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November 15, 2018 3:40 PM The Front Runner’s 1980s politics can’t keep pace with Trump era

In these Trumpian days of shock-a-minute presidential peccadillos, Jason Reitman’s dramatic recreation of Gary Hart’s 1988 flameout as a leading White House contender, thanks to his dallying aboard the bad ship Monkey Business with ex-model Donna Rice (Sara Paxton), might seem like the quaintest of fairy tales. But with Hugh Jackman strongly conjuring 4

October 17, 2018 8:30 PM Cannabis-filled films you can watch legally

TORONTO—Mary Jane and the movies have been a long-time pairing, from 1936’s propaganda film Reefer Madness to contemporary onscreen stoners like Vancouver’s Seth Rogen. Reefer Madness: Worth watching just to see how far viewpoints on cannabis have changed since the 1930s. Louis J. Gasnier’s black-and-white fictional film became unintentional satire over the years 20

September 25, 2018 9:00 PM PG proves profitable for horror’s Eli Roth, director of The House With a Clock in Its Walls

“The main thing he said was, ‘Don’t be afraid to make it scary. Kids love to be scared,’” Roth said. “Amblin is using this movie to really relaunch the brand to make it what it was in the ’80s. For me, it was a huge honour. Those Amblin movies were so important to me. I wanted this to have my sense of humour and my personality but feel like you could 17

September 16, 2018 11:39 AM Peter Donat, who played Mulder’s dad on The X-Files, dead at 90

NEW YORK — Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father in The X-Files and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90. His son, Caleb, told The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes Station, California. Donat also had guest roles on TV shows such as Murder 30

September 6, 2018 9:49 AM India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict for world’s largest democracy

In its ruling Thursday, the court said it must protect an individual’s right to live with dignity as a fundamental right. The justices termed sexual orientation as a “biological phenomenon” and said any discrimination on this ground violated fundamental rights. Chief Justice Dipak Misra said the denial of self-expression was akin to inviting death, the Press 32

July 24, 2018 8:18 PM Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett’s horror and sci-fi collection is coming to the ROM

The ROM says the display will include film posters, artwork, props and costumes from the heavy metal guitarist’s three-decade collection “that explore the connection between artistry, emotion and the dark sides of popular culture.” The exhibit is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum of Salem, Massachusetts, where it was on display last year. The title 25

June 27, 2018 11:24 PM Canadian actor Daniel Pilon, known for role on Dallas, dead at 77

He would go on to appear in dozens of films and television shows, including the highly popular TV series, Dallas, in which he played a wealthy villain. Pilon’s soap career included appearances in Ryan’s Hope, Guiding Light, and Days of Our Lives. In Canada, he often worked with renowned Quebec filmmaker Gilles Carle, most notably in the films Red, The Death 32

June 18, 2018 8:47 PM Alberta government staffers to take day course on Indigenous history and culture

EDMONTON—Alberta is launching a three-year program to help all government staffers better understand Indigenous culture and history. The province’s 27,000 employees will each take in a six-hour session that includes talks with elders, along with films and group exercises. The direct cost of the project is $2.7 million and will begin with employees from the Children’s 22

June 18, 2018 5:38 PM Advertising giant Procter & Gamble wants female directors on half of product commercials

The world’s biggest advertiser wants female directors for at least half of its product commercials by 2023, up from about one in 10 today. It’s a direct challenge to the male-dominated agency world, from a client that spent more than $7 billion (U.S.) on advertising last year. “Equality drives growth,” said Marc Pritchard, the company’s chief brand officer 31

June 10, 2018 3:51 PM Eunice Gayson, first James Bond girl, dead at 90

“We are very sad to learn that our dear Eunice passed away on June 8th. An amazing lady who left a lasting impression on everyone she met. She will be very much missed,” the statement read. “We are so sad to learn that Eunice Gayson, our very first ‘Bond girl’ who played Sylvia Trench in DR. NO and FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE has passed away. Our sincere thoughts 30