Television

  • Critipeg: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    “Moo Moo”
    New episodes airing in 2021 on Citytv

  • Late-night shows are like university students

    For now, late-night reflects the mounting pressure put on comedians to be philosophers, political activists and teachers, able to somehow grapple (comedically) with the floundering American democracy.

  • Critipeg: Gen:Lock

    Season 1 is available on RoosterTeeth.com

  • CRITIPEG: Lovecraft Country

    Alongside the fun elements of Lovecraftian horror found in the first episode of HBO’s new show Lovecraft Country, important ideas concerning the intersection between race and literature are addressed in thoughtful ways.

  • Arts briefs

    Global pandemic // Free streaming services // Take an online tour of a museum // Read books // STAY HOME

  • Crazy, Winnipeg, love

    Best known for his award-winning films Inertia and My Awkward Sexual Adventure, director Sean Garrity brings a fresh look at romantic-comedy films with his new feature I Propose We Never See Each Other Again After Tonight, highlighting Winnipeg in a very special way.

  • Filmmaking ain’t for everybody

    Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler are successful Black directors, and their journeys can point to an idealistic future where all directors, regardless of race and gender, can have fruitful careers.

  • CRITIPEG: Uncut Gems

    The pre-release hype for Uncut Gems achieved a fever pitch rivalled only by the frustration over its tiny theatrical rollout. 

  • CRITIPEG: What did Jack do?

    It wasn’t too long ago that it seemed like we may never see a new David Lynch film.

  • Favourite Local Achiever Over 60

    1.    Fred Penner
    2.    Elder Albert McLeod 
    3.    Fred Dugdale

  • CRITIPEG: Stranger pranks

    Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo’s new Netflix show brings back the prank-based comedy format of Punk’d, Candid Camera and Just for Laughs Gags.

  • Social games for social good

    On Nov. 2, two fundraisers for children’s charities will happen with very different types of activities at their centres: Lee-Ann’s 5th Annual Pool Tournament to benefit Snowflake Place children’s advocacy centre and the Extra-Life Charity Marathon (a worldwide gaming marathon fundraiser for local children’s charities), in which Ctrl V Virtual Reality (VR) will take part.

  • This is who dreams are made for

    Lizzie McGuire, the beloved 2000s TV show, is back in business.