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  • Tabloids: Everyone’s so happy together, except Duchess Meghan

    September 2, 2018 11:00 AM 13

    Cover: An unofficial backyard commitment ceremony for Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston wasn’t so low-key that Pitt’s six kids with Angelina Jolie were excluded. (It remains to be seen how Jolie, familiar with both kinds of commitment, will take this.) They’ll honeymoon on the Italian Riviera, In Touch suggests, but there will be nowhere they can hide from America’s

  • There are two It Boys at TIFF, but only one can emerge victorious

    September 1, 2018 1:30 PM 9

    Not that he did not thoroughly enjoy himself. The year he was nominated for his Oscar, Hedges has shared, “I went to every party. I went to the Vanity Fair party, the Madonna after party.” But, alas, a cautionary tale — particularly for festival party aspirants. According to Hedges’ memory of that night: “There are no photos allowed at the Madonna after

  • Esi Edugyan’s new book Washington Black is a ‘cinematic epic of slavery and freedom’

    August 31, 2018 10:30 AM 7

    From Toni Morrison’s Beloved to Lawrence Hill’s The Book of Negroes, the slave narrative has produced many powerful novels. Esi Edugyan offers an inventive spin on the genre in Washington Black, the Victoria author’s follow-up to her 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning Half-Blood Blues. A cinematic epic of slavery and freedom, it’s also a tale of high adventure

  • Searching asks parents a nightmarish question: how well do you know your tech-savvy kids?

    August 30, 2018 6:40 PM 15

    But Searching is also a well-crafted mystery with quite a few unexpected twists and turns. The story opens with a quick sketch of the Kim family’s life up to this point, two parents devoted to raising Margot, as we see her first day of kindergarten, piano lessons, and so on, as well as mom Pam’s battle with lymphoma, ultimately unsuccessful. So when David

  • Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Viola Davis and many more coming to Toronto for TIFF

    August 30, 2018 2:32 PM 8

    Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Viola Davis, Robert Duvall, Natalie Portman, Timothée Chalamet and literally hundreds of other stars are bound for Toronto for this year’s edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, it was revealed Thursday. The fest announced its roster of luminaries who’ll be in town for the fest (Sept. 6-16) and it’s a glittering

  • Canadian TV networks Stand Up to Cancer for a third year

    August 30, 2018 11:00 AM 10

    The broadcast, coming live from Santa Monica, Calif., will include oodles of celebrities — Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Garner, Ken Jeong, Trevor Noah, Reese Witherspoon and many others — with Canadian content in the form of Designated Survivor co-star Italia Ricci and Woodstock, Ont., cancer patient Caitlin Timmins. More stars will be announced ahead of the fundraising

  • John Goodman quote about The Conners suggests Roseanne Barr’s character is dead

    August 27, 2018 9:48 PM 23

    “I was brokenhearted, but I thought, ‘OK, it’s just show business, I’m going to let it go.’ But I went through a period, about a month, where I was very depressed,” he told the British outlet. “I’m a depressive anyway, so any excuse that I can get to lower myself, I will. But that had a great deal to do with it, more than I wanted to admit.” Goodman

  • Fox News’ Tucker Carlson defends his controversial segments on South Africa

    August 25, 2018 2:49 AM 17

    NEW YORK—Fox News’ Tucker Carlson says he’s shocked his segments this week on a South African policy on land reform should be considered an appeal to white nationalists — let alone spark an international incident. Carlson argued against a proposal that would allow the South African government to seize some white-owned farmland, part of an effort to address

  • Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Holliday, Faith Hill and more on star-studded lineup at Aretha Franklin funeral

    August 24, 2018 9:53 PM 11

    Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Chaka Khan, Faith Hill and gospel stars Shirley Caesar and Yolanda Adams will be among the performers at Aretha Franklin’s funeral in Detroit next week, a spokeswoman for Franklin’s family announced Friday. Franklin, who died earlier this month of pancreatic cancer at age 76, will be celebrated at a private ceremony Aug. 31 at Greater

  • John Lennon’s killer denied parole for 10th time

    August 24, 2018 1:12 PM 12

    Chapman, 63, shot and killed the former Beatle outside Lennon’s Manhattan apartment on Dec. 8, 1980. He is serving 20-years-to-life in the Wende Correctional Facility in western New York. “You admittedly carefully planned and executed the murder of a world-famous person for no reason other than to gain notoriety,” the parole panel wrote in its denial