Entertainment and Arts

Walt Disney Company Los Angeles Times Ban

It took just a few days for enough criticism to mount to break Disney's resolve in its stand off with Los Angeles Times journalists.

Posted: November 7, 2017, 4:29 pm
james toback

Amid the online tidal wave of #metoo conversations about sexual harassment and assault, Canadian actress Chantal Cousineau used Twitter to share her own experience and soon found herself corresponding with dozens of women.

Posted: November 7, 2017, 2:00 pm
Marcus Youssef

Vancouver playwright and actor Marcus Youssef is the latest winner of the $100,000 Siminovitch Prize, Canada's biggest theatre world honour.

Posted: November 6, 2017, 6:24 pm
cohen exhibition

Monday’s sunny sky quickly dissolved into a dark, cavernous experience inside Montreal's Musée d'art contemporain (MAC), where the long-awaited exhibition Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything opened to a smattering of Cohen mega fans.

Posted: November 6, 2017, 5:22 pm
Patrick Watson

Fans from around the world were in Montreal on Monday to celebrate the icon with a star-studded concert, Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen.

Posted: November 6, 2017, 5:02 pm
Rupert Murdoch Robert Iger

Rupert Murdoch-controlled Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Monday, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter.

Posted: November 6, 2017, 2:24 pm
Harvey Weinstein Abu Dhabi

An Ontario actor's civil suit against Harvey Weinstein over alleged sexual assault will proceed despite multiple unsuccessful attempts to serve notice to the disgraced producer.

Posted: November 6, 2017, 12:32 pm
Britain Justice League Photo Call

Ben Affleck says the storm of sexual harassment allegations engulfing Hollywood has led him to examine his own behaviour.

Posted: November 6, 2017, 7:46 am
Terry Penney

Singer/songwriter Terry Penney has been writing songs about war veterans ever since a chance meeting with Leslie Ginn, a Second World War veteran, in Penney’s hometown of Lewisporte.

Posted: November 6, 2017, 5:30 am
Elizabeth Bacon-Smith

Devotees of the Montreal poet and singer-songwriter came together Sunday to witness Leonard Cohen's Montreal, as excitement builds for Monday's concert on the eve of the first anniversary of his death.

Posted: November 5, 2017, 5:57 pm
Church Shooting Texas

A shooting at a Texas church Sunday that has left more than 20 people dead is prompting reaction online about gun control.

Posted: November 5, 2017, 5:38 pm
APTOPIX The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Show

Tapings for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon have been cancelled all this week following the death of the talk show host's mother.

Posted: November 5, 2017, 12:32 pm
Film Box Office

Thor: Ragnarok thundered to one of the year's best box-office debuts, opening with an estimated $121 million US in North American theatres.

Posted: November 5, 2017, 11:20 am
Getty Prince

A bidding war resulted in a $700,000 US price tag for a Prince guitar — the highest price ever paid for one of the late icon's guitars, according to Julien's Auctions.

Posted: November 5, 2017, 11:02 am
Britain Tom Hanks Book Signing

Oscar-winning actor and author Tom Hanks used a Texas book Festival appearance to help a couple get engaged.

Posted: November 5, 2017, 10:11 am
Kevin Spacey

It took less than a week for two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey to go from admired stage, TV and film star to a pariah, under investigation by the police and fired from his Emmy-winning role in House of Cards.

Posted: November 4, 2017, 2:48 pm
Selena Quintanilla Honored With a Star on the Hollywood Walk of

Some 4,500 fans gathered on Vine Street in Hollywood on Friday to pay tribute to the late Tejano music queen Selena Quintanilla, who was honoured with the 2,622nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Posted: November 4, 2017, 10:27 am
Britain BAFTA Celebrates Downton Abbey

Britain's gossipy glossy Tatler magazine has apologized for inappropriate comments about the former Downton Abbey actress Daisy Lewis.

Posted: November 4, 2017, 10:11 am

Netflix Inc. has severed ties with Kevin Spacey, one of its biggest stars and the lead in its popular drama House of Cards, after a number of allegations of sexual misconduct against the Oscar-winning actor.

Posted: November 4, 2017, 4:42 am
Xbox One X console shot

The Xbox One X is the most powerful gaming console on the market. But is that reason enough to buy one?

Posted: November 4, 2017, 4:00 am