Most recent entries for August 2013

220-james-spader-174562499.jpgEmmy Award-winning actor James Spader will take on the mantle of the Avengers' newest villain on the silver screen.

220-celine-130829.jpgCéline Dion's promotional campaign for her upcoming album continued today with a first look at her newest single posted on her website.

TIFF's programmers have once again compiled an enviable slate for movie-loving audiences. Still, with 366 films in total, one might understandably feel overwhelmed by the Toronto film festival's vast offerings.There are inevitably films each year that separate from the overall pack, whether due to powerhouse performers, the return of a talented filmmaker, buzz from a previous outing or perhaps an auspicious debut. CBC News highlights TIFF-bound films already causing chatter among moviegoers.
220-sarah-horn-kristin-chenoweth.jpgAn audience member at a Kristin Chenoweth concert brought the house down in an impromptu duet with the former Wicked star.

220-zelda-double-flawless.jpgA project for Toronto's Gamercamp video games festival is reinterpreting the looks of some of the most well-known characters in the history of gaming with the help of real-world fashion.

220-papers-please-Shot11-Jorji.jpgSet at a dystopian communist border crossing in 1982, Papers, Please is a nerve-racking sleuthing game with relentless pacing and dozens of compelling characters.

The WWE's Darren Young told TMZ today that he was gay, becoming the first openly gay professional wrestler to work for the company.

From Grimes and Metz to revived collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Canadians acts are delighting fans in the Land of the Midnight Sun, according to CBC's Laura Thompson, who is bouncing and banging along at Oslo's Øya Festival.

FILM REVIEW: Blue Jasmine

In his first U.S.-set film in years, Woody Allen offers his most serious -- almost sinister, in fact -- efforts in years. Blue Jasmine stars Cate Blanchett in an Oscar-worthy turn as a delusional, vodka-soaked Wall Street wife whose world comes crashing down around her.
The interwebs are buzzing about the pitch-perfect first trailer for David O. Russell's upcoming '70s-era caper flick/drama American Hustle, starring Oscar-worthy collaborators Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner. Set to classic Zeppelin and showcasing wild and sweaty '70s hair and fashion, the teaser is all style.
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