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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...
Mar 26th, 2015
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.
Sep 28th, 2011
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.
Sep 20th, 2011
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.
Sep 14th, 2011
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)
Nov 24th, 2010
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)
Oct 21st, 2010
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)
Sep 28th, 2010