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Alan Parker, director of “Midnight Express,” dies at 76

Alan Parker, director of “Midnight Express,” dies at 76

Alan Parker, director of “Midnight Express,” dies at 76

Alan Parker, director of “Midnight Express,” dies at 76
In an upside-down summer, ‘Jaws,’ ‘E.T.’ are hits again

In an upside-down summer, ‘Jaws,’ ‘E.T.’ are hits again

In an upside-down summer, ‘Jaws,’ ‘E.T.’ are hits again

In an upside-down summer, ‘Jaws,’ ‘E.T.’ are hits again
Telefilm Canada pledges more diversity and inclusivity in new action plan

Telefilm Canada pledges more diversity and inclusivity in new action plan

Telefilm Canada pledges more diversity and inclusivity in new action plan

Telefilm Canada pledges more diversity and inclusivity in new action plan
Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer, died in a Rome hospital of complications following surgery after a recent fall in which he broke a leg bone, in a July 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

ROME — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl…

  • Jul 6, 2020
Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer, died in a Rome hospital of complications following surgery after a recent fall in which he broke a leg bone, in a July 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
“The Outpost,” with Scott Eastwood follows the Battle of Kamdesh in Afghanistan in 2009, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Eastwood’s ankle forced production shift for ‘The Outpost’

LONDON — An accident requiring two screws in his ankle nearly prevented…

“The Outpost,” with Scott Eastwood follows the Battle of Kamdesh in Afghanistan in 2009, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Joel Schumacher, director of ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, director of ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, director of ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, director of ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ dies at 80
The new documentary “#Blessed” looks at the appeal of the evangelical movement to some millennials, in a June 3, 2020 story. (File photo from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Port Angeles)

‘#Blessed’ doc looks at millennial appeal of C3 Church in Toronto

TORONTO — With a trendy vibe, slick marketing and celebrity members, some…

The new documentary “#Blessed” looks at the appeal of the evangelical movement to some millennials, in a June 3, 2020 story. (File photo from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Port Angeles)

‘Normal People’ director Lenny Abrahamson used intimacy co-ordinator on set

‘Normal People’ director Lenny Abrahamson used intimacy co-ordinator on set

‘Antigone’ wins five trophies, including best picture, at Canadian Screen Awards

‘Antigone’ wins five trophies, including best picture, at Canadian Screen Awards

‘Deadpool 2’ production company fined by B.C. agency after woman’s death

‘Deadpool 2’ production company fined by B.C. agency after woman’s death

Michael Greyeyes stars in the Canadian film “Blood Quantum” which hits on-demand and digital platforms on Tuesday, in an April 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Zombie film ‘Blood Quantum’ is fun, fast, and timely, says actor Michael Greyeyes

TORONTO — Zombies are often used in pop culture as a metaphor…

Michael Greyeyes stars in the Canadian film “Blood Quantum” which hits on-demand and digital platforms on Tuesday, in an April 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canuck movies to be celebrated virtually on National Canadian Film Day

Canuck movies to be celebrated virtually on National Canadian Film Day

Film featuring Property Brother Jonathan Scott in Hot Docs lineup, but no dates set

Film featuring Property Brother Jonathan Scott in Hot Docs lineup, but no dates set

Film featuring Property Brother Jonathan Scott in Hot Docs lineup, but no dates set

Film featuring Property Brother Jonathan Scott in Hot Docs lineup, but no dates set
Lights, camera, action! Film fest comes to Gasoline Alley

Lights, camera, action! Film fest comes to Gasoline Alley

Senior retirement community serves as social hub for Red Deer events

  • Mar 9, 2020
Lights, camera, action! Film fest comes to Gasoline Alley
Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof has received a sentence for three films he made that authorities found to be “propaganda against the system,” in a March 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Lawyer says award-winning Iran filmmaker summoned to prison

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian filmmaker who just won the Berlin Film…

  • Mar 4, 2020
Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof has received a sentence for three films he made that authorities found to be “propaganda against the system,” in a March 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Halima Ouardiri, of Montreal, won two awards for her short film “Clebs” (“Mutts”) at the Berlin International Film Festival, in a March 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Stray-dog story ‘Clebs’ among Canadian winners at Berlin film fest

A Canadian/Moroccan story of a stray-dog refuge, and a satirical biopic of…

Halima Ouardiri, of Montreal, won two awards for her short film “Clebs” (“Mutts”) at the Berlin International Film Festival, in a March 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Director Bong Joon-ho’s dark comic thriller “Parasite” is about two families on the opposite ends of South Korea’s social spectrum, in a Feb. 19, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Bong happy ‘Parasite’ succeeded despite disparity it showed

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Oscar-winning “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho said Wednesday…

  • Feb 19, 2020
Director Bong Joon-ho’s dark comic thriller “Parasite” is about two families on the opposite ends of South Korea’s social spectrum, in a Feb. 19, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Full board of France’s Cesar film awards steps down

Full board of France’s Cesar film awards steps down

PARIS — The entire leadership of the Cesar Awards, France’s version of…

Full board of France’s Cesar film awards steps down
Universal Pictures will release “The Hunt” in March, in a Feb. 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Universal will release controversial ‘Hunt’ film in March

LOS ANGELES — Universal Pictures said Tuesday that it will release the…

  • Feb 12, 2020
Universal Pictures will release “The Hunt” in March, in a Feb. 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Brad Pitt was among the winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, held on Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Final list of Academy Award winners

LOS ANGELES — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were…

  • Feb 10, 2020
Brad Pitt was among the winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, held on Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)