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William Friedkin talks Killer Joe and The Exorcist
TORONTO—William Friedkin has been making movies for more than 40 years, and now, at 77, he says he will keep making them because he won’t give up on the ultimate challenge: to...
Killer Joe favours the single shot
TORONTO—Like many people, Emile Hirsch had his life changed by a movie, one in which he actually starred. Five years ago, he played a true-life adventurer named Chris McCandless...
The Dark Knight Rises' Christian Bale reflects on life in the batsuit
LOS ANGELES—Surprisingly, Christian Bale’s Batman days almost ended before they began. When he showed up to shoot Batman Begins, he had a panic attack. The costume he was given...
Christopher Nolan finishes his Batman tale with The Dark Knight Rises
LOS ANGELES—All film directors have different approaches to their craft. Some feel most comfortable with making epic films that fuse storytelling with the latest technology....
The Amazing Spider-Man’s Emma Stone shares Gwen Stacy’s smarts
NEW YORK—Emma Stone had a good year in 2011. The Help and Crazy, Stupid, Love. were hits and won acclaim for the comedienne. However, she was not as well known in early 2010,...
Andrew Garfield gets into spidey angst in The Amazing Spider-Man
NEW YORK—Andrew Garfield will be 29 in August. That’s a good age for playing Biff in Death of a Salesman on Broadway, for which he recently won a Tony nomination. But it’s...
Take This Waltz director Sarah Polley dances to the end of love
TORONTO—The expectations are running so high, you wonder if Sarah Polley can possibly meet them. She has returned to the Toronto International Film Festival with her second film,...
Mary J. Blige acts out for Rock of Ages role
LOS ANGELES—When director Adam Shankman started casting the musical Rock of Ages, he knew two things: he wanted Tom Cruise to play the film’s aging rock star and he needed a great...
Ethan Hawke hones his character in The Woman in the Fifth
TORONTO—Ethan Hawke started out as a child star, not usually the best option for male actors looking for a lengthy career. However, not only has Hawke managed to have a long...
Director Adam Shankman amps up for Rock of Ages
LOS ANGELES—Adam Shankman was a high-profile choreographer who had produced and directed several films when he was approached about directing a filmed version of the Broadway...
Evan Goldberg wonders if the Sony hack was an inside job
Your horoscope from December 18 to 24, 2014
Demand for meat destroys Brazil's "underground forest"
20 years ago: Steve Dawson and Jesse Zubot blast on to the Vancouver music scene with the Spirit Merchants
Top eight things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, December 21
Conservative MP Nina Grewal’s son seeks nomination in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon
Celebrate New Year's Eve at these Vancouver restaurants and hotels
John Thomas: Leftist zombies steal Powell River municipal election
Assaults in B.C. Corrections institutions on the rise: report
Victoria police officer and drug legalization advocate to get B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing
Jeff O’Neil Show criticized for “misogynist BS” over Justin Trudeau questions
COPE failed to disclose real-estate firm’s donation before election
Gwynne Dyer: Climate change's impossible deal
Jeff O’Neil Show and CFOX sorry for “F, kill, or marry” segment that was in “tremendously poor taste”
Justin Trudeau targets Conservative voters in B.C. while still advancing marijuana legalization
Shawn Vulliez: Don’t let The Pirate Bay die
Here's our review of The Interview anyway
The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies completes the Tolkien trilogy, finally
Province says transit plebiscite will be on “Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax”
Trinity Western University takes B.C. law society to court over Christian law school
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