Friday, September 21, 2018

‘A real threat’: Pirates are selling cheap, live TV and some Canadians are signing...

Third-party dealers are selling cheap, pirated live TV channel subscriptions and it's catching on with Canadians. A study suggests that 6.5 per...

Christopher Plummer downplays his Oscar chances, but savours the glamour

The veteran Canadian actor is on the Oscar ballot for his performance as J. Paul Getty in All the Money in the...

What’s an Oscar really worth?

Winning an Oscar has a lot of money at stake, and most of that prize isn't in the statue itself. http://www.cbc.ca/news/what-s-an-oscar-really-worth-1.4560621?cmp=rss

Time’s Up will be a part of the Oscars, but not on red carpet

The organizers of Time's Up say the movement to eradicate discrimination in the workplace will have a presence at Sunday's Oscar show,...

Alberta artist creates Oscar-nominated sound effects for Blade Runner

Chris Szott smacks a wooden table with stuffed toilet plungers to mimic the thump, thump, thump of galloping horses. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/blade-runner-sound-effects-chris-szott-edmonton-foley-1.4559485?cmp=rss

Oscars 2018: Academy Awards Q&A

Sunday's Oscars are shaping up to be an awards show like no other. How will the evening play out, amid #MeToo, Time's...

Golden Casting Couch statue of Harvey Weinstein pops up in Hollywood pre-Oscars

A golden statue of a bathrobe-clad Harvey Weinstein, seated regally atop a couch with an Oscar in hand, took up temporary sidewalk...

Grammy-nominated choir conductor on leave over sexual misconduct allegations

Noel Edison, the longtime conductor of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and the Elora Singers, has been put on a leave of absence...

Trump fires back at comedian Alec Baldwin, who responds with comeback on Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump isn't pleased with Alec Baldwin's latest comment that impersonating the president is "agony," and suggests that Saturday Night...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle invite the public to help celebrate their wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have invited 2,640 people to the grounds of Windsor Castle in the English county of Berkshire to...