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Taika Waititi makes Thor: Ragnarok rock

Jordan Bosch The Thor movies have never been one of Marvel’s highlights. Granted, the first Kenneth Branagh-directed film in 2011 was alright, but the second was pretty dreadful and diminished any interest in a follow-up. However, Thor: Ragnarok chose New Zealander Taika Waititi, director of cult...

Into an uncertain future

Dr. Richard Thatcher Guest Columnist The recently announced death of the Moose Jaw Times-Herald is a significant loss to the longstanding family of Saskatchewan press and news media outlets. The upcoming December closure of a local urban paper, serving that community since 1889, is an ominous flag...

Traditions are the answer

  Lori Deets Let's talk about it I don't have a lot of time left and I feel like we have so much left to talk about. As I've said in almost every article, reconciliation is a process. It's not going to happen overnight, and like many life...

Why donate to professional theatre?

Evie Koop Sawatzky Most people don’t know the scope of what a professional theatre company does and why it needs support so I am going to lift the curtain, so to speak. Granted, I have limited space to tell you, so what follows is by no...

Agatha Christie gets a modern makeover

Jordan Bosch Special to the Times-Herald It’s one of Agatha Christie’s most enduring stories and for good reason. Some are calling Murder on the Orient Express a remake because of the popular 1974 film directed by the great Sidney Lumet, and starring a cast of heavyweights including...

Going it alone

Regina’s Brodie Moniker tours western Canada with first solo album Jessi Nicholls Special to the Times-Herald Saskatchewan’s own multi-instrumentalist and rock singer Brodie Moniker has just released his first solo album, Nowhere Left to Ghost, earlier this year. “I like the freedom of being a solo artist and...

Billy Bishop’s perspective on war

Jordan Bosch Special to the Times-Herald Anyone who saw last month’s great production of Billy Bishop Goes to War, and those of us who’ve been familiar with it for some time, know it’s one of the best Canadian plays. Written by John MacLachlan Gray and Saskatchewan’s own...

Finding the time

Evie Koop Sawatzky Special to the Times-Herald Find the time. That’s not an order. It’s a perspective shift. If you want to do something, you will make time and prioritize it — of course. That specific time set aside will account for the majority of your rehearsal time...

Jackie Chan proves himself in The Foreigner

Jordan Bosch Special to the Moose Jaw Times-Herald It’s been a while since we’ve seen a Jackie Chan movie. His last major English-language film that I can recall was the 2010 remake of The Karate Kid. He used to be everywhere in the 90s and early 2000s,...

Balancing act

It seems I am continuously “getting organized.” I wonder how much of that is because my job keeps expanding, and how much is because when I joined the not-for-profit rat race; I was already behind because I was less experienced. How much of it is...

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