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  • Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as 'The Honorable Woman'
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-29 6:37 AM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "The Honorable Woman" is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot. Poised between dream-state and tough reality, it exposes timeless truths while remaining as current as the next Israeli-Palestinian clash.

  • Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-29 5:17 AM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.

  • Teacher who survived Sandy Hook has book deal
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-29 5:03 AM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - A Connecticut teacher who helped save students' lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal.

  • 'Of Mice and Men' leaves Broadway on a record high
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 5:30 PM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - James Franco's play "Of Mice and Men" has left Broadway with a roar — a box office record.

  • 'Pawn Stars' TV star plans stores near famous shop
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 3:47 PM

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" could soon have something better to do while waiting in line.

  • 'Lucy' smacks down 'Hercules' in box office bout
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 2:28 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No. 1 spot at the box office.

  • Canada's Self-Publishing Awards kick off
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 9:59 AM

    TORONTO - There's a new book awards forum for self-published authors in Canada.

  • CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize announced
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 9:58 AM

    MONTREAL - Patti-Kay Hamilton of Fort Smith, N.W.T., has won this year's English-language CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.

  • Mayor: Times Square characters should be licensed
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 1:47 PM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Cookie Monster may soon need a license.

  • The Situation agrees to anger management classes
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 12:51 PM

    MIDDLETOWN, N.J. - The Situation will be getting lessons in anger management.

  • Dozens treated for illness at Keith Urban concert
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 12:50 PM

    MANSFIELD, Mass. - Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts.

  • Celeb birthdays for the week of Aug. 3-9
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 9:27 AM

    Aug. 3: Singer Tony Bennett is 88. Actor Martin Sheen is 74. Singer Beverly Lee of The Shirelles is 73. Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart is 73. Bassist B.B. Dickerson of War is 65. Movie director John Landis is 64. Actress JoMarie Payton ("Family Matters") is 64. Actor Jay North ("Dennis the Menace") is 63. Guitarist Randy Scruggs is 61. Actor John C. McGinley ("Scrubs") is 55. Bassist Lee Rocker (Stray Cats) is 53. Actress Lisa Ann Walter ("Bruce Almighty") is 53. Singer-guitarist James Hetfield of Metallica is 51. Singer Ed Roland of Collective Soul is 51. Actor Isaiah Washington is 51. Keyboardist Dean Sams of Lonestar is 48. Guitarist Stephen Carpenter of Deftones is 44. Musician Spinderella of Salt-N-Pepa is 43. Actress Brigid Brannagh ("Army Wives") is 42. Actor Michael Ealy is 41. Violinist Jimmy De Martini of Zac Brown Band is 38. Actress Evangeline Lilly ("Lost") is 35. Singer Holly Arnstein of Dream is 29. Bassist Brent Kutzle of OneRepublic is 29.

  • 'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 6:43 AM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.

  • Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-28 4:52 AM

    MILAN - Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90.

  • Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-27 3:28 PM

    RENO, Nev. - A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million.

  • Pratt stars at track in role as honorary Hoosier
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-27 11:42 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Chris Pratt has caught passes from Andrew Luck, sampled the spicy shrimp cocktail at St. Elmo's and driven the pace car at the Brickyard 400.

  • 'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-27 11:38 AM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.

  • 4 DC Comics brought to TV get Comic-Con event
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-27 8:54 AM

    SAN DIEGO - Four DC comics brought to life for television took over the San Diego Convention Center's 6,500 seat Hall H at Comic-Con on Saturday night.

  • TV Blog Buzz: News on final season of 'Sons of Anarchy'
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-27 6:15 AM

    The ending for "Sons of Anarchy" still hasn't been fully mapped out but the biker drama's final season is set to be just as bloody and explosive as fans would expect, says creator Kurt Sutter.

  • 'Ant-Man' cast revealed: Lilly, Douglas, Rudd
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 10:53 PM

    SAN DIEGO - The "Ant-Man" cast is set.

  • 'Avengers' unleash 'Ultron' footage at Comic-Con
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 7:49 PM

    SAN DIEGO - Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.

  • 5 Seconds of Summer get hands-on with ticket sales
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 6:43 PM

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. - The rising pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer gave its feverish female fans the surprise of a lifetime by personally selling tickets Saturday morning for an upcoming concert in Inglewood, California.

  • Nude models, artists take to New York City streets
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 5:47 PM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - New York really is "the naked city."

  • 5 Seconds of Summer get hands-on with ticket sales
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 5:46 PM

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. - The rising pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer gave its feverish female fans the surprise of a lifetime by personally selling tickets Saturday morning for an upcoming concert in Inglewood, California.

  • Radcliffe goes undercover as Spidey at Comic-Con
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 5:46 PM

    SAN DIEGO - That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter.

  • 'Hobbit' cast tease trailer, bloopers at Comic-Con
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 5:45 PM

    SAN DIEGO - "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" launched a full-scale assault on Comic-Con.

  • Alba reveals her 'Sin City' dark side at Comic-Con
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 5:44 PM

    SAN DIEGO - Jessica Alba told the crowd at Comic-Con that she got in touch with the dark side for her return to "Sin City."

  • Major music festival in Penticton denied booze
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 1:18 PM

    PENTICTON, B.C. - A major music festival scheduled for next weekend in Penticton has been dealt a big blow.

  • Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 10:39 AM

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

  • John Waters unsure if he'll make another film
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-26 6:00 AM

    TORONTO - Comical cult legend John Waters says he doesn't know if he'll make another film again, and he's fine with that.

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