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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for March 13 to 19, 2020

Although both French and English-language cinemas closed early last week, Mafia Inc, 14 Jours, 12 Nuits and Les notres claimed the top three spots.

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Playback’s COVID-19 coverage unlocked

While we realize we aren’t the first paywalled publication to take this step, we are fully committed to playing our part in covering and supporting the industry during this unprecedented moment in time.

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In brief: Cineworld issues layoff notices in the U.K.

Plus: CBC has made access to Curio.ca free, while Kidoodle.TV has acquired new content and more. (Cloudbabies pictured).

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 10 to 16, 2020

Star Trek: Picard claims the #1 spot on the Digital Original list, followed by The Mandalorian and Castlevania at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Feds to provide support to those who aren’t eligible for EI

Justin Trudeau pledged $900 bi-weekly for up to 15 weeks, as Canada and U.S. unveiled border closures. Plus: Canadian Heritage provides an update on its funding programs.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, March 2 to 8, 2020

Big Brother Canada claims three spots on the list, while Transplant and Murdoch Mysteries land at #13 and #29, respectively.

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Photo gallery: CAFTCAD Awards 2020

A selection of images of winners and attendees from this year’s CAFTCAD Awards.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for March 6 to 12, 2020

14 Jours, 12 Nuits leads the list, followed by Mafia Inc at #2 and Disappearance at Clifton Hill at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for March 6 to 12, 2020

This week’s Canadian box office generated $11,472,972 and saw Onward land the top spot.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 3 to 9, 2020

Star Trek: Picard claims the #2 spot, while Altered Carbon rises to #4 on this week’s Digital Original list.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 24 to March 1, 2020

New medical drama Transplant lands at #14, while Murdoch Mysteries cracks the top 30.

Indie List 2020

Playback’s Indie List: 2020 edition now open

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