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Canadian Heritage Minutes drinking games make for sold-out premiers

Does the phrase “I smell burnt toast!” sound familiar?

If so, you probably grew up watching the dramatic and oh-so-historically-accurate Canadian Heritage Minutes.

If you describe yourself as a fan, you’d be in surprisingly good company: according to Historica Canada president Anthony Wilson-Smith, there’s even a drinking game based the shorts. 170 more words


Big Eyes exposes big art fraud: now playing at Mayfair

Big Eyes is the made-for-Hollywood story of a husband and wife and a stolen art career. Walter Keane won fame as the painter of “big-eye” waifs during the 1950s and 1960s. 58 more words

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December 1931: Frankenstein Takes Manhattan!

Eighty-three years ago this week, on a stormy December night in 1931, James Whale’s Frankenstein came ali-i-i-ve at the Mayfair Theatre in New York City—pulling in a record-breaking 76,360 fans in the first week alone. 324 more words

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