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  • Canada avoids wrath of North Korea over B.C.-made ‘The Interview’
    Tuesday December 23rd 2014

    The satirical comedy The Interview put the U.S. firmly in the crosshairs of the North Korean regime and sparked a cyber-attack on California-based Sony Pictures and threats of terrorism on U.S. soil. But what Kim Jong-un has seemingly overlooked — or chosen to ignore — is the fact that Canada is largely responsible for The Interview. That’s right: Blame Canada. The controversial comedy about a plot to assassinate the leader of North Korea was made in Canada by Canadians with the help of Canadian tax credits.

  • John Baird criticizes Sony film decision as setting bad precedent
    Tuesday December 23rd 2014

    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Sony’s decision to cancel a movie after North Korea broke into the company’s computers is a troubling precedent that requires a strong international response. “We’re concerned that, if it’s Sony today, who will it be tomorrow?” Baird commented at a press conference. “This is[…]

  • ‘Boyhood’ Is Barack Obama’s Favorite Movie of the Year
    Thursday December 18th 2014

    The film Boyhood has already garnered plenty of critical acclaim, but now it also can boast a presidential seal of approval. President Barack Obama singled it out in a recent interview he and first lady Michelle Obama did with People magazine. “Boyhood was a great movie,” said President Obama in an excerpt of his interview posted on Politico. “That, I think, was my favorite movie this year.”

  • Sony cancels release of ‘The Interview'; U.S. links North Korea to cyberattack
    Thursday December 18th 2014

    Sony Pictures has cancelled the Christmas Day release of “The Interview,” after major theatre chains in the U.S. and Canada decided not to show the movie amid hackers’ threats of terrorist attacks. After Cineplex, AMC, Regal Cinemas and Cinemarx announced they won’t be showing the comedy, Sony said it has decided “not to move forward with the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release.” Federal investigators in the U.S. have now connected the Sony hacking to North Korea, an unnamed official told The Associated Press.

  • Canada Aims to Take Film and TV Business From Georgia, Louisiana
    Wednesday December 17th 2014

    Canadian production players see the sudden collapse of their dollar against the American greenback helping them draw projects from Georgia and Louisiana. The Canadian loonie on Tuesday plunged to below US$0.86 cents amid an oil bust. The extra currency savings for Hollywood film and TV projects shooting in Canada has[…]

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  • Canada avoids wrath of North Korea over B.C.-made ‘The Interview’
    Tuesday December 23rd 2014

    The satirical comedy The Interview put the U.S. firmly in the crosshairs of the North Korean regime and sparked a cyber-attack on California-based Sony Pictures and threats of terrorism on U.S. soil. But what Kim Jong-un has seemingly overlooked — or chosen to ignore — is the fact that Canada is largely responsible for The Interview. That’s right: Blame Canada. The controversial comedy about a plot to assassinate the leader of North Korea was made in Canada by Canadians with the help of Canadian tax credits.

  • John Baird criticizes Sony film decision as setting bad precedent
    Tuesday December 23rd 2014

    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Sony’s decision to cancel a movie after North Korea broke into the company’s computers is a troubling precedent that requires a strong international response. “We’re concerned that, if it’s Sony today, who will it be tomorrow?” Baird commented at a press conference. “This is[…]

  • ‘Boyhood’ Is Barack Obama’s Favorite Movie of the Year
    Thursday December 18th 2014

    The film Boyhood has already garnered plenty of critical acclaim, but now it also can boast a presidential seal of approval. President Barack Obama singled it out in a recent interview he and first lady Michelle Obama did with People magazine. “Boyhood was a great movie,” said President Obama in an excerpt of his interview posted on Politico. “That, I think, was my favorite movie this year.”

  • Sony cancels release of ‘The Interview'; U.S. links North Korea to cyberattack
    Thursday December 18th 2014

    Sony Pictures has cancelled the Christmas Day release of “The Interview,” after major theatre chains in the U.S. and Canada decided not to show the movie amid hackers’ threats of terrorist attacks. After Cineplex, AMC, Regal Cinemas and Cinemarx announced they won’t be showing the comedy, Sony said it has decided “not to move forward with the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release.” Federal investigators in the U.S. have now connected the Sony hacking to North Korea, an unnamed official told The Associated Press.

  • Canada Aims to Take Film and TV Business From Georgia, Louisiana
    Wednesday December 17th 2014

    Canadian production players see the sudden collapse of their dollar against the American greenback helping them draw projects from Georgia and Louisiana. The Canadian loonie on Tuesday plunged to below US$0.86 cents amid an oil bust. The extra currency savings for Hollywood film and TV projects shooting in Canada has[…]

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Archives for: December 20145
  • Canada avoids wrath of North Korea over B.C.-made ‘The Interview’
    Tuesday December 23rd 2014

    The satirical comedy The Interview put the U.S. firmly in the crosshairs of the North Korean regime and sparked a cyber-attack on California-based Sony Pictures and threats of terrorism on U.S. soil. But what Kim Jong-un has seemingly overlooked — or chosen to ignore — is the fact that Canada is largely responsible for The Interview. That’s right: Blame Canada. The controversial comedy about a plot to assassinate the leader of North Korea was made in Canada by Canadians with the help of Canadian tax credits.

  • John Baird criticizes Sony film decision as setting bad precedent
    Tuesday December 23rd 2014

    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Sony’s decision to cancel a movie after North Korea broke into the company’s computers is a troubling precedent that requires a strong international response. “We’re concerned that, if it’s Sony today, who will it be tomorrow?” Baird commented at a press conference. “This is[…]

  • ‘Boyhood’ Is Barack Obama’s Favorite Movie of the Year
    Thursday December 18th 2014

    The film Boyhood has already garnered plenty of critical acclaim, but now it also can boast a presidential seal of approval. President Barack Obama singled it out in a recent interview he and first lady Michelle Obama did with People magazine. “Boyhood was a great movie,” said President Obama in an excerpt of his interview posted on Politico. “That, I think, was my favorite movie this year.”

  • Sony cancels release of ‘The Interview'; U.S. links North Korea to cyberattack
    Thursday December 18th 2014

    Sony Pictures has cancelled the Christmas Day release of “The Interview,” after major theatre chains in the U.S. and Canada decided not to show the movie amid hackers’ threats of terrorist attacks. After Cineplex, AMC, Regal Cinemas and Cinemarx announced they won’t be showing the comedy, Sony said it has decided “not to move forward with the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release.” Federal investigators in the U.S. have now connected the Sony hacking to North Korea, an unnamed official told The Associated Press.

  • Canada Aims to Take Film and TV Business From Georgia, Louisiana
    Wednesday December 17th 2014

    Canadian production players see the sudden collapse of their dollar against the American greenback helping them draw projects from Georgia and Louisiana. The Canadian loonie on Tuesday plunged to below US$0.86 cents amid an oil bust. The extra currency savings for Hollywood film and TV projects shooting in Canada has[…]

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