Two women working with Ryerson University have been included in Canada 150 Women, a book that explores 150 of the most influential and groundbreaking women in Canada.
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It seems that Marvel has figured out what the movie-going audience wants and delivers it to the silver screen. This is no different with Doctor Strange. It was once said that the comic was the only one that wouldn’t work on screen. Well, somehow Marvel has made it work in very strange, pun intended, and unique ways. The film follows […]
Title: Divergent Genre: Science Fiction / Young Adult Pages: 487 About the author: Veronica Roth is an American author best known for the Divergent trilogy, which also include Insurgent and Allegiant. The last book was released in October of last year. While on winter break of her senior year of the creative writing program at Northwestern University in Chicago, Veronica […]
Paul Verhoeven’s 1995 film Showgirls is widely regarded as a flop. It was panned by both audiences and critics, earning the ignominious award for Worst Picture at the Razzies that year. But now that nearly 19 years have passed, film critic Adam Nayman, who teaches a class on documentaries at Ryerson, explores why the movie is actually a cinematic gem in his new book It […]
Title: The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker and edited by Marion Meade Genre: Satire/criticisms/reviews/short stories/poetry Pages: 626 About the author: Parker has worked for publications like Vanity Fair, Vogue and The New Yorker. Through her writing career she met famous writers, actors, and critics. She also formed the Algonquin Round Table, which included Harper’s Bazaar editor Art Samuels, film star Harpo Marx and New […]