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November 27, 2020
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Dreamland

Dreamland

Dreamland is a melodrama that leans into the tragedy and schmaltz with a lot of grim desperation and sturdy performances

November 22, 2020
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Kajillionaire

Kajillionaire

Kajillionaire by writer and director Miranda July (Me, You and Everyone You Know) is a strange, sad, weird, and sometimes amusing experience.

November 10, 2020
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American Selfie: One Nation Shoots Itself

American Selfie: One Nation Shoots Itself

Director Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, doesn’t exactly make the movie a didactic partisan hack job

November 8, 2020
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Unpregnant

Unpregnant

While not deviating very much from the standard buddy movie road trip comedy formula, Unpregnant works well within that structure.

November 1, 2020
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Borat (Cohen) was sent to the gulag after his first movie embarrassed the nation of Kazakhstan but now he is sent to America

October 21, 2020
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The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7

In 1968, protesters descended upon the Democratic National Convention in Chicago to speak out against the Vietnam War.

October 14, 2020
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Hubie Halloween

Hubie Halloween

The protector of all things on Halloween is Hubie Dubouis (Sandler) who is working overtime to make sure that everyone stays on the straight and narrow

October 14, 2020
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The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma begins with a cavalcade of former social media software engineers and investors telling the truth about how social media works.

October 2, 2020
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sportsnet.ca

Forge FC to play in El Salvador in CONCACAF League preliminary round

Forge FC to play in El Salvador in CONCACAF League preliminary round

Forge FC will play CD Municipal Limeno in El Salvador on Oct. 22 in the preliminary round of the Scotiabank CONCACAF League.

October 2, 2020
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hamiltonbulldogs.com

Jan Myšák Live NHL Draft 2020

Jan Myšák Live NHL Draft 2020

Join us on Oct 5th at 2pm as Bulldogs player, Jan Myšák gets ready for the Oct 6th 2020 NHL Draft in Montreal virtually.

October 2, 2020
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The Devil All The Time

The Devil All The Time

The Devil All the Time is an extremely grim experience that leans into its Western gothic horror vibe with lots of creepy visuals

September 24, 2020
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Mulan

Mulan

The 2020 Mulan live-action remake of Disney’s 1998 animated Mulan is definitely the same story in both versions, give or take an Eddie Murphy voiced dragon

September 17, 2020
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The New Mutants

The New Mutants

It works in fits and starts as there are some good performances from some moody mutants until things finally get rolling in the finale.

September 8, 2020
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globalnews.ca

CFL, Hamilton Tiger-Cats legend Tommy Joe Coffey dead at 83

CFL, Hamilton Tiger-Cats legend Tommy Joe Coffey dead at 83

Coffey was the CFL‘s scoring leader in 1962, 1967, 1969 and 1970, and led the league in receptions in 1962, 1964, 1965 and 1969.

September 8, 2020
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Tenet

Tenet

A CIA agent, who is eventually nicknamed the Protagonist (John David Washington), is recruited by an agency known as Tenet.

September 4, 2020
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Bill and Ted Face the Music

Bill and Ted Face the Music

After an almost 30 year gap in between sequels the excellent duo return in Bill and Ted Face the Music in a most triumphant manner.

August 26, 2020
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The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan

Ultimately, Ivan is a film that has a sweet center although it never quite reaches being an extraordinarily transcendent talking animal fantasy

August 23, 2020
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An American Pickle

An American Pickle

An American Pickle is a very funny and very weird movie that jumps from zany event to zany event, tonally hopping forcefully between maudlin and manic

August 23, 2020
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Project Power

Project Power

Project Power is one of them grim and gritty and splatter ultraviolent takes on the superhero genre.

August 13, 2020
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tsn.ca

Ticats DB Breaux says he won't play in shortened season

Ticats DB Breaux says he won't play in shortened season

Don't expect to see Delvin Breaux playing for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats if the CFL stages a shortened season.

