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EASTER SUNDAY Review

Easter Sunday is the type of film I’d normally overlook given my general aversion to “Home for the holidays” family comedies and its rather out-of-season rollout during late summer as opposed to the more title-appropriate

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Chhalla Mud Ke Nahi Aaya (Review)

Chhalla Mud Ke Nahi Aaya (“Chhalla Didn’t Come Back”) is a tribute to the early struggles of the Punjabi/Sikh community in Canada. But it’s also the personal story of Chhalla Singh (Amrinder Gill, who also

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Wildhood: Finding Your Roots

The path of self-discovery can be a turbulent and arduous emotional ride, one that not many are brave enough to take, for it incites change and change can be terrifying. But, in Wildhood, that is

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BECOMING A QUEEN Review

The Caribbean Carnival has always existed on the periphery of my lived experience. I’m aware of the Caribbean Days in Coquitlam near Vancouver although I’ve never been and I once happened upon the Cariwest Festival

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PAWS OF FURY: THE LEGEND OF HANK Review

There’s a general sentiment in popular culture that says the 1974 Mel Brooks classic Blazing Saddles could never be remade today. Whether one cites political correctness, modern aversion to westerns or the tongue-in-cheek fact that

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Love and Life and Lots More – Review on Triple Threat

Three friends, One musical, and a few different things happening, all at the same time. Stacey Maltin took this story and made it into probably the coolest concept I’ve ever seen. It’s not just Triple

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