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Ryan Gosling, Denis Villeneuve among Canadians likely to get Oscar nominations

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:20:02 EST


When this year's Oscar nominations are announced on Tuesday, there's a good chance some Canadians will be prominently in the mix, most notably Quebec director Denis Villeneuve and London, Ont.-born actor Ryan Gosling.

Madonna, Scarlett Johansson, Miley Cyrus among celebs at women's marches

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:45:11 EST


Scores of Hollywood A-listers showed up at huge women's marches in Washington and other cities to show support for feminism, equality and human rights.

Cyberattack on Sundance film fest briefly shuts down box office

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:15:16 EST


Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon.

With Oscars in sight, Amazon, Netflix look to Sundance to secure streaming rights

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:13:50 EST


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.

String theory + a capella = A Montrealer's formula for online fame

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:36:18 EST


Montrealer Tim Blais, better known as A Capella Science, defies all stereotypes of what it means to be a physicist.

A Dog's Purpose Hollywood premiere, Canadian preview screenings cancelled

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:38:58 EST


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.

Jackie Evancho, Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform at inauguration, but A-listers gather at unofficial events

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:17:13 EST


Teen singer Jackie Evancho delivered a soft-voiced rendition of the U.S. national anthem at Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony on Friday, but the inauguration performances have exposed the obvious divisions in the country following Trump's election, with star-power turning up for unofficial, alternate programming, from the Peace Ball to protests in New York to the Women's March on Washington.

E-book publishers and Apple reach new deal with Competition Bureau over pricing

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:50:44 EST


Three major book publishers have signed an agreement with Canadian competition authorities that will permit retailers to sell those publishers' e-books at a discount — something they couldn't do before.

3 Doors Down shows at Canadian casinos criticized after Trump inauguration gig

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:22:15 EST


Rock band 3 Doors Down will follow up their performance in Washington, D.C., by playing casinos in Moncton and Halifax. And some Canadians aren't happy about it.

Al Gore stays mum on Trump meeting, says 'it's not the last'

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:53:35 EST


Speaking to a packed auditorium at the Sundance Film Festival following the premiere of his new climate change documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, former U.S. vice president Al Gore said that while he wouldn't divulge specifics about his December conversation with Donald Trump, it wasn't 'the last conversation.'

Actor Miguel Ferrer dead at 61, cousin George Clooney pays tribute

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:18:18 EST


Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit NCIS: Los Angeles and, years earlier, to NBC crime drama Crossing Jordan, has died.

Found photo likely Frédéric Chopin, says Polish cultural group

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:58:50 EST


Poland's culture institute in France says it believes a previously unknown photograph of Polish composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin has probably been found by private researchers. If so, it would be only the second confirmed photographic image of him.

Celebrity reality check: why anti-Trump entertainers are being tuned out

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST


As stars pour out in protests around the inauguration, research suggests celebrities rarely have the power to substantially change people's political opinions

Arcade Fire deliver new song 'I Give You Power' on eve of U.S. inauguration

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:53:15 EST


Arcade Fire is back with a new song that appears directly aimed at Donald Trump on the eve of his inauguration.

'He is hip-hop:' Obama praised as America's first hip-hop commander-in-chief

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:09:11 EST


​Not only is President Barack Obama the first black president of the U.S., but it's safe to say he has been America's first hip-hop commander-in-chief, for his embracing of the genre and its artists.