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With Oscars in sight, Amazon, Netflix look to Sundance to secure streaming rights
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 = 3 million YouTube views: A Montrealer's formula for online fame
Tim Blais, better known as A Capella Science, has defied all stereotypes of what it means to be a physicist.
A Dog's Purpose Hollywood premiere, Canadian preview screenings cancelled
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
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.
CBC BOOKS Mark Twain fairy tale The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine coming this fall
More than a century after Mark Twain's death, a fairy tale based on notes he wrote in 1879 is being published this fall.
E-book publishers and Apple reach new deal with Competition Bureau over pricing
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
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'
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
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.
A rare, unknown photo of Frédéric Chopin probably found
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.