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  • RoboCop: Joel Kinnaman gets no sympathy from Michael Keaton on suit

    January 23, 2014 11:12 PM 13

    In a battle between Batman and RoboCop, Batman would win. At least when it comes to which costume is more uncomfortable to wear. The 2014 reboot of RoboCop, hitting theatres next month, features a sleek new take on the iconic suit from the 1987 original. It's very hot. Like, literally hot. "The first time I put it on... it was a hot day in L.A.," said Joel Kinnaman

  • Aaron Eckhart pretended his child died to prepare for film role

    January 23, 2014 11:11 PM 1

    Aaron Eckhart once pretended his child had died to prepare for a film role. The 45-year-old actor, who starred in the “Rabbit Hole” alongside Nicole Kidman in 2010 in which a happy couple's life is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident, attended support groups for grieving parents before shooting the movie and felt very "rude"

  • Jean-Luc Godard doesn’t tweet. But what if he did?

    January 23, 2014 10:58 PM 5

    Filmmaking legend Jean-Luc Godard, subject of a career retrospective at TIFF Bell Lightbox, seems to have embraced every new communications media except Twitter. We’re here to help Jean-Luc Godard has always been the most forward-looking of film directors, despite his long and continuing dialogue with the history of cinema and its many genres. From the audacious

  • B.C. actor Ryan Reynolds snags role with his ‘creepy eyes’

    January 23, 2014 10:06 PM 27

    Star plays a troubled man in Sundance-debuting thriller The Voices PARK CITY, UTAH — Marjane Satrapi thought Ryan Reynolds was all wrong for the lead in her new movie, The Voices, a twisted thriller that had been lingering for years but had its world premiere here at the Sundance Film Festival this week. According to the award-winning director of Persepolis

  • TIFF Promises to Love Godard Forever

    January 23, 2014 10:03 PM 150

    TIFF Cinematheque's retrospective of the French filmmaking iconoclast begins by spotlighting his 1960s "golden age." “Photography is truth,” Michel Subor’s young draft-dodger announces in Jean-Luc Godard’s Le Petit Soldat, “And cinema is truth 24 frames per second.” Though that statement is often misattributed to the French filmmaker himself rather than to his character

  • Silas Weir Mitchell loving life on 'Grimm'

    January 23, 2014 9:04 PM 33

    But Silas Weir Mitchell, who plays a “Blutbad” named Monroe on Grimm, agrees his character is doing just that. A “Blutbad," by the way, is a wolf-like "Wesen" who can pass for human, "Wesen" being a collective term for the creatures on Grimm. “I think that's a totally viable insight,” said Mitchell, whose fantasy series is in its third season, airing

  • Calgary arrest played big part in reformation of shock comedian Steve-O

    January 23, 2014 7:35 PM 22

    In fact, to say that comedian Steve-O has forgiven Calgary doesn’t nearly go far enough. He’s grateful. Grateful that those hours he spent in a Calgary cell after a 2011 arrest helped remind him of the importance of hanging onto his sobriety. Grateful that the night of promiscuous sex he spent with Calgary women nearly three years ago made him re-evaluate

  • Thomas Haden Church warms up to winter in Whitewash

    January 23, 2014 7:28 PM 21

    Shock of Quebec’s elements helped him sculpt a believable character MONTREAL — It seems appropriate that Thomas Haden Church arrived in Montreal during our Arctic cold spell this week. Church is a Texan. He was raised there and still lives in the Lone Star state, on a ranch just outside of San Antonio. So he isn’t used to being in a place where it dips down to minus-

  • Justin Bieber: a timeline of the popstar’s rise and fall

    January 23, 2014 7:22 PM 34

    Justin Bieber’s arrest for suspicion of drag racing in a yellow Lamborghini while being “belligerent” to policein Miami seems to be the latest twist in a never-ending downward spiral. The once squeaky-clean pop star who captured the hearts of pre-teens and their mothers around the world with hits such as “Baby,” and “Boyfriend,” has been making headlines

  • Robert Munsch continues drug recovery, will do rare reading this weekend

    January 23, 2014 6:20 PM 28

    TORONTO -- Beloved children's author Robert Munsch says he has no regrets about going public with his addiction issues nearly four years ago, and still attends support meetings almost daily. "Four or five days a week I go to the morning narcotics anonymous meeting, because I'm an addict and I don't want to be an active addict," the bestselling author