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April 21, 2018 10:48 PM Actor Verne Troyer from Austin Powers films dies at 49

LOS ANGELES—Actor Verne Troyer from the Austin Powers movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyer’s spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but the statement discusses depression and suicide, and Troyer had publicly discussed 11

April 12, 2018 2:57 PM Canada’s Xavier Dolan pulls his English-language debut from Cannes

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, starring Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, is being edited and will emerge in the fall instead, Cannes artistic director Thierry Frémaux says. Canada’s Xavier Dolan won’t compete for the Palme d’Or at next month’s Cannes Film Festival because he’s pursuing a “fall strategy” that may include an Oscar campaign, Cannes 9

April 3, 2018 11:56 AM Catherine Tait to become next CBC president, the first woman to hold role

Tait, 60, has worked in the film and television business in Canada and the United States for more than 30 years. OTTAWA—The federal government is making a Canadian television and film executive the first woman to head the CBC/Radio-Canada in the organization’s history. Heritage Minister Melanie Joly will make the appointment of Catherine Tait official 13

March 22, 2018 3:32 PM In Steven Soderbergh’s Unsane, Claire Foy is stellar as a stalking victim who’s involuntarily committed

It’s not Soderbergh’s best work, but the cat and mouse game between victim and stalker will get pulses pounding, writes Bruce DeMara. Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy) has been relentlessly stalked for two years, a secret she unwisely keeps to herself. Understandably, it’s left her an angry and fearful emotional wreck. But, in seeking help, Sawyer further 10

March 19, 2018 2:08 PM Jim Carrey criticized for portrait believed to be White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Comic actor shares satirical artworks via social media Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The actor and comedian on Saturday tweeted the painting with the caption: "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only purpose in life is to lie for the wicked 44

March 12, 2018 3:49 PM Scientology is launching a TV network: ‘Time for us to tell our story’

The church announced on its official Twitter account that the Scientology Network will debut Monday. According to a description in the iTunes store, the Scientology Network’s app will allow users to watch the original series Meet A Scientologist and Voices for Humanity. A program titled L. Ron Hubbard: In His Own Voice and Scientology Principles films 24

March 10, 2018 8:43 PM Trump headlines lead to surge in Pornhub popularity for Stormy Daniels

Porn star Stormy Daniels sued U.S. President Donald Trump this week for the right to talk about their alleged affair and his alleged attempts to cover it up. And while it’s not clear that she’ll prevail in that legal fight, it is clear that her appearance in the news has been good for her marketability. Searches for Daniels’s name are skyrocketing, according 17

March 10, 2018 9:00 AM Language barrier: Why some of Canada's diverse filmmakers are shut out of funding

Ava won prize for best 1st feature film but wasn't eligible for financing because it's in Farsi A small film called Ava — the story of a teenage Iranian girl facing pressures from family and society — is the biggest movie at this year's Canadian Screen Awards. It has eight nominations and one special win already: it was announced in late January that Ava had won the Best First 61

February 27, 2018 2:03 AM Clueless star Stacey Dash is running for Congress in California

Dash, who has called for an end to Black History Month and was suspended from her job at Fox News after saying Barack Obama didn’t “give a s--- about terrorism,” has filled out paperwork declaring her intent to run for Congress. LOS ANGELES—Conservative commentator Stacey Dash has opened a federal committee to raise money to challenge California Democratic 22

February 25, 2018 3:39 AM Sridevi, Bollywood leading lady of the ’80s and ’90s, dies at age 54

NEW DELHI—Sridevi, Bollywood’s leading lady of the 1980s and ’90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. The actress was described as the first female superstar in India’s male-dominated film industry. She used one name, like many leading ladies of her generation, and was known for her comic timing and her dancing skills, a great 19