That Shelf's Senior Critic Victor Stiff discusses how writing about pop culture helped him maintain his mental health throughout 2020.
It’s hard to think of a year better suited to the Rendezvous With Madness Festival than 2020. With a pandemic, protests, bushfires, and wildfires—event after event has slowly chipped away at our collective calm. Suitably this year's festival on the human capacity for endurance in the face of great challenges.
Judy Versus Capitalism is an astonishing accomplishment. Utterly heartbreaking, the film is a resounding act of bravery.
Hot Docs is teaming up with Bell Let’s Talk and Workman Arts for the third installment of the Free Mental Health Film Series.
The 27th annual Rendezvous With Madness festival will feature movies, a visual arts exhibition, and a comedy showcase.
Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story details how mental illness affected an NBA star’s life and career.
Was the Marvel Universe TV team-up series The Defenders worth the wait?
Three years after its initial release, Will O'Neill's Actual Sunlight remains a harrowing depiction of depression.
Hugh Gibson's documentary The Stairs reviewed for TIFF 2016.
Move over Bruce Wayne, Jessica Jones is the best representation of PTSD on TV.
It's part two of our Fan v Fan video recap for Marvel's Jessica Jones. Pros, cons, easter eggs, and more from episodes 8-13!
It's part one of our Fan v Fan video recap for episodes 1-7 of Marvel's Jessica Jones. Pros, cons, easter eggs, and more!
I first read Alias because I heard Netflix would be releasing a 13-episode series based on it, but there's so much more to Jessica Jones.
Stark's anxiety and (probably) PTSD in Iron Man 3 and alcoholism in “Demon in a Bottle” extend beyond the “flawed hero” archetype.
For my very first “Ladies Make Comics Too,” meet Kate Leth; she’s a great indie artist who wishes people would stop asking (anyone, ever), “What’s it like to be a woman in comics?”, and would love to see more mainstream comics with empowered women who aren’t objectified.