Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The M List: Six Books to Read for Mental Illness Awareness...

Mental illness takes many dark forms. For those of us who struggle with mental illness, we know the debilitating effects it can...

Enola Holmes smashes all conventions

Sherlock Holmes is a familiar name around the world. But what about Enola? If you haven’t heard the name before, you will...

The Devil All the Time portrays humanity at its worst

“Some people were born just so they can be buried,” is the haunting line from Sebastian Stan that perfectly sums up the panoply of misdeeds...

TIFF felt very different this year

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is as Torontonian as Drake. So, when Covid-19 spread across the globe this year, local film...

The importance of the Bechdel Test

When it comes to the big screen, female archetypes can leak into our subconscious and perpetuate unrealistic, limiting perceptions of women. For decades,...

History was made at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards

Saying our entry into a brand-new decade was shaky would be the understatement of the century. 2020 has shut down the entire...

Overcoming personal hardship, Katy Perry’s Smile shines through

Living through a pandemic has caused individuals from all backgrounds to experience loss, grief, and isolation. These emotions are hard to process,...

A pocketful of poetry

My Battles – Simone Monteiro People say you’re either a “lover” or a “fighter,” But I...

Remembering Chadwick Boseman

Death almost always affects the lives of surviving family and friends. But what about the lives of millions? This...

Changes are coming to the Oscars, but are they enough?

This month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled new standards for films to qualify for Best Picture at the...

Experience Van Gogh’s art like never before

COVID-19 has unleashed an unprecedented amount of fear and uncertainty. When the pandemic started, almost all businesses and recreational activities closed down...

Recommended Reading: Shannon Terrell’s The Guest House: Stories of a Nervous...

“I am a guest house. Maybe you are too. I cannot choose what comes and goes. All I can do is open...

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