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  • Moyra Davey wins $50,000 Scotiabank Photography Award

    May 9, 2018 1:00 AM 10

    Toronto-born photographer now based in New York will get a career survey exhibtion at the Ryerson Image Centre next year. Moyra Davey, a New York-based Canadian artist whose broad-ranging work has spanned from documentary photography to intensely close-up photos of everyday objects to video to a series of images roughly folded and sent to exhibitions

  • Transformer wins Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary at Hot Docs Festival

    May 7, 2018 10:20 PM 9

    Doc about champion powerlifter transitioning from male to female is also the pick for Hot Docs Audience Award as festival reports record attendance. The 2018 Hot Docs festival, which wrapped up on the weekend in Toronto, hit an attendance record with an estimated 223,000 people going to 471 screenings of 247 films at the 11-day event. On Sunday, the $50,000 Rogers

  • Ex-Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor denies misconduct, admits he was 'difficult'

    May 7, 2018 7:43 PM 14

    Former assistant, Transparent actor accuse Tambor of inappropriate touching, sexual propositions Fired Transparent actor Jeffrey Tambor says he was 'difficult' to work with on the show but rejects allegations of sexual misconduct. Tambor says his behaviour stemmed from worry that he would fall short in his portrayal of a transgender woman on Amazon's

  • Twins born on Star Wars Day named Luke and Leia after movie characters

    May 7, 2018 1:34 PM 9

    The boy and girl were born on May 4. A Utah couple became parents of a boy and a girl on Star Wars day, Friday, May 4. The day is celebrated by Star Wars fans because it sounds like the movie’s line, “May the force be with you.” Kendall and Ross Robbins tell KSTU-TV they named the children Rowan Luke and Kai Leia. Their middle names are two of the main figures

  • Stormy Daniels makes surprise SNL appearance with message for Donald Trump

    May 6, 2018 4:55 PM 18

    Adult film actress was part of show's opening sketch Stormy Daniels made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live to deliver a message to President Donald Trump: "A storm's a coming, baby." The porn actress, who says she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006 and was paid $130,000 US the month before he was elected to stay silent about it, delivered

  • The newest Avengers movie is about to hit $1 billion at the box office — faster than any other movie in history

    May 5, 2018 5:57 PM 12

    The superhero flick reached $975 million on Friday, and was poised to break the billion mark on Saturday, just 11 days after its release. Walt Disney Co. said Avengers: Infinity War will surpass $1 billion (U.S.) at the box office on Saturday, 11 days after its release and faster than any movie in history. The first of a two-part installment from the Marvel

  • Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski expelled by Oscars academy

    May 3, 2018 6:42 PM 18

    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences removes controversial actor and director from its rolls The organization that bestows the Academy Awards announced Thursday that it has voted to expel two prominent members convicted of sexual offences, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. It's the first major decision since the Academy of Motion

  • 'Beat it, Spider-Man:' Céline Dion ribs Deadpool in new video

    May 3, 2018 3:13 PM 26

    'You'll be laughing your "ashes" off,' singer quips on social media Céline Dion has released a new song and music video for the Deadpool 2 soundtrack that combines heart and humour. Ashes starts off on a sombre note, with the Quebec singer performing at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas about dreams going up in smoke. She's seen onstage at The Colosseum in a flowing

  • Plug in with George Harrison’s first electric guitar, up for auction

    May 3, 2018 2:43 PM 11

    The guitar, donated to a band competition in 1965, was used when the Beatles played around Liverpool, England, as the Quarrymen, according to Julien’s Auctions. Julien’s Auctions says Harrison played the Hoffner Club 40 when the Beatles played around Liverpool, England, as the Quarrymen. Harrison traded his acoustic guitar for the electric model with Ray Ennis

  • CTV’s Cardinal and CraveTV’s Letterkenny win Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards

    May 3, 2018 1:16 AM 16

    Writing prizes also go to Moira Walley-Beckett for Anne and Sarah Polley for Alias Grace. CTV’s Cardinal and CraveTV’s Letterkenny grabbed honours for TV drama and comedy writing at the Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards this week. Anne, the CBC’s Anne of Green Gables reboot, which was named Best Drama at the Canadian Screen Awards in March