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What you need to know about COVID-19: September 18, 2020
Who watches the watchmen? Why, this documentary does!
Nadia, Butterfly is a filmmaking stroke of genius
Jann's back: Singer-songwriter returns to fictional version of herself in second season of hit sitcom
Designer Bora Aksu presents pandemic-inspired collection at London Fashion Week
Curiosity high for TV's anything-can-happen virtual Emmys
By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California may be burning and the United States is in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Hollywood is hoping that there might be some relief in a party - albeit at a distance - at Sunday's Emmy ...
Marie Curie biopic a touch elementary
Marie Curie was a giant among scientists. Winner of Nobel prizes in physics and chemistry, she remains one of only two people (the other being Linus Pauling) to be so honoured in two fields. She discovered two elements – radium and polonium, named ...
The Nest is a haunted-house story without any ghosts, says Chris Knight
I think it’s my own fault that I didn’t like The Nest more than I did. After viewing a single trailer, I went into it thinking it was some kind of slow-burning horror story, and spent most of its 107 minutes wondering when the ghosts would ...
Toronto festival offerings feature horses, wolfwalkers and a magpie named Penguin
The Toronto International Film Festival wraps up this Sunday – a weird, pared-down, largely virtual affair, but a festival nonetheless. There was Oscar buzz – Anthony Hopkins as Olivia Coleman’s ageing dad in The Father , for example. There ...
Self-Cut Bangs blast through quarantine blues with debut album
When Shawn Petsche and Cayley O’Neill set out to create music together under the name Self-Cut Bangs during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Calgary couple had only one rule to guide them. While it was recorded in quarantine, it ...
Disney's 'Mulan' gets cold reception in boycott-leading Hong Kong
By Yanni Chow and Carol Mang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's live-action remake of "Mulan" opened on Thursday to a lacklustre reception in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy activists have been leading calls to boycott the movie. Based on a ...
Filming resumes on 'The Batman' movie after coronavirus shutdown
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Filming has resumed in Britain on the movie "The Batman," Warner Bros. said on Thursday, after a two-week shutdown caused by a member of the production - reported to be actor Robert Pattinson - who tested positive for the ...
Musicians hold second fundraiser at the Ironwood Bar & Grill; proceeds will go to other Calgary music venues hit hard by pandemic
One month after musicians and patrons rallied to save the Ironwood Stage and Grill, a second fundraiser at the iconic venue will be held to benefit other Calgary establishments hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. BANDing Together was a ...
Cardi B files for divorce after three years of marriage with Offset
By Mimi Dwyer (Reuters) - U.S. rapper Cardi B filed papers on Tuesday to divorce her husband, Offset, after three years of their on-and-off marriage. The "WAP" singer, 27, known for songs that celebrate sex, money and female empowerment and for her ...
Challenger doc reminds viewers of the human cost of space travel
The history of space travel is mostly one of firsts, highests and bests. Yuri Gagarin in orbit. Neil Armstrong on the moon. The discovery of water on Mars, and possibly life on Venus. The day in 2013 when the Voyager probe became the first ...