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FILE — In this July 12, 2016, file photo, Sam Suchmann, right, and Mattie Zufelt pose with ghoulish figures at Sam's home in Providence, R.I. The two young men with Down syndrome who caused a sensation four years ago when they created their own gory zombie movie are back, this time in a documentary championed by a Hollywood luminary that chronicles their tenacious, years-long effort to see their silver screen dream come to fruition. "Sam & Mattie Make a Zombie Movie," was released Tuesday, April 6, 2021, on Apple TV. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

New film follows 2 zombie moviemakers with Down syndrome

New film follows 2 zombie moviemakers with Down syndrome

 

Red Deer’s Niek Theelan (left) and Jason Steele star in Legend of the Sandwich Master, made for the 2021 Easter Seals Film Challenge. (Contributed image).

Red Deer-made film challenges perceptions about people with disabilities

‘Legends of the Sandwich Master’ is part of the 2021 Easter Seals Film Challenge

 

Film director Emma Seligman is photographed in Toronto on Thursday, September 10, 2020, as she promotes her film "Shiva Baby" ahead of the Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Director Emma Seligman hopes ‘Shiva Baby’ will make ‘other young women feel seen’

Director Emma Seligman hopes ‘Shiva Baby’ will make ‘other young women feel seen’

 

Actress Megan Park smiles during a press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Writer-director Megan Park is among several Canadian winners at the South by Southwest film festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Galit Rodan

Megan Park’s ‘The Fallout’ among Canadian winners at South by Southwest

Megan Park’s ‘The Fallout’ among Canadian winners at South by Southwest

Actress Megan Park smiles during a press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Writer-director Megan Park is among several Canadian winners at the South by Southwest film festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Galit Rodan
FILE - Director Pedro Almodovar, right, and actress Tilda Swinton pose during the photo call for the short film "The Human Voice" during the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival at the Venice Lido, Italy, on Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)

Almodóvar returns to the female universe with Penélope Cruz

Almodóvar returns to the female universe with Penélope Cruz

FILE - Director Pedro Almodovar, right, and actress Tilda Swinton pose during the photo call for the short film "The Human Voice" during the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival at the Venice Lido, Italy, on Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)
This image released by Apple TV+ shows Ciara Bravo, left, and Tom Holland in a scene from "Cherry." (Apple TV+ via AP)

Misguided ‘Cherry’ is flashy, look-at-me filmmaking

Misguided ‘Cherry’ is flashy, look-at-me filmmaking

This image released by Apple TV+ shows Ciara Bravo, left, and Tom Holland in a scene from "Cherry." (Apple TV+ via AP)
Animated character Raya, voiced by Kelly Marie Tran, left, appears with Sisu the dragon in a scene from "Raya and the Last Dragon." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Disney+ via AP

Canadian animator on adding cultural authenticity to ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

Canadian animator on adding cultural authenticity to ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

Animated character Raya, voiced by Kelly Marie Tran, left, appears with Sisu the dragon in a scene from "Raya and the Last Dragon." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Disney+ via AP
This image released by Amazon Studios shows Maria Bakalova, left, and Sacha Baron Cohen in a scene from "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe for best musical/comedy.(Amazon Studios via AP)

Breakout ‘Borat’ star Maria Bakalova conquers Hollywood

Breakout ‘Borat’ star Maria Bakalova conquers Hollywood

This image released by Amazon Studios shows Maria Bakalova, left, and Sacha Baron Cohen in a scene from "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe for best musical/comedy.(Amazon Studios via AP)
Christopher Plummer listens to Gordon Pinsent’s acceptance speech as he presented with the Stratford Festival Legacy Award, in Toronto on Monday, September 26, 2016. Ontario-raised director Des McAnuff isn’t sure what will happen with a Canadian big-screen adaptation of “King Lear” he planned to shoot partly in Newfoundland this summer, with Christopher Plummer in the lead. But it’s the last thing on his mind as he mourns the loss of the Toronto-born acting legend, who died Friday morning at the age of 91, he says. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Christopher Plummer listens to Gordon Pinsent’s acceptance speech as he presented with the Stratford Festival Legacy Award, in Toronto on Monday, September 26, 2016. Ontario-raised director Des McAnuff isn’t sure what will happen with a Canadian big-screen adaptation of “King Lear” he planned to shoot partly in Newfoundland this summer, with Christopher Plummer in the lead. But it’s the last thing on his mind as he mourns the loss of the Toronto-born acting legend, who died Friday morning at the age of 91, he says. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
FILE - Cloris Leachman attends the premiere of "The Comedian" during the 2016 AFI Fest on Nov. 11, 2016, in Los Angeles. Leachman stars in the faith-based film "I Can Only Imagine" which has made over $22 million in just six days of release on a $7 million budget. Leachman, a character actor whose depth of talent brought her an Oscar for the "The Last Picture Show" and Emmys for her comedic work in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and other TV series, has died. She was 94. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Oscar-winning, ‘irreplaceable’ Cloris Leachman dies at 94

Oscar-winning, ‘irreplaceable’ Cloris Leachman dies at 94

FILE - Cloris Leachman attends the premiere of "The Comedian" during the 2016 AFI Fest on Nov. 11, 2016, in Los Angeles. Leachman stars in the faith-based film "I Can Only Imagine" which has made over $22 million in just six days of release on a $7 million budget. Leachman, a character actor whose depth of talent brought her an Oscar for the "The Last Picture Show" and Emmys for her comedic work in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and other TV series, has died. She was 94. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Actor Danny Huston attends the National Board of Review awards gala in New York on Jan. 8, 2019. Growing up in Ireland, one of his favorite memories was when his father, director John Huston, would bring out the projector and they’d gather around to watch his films. “The Maltese Falcon” was always a highlight. Now the film is celebrating its 80th anniversary. It’s returning to theaters through Fathom Events for a limited engagement on Wednesday. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

