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Thandie Newton sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to talk about her new film The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.
YouTube star, comic and director, Bo Burnham, discusses his first feature film, Eighth Grade. Canadian musician and composer, Jean-Michel Blais, tells us how and why he wanted to capture imperfection on his new album Dans ma main. Jael Richardson shares her book recommendation: The Ensemble by Aja Gabel. Canadian comics artist, Aminder Dhaliwal, talks about her popular web series and graphic novel, Woman World.
September 12: 'I like the happy accidents': Jean-Michel Blais on capturing imperfection on his new album Dans ma main
Musician and composer Jean-Michel Blais performs live in the q studio and talks about recording his latest album, Dans ma main, late at night in an empty piano store.
Jael Richardson is q's books columnist. She drops by to fill you in on a new book to check out. Today, she'll talk about The Ensemble by first-time novelist Aja Gabel.
September 12: Aminder Dhaliwal on Woman World: How a cheeky side project turned into a popular graphic novel
When Canadian cartoonist Aminder Dhaliwal created an online comic, just for the fun of it, she never expected it to turn into a professional venture. Now, she has a huge following and a graphic novel deal.
September 12: Bo Burnham on his new film Eight Grade and creating comedy from a life of growing up online
Bo Burnham was one of the first self-made YouTube stars, which launched him into an arena-filling stand-up comedy career. But he left it all behind a few years ago to focus on writing and directing his first feature film, 8th Grade.
Natalie Portman talks about the inspiration behind her critically-acclaimed performance in Vox Lux, and how she got into the mindset of a pop star struggling with addiction and PTSD. Writer, musician and politician Wab Kinew introduces a new generation to Indigenous trailblazers in his picture book Go Show the World. Sarah Feldberg?, former editor of Las Vegas Weekly, gives us a brief history of Las Vegas concert residencies. Costume designer Ruth E. Carter shares how costumes bring characters to life.
Who says Las Vegas is where entertainers go to retire? Sarah Feldberg, the former editor of Las Vegas Weekly, tells us how the Las Vegas residency got its start and who made these concerts cool again.
September 11: Natalie Portman on Vox Lux, the dark side of fame, and the unique toll of being 'pop star famous'
Natalie Portman sits down with Tom Power to talk about the inspiration behind her critically-acclaimed performance in Vox Lux, and how she got into the mindset of a pop star struggling with addiction and PTSD.
September 11: The costume designer behind Malcolm X and Black Panther shares how costumes bring characters to life
Ruth E. Carter is an Oscar-nominated costume designer who calls herself 'the woman behind your favourite characters.' Now, there's a whole new exhibit dedicated to exploring her designs.
September 11: Wab Kinew introduces a new generation to Indigenous trailblazers in picture book Go Show the World
Writer, musician and politician Wab Kinew talks about his new children's book Go Show The World, which introduces a whole new generation of kids to some of North America's Indigenous trailblazers.
Geena Davis talks about tackling sexism on screen in her new documentary This Changes Everything. The q screen panel breaks down the best films at TIFF so far. YouTube's director of urban music, Tuma Basa, discusses how the curated playlist has changed music. Actor and director Nandita Das takes us into the story of one of South Asia's greatest writers.
YouTube Music's Tuma Basa chats with Tom Power about the massive cultural shift to music streaming, and what it means for musicians and the way fans consume the music they love.
Geena Davis talks to Tom Power about her new film, which takes a close look at the gender disparity in Hollywood, both on and off screen.
September 10: Manto director Nandita Das takes us into the story of one of South Asia's greatest writers
A new film is shining a spotlight on one of South Asia's greatest writers, Saadat Hasan Manto. Acclaimed actor and director, Nandita Das, joins Tom Power live in the q studio to take us deeper into Manto's story.
Our screen panellists, John Semley and Tina Hassannia, give us their take on the best films at TIFF so far.
Full episode: William Shatner, Lisa Christiansen and Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe, Keith Urban, Stephen Wallis 07/09/2018
Legendary Canadian actor William Shatner shares his advice on how to live long and prosper. The q This music panel dives into some big new music releases for the week. Country music star Keith Urban talks about blending genres on his latest album Graffiti U. Canadian director Stephen Wallis remembers the late Burt Reynolds.
September 7: 'I've always felt like an artist': Keith Urban on blending genres on his new album Graffiti U
Tom Power sits down with country music star Keith Urban to talk about his new album Graffiti U, a crossover of country and pop.
Our music panel reviews new albums from two of music's heaviest hitters: Paul Simon and Paul McCartney. They also look at the health of Canadian country music ahead of the CCMAs.
September 7: 'He was a sweet guy': Director Stephen Wallis remembers Burt Reynolds as more than his tough guy reputation
Canadian director Stephen Wallis worked with Bert Reynolds on what may be the late actor's final film.