The comic comes home to Toronto to sound off on cultural quirks, furniture building and bathroom visits, reveling in all things ridiculously human.
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Metin is a small time hustler in a Stockholm suburb, filled with big dreams but bogged down by the circular world of street crime. Things change when his secret diary becomes a hot item for a posh book publisher, and Metin must decide if he’s really up to the challenge that is leaving his criminal life behind.
Our favourite police men are called together to deal with a gang who rob banks and jewelers. Using their various talents as well as their extraordinary luck, the crooks stand no chance against our men and women wearing blue..
Laurie Kilmartin’s tweeting while her father was in hospice quickly garnered press and Twitter followers. Her comments are as painful as they are hilarious and give voice to the very human thoughts we keep to ourselves as a loved one passes from life to death. Filmed at The Lyric Theater in Los Angeles, California, Laurie speaks about cancer, hospice, death, grieving, and funerals.
The President’s daughter, unable to experience life like a normal 18 year-old, escapes from her entourage of Secret Service agents while traveling in Europe. She falls in love with a handsome British stranger, who also happens to be working undercover for her father.
In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest until the mysterious Wilbur Robinson shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner and his mom.
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