He searched for a comparably ambitious military research and development project and settled on the Manhattan Project, the U.S. “For millennia before the prequels, there was economic stagnation,” says Feinstein, when asked if the real world has any similarities to the Star Wars economy. “There was no economic growth for 25 millennia. “That was just the […]

Dancers with the National Ballet of Canada in Toronto perform a scene from The Nutcracker. Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield, right, and Julia Ostrowski, left, appear as cannon dolls with Trygve Cumpston in the National Ballet of Canada’s Nutcracker in 2013. (Bruce Zinger/National Ballet of Canada) Prominent Nutcracker cameos this year include Olympian Penny Oleksiak, Kim’s Convenience creator […]

A committee of several hundred Academy members will view each film next month and pare the list down to five nominees for the category. Montreal filmmaker Xavier Dolan has advanced in the race for best Foreign Language Film at the upcoming Academy Awards. (TIFF) When the voting started, 85 films were considered. The Academy revealed the […]

“Snowflakes with limited IQ and all those needing a safe space to cry need not order,” Robert Emberly noted.  Amazon Customer said the knee-high boots “will keep your feet dry when walking through puddles of liberal tears.” Trump might regret not selling all his businesses Trump has bad blood with Amazon in the past, chiding CEO Jeff Bezos over election coverage by […]

Super Mario Run is compatible with devices running iOS 8.0 or later. The game can be downloaded from the App Store at no cost, and players have a chance to try out the game’s three modes for free. The game launches in 151 countries and regions on Thursday and comes with  English, Japanese, German, French, […]

P.K. Subban Foundation from the gala were to be donated to the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Subban letter promises ‘many more surprise visits’ to Montreal Children’s Hospital ‘Kids, I will not let you down,’ P.K. © The Canadian Press, 2016 2, will also reveal the ribbing Subban received on Twitter from fellow NHLers about his […]

history, with sales of more than 138 million albums. All tickets are $79.98, including tax and service charge. Fans are snapping up Garth Brooks tickets as fast as they become available, and the country music superstar is leaving no Unanswered Prayers. 25 at 7 p.m. 25 at 3 p.m. 23 at 7 p.m. In 2010, he […]

Unflattering portrayals? With files from Information Morning Fredericton “If you look at the way he drew, he saw the lines and wrinkles in a face as terrain. Lord Beaverbrook was a friend of both Churchill and Sutherland. “I just had an enquiry about traveling the exhibition yesterday from a gallery.” The sketches were actually part […]

Lin said earlier this fall that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should take a harder line against Chinese human rights violations. “Governments are not really speaking out, even for their Chinese citizens outside of China,” she said. Inspired by previous activist Miss Canada  Lin says Falun Gong was persecuted because it encouraged independent thought. Chinese […]

Howie Mandel, comedian and America’s Got Talent judge, has been tapped to host the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards.  “I’m thrilled,” Mandel said in a statement about his latest hosting gig.  “I don’t only look at it as honouring the best in Canadian entertainment, but more importantly, I am so excited about the free trip home!”  Wide-ranging career Mandel first became […]

Vance, The People V. La La Land may have hit all the right notes for the Golden Globes, but the Screen Actors Guild sung a different tune Wednesday, when Kenneth Lonergan’s New England-set family drama Manchester by the Sea picked up the most nominations. © The Associated Press, 2016 Also missing were nominations for Jeff Nichols’ fact-based […]

He was a good man who gave me some big breaks in my early days. We skated side by side for years. He was a wonderful man,father,husband and friend.He will be missed by all. Thanks to Whistler Film Fest for the Icon Award. “It’s part of my identity, and a unique thing I carry with […]