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  • Jukebox Hero: The Musical brings the songs of Foreigner to a Toronto stage

    March 22, 2018 9:13 PM

    Musical being written by team behind The Commitments, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, to play Ed Mirvish Theatre next February. “As far as the writing of the songs, I’ve already taken care of that,” quipped Mick Jones of Foreigner at a news conference Thursday at the Sony Centre. The musical will feature 16 Foreigner hits including, of course, the anthem

  • In Steven Soderbergh’s Unsane, Claire Foy is stellar as a stalking victim who’s involuntarily committed

    March 22, 2018 3:32 PM 4

    It’s not Soderbergh’s best work, but the cat and mouse game between victim and stalker will get pulses pounding, writes Bruce DeMara. Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy) has been relentlessly stalked for two years, a secret she unwisely keeps to herself. Understandably, it’s left her an angry and fearful emotional wreck. But, in seeking help, Sawyer further

  • Céline Dion cancels Las Vegas concerts due to ear surgery

    March 22, 2018 12:41 PM 5

    The Canadian singer says she plans to undergo a ‘minimally invasive surgical procedure’ that will require her to cancel her March and April concert dates. The superstar singer Wednesday took to social media to announce the cancellation of March and April concert dates in Las Vegas, saying she plans to undergo “a minimally invasive surgical procedure

  • Stranger Things stars get sizable pay raise for Season 3, reports say

    March 21, 2018 5:19 PM 8

    The Netflix show’s adult stars will reportedly be paid as much as $350,000 per episode, while the lead child actors will make about $250,000 an episode. One report says the show’s break out young star Millie Bobby Brown “is believed to have landed a bigger raise than her young counterparts.” The stars of Stranger Things scored major raises for the upcoming

  • South Korean K-Pop singers to perform in North Korea

    March 20, 2018 2:18 PM 6

    Delegation to include pop legends Cho Yong-pil, Lee Sunhee, Cho Jin Hee South Korea said Tuesday it will send a 160-member artistic group to North Korea, including about 10 celebrated K-Pop singers, for rare concerts there. The South Korean musical artists will visit Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, from March 31 to April 3 and give two performances

  • Jim Carrey criticized for portrait believed to be White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders

    March 19, 2018 2:08 PM 10

    Comic actor shares satirical artworks via social media Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The actor and comedian on Saturday tweeted the painting with the caption: "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only purpose in life is to lie for the wicked

  • Saturday Night Live tackles Trump drama, from Jeff Sessions to Betsy DeVos

    March 18, 2018 5:19 PM 7

    The cold-open sketch featured jokes about high-profile White House events that were less than 24 hours old. It seems like every week is a busy news week, but this one was particularly packed with the favourite comedic fodder for Saturday Night Live: Trump administration drama. And that was before the show turned its attention to Education Secretary Betsy

  • Comedian and actor Mike MacDonald dead at 63

    March 18, 2018 12:48 PM 6

    The comic and familiar face at the Just For Laughs comedy festival died on Saturday. Canadian comedian and actor Mike MacDonald died Saturday at the age of 63. MacDonald suffered from various ailments in recent years. In 2012, the Ottawa comic announced he needed help getting a liver transplant as a result of hepatitis C, which he was diagnosed with about

  • Someone try to wake Justin Bieber: Stargazing

    March 18, 2018 11:30 AM 12

    This week: a naughty secret on Outlander, Ansel Elgort ages rapidly, and more. We kid the Bieb, but his face as he serves as young Patrick Schwarzenegger’s drowsy chaperone at the guy’s movie premiere reminds us that he’s 24-year-old man now, and that’s the face most 24-year-old men would make if social or business pressures required them to see tween

  • Barbra Streisand says she’s never had a #MeToo moment, acknowledges importance of movement

    March 17, 2018 9:06 PM 8

    During a tribute to her career in Los Angeles Friday, Streisand said she’s never suffered sexual harassment during her decades-long career. But she acknowledged the power of protests against gender inequality sweeping through Hollywood. LOS ANGELES—Barbra Streisand says she’s never suffered sexual harassment in her long career. Streisand made the comment