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Skyfall: Interview with director Sam Mendes

Some have called the 23rd installment of the James Bond franchise, Skyfall, the best Bond movie since the franchise began. Its success may come as a surprise, or not, depending on how you see it. The director is Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes, best known for his work in American Beauty and Revolutionary Road – both… Read more »

André Laplante speaks to us though his gigantic heart

A review of the Canadian pianist’s performance with the Victoria Symphony On Oct. 27, Monsieur Laplante wasted no time as he walked onto Royal Theatre’s stage, warmly greeting guest conductor Alain Trudel and concertmaster Terence Tam before turning towards the audience to acknowledge our applause. We had been warmed up to hear Laplante perform in… Read more »