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  • Runaway production leaves California in the lurch

    Runaway production leaves California in the lurch
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California Legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and television industry or, one day, will the...
  • U2 tribute band rocks Downtown Disney

    U2 tribute band rocks Downtown Disney
    They have fans all over the world. They've performed in 187 cities, including in Japan, Bosnia and shows across Europe. With an extensive playlist from more than a dozen albums that includes classics like "Sunday, Bloody Sunday," "With or Without You,"...
  • Bronze 'Christ' in need of home

     Bronze 'Christ' in need of home
    The life-size sculpture of a homeless man on a bench, with all but his feet shrouded by a blanket, is intended to get the attention of anyone who takes a seat there. But closer examination reveals the most striking detail in the figure's exposed feet...
  • Stop Kicking Canada Around On Keystone Pipeline

    Fixated as we Americans are on Canada's three most attention-getting exports — polar vortexes, Alberta clippers and the antics of Toronto's addled mayor — we've somewhat overlooked a major feature of Canada's current relations with the...
  • 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,...
  • Summer Movies in Review: Lone Rangers and Game Changers

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: And so another summer movie season comes to an end, with both a bang (in terms of record-breaking box office) and the collective whimpers of ousted executives and even an entire studio placed on and off the chopping block by hedge fund...
  • Andrea Martin to Topline Canadian Series 'Working the Engels'

    Comedy and legit vet Andrea Martin has been tapped to star in Global TV's new halfhour laffer "Working the Engels." From Shaw Media and Halfire-CORE Entertainment, series centers on Martin's character Ceil Engel, an overly confident matriarch who mixes...
  • Toronto International Film Festival Completes Lineup, Highlights Musical Offerings

    Sonic star power will light up the Toronto International Film Festival's Mavericks program, it was announced this morning, with the world preems of Ron Howard's doc "Made In America," capturing last year's inaugural Philadelphia music festival of the same...
  • Frank Ocean vocal injury cancels Drake's OVO Fest opening night

    Frank Ocean vocal injury cancels Drake's OVO Fest opening night
    The opening night of Drake’s annual OVO Fest in Toronto has been canceled due to Frank Ocean’s recent vocal injury, Live Nation announced on Tuesday. The R&B crooner was slated to headline the first night of the two-day festival alongside...
  • Picture Tree Picks Up 'Mary Queen of Scots,' 'Metalhead'

    LONDON -- Berlin-based sales and production company Picture Tree Intl., which launched at the Berlin Film Festival, has added "Mary Queen of Scots" and "Metalhead" to its line-up at the Toronto Film Festival. "Mary Queen of Scots," a psychological...
  • Mark Wahlberg's restaurant Wahlburgers to expand into Canada

    Mark Wahlberg's restaurant Wahlburgers to expand into Canada
    The Wahlberg family is busy. Wahlburgers, the burger restaurant launched by "Ted" and "2 Guns" star Mark Wahlberg and his brothers Paul and Donnie, is expanding, starting with a location in Canada.  The new restaurant, at Toronto's SoHo Metropolitan...
  • Runaways Welcome: Countries Offer Incentives to Lure Productions Fleeing Hollywood

    One man's loss is another's gain. While Hollywood producers lament the lack of local production, territories around the world are benefitting from the exodus, as a raft of factors -- tax incentives, a filmmaker-friendly infrastructure, co-funding and...