August 7, 2020
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My Spy

My Spy

Wrestler turned actor Bautista keeps his tough guy with a heart of gold persona that he has used to good effect as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy

July 31, 2020
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The Old Guard

The Old Guard

Andy (Charlize Theron) runs around the globe doing mercenary for hire work with her comrades in arms

July 20, 2020
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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is a weird movie which makes sense since it’s about an excessively extravagant singing competition

July 20, 2020
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7500

7500

7500 is a visceral thriller that makes the most out of a single confined space and uses a real-time gimmick to create tension.

July 9, 2020
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Irresistible

Irresistible

Democratic political strategist, Gary (Carrell), is trying to get his fellow liberal Washington Democrats out of a rut after their demoralizing 2016 loss

July 9, 2020
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Hamilton

Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton is an up and coming American revolutionary in the late 1700s standing up to the oppression

June 24, 2020
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The King of Staten Island

The King of Staten Island

The King of Staten Island is writer/director Judd Apatow doing his star-making comedy drama vehicle bit where he bestows fame

June 17, 2020
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Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

One day Artemis Fowl Jr. (Ferdia Shaw) finds that his father, Artemis Fowl Sr. (Colin Farrell) has gone missing and was actually a world renowned criminal

June 11, 2020
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The Longest War

The Longest War

The Showtime documentary The Longest War shines a light on the US occupation of Afghanistan which, pushing towards 20 years

June 3, 2020
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend

Digging into alternate versions of outcomes is what makes Kimmy vs. The Reverend very entertaining, eventually supplying a shockingly truly dramatic finale

May 13, 2020
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Guns Akimbo

Guns Akimbo

Guns Akimbo is an excessively violent and extremely weird experience. It is also pretty funny with a lot of quipping amidst the chaotic splatter.

May 6, 2020
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Bad Education

Bad Education

Its a zippy, profound and darkly amusing experience that shows how easy it is to twist a system if no one is watching

April 30, 2020
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Extraction

Extraction

Extraction doesn’t have the balletic kinetic art-house pop action of something like John Wick but it does have exceptionally crunchy and messy skirmishes

April 28, 2020
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reddeeradvocate.com

Indoor soccer star Ian Bennett flies under the radar in Hamilton

Indoor soccer star Ian Bennett flies under the radar in Hamilton

A showman and all-star with the Milwaukee Wave, Hamiltonian Ian Bennett is a marquee goal-scorer in the Major Arena Soccer League.

April 28, 2020
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canada.constructconnect.com

Hamilton approves $28M reconstruction for Stoney Creek thoroughfare

Hamilton approves $28M reconstruction for Stoney Creek thoroughfare

The largest construction project for Hamilton's upper east area since the Red Hill Parkway is slated to begin this year.

April 22, 2020
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Sergio

Sergio

Sergio (Wagner Moura from Netflix’s Narcos) works as a UN Ambassador and is sent to Iraq at the outbreak of the war.

April 22, 2020
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ticats.ca

Bench Brewing launches first-ever lager in limited edition Tiger-Cats branded cans

Bench Brewing launches first-ever lager in limited edition Tiger-Cats branded cans

Bench Brewing announced Tuesday the release of its first-ever lager, co-branded in partnership with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

April 20, 2020
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thethings.com

15 Facts about Studebaker and their demise

15 Facts about Studebaker and their demise

Studebaker was one of the biggest car companies in the 20th century, with a rich history. Here are facts about Studebaker and their demise.

April 16, 2020
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business.financialpost.com

Once Seen as Safer than Gold

Once Seen as Safer than Gold

The real estate industry is now in a state of paralysis with households among the world's most indebted, poorly placed to weather the storm

April 16, 2020
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thhechronicleherald.ca

IMF warns Japan against deepening negative interest rates

IMF warns Japan against deepening negative interest rates

Interest rate cuts may do more harm than good to Japan's economy hit by fallout from the coronavirus pandemic

April 16, 2020
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Trolls World Tour

Trolls World Tour

Trolls World Tour is an outlier, it is a big budget animated family feature and a sequel to a movie that made 300+ million worldwide

April 12, 2020
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ctvnews.ca

Queen offers Easter message of Hope

Queen offers Easter message of Hope

Queen Elizabeth II is using her Easter message to encourage hope in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, saying it "will not overcome us."

