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Special-effects studio scouts local film schools for talent
Hollywood's come calling. Are we ready?
Dec 4th, 2011
Comic superstar Russell Peters edging into more serious roles
Canada's favourite funnyman aims to lay a little hurtin' on his acting resume.
Sep 2nd, 2011
Alberta oilsands at the centre of White House protests over next two weeks
Environmentalists pull out Hollywood star power to argue that oilsands crude is too dirty a deal for American refineries.
Aug 19th, 2011
Hollywood royalty mingle with the real thing
Prince William, Kate mingle with stars before heading to skid-row dance academy.
Jul 10th, 2011
As Hollywood North grows, local companies play leading role
A local visual effects company rides the wave of Hollywood North.
Feb 4th, 2011
The Green Hornet, Blue Valentine, Barney’s Version, Crispon Glover in person and seven other new films
A couple of local boys gone Hollywood have the week’s biggest, but not best, new film. Read more about The Green Hornet and the many others.
Jan 14th, 2011
Lost Canadian Evi Quaid is "one of us" but still wanted in California
When Evi Quaid pleaded for refugee status in Vancouver last month, she didn't carry a Canadian passport. Her detention surely would have gone differently if she had. Only when a lawyer began...
Nov 8th, 2010
Gossip queen Lainey Lui channels bitchiness into blogs
Which Vancouver-based blogger and self-proclaimed “opinionated bitch” has become a big-name in the world of celebrity gossip? To smuthounds around the city, the answer should be obvious. Elaine “...
Oct 9th, 2010
Brett Dier Appearing in Hit TV Shows on ABC and CWTV in April
Canadian actor, Brett Dier, is making his way in the competitive entertainment industry. He has a number of exciting upcoming projects set to air, showcasing his natural talent as a performer.
Mar 25th, 2010
Leonardo DiCaprio and Woody Harrelson Have New Movies Now Playing, Both With Elias Koteas
Crime and insanity is big in the movies this week, in two films. One Canadian, the other by Martin Scorsese. Also watch for Indians and the Olympics. (read more)
Feb 19th, 2010