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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....

    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....

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....

    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....

    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...

    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...

    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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