Arts & Entertainment

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The world as seen in films from Toronto

The small country of Bangladesh, the poorest nation in Asia, is the location for a couple of interesting films shown at TIFF.

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"The Exit Interview (An Existential Comedy)” in L.A.

If you want to get your Brecht on, and have a rip-roaring time, head on down to Hollywood's Theatre Row for a good laugh.

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“All My Sons”: Arthur Miller’s scathing critique of capitalism

If you are a fan of drama you just owe it to yourself to see this play.

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Latin America at the Toronto International Film Festival

This film festival is not lacking in films from Latin America, including gems from Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.

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Panopticon's "Autumn Eternal" is fall-themed metal at its finest

I've always felt that Panopticon hit its peak with "Kentucky." The new album, "Autumn Eternal," changed my mind.

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Narratives from the 2015 Toronto Film Festival

As mentioned in a previous column, documentaries are not always more truthful that fiction films.

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New film promotes public workers’ fight for rights

Alantris Muhammad and millions of other workers like her face a big problem: The U.S. Supreme Court.

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"Getting Back": Is revenge enough?

Sinclair dedicates her book "to those who have been bullied, whether the blows arrived by fists or with words."

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Today in history: Centennial of playwright Arthur Miller

October 17 is the 100th birthdate of American author and playwright Arthur Miller.

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Media exposés in new films “Spotlight” and “The Program”

"Spotlight" deals with the heavy subject matter of child abuse perpetrated by those posturing as Christians.

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