Saturday, November 27, 2021

Maya Super

A contributor to The Medium.

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    The US election: An authoritarian exercise in entertainment

    On November 3, the world watched the title bout of the U.S. election between a politician and a reality TV star, the latter of...

    Stop normalizing anti-Semitism in the 21st century

    On August 29, Conservative MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay reposted a video on Twitter of George Soros being interviewed by Chrystia Freeland when she was still a journalist. The...

    TIFF felt very different this year

    The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is as Torontonian as Drake. So, when Covid-19 spread across the globe this year, local film lovers worried...

    The M List: The best TV shows to procrastinate to this...

    1) The Boys: In a world where superheroes are a commodity—a rag-tag bunch of nobodies, each personally affected by the ‘Supes,’ work together to save...

    Canada needs to confront its racist past by acknowledging John A....

    Heads often roll in revolutions. In Canada’s case, it was the bronze head of Canada’s first prime minister, John. A. Macdonald. The statue was...

    Movies to Watch Under Quarantine

    COVID-19 is very real. Our academic year has ended with physical classes being cancelled and everything in disarray. None of us really know what is going...

    Is violence in films justified?

    The highly anticipated film Joker was released in theatres earlier this month. Prior to the release, Joaquin Phoenix’s long awaited single-standing Joker origin story was met with...

    Review: Ad Astra

    Ad Astra is Brad Pitt’s second major performance of 2019 after starring in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood earlier this spring. Set in space,...

    TIFF 2019: What to watch

    As we reach September, not only do we return to university, but the crowds of A-list celebrities and Oscar contenders arrive in Toronto for TIFF....

    Concert review: Jonas Brothers’ Only Human

    On August 23, 2019, The Jonas Brothers (comprised of Joe, Nick, and Kevin) returned to Toronto as a part of their reunion tour “Only Human”...

    A&E Year in Review

    UTM Arts This year, the Blackwood Gallery started off the semester with their exhibition The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea, which explored themes of sustainability and...

    Unpopular popular culture: TV edition

    Sometimes it’s hard to pick up a show on Netflix that’s a doozy. When I’m done one, I’m on to the next like a hawk...

    Penn Badgley’s killer performance in You

    You, a Lifetime turned Netflix series based on the book of the same name by Caroline Kepnes, is a thrilling show starring Gossip Girl’s...

    Scorpion, Drake

    In the summer of 2018, Drake released his latest album Scorpion. Drake, a rap star from Toronto, is best known for the corny hits...

    Not so fantastic beasts

    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the sequel to a prequel that no die-hard Harry Potter fans asked for. Two years after the...

    Climate change is happening, now

    The AGO is currently running an exhibition called Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. This exhibit features work by Canadian artists Edward Burtnsky, Nicholas de Pencier,...

    Top Gun (1986)

    Directed by Tony Scotts, Top Gun (1986) is a fun, adrenaline-pumping movie starring America’s former golden boy, Tom Cruise. Set against the backdrop of...

    Political portraits at TIFF

    Since my recent move to Toronto, I have had the delight of fulfilling my love for movies, at the Toronto International Film Festival. The...

    The US election: An authoritarian exercise in entertainment

    On November 3, the world watched the title bout of the U.S. election between a politician and a reality TV star, the latter of...

    Stop normalizing anti-Semitism in the 21st century

    On August 29, Conservative MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay reposted a video on Twitter of George Soros being interviewed by Chrystia Freeland when she was still a journalist. The...

    TIFF felt very different this year

    The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is as Torontonian as Drake. So, when Covid-19 spread across the globe this year, local film lovers worried...

    The M List: The best TV shows to procrastinate to this...

    1) The Boys: In a world where superheroes are a commodity—a rag-tag bunch of nobodies, each personally affected by the ‘Supes,’ work together to save...

    Canada needs to confront its racist past by acknowledging John A....

    Heads often roll in revolutions. In Canada’s case, it was the bronze head of Canada’s first prime minister, John. A. Macdonald. The statue was...

    Movies to Watch Under Quarantine

    COVID-19 is very real. Our academic year has ended with physical classes being cancelled and everything in disarray. None of us really know what is going...

    Is violence in films justified?

    The highly anticipated film Joker was released in theatres earlier this month. Prior to the release, Joaquin Phoenix’s long awaited single-standing Joker origin story was met with...

    Review: Ad Astra

    Ad Astra is Brad Pitt’s second major performance of 2019 after starring in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood earlier this spring. Set in space,...

    TIFF 2019: What to watch

    As we reach September, not only do we return to university, but the crowds of A-list celebrities and Oscar contenders arrive in Toronto for TIFF....

    Concert review: Jonas Brothers’ Only Human

    On August 23, 2019, The Jonas Brothers (comprised of Joe, Nick, and Kevin) returned to Toronto as a part of their reunion tour “Only Human”...

    A&E Year in Review

    UTM Arts This year, the Blackwood Gallery started off the semester with their exhibition The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea, which explored themes of sustainability and...

    Unpopular popular culture: TV edition

    Sometimes it’s hard to pick up a show on Netflix that’s a doozy. When I’m done one, I’m on to the next like a hawk...

    Penn Badgley’s killer performance in You

    You, a Lifetime turned Netflix series based on the book of the same name by Caroline Kepnes, is a thrilling show starring Gossip Girl’s...

    Scorpion, Drake

    In the summer of 2018, Drake released his latest album Scorpion. Drake, a rap star from Toronto, is best known for the corny hits...

    Not so fantastic beasts

    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the sequel to a prequel that no die-hard Harry Potter fans asked for. Two years after the...

    Climate change is happening, now

    The AGO is currently running an exhibition called Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. This exhibit features work by Canadian artists Edward Burtnsky, Nicholas de Pencier,...

    Top Gun (1986)

    Directed by Tony Scotts, Top Gun (1986) is a fun, adrenaline-pumping movie starring America’s former golden boy, Tom Cruise. Set against the backdrop of...

    Political portraits at TIFF

    Since my recent move to Toronto, I have had the delight of fulfilling my love for movies, at the Toronto International Film Festival. The...

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