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Behind every renowned movie is a great writer, and film adaptations of books are no exception. Although the Toronto International Film Festival takes place in the fall, booklovers and film buffs in Toronto are able to participate in a series of six events from March to June through the festival’s year-round programming. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel of the CBC’s Writers & Company, the annual Books on Film series launches on March 3 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox to celebrate movies that […] Continue reading →

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The name orca whale has become synonymous with the term killer whale, possibly back to use in the 18th century by Spanish sailors. Despite this, a wild orca has never been known to maliciously kill a human being in its natural habitat. Their appearance may be intimidating, but since the first orca whales were captured in the 1960s and 70s humans have dispelled this and numerous other myths surrounding these intelligent mammals. The documentary Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a captive […] Continue reading →

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