StanLee

Excelsior, Stan Lee: 1922-2018

On November 12, the world lost perhaps the only person on the planet who might have been a real superhero. Stan Lee, one of the original masterminds of Marvel Comics, passed away at the age of 95. In...
Overlord

Overlord: one of 2018’s best surprises

If you’d told me at the start of the year that one of my favourite films was going to be a low-budget World War II horror film, I’d probably have laughed. Cheesy, B-movie gore-fests like that tend to...

Falling in love with Fast Romantics

Canadian indie artists seem to have a penchant for ensembles. From Broken Social Scene to Arcade Fire to Arkells, so many acts from the True North pride themselves on a large roster of members and fe...

boygenius make musical magic at the Danforth

Nothing cures sadness like live music. When there’s a great band in front of you playing incredible music, the rest of the world can’t touch you. There’s a sense of community that makes you invincibl...
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Fire by the Silos: Metal album of the year

Becoming a well-known musician is a strange process nowadays. Decades ago, you’d send off a demo tape to some major record labels, hope they’d like what you’re doing and then have an album and shows ...