of cinema’s crowning achievements. But when Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey was first released in 1968, it received a much more tepid reaction. 377 more words

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Ballet 2.0

I’ve always seen the ballet as something special. One of those once a year outings when you get dressed up, take the train into the city, go out for dinner, and make a day around the main event of watching the impossibly graceful dancers float across the far away stage, usually to the familiar melodies of Tchaikovsky’s… 415 more words


Contest: Win 2 Tickets to the Canadian Premiere of "God Help The Girl" in Toronto!

Date: October 10th
Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox
Time: 7pm
Rating: 14A

The directorial debut of Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch — the culmination of a long-gestating project that began with a 2009 song cycle of the same name — is a charmingly off-kilter modern musical set in the boho enclaves of Glasgow. 250 more words