‘The Maltese Falcon’ returns to theatres at ripe age of 80

‘The Maltese Falcon’ returns to theatres at ripe age of 80

FILE - Actor Danny Huston attends the National Board of Review awards gala in New York on Jan. 8, 2019. Growing up in Ireland, one of his favorite memories was when his father, director John Huston, would bring out the projector and they’d gather around to watch his films. “The Maltese Falcon” was always a highlight. Now the film is celebrating its 80th anniversary. It’s returning to theaters through Fathom Events for a limited engagement on Wednesday. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
This image released by Baobab Studios shows an avatar representing actress Daisy Ridley, left, with her character, Magda, at the virtual reality premiere of her short film "Baba Yaga." It’s being called the first ever VR movie premiere. And consumers can experience the premiere space and the film now through Oculus Quest. (Baobab Studios via AP)

‘Baba Yaga’ introduces with a virtual reality movie premiere

‘Baba Yaga’ introduces with a virtual reality movie premiere

This image released by Baobab Studios shows an avatar representing actress Daisy Ridley, left, with her character, Magda, at the virtual reality premiere of her short film "Baba Yaga." It’s being called the first ever VR movie premiere. And consumers can experience the premiere space and the film now through Oculus Quest. (Baobab Studios via AP)
FILE - This is a Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 file photo of actor Daniel Craig poses for the media as he arrives for the German premiere of the James Bond movie ‘Spectre’ in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn/File)

Bond film ‘No Time to Die’ delayed again because of virus

Delayed until fall of 2021

  • Jan 22, 2021
FILE - This is a Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 file photo of actor Daniel Craig poses for the media as he arrives for the German premiere of the James Bond movie ‘Spectre’ in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn/File)
A person wearing a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 walks past the independent Rio Theatre, displaying a COVID-19 related message on its marquee, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. The Rio Theatre in Vancouver says it's reopening as a sports bar showing games on the big screen, a move that would work around provincial health orders that allow bars to stay open but theatres to close. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

With B.C. movie theatres closed, Rio indie cinema says it will reopen as a sports bar

With B.C. movie theatres closed, Rio indie cinema says it will reopen as a sports bar

A person wearing a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 walks past the independent Rio Theatre, displaying a COVID-19 related message on its marquee, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. The Rio Theatre in Vancouver says it's reopening as a sports bar showing games on the big screen, a move that would work around provincial health orders that allow bars to stay open but theatres to close. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
This image released by IFC Films shows a scene from "MLK/FBI," new documentary that shows how FBI director J. Edgar Hoover used the full force of his federal law enforcement agency to attack King and his progressive, nonviolent cause. That included wiretaps, blackmail and informers, trying to find dirt on King. (IFC Films via AP)

Review: ‘MLK/FBI’ explores the roots of an American ill will

Review: ‘MLK/FBI’ explores the roots of an American ill will

This image released by IFC Films shows a scene from "MLK/FBI," new documentary that shows how FBI director J. Edgar Hoover used the full force of his federal law enforcement agency to attack King and his progressive, nonviolent cause. That included wiretaps, blackmail and informers, trying to find dirt on King. (IFC Films via AP)
Hamilton-born film animator Trevor Jimenez is shown in a handout photo.The heart-tugging existential themes in Pixar’s new film “Soul” resonated deeply with its Canadian story supervisor, Jimenez. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Canadian animator Trevor Jimenez follows Oscars run with another milestone: ‘Soul’

“Soul” will debut on the Disney Plus streaming service Friday

Hamilton-born film animator Trevor Jimenez is shown in a handout photo.The heart-tugging existential themes in Pixar’s new film “Soul” resonated deeply with its Canadian story supervisor, Jimenez. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Filmmaker Michelle Latimer is photographed in Toronto, on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

NFB pulls ‘Inconvenient Indian’ from Sundance Film Festival and further distribution

NFB pulls ‘Inconvenient Indian’ from Sundance Film Festival and further distribution

Filmmaker Michelle Latimer is photographed in Toronto, on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Toronto actor Lamar Johnson says ‘Your Honor’ is his ‘most vulnerable’ onscreen role

Toronto actor Lamar Johnson says ‘Your Honor’ is his ‘most vulnerable’ onscreen role

This image released by ABC shows Ryan Phillippe in a scene from "Big Sky." premiering on Tuesday. Several Indigenous groups are lambasting ABC's "Big Sky" for a storyline about murdered women in Montana that fails to mention the crisis disproportionately involves Indigenous victims. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-HO, ABC-Sergei Bachlakov, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Indigenous groups criticize ABC series ‘Big Sky’ for insensitivity to MMIWG

Indigenous groups criticize ABC series ‘Big Sky’ for insensitivity to MMIWG

This image released by ABC shows Ryan Phillippe in a scene from "Big Sky." premiering on Tuesday. Several Indigenous groups are lambasting ABC's "Big Sky" for a storyline about murdered women in Montana that fails to mention the crisis disproportionately involves Indigenous victims. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-HO, ABC-Sergei Bachlakov, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Deepa Mehta on why more Tamil actors weren’t in lead roles in new film ‘Funny Boy’

Deepa Mehta on why more Tamil actors weren’t in lead roles in new film ‘Funny Boy’