Photo by David Warner: Larry Guarascia of Kops Records

Back in the groove

A customer is almost out the door of Kops Records on Bloor Street when he starts talking to the middle-aged man working at the cash register. The customer asks for a new album recommendation; he wants to start listening to the Allman Brothers Band but doesn’t know where to start. “Eat a Peach,” the employee, …

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TIFF Review: The Theory of Everything

When people think of Stephen Hawking, thoughts of complex mathematics, cosmology and physics come to mind — topics that the everyday person is not too well versed in. What The Theory of Everything achieves that saves it from becoming inaccessible, is that it delves into the humanity and emotionality of Hawking’s life and makes his …

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TIFF Review: The Dead Lands

CORRECTION: There was an error made in “TIFF Review: The Dead Lands” published on Sept. 15, 2014 . The director’s name was misspelled as Tao Fraser, while the correct spelling of his name is Toa Fraser. CanCulture regrets this mistake, and will work to be more diligent in the future. The article appears below as originally …

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TIFF Review: Dearest

A father, desperately searching for his lost son, stares into the camera and offers a reward for information about his son Pengpeng. He holds a photo with a hotline phone number and tearfully smiles as he informs his son’s pontential buyers that Penpeng is allergic to peaches. It is a scene one could expect in a film …

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