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Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

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Kate Taylor is lead film critic at the Globe and Mail and a columnist in the arts section. A three-time National Newspaper Award nominee, she won an NNA in 2015 for an investigative project about donations to the Royal Ontario Museum. In 2009-2010, she was awarded the Atkinson Fellowship in public policy journalism to study Canadian cultural sovereignty in the digital age. Her 2003 novel, Mme Proust and the Kosher Kitchen, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for best first book (Canada/Caribbean region) and the Toronto Book Award. Her second novel, A Man in Uniform, was published in 2010; her third, Serial Monogamy, was published in 2016 and is forthcoming in paperback.

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Selling one artwork to keep another? The NGC courts an age-old controversy Subscriber content Kate Taylor
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Maya Gallus turns up The Heat on male-dominated cooking industry
At Toronto’s Hot Docs festival, a distinctly female gaze
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Review: Here’s the ugly truth about Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty
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Review: Stratford’s Timon of Athens film elevates a lesser Shakespearean work
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Toward a national cinema: How this non-profit brings Canada to the silver screen
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Doc on Saudi poetess a topical centrepiece for Toronto’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Review: Rampage is more mumble than rumble, though there is a jungle
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Review: Sweet Country is a searing classic-in-the-making
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Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country views the Outback from the inside out
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What the National Gallery of Canada’s sealed lips and deep pockets could mean Kate Taylor
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With Final Portrait, Stanley Tucci returns to the director’s chair for the first time in a decade
Review: Allure fails to generate much sympathy for its difficult lead character
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Review: Stanley Tucci’s Final Portrait favours the dilemma of art over the drama of a life
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Review: Blockers is a chaotic teen comedy, but a refreshing one
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Review: C’est la vie! elevates the wedding comedy by taking a fresh perspective
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Review: Mary Goes Round is another case of one too many
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Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and the cultural appropriation debate
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Review: Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs delightfully indulges his most idiosyncratic impulses
Review: The Death of Stalin is a blackly hilarious satire