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2019′s top-grossing films at the Canadian box office

The annual chart was topped by Menteur and Il pleuvait des oiseaux, while The Grizzlies, The Hummingbird Project and Antigone also made the top-10.

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Happy Holidays from Playback

Our daily newsletter will return to your inboxes on Jan. 7, and in the meantime you can test your Playback knowledge with our short trivia quiz.

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Photo gallery: 2019 WIFT-T Crystal Awards

See who came out to honour recipients like showrunner Esta Spalding, Alison Duke and maxine bailey.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Dec. 10 to 16, 2019

The Mandalorian (Disney+) tops the charts again, while The Expanse (Amazon Prime Video) lands at #3.

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In brief: Canadians hit the festival circuit in 2020

Plus, the CRTC extends Super Channel’s licence, a Canadian showrunner is tapped for the Sundance Institute’s January Screenwriters Lab, and more.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Dec. 2 to 8, 2019

David Foster: Off the Record and Still Standing crack the list at #23 and #30, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Dec. 6 to 12, 2019

Frozen 2 leads the list, while Knives Out and Ford v Ferrari land at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Dec. 6 to 12, 2019

Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone claims the top spot, followed by Sympathie pour le diable at #2 and Il pleuvait des oiseaux at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Dec. 3 to 9, 2019

The Mandalorian leads the list, while See climbs to #5 and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel cracks the top 10.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 25 to Dec. 1, 2019

Murdoch Mysteries cracks the list at #23, while The Good Doctor and Survivor lead.

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Photo gallery: Telefilm Canada’s 2019 Public Assembly

The funder presented its 2018/19 results at a public event held at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, 2019

Stand! dances its way to the top, while Antigone comes in at #2 and Les barbares de La Malbaie lands at #3.