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SHORT, SHARP SHOCKS: It Begins…

To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock, In a pestilential prison, with a lifelong lock, Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock, From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block! The Mikado. Gilbert

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Posted in From the Editor, Independent film, News, Preview, Television & Film

In PONTYPOOL, Words Can Kill

[photos: Brian Paulette] We’ve heard it said, “Words mean things.” And even as far back as the 1800s, we’ve been wrangling with the notion of how much words impact our lives. Sticks and stones will break my bones But words

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Posted in Adaptations, Preview, Theatre

WHY HORROR?

Confession time. I can’t stand The Blair Witch Project. It’s a terrible movie with a brilliant ad campaign, and its director made a far superior film in Altered… if you saw it. Which most people didn’t. I laughed all through

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