Game of Thrones finale 'an ending, but it was also a beginning:' George RR Martin


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:10:58 EDT
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What's next for Game of Thrones? The author, whose work was adapted into the HBO series that drew a record-setting numbers of viewers for Sunday's finale, says it's 'been a wild ride.'

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MEG HOWALD

         

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"Meg has currently been involved in a solid production schedule since May, including multiple shorts such as Private Eye, The Dress and Amedeo (Casting for the female lead will begin in November 2018). Private Eye, stars Christopher Golovchenko best known for Fahrenheit 451 and Molly's Game, Cathy-Lynn Symonds and Doug Leoni. The Press Kit for Private Eye is available by request at meg.howald@gmail.com and the film has started its first festival submission circuit. In May of 2019, all three shorts will be screened in London, ON and Toronto. screening of the three shorts. On deck for consideration by OAC in 2019 is a full-length feature. Congratulations Meg!"


Alabama Public Television decides not to air Arthur gay wedding episode


Tue, 21 May 2019 14:35:21 EDT
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Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air a headline-grabbing episode of Arthur, because the recent instalment of the PBS children's show includes a same-sex wedding.

'I got an idea:' Céline Dion delivers Titanic-sized edition of Carpool Karaoke


Tue, 21 May 2019 10:12:14 EDT
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Céline Dion delivered a Titanic-sized, Sin City edition of Carpool Karaoke, one of the most popular segments of late-night host James Corden's The Late Late Show, on Monday evening.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's U.K. restaurant chain collapses into insolvency


Tue, 21 May 2019 08:35:59 EDT
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Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts.

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Kali Williams


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"TFI Gold member Kali Williams is a young and inspiring Director, currently gearing up to host the Avante Garde film festival November 22nd. This festival will feature 20 Toronto and international short films, as well as panel discussions with the filmmakers. Festival Details: Location: The Fox Theatre 2236 Queen Street East, Toronto Time: 6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. Cost: Pay what you can entry Contact: avantegarde.afilmfestival@gmail.com"


Toronto radio personality known for love of new music dies at 58


Tue, 21 May 2019 12:20:52 EDT
Dave 'Bookie' Bookman

Dave "Bookie" Bookman, a well-known Toronto radio host, died early Tuesday. He was 58.

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Sean Dwyer

         

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"17/10/2018- From October 17-27, Sean will play EGON in a cinema-live performance mash-up of the classic 1984 film, Ghostbusters. This is a return with the amazing theatre troupe The Secret Sessions after their highly successful take on the Princess Bride before summer!"


3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin's home


Mon, 20 May 2019 18:40:17 EDT
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A lawyer says three handwritten wills have been found in the Detroit-area home of Aretha Franklin, months after her death — including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room.

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Robynne Eaton

         

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"Robynne Eaton has been cast in LineDance. The production will begin filming in the spring of 2019. Robynne Eaton is known for The Beautiful Risk (2013), The Percy Harris Story (2013) and Dead End (2014) and has appeared in International commercials, feature films, and web series productions."


Game of Thrones series finale: Who took the Iron Throne?


Mon, 20 May 2019 00:02:21 EDT
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After eight seasons of keeping fans on the edge of their seats, the epic fantasy series Game of Thrones came to an end Sunday.

At Cannes, Terrence Malick uncovers A Hidden Life


Mon, 20 May 2019 16:30:38 EDT
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Director Terrence Malick, whose Tree of Life won the Palme d'Or in 2011, returned to the Cannes film festival with a movie whose title could double for a description of the seldom-seen director himself: A Hidden Life.

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn after re-hiring: 'I'm a better person'


Sun, 19 May 2019 20:40:06 EDT
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It's been a roller-coaster year for James Gunn, who was fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 over old tweets in July, and re-hired this March.

'It means a lot to me': Why Game of Thrones finale is hitting fans hard


Sun, 19 May 2019 04:00:00 EDT
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The hit fantasy series Game of Thrones has set such a high bar for cinematic storytelling and character development on television that it might have a tough time living up to expectations as the series draws to a close Sunday after eight seasons.

Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision with piano ballad


Sat, 18 May 2019 19:27:08 EDT
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Duncan Laurence's doleful piano ballad Arcade was tapped as an early front-runner before Saturday's Grand Final. But it had to rely on the fan vote to secure the country's fifth win in the competition.

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked from behind at event in South Africa


Sat, 18 May 2019 12:55:55 EDT
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An unknown man assaulted actor Arnold Schwarzenegger during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly recover and said "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."

Prince William says death of mother Diana was 'pain like no other'


Sat, 18 May 2019 11:24:06 EDT
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Prince William has spoken candidly about the death of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, describing his bereavement as a "pain like no other pain."

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Not your 'grandmother's museum': How Canada's major art galleries are chasing youth


Sat, 18 May 2019 04:00:00 EDT
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

In the age of Instagram and Fortnite, galleries and museums are fighting for attention — and revenue. Here is a look at the bold steps several Canadian institutions are taking to attract new audiences.

Mati Diop becomes first black female filmmaker to compete in Cannes


Fri, 17 May 2019 15:47:27 EDT
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French-Senegalese director Mati Diop's feature film debut, Atlantics, is competing for Cannes' top honour, the Palme d'Or.

'It's impossible to turn away from this job': photographer Lynsey Addario on what drives her into danger


Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:00 EDT
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The most dangerous places on the planet exert an irresistible pull on Lynsey Addario, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist has never shied away from shining a spotlight on victims of war and oppression despite the peril it puts her in.

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Deane Cameron, legendary Canadian music executive, dead at 65


Fri, 17 May 2019 14:39:22 EDT
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Deane Cameron, known for being a voice for Canadian talent, helped shape the career of many well-known Canadian artists including July Talk and Rankin Family, while also supporting international artists and their rise in Canada.

Winds of War author Herman Wouk dead at 103


Fri, 17 May 2019 12:36:57 EDT
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The author was known his World War II epics The Winds of War and War and Remembrance.

Canada-U.S. theatre company explores The Beatles and unique Quebec border town


Fri, 17 May 2019 14:15:13 EDT
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The play centres on the community of Stanstead, Que., and rumours that The Beatles made an appearance in the town.

A festival of kitsch this year comes with controversy


Fri, 17 May 2019 04:00:00 EDT
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As singers from 42 nations prepare for the Saturday finale of the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, a familiar refrain is once again being heard: cultural festivals in Israel these days almost always come with calls to boycott the country for its treatment of the Palestinians.

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