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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 Oscars. These...

The 2020 adaptation of Emma is smart and funny

“Handsome, clever and rich.” Just like the beloved novel it is based on, Emma (2020) opens with a title card with the same description...

Riz Ahmed’s new album explores self-identity

What is it like being Brown and Muslim, and living in a country that does not want you? Emmy award winning actor Riz Ahmed,...

Birds of Prey is triumphantly fun

In an age where comic book and superhero movies are not only prevalent and embedded into pop culture, but heavily studio driven, Birds of Prey (and The...

The Academy nominations disappoint

After a year filled with a wide variety of movies and cinematic achievements, the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards left many audiences surprised. While comic book...

Why Greta Gerwig’s Little Women works

The recent film Little Women (2019), written and directed by Greta Gerwig, is the seventh film adaption of the 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott. To me...

Caravans of Gold shows the way of life

Mansa Musa, the King of the Malian Empire in the fourteenth century, made a pilgrimage to Mecca, a journey during which he was accompanied by around...

Discussing Islamic Art and Architecture

“The field of the study of Islamic art is very young. We are now at a stage where people are asking more meaningful questions ...

Aboriginal relations: past, present, future

Last Tuesday, UTM’s annual Snider Lecture, focused on improving Canada’s relationships with Aboriginal people, was held at the Kaneff Centre. This year’s speaker was...

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 Oscars. These...

The 2020 adaptation of Emma is smart and funny

“Handsome, clever and rich.” Just like the beloved novel it is based on, Emma (2020) opens with a title card with the same description...

Riz Ahmed’s new album explores self-identity

What is it like being Brown and Muslim, and living in a country that does not want you? Emmy award winning actor Riz Ahmed,...

Birds of Prey is triumphantly fun

In an age where comic book and superhero movies are not only prevalent and embedded into pop culture, but heavily studio driven, Birds of Prey (and The...

The Academy nominations disappoint

After a year filled with a wide variety of movies and cinematic achievements, the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards left many audiences surprised. While comic book...

Why Greta Gerwig’s Little Women works

The recent film Little Women (2019), written and directed by Greta Gerwig, is the seventh film adaption of the 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott. To me...

Caravans of Gold shows the way of life

Mansa Musa, the King of the Malian Empire in the fourteenth century, made a pilgrimage to Mecca, a journey during which he was accompanied by around...

Discussing Islamic Art and Architecture

“The field of the study of Islamic art is very young. We are now at a stage where people are asking more meaningful questions ...

Aboriginal relations: past, present, future

Last Tuesday, UTM’s annual Snider Lecture, focused on improving Canada’s relationships with Aboriginal people, was held at the Kaneff Centre. This year’s speaker was...

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