He’s oh so charming,” said Toronto filmmaker Matt Johnson, whose fake documentary Operation Avalanche was up for a TFCA Award and is nominated for six Canadian Screen Awards. © The Canadian Press, 2017 BAFTAs dish out nominations to La La Land, Arrival Meanwhile, Gosling won a Golden Globe for his role as a jazz musician in […]

( Danny Moloshok/The Associated Press) Those films included the Jennifer Aniston, Jack Huston and Alden Ehrenreich film The Yellow Birds, and Dee Rees’ WWII-era drama Mudbound with Mary J. Even in the midst of the box office blackout, organizers assured festival goers that screenings would still take place as planned Saturday. Blige and Carey Mulligan. People enter the […]

“But I know that this won’t change anything. (Jose Luis Magana/Associated Press) In New York, Helen Mirren, Cynthia Nixon and Whoopi Goldberg joined a crowd of protesters marching to Trump’s home at Trump Tower. This is one for the books.” In New York, Goldberg told a cheering crowd that “what’s at stake is everything you […]

After revolutionizing television with bold, award-winning original content, streaming networks are on the cusp of their first potential Oscar wins, and are back at the Sundance film festival looking for more awards-worthy fare. Netflix, with 94 million global subscribers, entered Sundance this year having already purchased six films and two documentary series, including sci-fi drama […]

Holtzbrinck (which operates under the Macmillan brand name)  along with Simon & Schuster and Hachette​ have come to an agreement that could allow electronic book sellers such as Apple and Kobo to set the prices of books they sell by those publishing houses. Previously, the terms of those contracts forbade resellers from altering book prices in any way, which means that prices […]

At President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, Beyoncé sang the anthem, James Taylor sang America the Beautiful, and Kelly Clarkson sang a powerful My Country, ‘Tis of Thee. Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration to ‘stand with the LGBT community’ For those seeking star power, there was the unofficial, alternate programming around town, such as Thursday’s […]

29. Gore travels from the changing Jakobshavn Glacier to the flooded streets of Miami to connect the dots of how global warming is impacting the world in real ways. Gore, on stage, said that he had just flown in from Davos, Switzerland, where he saw business leaders and heads of state at the World Economic […]

He is famous for his piano music, largely inspired by Poland’s traditional and folk dances and tunes, such as mazurkas or polonaises. (Institut Polonais Paris) The Polish Institute in Paris said on its website a photo of a daguerreotype image was found by Swiss physicist Alain Kohler, who co-operated with music journalist Gilles Bencimon of […]

pic.twitter.com/BPd8lK89V9— @mattyglesias The band is scheduled to head west across Canada after visiting the Maritimes, with six more shows from Montreal to Edmonton.  ‘Makes you complicit’ If the comments on the band’s official Facebook page are any indication, some Canadians aren’t happy. “If we welcome them here, we are welcoming supporters of a racist and a misogynist,” wrote […]

The Hollywood premiere of A Dog’s Purpose has been cancelled amid growing concern and calls to boycott the shot-in-Canada film, following the release of a video — purportedly from the movie set — showing a distressed German shepherd being forced into turbulent water. While we are all disheartened by the appearance of an animal in […]

In between takes of intense gravity,he’d make all of us on set laugh till we cried..had respect 4 ALL..& THE STORIES- #MiguelFerrer #RIP https://t.co/9WcWAs1FMl— @JillHennessy A native of Santa Monica, Calif., Ferrer was the son of Academy Award-winning actor Jose Ferrer and singer-actress Rosemary Clooney, and a cousin of George Clooney, who issued a statement […]

She attributes much of his success to his broad appeal. woman to turn to one of her favourite artists for her master’s thesis and her PhD. “As a Syrian girl I still love his music, but as an academic I’m just very much in awe in the ways in which he was able to brand himself through these […]

“It helps people. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press) Concerts have taken place at the White House since the 1800s when President John Adams was the first occupant. “Obama always represents hip-hop in so many ways,” Khaled said. I’m hip-hop. ​Not only is President Barack Obama the first black president of the U.S., but it’s safe to say […]