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  • Queen and Adam Lambert announce tour on heels of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ movie

    December 3, 2018 7:05 PM 26

    Joined by singer Adam Lambert, Queen —featuring original guitarist Brian May and original drummer Roger Taylor —will perform 23 shows in the United States and Canada next July and August for the “Rhapsody” tour. “This is a great opportunity,” May said in a statement. “Our last tour featured our most ambitious production ever and got us our best notices

  • Grammy nominations to be released Friday instead of Wednesday

    December 3, 2018 2:21 PM 22

    It’s a busy week for the entertainment world: Nominations for the 2019 Golden Globes come out Thursday. Bush’s body arrived Monday in Washington for public viewing, which kicks off four days of events that will include a state funeral at Washington’s National Cathedral on Wednesday and a private service at Bush’s longtime church in Houston on Thursday

  • Neil DeGrasse Tyson investigated by Fox, NatGeo networks after sexual misconduct allegations

    December 1, 2018 5:28 PM 22

    NEW YORK—Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be investigated by Fox and National Geographic Networks after allegations of sexual misconduct were levelled against him. Patheos.com published accounts Thursday from two women who say that Tyson behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner with them. Tyson was host of “Cosmos” on Fox in 2014 and a new edition

  • A look at all the pop culture references in Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ music video

    December 1, 2018 4:27 AM 23

    There’s Troye Sivan, one of Grande’s close friends, playing a guy gossiping about her love life, like someone basic. “I heard she’s a lesbian now and dating some chick called Aubrey. It’s f------- sick,” he said. The video itself opens to Grande playing Regina George, the quintessential Mean Girl, filling out her Burn Book with all the people who’ve

  • Mary Poppins Returns is a hit with many of those at the Los Angeles premiere

    November 30, 2018 11:23 PM 21

    At least that’s according to many early viewers of the film. They’re tweeting that the sequel to the 1964 Julie Andrews Disney musical is “practically perfect in every way.” Critics and guests of the Mary Poppins Returns premiere started to share their reactions after the film screened in Los Angeles Thursday night. The sentiment was largely positive

  • Trailer Park Boys actress Shelley Thompson to direct first feature film after winning award

    November 30, 2018 6:59 PM 24

    Thompson, who is based in Dartmouth, N.S., says the story is “an extremely personal one” to her and her family. “As the parent of a young trans man, I’ve learned so much about the challenges trans people face as they struggle for acceptance and inclusion, especially in a political climate that can seek to devalue or erase them,” the Gemini Award winner

  • Netflix cancels Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ after three seasons

    November 30, 2018 4:40 PM 21

    “’Marvel’s Daredevil’ will not return for a fourth season on Netflix. We are tremendously proud of the show’s last and final season and although it’s painful for the fans, we feel it best to close this chapter on a high note,” the statement said. The programming move follows the cancellations last month of two other Marvel superhero series, “Iron Fist” and “Luke Cage.” Two Marvel

  • Shawn Mendes feels pressured to ‘prove’ he’s not gay by being seen with women

    November 27, 2018 8:49 PM 36

    In a December cover story for Rolling Stone, the 20-year-old Canadian heartthrob reveals the gossip surrounding his personal life causes him a lot of stress and anxiety — so much that he feels pressured to dispel rumours. “I’d like to say I don’t care about it, but that’s not true,” he says, referencing “this massive, massive thing for the last five years

  • Why most Canadians won’t see Oscar-contender Roma at their local cinema

    November 27, 2018 6:10 PM 29

    With director Alfonso Cuaron’s sweeping epic Roma floating on a cloud of positive buzz, the Netflix film seems destined to be a major awards contender. But unlike other Best Picture Oscar bets A Star Is Born, Black Panther and Widows, it’s angling to get there without playing theatres across the country. Despite a critically acclaimed premiere at the recent

  • Walking Dead viewers have a new please for the show’s writers: Don’t kill Dog!

    November 26, 2018 10:58 PM 23

    “If Daryl dies we riot,” goes the slogan adorning many a Walking Dead fan’s mug or T-shirt, referring to a long-standing character on the AMC show. A fan of the zombie drama, now in its ninth season, has started a Care2 petition urging the show’s writers not to kill off Daryl’s canine companion, who is named — wait for it — Dog. “Please sign my petition