Archive for December, 2015

Slings & Arrows is among the best television Canada has to offer. What really gives Slings & Arrows its particular shine, though, is its treatment of Shakespeare’s work.

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If only we all had teachers who cared enough about what they were teaching to do something so audacious like try to improve upon one of the greatest stories man has written down.

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M*A*S*H is the quintessential television situational comedy. It’s a go-to classic, and for a reason: it’s clever and quick witted, and was one of the first television comedies to include serious, heavy moments for the sake of the message rather than for the sake of the drama.

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Leave it to Adam Sandler – the man who filled the mainstream music Hanukkah void – to fill the mainstream movie Hanukkah void. Thirty-three year old degenerate Davey Stone (voiced by Sandler) avoids a prison sentence for his many, many, many delinquent crimes when the 70-year-old, kind and naïve basketball referee with a horribly grating   Read More …

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You know what they say, quiet on the outside, folk-dance party waiting to erupt on the inside. Bret and Jemaine (Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement) are just two illegal New Zealanders in New York trying to hit it big with their band (The Flight of the Conchords), but their bumbling passivity and general ignorance of not   Read More …

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