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No to Will Ferrell in Get Hard; yes to Queen & Country, It Follows and White God

  Will Ferrell has made some good ones, like Anchorman and Talladega Nights. Get Hard is not an equal. Better to check out John Boorman’s new one, a Hungarian animal rebellion or a creepy teen...

Poverty costs Canada a needless $25 billion a year

National Council of Welfare urges Tories to take a long-term "investment'' approach to preventing poverty, rather than a short-term program spending approach.

Man accused of abducting Kienan Hebert a high-risk sex offender, records show

Randall Hopley convicted in 1985 of sexually assaulting five-year-old boy, was deemed at high risk to offend again.

Conrad Black may lose his Order of Canada

Governor General's office says ex-media baron may lose his prestigious award. His Privy Council appointment may be on the line too.

Tangled and three new films aimed at American Thanksgiving audiences

You’ve never seen Rapunzel portrayed like this before but you’ll want to, in Disney’s Tangled. (read more)

Hereafter, Paranormal Activity 2, Score: A Hockey Musical, Stone, Conviction and Tales From The Golden Age

In Hereafter, Matt Damon already knows more about what happens after we die than that new book he’s reading. Does the film enlighten us? (Read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 1& 2

Volkmar Richter’s best bets for Thurs and Friday at VIFF include a Mordecai Richler tale, a riot that produced gay pride, a sexy ballet and some good old gospel music. (Read more)