April 8, 2020
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The Platform

The Platform

Hoarding, sharing, rationing, gluttony, and starvation are unfortunately themes, nowadays more than ever, and with eerie timing The Platform arrives

April 2, 2020
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Togo

Togo

Leonhard Seppala (Willem Dafoe) is a dog sled trainer and racer living with his wife Constance (Julianne Nicholson) and their faithful lead dog Togo

April 1, 2020
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bluemountaineagle.com

Foo Fighters announce rescheduled Hamilton Van Tour date

Foo Fighters announce rescheduled Hamilton Van Tour date

The Foo Fighters' original gigs were due to kick off in April, but will now begin on October 1 in Hamilton

March 30, 2020
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chch.com

New Canadian travel restrictions come into effect Monday

New Canadian travel restrictions come into effect Monday

New travel restrictions put in place by the federal government to protect against the spread of COVID-19 will officially come into effect Monday March 30th

March 26, 2020
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chocolatetales.ca

Thank a Health-Care Hero gift pack

Thank a Health-Care Hero gift pack

Show you care with chocolate truffles to brighten the day of your loved ones and thank the health care workers who are keeping us all safe.

March 25, 2020
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VIEW Magazine suspends printing until Covid-19 is defeated

VIEW Magazine suspends printing until Covid-19 is defeated

While we are on hiatus we encourage everyone to exercise patience, be kind, and heed the directive to stay home. We look forward to serving you again.

March 25, 2020
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Coronavirus and the other global emergency

Coronavirus and the other global emergency

“We are now, inadvertently, conducting the largest-scale experiment ever seen,” observed a British professor.

March 25, 2020
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The Hunt

The Hunt

When a bunch of strangers wake up in the middle of a forested nowhere, they are gagged, confused, and find a cache of deadly weaponry

March 25, 2020
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Spenser Confidential

Spenser Confidential

With movie theatres shuttering, social distancing the new normal, and new releases being yanked, at first glance it seems there is a dearth of originals

March 25, 2020
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Restaurants that offer Take Out and Delivery

Restaurants that offer Take Out and Delivery

A list of Hamilton area restaurants offering Take Out and Delivery during this time of minimal contact

March 25, 2020
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politico.com

Prince Charles tests positive for the coronavirus

Prince Charles tests positive for the coronavirus

A spokesman for Clarence House, the residence of Prince Charles, confirmed in a statement that the 71-year-old has been diagnosed with the coronavirus

March 24, 2020
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chch.com

Ontario releases list of essential workplaces and services

Ontario releases list of essential workplaces and services

The Ontario government has ordered all non-essential businesses to close for the next two weeks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 21, 2020
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rollingstone.com

Kenny Rogers, Country Music’s ‘The Gambler,’ Dead at 81

Kenny Rogers, Country Music’s ‘The Gambler,’ Dead at 81

From bold psychedelic rockers and cinematic story songs to sentimental country-pop, Kenny Rogers covered considerable musical turf throughout six decades

March 17, 2020
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canada.ca

Canada Health Updates

Canada Health Updates

The Government of Canada has created the infrastructure to respond to the public health threats of the virus

March 16, 2020
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cdc.gov

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

This situation is evolving rapidly. We will update this information regularly. All HHS sites are open and continuing to offer care

March 13, 2020
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talkbasket.net

Canada’s national team to play in an All-Stars game

Canada’s national team to play in an All-Stars game

This match is currently scheduled to be held on June 12 in Hamilton, while the qualifying tournament is from June 23-28.

March 11, 2020
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93.3 CFMU Fundraiser

93.3 CFMU Fundraiser

Community groups, ethnic communities, culturalists, thinkers, dreamers — get a voice on CFMU when they might not have a home elsewhere or get lost online

March 11, 2020
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Climate Not In Energy Board Mandate

Climate Not In Energy Board Mandate

The Ontario Energy Board has decided that greenhouse gas emissions linked to a new fracked gas pipeline across Hamilton are not part of its mandate.

March 11, 2020
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The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Usually movies about the invisible man make the disappearing guy the centre of the story, but this film takes a unique tactic.

March 11, 2020
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Lockdown Records Punk Rock Compilation Showcase

Lockdown Records Punk Rock Compilation Showcase

Duane Timbers grew up in the area around the time that punk broke the first time around some forty years ago

March 11, 2020
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Onward

Onward

Pixar’s latest effort, Onward, continues its tradition of exuberant energy, gorgeous animation, and an emotionally satisfying journey.

