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  • 'The Dallas Buyers Club,' the AIDS film no one wanted to make

     'The Dallas Buyers Club,' the AIDS film no one wanted to make
    METAIRIE, La. — In the summer of 1992, an aspiring filmmaker named Craig Borten drove from Los Angeles to Dallas to see a man named Ron Woodroof. Borten was just a few years out of Syracuse University and didn't know what kind of movies he wanted to...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he'll seek reelection, not rehab

    Toronto city leaders on Wednesday urged disgraced Mayor Rob Ford to resign or take a leave of absence to "address your challenges privately," calling his admissions to smoking crack cocaine a distraction and a stain on the city's reputation. But the...
  • Toronto City Council votes to strip Mayor Rob Ford of key powers

    Toronto City Council members voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of his powers of appointment and emergency rule, an act of damage control as the leader of Canada's biggest city continues to provoke scandal and revulsion. The City...
  • Frontieres' Genre Film Mart Expands to Europe

    PARIS -- Frontieres Intl. Co-Production Market, a genre film forum which has held its first two editions at Montreal-set Fantasia film fest, will soon be expanding its reach to Europe, with a third order scheduled to take place in Brussels on April 10-12....
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford remains defiant despite gutted authority

    A new episode in Canada's political soap opera aired Monday when the Toronto City Council voted to strip Mayor Rob Ford of much of his budget and staff, an act of frustration by a governing body lacking the legal authority to remove the foul-mouthed,...
  • La Cañada High girls' volleyball's Rio Hondo League win streak concludes against South Pasadena

    LA CANADA - The members of the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team knew of the Spartans’ storied history entering this season. La Cañada had won 10 straight league titles, including 68 consecutive wins in league and had been dominant along...
  • Pixar Canada Closed In Surprise Move, Disney Lays Off 100 Employees

    Reversing the recent trend of digital production migrating to Canada, Disney has decided to shutter Pixar Canada in Vancouver, eliminating about 100 jobs north of the border. According to Canadian news site The Province, Disney spokesperson Barb Matheson...
  • Figure skating TV schedule: 2013 Skate America

     
    Figure skating TV schedule: 2013 Hilton HHonors Skate America: NBC airs live coverage of the ISU Grand Prix Series Skate America from Joe Louis Arena in Detroit on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 4pm ET, featuring live performances from the ladies’ free skate...
  • L.A.-bound man carrying bomb parts detained at Montreal airport

    A 71-year-old man was being interrogated by Montreal police on Monday after attempting to board a Los Angeles-bound flight with components in his carry-on luggage that could be assembled to make a bomb, Canadian media reported. Montreal police said...
  • Peter Wintonick, Canadian Documentarian, Dies at 60

    Peter Wintonick, co-director of the acclaimed 1992 feature documentary "Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media" and a producer, director, writer and editor on feature dramas, theatrical documentaries, educational films, television programs...
  • Toronto mayor admits to crack cocaine use; no sign he will step down

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted Tuesday that he has smoked crack cocaine "in one of my drunken stupors," six months after reports of a video depicting him puffing on a crack pipe. At an impromptu news conference on the steps of City Hall, Ford...
  • Robert Renton Purves & Virginia Black Purves

    Robert Renton Purves & Virginia Black Purves
    Virginia Black Purves, age 88, passed away peacefully in her Flintridge home on September 6th followed by her husband Robert Renton Purves, age 89, who passed the following day. They are survived by Lauren Purves Zaun, her husband Todd, and their children...