Tag: Review

2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe prototype first drive review

My first encounter with the 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe felt like meeting The Mask. Instead of admiring it under the bright lights at an auto show, or checking it out as a .jpg in my inbox, I saw it draped with psychedelic, multi-colored camouflage in front of a non-descript testing center located on…

2019 Volkswagen Atlas review

It’s great to see Volkswagen finally design a vehicle for the American market, and the Atlas crossover is just that. With American’s insatiable need for larger cars, VW went to the drawing board to build its take on the American SUV. Gone are the smooth lines of Touaregs past: the harder lines of the 2019…

2020 Hyundai Palisade first drive review

The three-row crossover and SUV segment is one of the key battlegrounds in the current war of automotive attrition. As industry-wide sales volumes continue to decline, automakers are doubling down on producing competitive entries in segments like this one to secure market share and maintain profitability. Some manufacturers were in a better position to tackle…

Film Review: ‘Murder Mystery’

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – There’s a fortune at loose and Adam Sandler is on the case — in fiction and reality. A decade ago, “Murder Mystery,” a caffeinated comedy that stars Sandler and Jennifer Aniston as working class New Yorkers whose European vacation gets handcuffed to a $ 70 billion corpse, would have raked in…

Financial System Review Summary – 2019

Risk slightly higher, but the system remains resilient The overall risk to the Canadian financial system has increased slightly since our last assessment in June 2018. This increase is due to a slowdown in economic growth, caused in part by global trade policy uncertainty, last year’s oil price decline, ongoing difficulties in the energy sector…