Some of My Favourite Things… of 2017

  Instead of a top ten list of movies alone, here are 11 stories from this just-past year that I loved – in novels, television and film. Fiction Mohsin Hamid, Exit West This love story, of two twentysomething refugees infused with magical realism, packs a punch. Saeed and Nadia join others in their (unnamed and […]

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TIFF 2017 Picks

We change the world, one story at a time – Richard Wagamese The Toronto International Film Festival starts this week. What a line-up. Artistic Director Cameron Bailey at this year’s press conference promised a “leaner” festival, but I only see an embarrassment of riches. Below are my picks. These are films I look forward to, […]

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