Entertainment

Summer Movie Preview: The women behind ‘Booksmart’

LOS ANGELES — If you’ve heard anything about the film “Booksmart,” you’ve…

Harrison Ford, Hamill and Lucas mourn Chewbacca actor Mayhew

LOS ANGELES — Reaction to the death of Peter Mayhew, who played…

  • May 3, 2019

Cirque du Soleil in new Vegas show leaves the acrobats out

NEW YORK — Cirque du Soleil is planning a new live show…

  • May 3, 2019

Willie O’Ree doc shows the racism he faced that still exists in hockey

TORONTO — It’s been 60 years since Willie O’Ree broke the National…

Toronto to get franchise in new city-based Call of Duty esports league

TORONTO — OverActive Media added to its esports portfolio Thursday, acquiring the…

Leonardo drawing, portrait mark 500 years since his death

LONDON — A drawing of a bearded, pensive-looking man owned by Queen…

  • May 2, 2019

Drake breaks Taylor Swift’s record at Billboard Music Awards

Mother’s Day is in a couple weeks, but Drake gave his mom…

  • May 2, 2019

Hugs, tears mark taping of final ‘Big Bang Theory’ episode

BURBANK, Calif. — Hugs and tears punctuated the final taping of “The…

Indigenous women, musician Buffy Sainte-Marie highlight NAC theatre’s debut

TORONTO — Stories of Indigenous women’s successes and struggles will be spotlighted…

Hugs, tears mark taping of final ‘Big Bang Theory’ episode

BURBANK, Calif. — Hugs and tears punctuated the final taping of “The…

  • May 1, 2019

Woodstock co-founder insists anniversary festival still on

NEW YORK — Woodstock 50 will go on despite the loss of…

  • Apr 30, 2019

Netflix announces deal for film about Thailand’s cave boys

BANGKOK — Netflix has announced it will join with the production company…

  • Apr 30, 2019

Director John Singleton dies after suffering stroke

NEW YORK — The family for John Singleton said the Oscar-nominated filmmaker…

Wayson Choy, celebrated author of “The Jade Peony,” has died

VANCOUVER — Wayson Choy, the celebrated author of “The Jade Peony” and…

‘Avengers: Endgame’ obliterates records with $1.2B opening

NEW YORK — The universe belongs to Marvel. “Avengers: Endgame” shattered the…

Ontario cuts music fund by more than half, looks to modernize it

TORONTO — Ontario is cutting a music grant program by more than…

Prince Harry’s transformation: The kid’s all right

LONDON — Princess Diana’s little boy — the red-haired prince with the…

MoviePass founder’s next act: Watch ads, see free movies

NEW YORK — Stacy Spikes co-founded MoviePass, a subscription service that lets…

Tribeca Fest co-founder celebrates women filmmakers

NEW YORK — The co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival called on…

Meow and ME! Taylor Swift debuts cat No. 3 after song reveal

All those Swiftie sleuths got it right: Cat mama Taylor Swift debuted…