March 11, 2020
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The Turn It Ups Reunite Play Hamilton After Fifteen Years

The Turn It Ups Reunite Play Hamilton After Fifteen Years

Formed when the band members weren’t even old enough to drive in Canada, after four years the Turn It Ups split after recording their debut full length.

March 11, 2020
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Walter

Walter

His performance is like a poem. It’s presented with simplicity but has as many meanings as there are seats in the audience.

March 11, 2020
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Coronavirus

Coronavirus

As the panic surrounding the Coronavirus spreads as quickly as the virus itself, governments around the world are scrambling to contain both

March 11, 2020
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Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing

Hamilton theatre maker Luke Brown first saw Every Brilliant Thing at Canadian Stage in Toronto when it ran in late 2018.

March 6, 2020
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Chris Sakai's Collab Celebrates Second Anniversary with Tush at Sous Bas

Chris Sakai's Collab Celebrates Second Anniversary with Tush at Sous Bas

The venue known as Sous Bas splashed onto the local scene attracting a discriminating clientele that wanted a different kind of place to experience music

March 6, 2020
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Man Made Hill's "Mass Wasting"

Man Made Hill's "Mass Wasting"

It's spaced out and spastic tunes that bemuse and befuddle like truly engaging art should but for Gagne, it's all about chasing the perfect pop song.

March 6, 2020
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globalnews.ca

Despite coaching change, Hamilton Bulldogs plastered in Peterborough

Despite coaching change, Hamilton Bulldogs plastered in Peterborough

Days after firing head coach Vince Laise, the Hamilton Bulldogs were blown away 8-0 in Peterborough Thursday night.

March 5, 2020
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thepostmillennial.com

Remembering John Candy, 26 years after his death

Remembering John Candy, 26 years after his death

Canadian Icon John Candy died on 26 years ago today but his humour lives on. Born in Newmarket, Ontario in 1950

March 5, 2020
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A Belly Full

A Belly Full

They bare more than their midlife midriffs as they face themselves and their life choices, and struggle to remain friends

March 4, 2020
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globalnews.ca

McMaster Innovation Park unveils plan for Hamilton Spectator building

McMaster Innovation Park unveils plan for Hamilton Spectator building

CEO Ty Shattuck confirms that MIP is the buyer of the Spectator building and has plans to transform the six-acre Frid Street property into a “Mega Hub"

March 4, 2020
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cbc.ca

On-street parking rates in Hamilton are increasing

On-street parking rates in Hamilton are increasing

Hamilton city councillors voted Monday to increase rates at parking meters by 50 cents to $2 per hour, and at downtown lots up to $3 per hour

March 2, 2020
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denverpost.com

A hot summer ahead for boxing’s heavyweight division

A hot summer ahead for boxing’s heavyweight division

Boxing’s heavyweight division will be heating up even further this summer, highlighted by a third fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder

March 2, 2020
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catholicleader.com.au

Friend’s death leads Canadian Catholic to become a doctor

Friend’s death leads Canadian Catholic to become a doctor

CHRISTIAN Fuschini’s best friend died when they were teenagers, and that’s when he decided what he wanted to do with his life.

March 2, 2020
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gnrcentral.com

How Pearl Jam Became The Final Grunge Band to Stay Alive!

How Pearl Jam Became The Final Grunge Band to Stay Alive!

Pearl Jam Would Have a Difficult Decade in the 90’s But Bounced Back With 1998’s Record “No Code.” March 24 – Hamilton, Ontario @ FirstOntario Centre

March 2, 2020
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stcatharinesstandard.ca

Hamilton film and TV projects help boost Ontario record of $2.1 billion in productions, 44,540 jobs

Hamilton film and TV projects help boost Ontario record of $2.1 billion in productions, 44,540 jobs

Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Cultural Industries announced that the province enjoyed a record year in film and television production

March 1, 2020
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globalnews.ca

Brandon Banks named Athlete of the Year

Brandon Banks named Athlete of the Year

In winning the 25th annual award, Banks became the first American and the first member of a professional sports team to win the honour.

