Adrian Sutherland

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Even cinephiles could count on two hands the number of documentaries that became bona fide critical and commercial hits effectively sparking wider discussion; one hand if Michael Moore’s...
Pretty much everybody of every age loves owls. But it’s fair to say Rebecca Lessard loves the wide-eyed marvels and their bird-of-prey brethren more. Since 1990, the founder and director...
It’s perhaps ironic that children’s entertainers — though vessels for shiny, happy, sticky singalongs about fantastical ephemera — in many ways carry more responsibility...
Beyond a fat paycheque and fancy title, there are other very meaningful ways to measure career success. Things like doing work that advances your values, benefits others, and makes the world a better...
You wouldn’t think that rats — prodigious breeders that have survived and thrived for millennia despite arousing the acute disdain of much of mankind — would require any sort of...
In many ways, the concert promotion industry can be likened to a show by prog-rock dandies Rush: exciting and fun but seriously lacking a female presence. Global concert promoters Live Nation hope to...
After reading his book, it’s hard not to conclude that the world needs more Tim Hague. Or more precisely, the world needs more people with Hague’s aggressive optimism in the face of...
Good news for anyone hand-wringing about what to buy Prince Harry and bride-to-be Meghan Markle as a gift for their May 19 nuptials. And we know how stressful china and flatware selection can be...
Like non-fiction books, documentaries have at least one very distinct advantage over their fictional filmic counterparts: even so-so docs send viewers away having learned something new. That...
Companion animal overpopulation is a serious problem in major centres across the globe, from Rome to Istanbul, Toronto to Los Angeles. In remote areas, where even basic veterinary services are...

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