Many guests at the company’s press conference during the E3 industry event in Los Angeles walked around in shirts that read, “I witnessed the most powerful console ever.” On stage, Microsoft used a ludicrously pristine, 20-metre, 4K resolution screen to show off the car racing game Forza Motorsport 7 on the Xbox One X, the […]

(20th Century-Fox/Associated Press/Getty Images) Lord and Miller have developed a stellar reputation in Hollywood for their smart and profitable adaptations of creaky or impossible properties like The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street and its sequel. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said Tuesday that the Star Wars spinoff is parting ways with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller […]

The deal is expected to close in the second half of this year. © The Associated Press, 2017 Global liquor behemoth Diageo says it will pay up to $1 billion US to buy a tequila brand co-founded by movie star George Clooney. Clooney founded the Casamigos brand four years ago with partners Rande Gerber and […]

“I think we’ve got a film in us. A Downton Abbey movie is in the works, with production likely to begin in 2018, an NBCUniversal executive said Wednesday. It’s been in the works for some time,” Edelstein said in Singapore at a red-carpet event for Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, which features costumes, locations and never-before-seen footage […]

‘Try him again’: Celebrities react to Bill Cosby mistrial​ Prosecutors will retry Bill Cosby after judge declares mistrial in sex assault case Lawyers for news outlets had argued that jurors’ names should be public to ensure transparency in the judicial process. Prosecutors and defence lawyers had argued they should remain secret, saying releasing them would make […]

While the Liberal party’s election platform promised “merit-based and independent appointments,” the heritage minister will ultimately make the final choices of new board members from the advisory panel’s list of recommended candidates. The advocacy organization Friends of Canadian Broadcasting launched a social media campaign a year ago, calling for an overhaul of the board selection […]

© The Associated Press, 2017 A five-time Academy Award nominee, Day-Lewis is the only one to ever win best actor three times. “I don’t dismember a character into its component parts and then kind of bolt it all together, and off you go,” Day-Lewis told the Associated Press in 2012, discussing Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. “I tend to […]

‘Try him again’: Celebrities react to Bill Cosby mistrial​ Prosecutors will retry Bill Cosby after judge declares mistrial in sex assault case “This is a critical part of the justice system,” Segal argued. Judge Steven O’Neill fears there would be a chilling effect on jurors needed for Cosby’s retrial if the first jury discusses the […]

Alito also said trademarks are not immune from First Amendment protection as part of a government program or subsidy. Patent and Trademark Office denied the request on the ground that it disparages Asians. Should the sports world ban indigenous names and logos? OPINION: We are not your mascots, we are human beings Slants founder Simon […]

This year’s guest curator is Flying Lotus, who many of our listeners will not know anything about. A: He submitted a wishlist of artists to us and we were able to bring 11 musical acts he chose that are going to be scattered through the programming of the festival. There’s lots of ways to kind […]

on Parliament Hill, near Macdonald’s statue.  New version of Louis Riel opera emphasizes Indigenous roles and languages Dozens of people gathered around the statue to watch the performance, which also featured traditional drumming. Canada Scene runs until July 23. His 25-minute performance Monday was part of the National Arts Centre’s Canada Scene festival, and took place at 5:30 p.m. who […]

But he leaves with a tip for future northern photographers. (Royal Canadian Mint) “Well of course the coin is usually the most talked about one,” said Hill, whose aurora photo is featured on an exclusive $10 coin for Canada 150 celebrations. (Submitted by Adam Hill) Hill said that leaving Hay River was inevitable, as “East coasters always have […]