March 1, 2020
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globalnews.ca

Tiger-Cats’ donation to ‘Tackle Hunger’ program stocks shelves

Tiger-Cats’ donation to ‘Tackle Hunger’ program stocks shelves

They handed off 3,200 pounds of cooked meat products to supply local food banks on Friday morning in support of Purolator’s Tackle Hunger program.

March 1, 2020
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thesil.ca

The Marauders’ many tests

The Marauders’ many tests

The basketball championship run has started. Both the men’s and women’s teams have entered the first round of the playoffs.

March 1, 2020
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brantfordexpositor.ca

Blad commits to McMaster for football

Blad commits to McMaster for football

Assumption College’s Carter Blad has committed to McMaster University at the end of the summer to attend school and play for the Marauders football team.

March 1, 2020
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fiveforhowling.com

NHL: Former Hamilton Bulldog Jan Jenik looks to be the real deal

NHL: Former Hamilton Bulldog Jan Jenik looks to be the real deal

At 18 it was decided that his development would be better served in the Ontario Hockey League with the Hamilton Bulldogs.

February 29, 2020
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rt.com

US and Taliban ink Afghanistan peace agreement, set conditions for troop withdrawal

US and Taliban ink Afghanistan peace agreement, set conditions for troop withdrawal

Washington and the Taliban movement have signed a deal that lays out conditions for the withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan.

February 26, 2020
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City Challenging Provincial Energy Board

City Challenging Provincial Energy Board

Ontario’s energy regulator is exploring uncharted territory in the wake of strong Hamilton challenges to a proposed fracked gas pipeline.

February 26, 2020
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Royal Seas

Royal Seas

“I got bored playing music in genres that didn’t really suit me so I wanted to make something for myself."

February 26, 2020
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Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog

Jim Carrey almost singlehandedly makes it entertaining by going old school Carrey bonkers in every scene.

February 26, 2020
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The Call Of The Wild

The Call Of The Wild

Harrison Ford narrates the film very sagely, telling the audience what Buck is feeling at any given moment.

February 26, 2020
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Walter

Walter

“Walter is someone you will like. He doesn’t want your pity. He wants you to understand how it feels to be him”

February 26, 2020
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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

In the 20 years since its London premiere, Mamma Mia! has been described as everything from “comfort food” to “uplifting”

February 26, 2020
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Letterkenny Live 2020 Tour

Letterkenny Live 2020 Tour

The edgy and cerebral diaglogue driven comedy starkly contrasts the more profanity peppered humour

February 26, 2020
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40th Anniversary Music Hall

40th Anniversary Music Hall

A cast of six women and eight men, comprising the ‘Melodious Misses,’ ‘Marvelous Misters,’ and one ‘Mr. Chairman’

February 26, 2020
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Pippin

Pippin

This musical, first choreographed by Bob Fosse on Broadway, still has considerable play in our modern world

February 26, 2020
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Bernie And The Impossible

Bernie And The Impossible

To be sure, there’s barely ever anything genuine or important to glean from American presidential primary debates.

February 26, 2020
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Open Season Hip Hop Open Mic

Open Season Hip Hop Open Mic

“We’ve got to break a lot of stereotypes and show that hip hop is totally a thing that welcomes everybody"

February 26, 2020
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Ellis' "Born Again"

Ellis' "Born Again"

The immediate religious connotations from Ellis debut full length release weren’t meant to be ironic.

February 26, 2020
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Lindy Vopnfjörd Hosts Hamilton Loves You

Lindy Vopnfjörd Hosts Hamilton Loves You

This weekend, Lindy leads a troupe of musicians to help out some of the newest additions to the city.

February 25, 2020
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boxing247.com

Three Lions Promotions adds Bradley Wilcox and Josh Lupia to “Rdy 2 Roar” for May 2 in Hamilton

Three Lions Promotions adds Bradley Wilcox and Josh Lupia to “Rdy 2 Roar” for May 2 in Hamilton

TLP is pleased to announce the addition of Bradley Wilcox of Hamilton for “Rdy 2 Roar” on Saturday May 2nd at the Hamilton Convention Centre