Singin’ under the Stars: two clashing, classic musicals chart the same story of Hollywood’s imagined and real transitions
When I was a kid my favourite movie was Singin’ in the Rain (1952). The MGM musical - which Revue
'The Boy Friend' and 'Theatre Of Blood' pay homage to the dark, absurd, and unhinged humour of stories told on stage.
This June, Paradise Theatre has selected eight films to screen as part of their "All the World's a Stage!" film
Jubilee or Pride, 'The Queen' is touching down at Paradise, and is a vital touchpoint for all your June festivities.
On June 6th, Paradise Theatre screens Frank Simon’s documentary The Queen (1968), which captures the behind-the-scenes drama of the
'The Wolf Man' at the Revue: How Lon Chaney Jr. clawed cinema’s iconic monster onto the screen and into the pop culture psyche
A caped vampire declares through a thick Hungarian accent, “I want to drink your blood.” A mad scientist screaming in
Serving camp this Mother’s Day: How 'Mommie Dearest' messily met its calling as an LGBTQ culture classic.
About a third of the way into Mommie Dearest (1981), movie star
Joan Crawford (played by Faye Dunaway) is summoned
'Imitation of Life' fails at anti-racism by elevating prettiness over ugly truths.
Douglas Sirk, who directed films such as Magnificent Obsession (1954) and All That Heaven Allows (1954), is a master of
'Devil In The Blue Dress' is a noir diving into the seedy underbelly of the American Dream
‘Neo-noir’ is a fitting description for Devil In A Blue Dress (1995), a sexy and stylish film that is both
Another Easter at the Church of Judy Garland
With Easter comes favourite traditions. Some look forward to dyed eggs, chocolate bunnies or glazed ham. But for me, a
Stanley Donen, 'Indiscreet', and the lost art of fun for fun’s sake
Stanley Donen, who passed away in 2019 at the age of 94, was one of the best directors of Hollywood’
For all the Delanceys we didn’t cross, Joan Micklin Silver’s 1988 rom com remains a triumph
There’s a scene halfway through Crossing Delancey (1988) - screening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox April 2nd, that takes