Discover a classic, booze-fuelled sequence of female self discovery

Laura (Seidi Haarla) is an aspiring intellectual from Finland who is ‘lodging’ at her girlfriend’s (Irina, a pretentious academic) place in Moscow. She’s there to sharpen her language skills and try her best to fit into a bohemian intelligentsia crowd of hippie academics, a crowd she’s clearly not cut out for. She soon sets out […]

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Scene Stealers: The fraught Shabbat dinner in Licorice Pizza

Paul Thomas Anderson’s love letter to growing up in the San Fernando Valley in the early 1970s bombards us with memorable scenes that are by turns hilarious, revolting and touching. Licorice Pizza is, indeed, a mass repository for future cult scenes. There’s the one where Alana Kane (played by Alana Haim, one third of sisterly […]

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What Happened to Elizabeth Holmes, the Subject of Hulu’s The Dropout?

It’s been nearly four years since the unforgettable Summer of Scam. First, there was Anna Delvey aka Anna Sorokin, who was posed as a German heiress to trick New York’s most important—and wealthiest—people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then there was Elizabeth Holmes, original #GirlBoss icon and former big-time Silicon Valley techpreneur, who […]

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How 18 Waits Founder Daniel Torjman Keeps His Creative Juices Flowing

Photography courtesy of 18 Waits.Exercise, new music and finding moments to be grateful for top his list. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date April 17, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter One of things I most enjoy about living in Toronto’s Queen West neighbourhood is all the independent business I’m surrounded by, from organic and low waste-focused grocery stores […]

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Abel Osundairo Gets Starring Role in Movie as Jussie Smollett Waits

Exclusive Friends, Family & Lovers One of the brothers who admitted to carrying out an elaborate hoax to make it look like Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime is back to acting — before the ex-“Empire” star. Abel Osundairo will be making his acting debut in the upcoming low-budget film, “Friends Family […]

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