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POLLEY’S PROJECT: ADAPTING “LOOKING FOR ALASKA”

Oscar nominee Sarah Polley has a new project in the works. The Canadian actor and director is adapting John Green’s novel “Looking For Alaska” for the big screen. Green is currently enjoying success at the box ofice with the adaptation … read more

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IDINA MENZEL WOWS OSCAR AUDIENCE, OPENS ON BROADWAY

It has been an eventful week for Broadway star Idina Menzel. The Tony award-winning original star of Wicked became a media sensation after singing Let it Go – the hit song from the animated feature Frozen – on the Academy Awards Sunday night, … read more

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“12 YEARS A SLAVE” WINS BEST PICTURE OSCAR

Gravity won the most statuettes at the Academy Awards last night. But 12 Years a Slave took the big prize. Steve McQueen’s highly-acclaimed slave drama became the first movie directed by a black filmmaker to win Best Picture. Lupita Nyong’o also won … read more

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ROB FORD HITS TINSELTOWN

Rob Ford has gone Hollywood. Ford, his brother Randy, and brother,  Councillor Doug Ford, and a couple of assistants are in Los Angeles to attend the Academy Awards Sunday. Ford will also be apperaing on Jimmy Kimmel’s show Monday night. … read more

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SELF-DESCRIBED HOUSEWIFE PORTRAYED BY ACTRESS JUDY DENCH GOES TO OSCARS

She searched for her son for 50 years after his adoption. Now Philomena Lee’s quest has been captured in an Oscar-nominated film starring Dame Judi Dench. Dench stars with Steve Coogan as journalist Martin Sixsmith in Philomena, a movie that … read more

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OSCAR-NOMINATED SONG DISQUALIFIED

One of the songs nominated for this year’s Academy Awards has been disqualified. Alone Yet Not Alone is from the film of the same name. It’s an independent film with a Christian theme that has been criticized for its depiction of … read more

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BEST FILM TOO CLOSE TO CALL

It’s the tightest three way Oscar race in years. The 66th Directors Guild of America Awards in LA could give ”Gravity,” ”American Hustle” or ”12 Years a Slave” the edge heading into the home stretch. But ”Captain Phillips” or ”The … read more

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OSCARS PRIVATE NIGHT

The first Oscars of the award season are handed out tonight. Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury and costume designer Piero Tosi will accept Oscars at the film academy’s Governors Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Jolie will receive one for … read more

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MOTION PICTURE ACADEMY TO PRESENT GOVERNOR’S AWARDS

Oscar season officially gets underway tomorrow. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hold its Governor’s Awards, presenting several non-competition statuettes. Angelina Jolie will be presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at a black-tie dinner in Hollywood. … read more

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CANADIANS INVITED TO JOIN OSCARS ACADEMY

  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 276 people working in the film industry to become members, including some Canadians.   The Academy, the organization behind the Oscars, Hollywood’s highest honours, has extended invitations to a variety of actors, … read more

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