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  • Hot Docs film festival to fete Michel Brault, John Kastner
    Tuesday January 31st 2012

    Quebec filmmaker Michel Brault is set to receive the outstanding achievement award at this year’s Hot Docs film festival. The fest, which runs April 26 to May 6, plans to screen a retrospective highlighting Brault’s achievements as a director and cinematographer. Brault is known for “direct cinema” – a style[…]

  • SAG Awards 2012: A surprise for ‘The Help,’ a snub for Steve Carell
    Monday January 30th 2012

    The Screen Actors Guild Awards were light on surprises and snubs, with this year’s ceremony feeling very similar to last year’s on the TV side. But there were a few shake-ups on the film front, as well as the tragic sixth and final loss for “The Office’s” Steve Carell. Let’s run down the surprises and snubs.

  • B.C. mulls allowing movie theatres to serve alcohol
    Thursday January 26th 2012

    British Columbia is considering changes to liquor laws relating to movie theatres, B.C. Minister of Public Safety Shirley Bond said on Wednesday. “We are aware of the challenges that these establishments have faced with current regulations and in fact over the last several months have been examining the policy implications and are currently considering what changes may be appropriate,” Ms. Bond said in a statement. “We look forward to having to more say about this in the near future.”

  • Two National Film Board of Canada animated shorts nominated for Oscars
    Wednesday January 25th 2012

    Montreal-based filmmaker Patrick Doyon heard the news that he’d been nominated for an Academy Award first thing Tuesday morning – and then the rest of his neighbourhood likely heard it too. “I was screaming,” the 32-year-old laughed in a telephone interview shortly after the nominations were announced. “I was with my girlfriend and my daughter, and we were screaming in front of the computer.”

  • Oscar nominations: Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese top list for best director
    Tuesday January 24th 2012

    Veteran filmmakers Woody Allen (“Midnight in Paris”) and Martin Scorsese (“Hugo”) will compete for the best director Oscar at the 84th Academy Awards, it was announced Tuesday morning. Also nominated for the director prize were Michel Hazanavicius for “The Artist,” Terrence Malick for “The Tree of Life” and Alexander Payne for “The Descendants.”

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Archives for: January 20125
  • Hot Docs film festival to fete Michel Brault, John Kastner
    Tuesday January 31st 2012

    Quebec filmmaker Michel Brault is set to receive the outstanding achievement award at this year’s Hot Docs film festival. The fest, which runs April 26 to May 6, plans to screen a retrospective highlighting Brault’s achievements as a director and cinematographer. Brault is known for “direct cinema” – a style[…]

  • SAG Awards 2012: A surprise for ‘The Help,’ a snub for Steve Carell
    Monday January 30th 2012

    The Screen Actors Guild Awards were light on surprises and snubs, with this year’s ceremony feeling very similar to last year’s on the TV side. But there were a few shake-ups on the film front, as well as the tragic sixth and final loss for “The Office’s” Steve Carell. Let’s run down the surprises and snubs.

  • B.C. mulls allowing movie theatres to serve alcohol
    Thursday January 26th 2012

    British Columbia is considering changes to liquor laws relating to movie theatres, B.C. Minister of Public Safety Shirley Bond said on Wednesday. “We are aware of the challenges that these establishments have faced with current regulations and in fact over the last several months have been examining the policy implications and are currently considering what changes may be appropriate,” Ms. Bond said in a statement. “We look forward to having to more say about this in the near future.”

  • Two National Film Board of Canada animated shorts nominated for Oscars
    Wednesday January 25th 2012

    Montreal-based filmmaker Patrick Doyon heard the news that he’d been nominated for an Academy Award first thing Tuesday morning – and then the rest of his neighbourhood likely heard it too. “I was screaming,” the 32-year-old laughed in a telephone interview shortly after the nominations were announced. “I was with my girlfriend and my daughter, and we were screaming in front of the computer.”

  • Oscar nominations: Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese top list for best director
    Tuesday January 24th 2012

    Veteran filmmakers Woody Allen (“Midnight in Paris”) and Martin Scorsese (“Hugo”) will compete for the best director Oscar at the 84th Academy Awards, it was announced Tuesday morning. Also nominated for the director prize were Michel Hazanavicius for “The Artist,” Terrence Malick for “The Tree of Life” and Alexander Payne for “The Descendants.”

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Archives for: January 20125
  • Hot Docs film festival to fete Michel Brault, John Kastner
    Tuesday January 31st 2012

    Quebec filmmaker Michel Brault is set to receive the outstanding achievement award at this year’s Hot Docs film festival. The fest, which runs April 26 to May 6, plans to screen a retrospective highlighting Brault’s achievements as a director and cinematographer. Brault is known for “direct cinema” – a style[…]

  • SAG Awards 2012: A surprise for ‘The Help,’ a snub for Steve Carell
    Monday January 30th 2012

    The Screen Actors Guild Awards were light on surprises and snubs, with this year’s ceremony feeling very similar to last year’s on the TV side. But there were a few shake-ups on the film front, as well as the tragic sixth and final loss for “The Office’s” Steve Carell. Let’s run down the surprises and snubs.

  • B.C. mulls allowing movie theatres to serve alcohol
    Thursday January 26th 2012

    British Columbia is considering changes to liquor laws relating to movie theatres, B.C. Minister of Public Safety Shirley Bond said on Wednesday. “We are aware of the challenges that these establishments have faced with current regulations and in fact over the last several months have been examining the policy implications and are currently considering what changes may be appropriate,” Ms. Bond said in a statement. “We look forward to having to more say about this in the near future.”

  • Two National Film Board of Canada animated shorts nominated for Oscars
    Wednesday January 25th 2012

    Montreal-based filmmaker Patrick Doyon heard the news that he’d been nominated for an Academy Award first thing Tuesday morning – and then the rest of his neighbourhood likely heard it too. “I was screaming,” the 32-year-old laughed in a telephone interview shortly after the nominations were announced. “I was with my girlfriend and my daughter, and we were screaming in front of the computer.”

  • Oscar nominations: Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese top list for best director
    Tuesday January 24th 2012

    Veteran filmmakers Woody Allen (“Midnight in Paris”) and Martin Scorsese (“Hugo”) will compete for the best director Oscar at the 84th Academy Awards, it was announced Tuesday morning. Also nominated for the director prize were Michel Hazanavicius for “The Artist,” Terrence Malick for “The Tree of Life” and Alexander Payne for “The Descendants.”

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