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  • Judge dismisses coal company suit against HBO's John Oliver

    February 24, 2018 9:07 PM 19

    Late-night host said on talk show Murray Energy CEO looked like 'geriatric Dr. Evil' A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver. A segment of Oliver's Sunday show Last Week Tonight in June poked fun at Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray, who blames regulatory efforts by the Obama administration

  • Why Darkest Hour won’t win the Oscar for Best Picture

    February 24, 2018 9:00 PM 18

    We’re handicapping the odds on the nine Best Picture contenders for the March 4 Academy Awards, starting with the longshots. Today: Darkest Hour. We’re handicapping the odds on the nine Best Picture contenders for the March 4 Academy Awards. Today: Darkest Hour. Give Gary Oldman his glittering gold statue now. He’s the overwhelming favourite to win Best Actor

  • Hollywood Foreign Press group investigating actor Brendan Fraser's groping claim

    February 23, 2018 9:26 PM 19

    Actor made allegation in feature interview with GQ The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it is investigating actor Brendan Fraser's claim that its former president, Philip Berk, groped him in 2003. A statement from the HFPA, the organization that puts on the Golden Globes, says the interview "includes alleged information that the HFPA was previously

  • Why The Post won’t win the Oscar for Best Picture

    February 23, 2018 9:00 PM 17

    Star movie critic Peter Howell handicaps the odds on the nine Best Picture contenders for the Feb. 26 Academy Awards. Today: The Post. We’re handicapping the odds on the nine Best Picture contenders for the March 4 Academy Awards. Today: The Post. Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are Hollywood royalty, with eight Academy Awards and many nominations

  • Black Panther’s Wakanda may not be real — but its language definitely is

    February 23, 2018 5:50 PM 20

    The idea to use isiXhosa, one of South Africa’s 11 official languages with distinctive click sounds, came from a cast member — even though most of the cast struggled to speak it. JOHANNESBURG—Much of what is seen in Black Panther is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive

  • Harvey Weinstein apologizes for citing Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence in court

    February 23, 2018 2:00 PM 18

    ​Harvey Weinstein apologized to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence after his lawyers cited them in asking a court to dismiss a sexual misconduct lawsuit. A spokeswoman for the disgraced movie mogul said Thursday that Weinstein has also directed his legal representatives not to use specific names of actors and former associates in the future

  • A remount of Djanet Sears' Othello prequel Harlem Duet opens new Tarragon Theatre Season

    February 22, 2018 9:07 PM 18

    The 2018/19 bill also features a new play from Daniel MacIvor, the Toronto debut of Hannah Moscovitch's Edinburgh Fringe hit Old Stock and Kiviuq Returns: An Inuit Epic. A new work by Canadian theatre stalwart Daniel MacIvor, a remount of Djanet Sears’ award-winning Harlem Duet, the Toronto debut of a Canadian-made Edinburgh Fringe hit and an Inuit epic are highlights

  • Arthur Black, longtime CBC Radio host and author, dead after fight with cancer

    February 22, 2018 6:21 PM 16

    SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C.—Beloved Canadian broadcaster and humorist Arthur Black has died at age 74. A statement on his website says the former CBC Radio host died Wednesday at Lady Minto Hospital on Salt Spring Island, B.C., after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Black spent 30 years at the CBC, where he hosted the Saturday morning radio program Basic

  • Seven Seconds’ Regina King carries us through a dark story with Black victims

    February 22, 2018 4:48 PM 14

    Even as a mother crying out for answers after an awful accident with racial overtones, King never overplays, writes Johanna Schneller. A car accident in Jersey City. A white cop drives away. A 15-year old Black boy is left for dead. The boy’s mother, Latrice (Regina King), knows something isn’t right. She confronts the cop, Jablonski (Beau Knapp), in a supermarket

  • CTV's The Launch gets picked up for a potential British version

    February 22, 2018 3:38 PM 16

    Sony Pictures Television buys rights to distribute the music series in the U.K. the day after the Canadian version ends its first season. A British version of original Canadian TV series The Launch could be on its way. Sony Pictures Television has acquired distribution rights to the format with plans to have its production company, Electric Ray, produce