George Orwell was wrong.
Jim Slotek, Postmedia Network
Jim has been a Sun reporter for 28 years. Previously covered TV beat and all entertainment fields. Scriptwriter for NHL Awards, Gemini Awards, documentaries. Prior to Sun, worked at Ottawa Citizen as entertainment reporter from 1981-1983.
Amid all the bad-boy stuff Degrassi’s Joey Jeremiah pulled over the years – including running naked through the school cafeteria – only one was so bad, it merited an F-bomb.
LOS ANGELES – A little more than a year ago, Brie Larson lived in two worlds. One was a merciless jungle, where people are chewed up and spit out by remorseless beasts. That was Hollywood.
An ocean away from the fictitious Kong: Skull Island, Samuel L. Jackson’s Oscar presence this year went almost unnoticed – which is pretty incredible in itself.
A big, dumb beast that, for all its noise, is kind of lovable at heart. That describes both a certain giant ape and Kong: Skull Island, the latest of an oeuvre of King Kong films going back 80-plus years.
Oscar hosts through the years: The ‘feel good’, the ‘edgy’ and the oddballs
Is it time for the Oscar pool at work?
La La Land – starring Miles Teller and Emma Watson as Sebastian and Mia, instead of Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone?
You and I can disagree on a movie, but time gets the last word – even over the Oscars.
Samuel L. Jackson, who co-starred in M. Night Shyamalan’s 2000 sci-fi thriller Unbreakable, found out that a sequel is being planned the way the rest of us did – by watching the movie Split.
“Doing my best to disregard the many inflammatory President O statements and roadblocks. Thought it was going to be a smooth transition – NOT!” President Trump via Twitter.
Jeffrey Tambor expects his Super Bowl ad with the New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski to be, “the biggest audience of my career – maybe even bigger than my bar mitzvah.”
LOS ANGELES – Keanu Reeves is only half joking when he notes in defence of the action movie John Wick: Chapter 2, “no animals were hurt in the production of this film.”
Does anything sound more conventional than a biopic about McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc?
It is generally understood that the future is just like the present, only different.
Hillary Clinton wasn’t the only woman to lose the U.S. presidential election. The Royal Canadian Air Farce’s Luba Goy also took the loss.
Life was often a struggle for Carrie Fisher, the author and actress who died Tuesday after finally coming to terms with – and revisiting – her Star Wars role of Princess Leia.
IN A WORLD… where movie-trailer production houses make terrible films look good and good films look better… ONE MAN dared to look back on them and pass judgment.
Yeah, yeah, best of times, worst of times. But like most years onscreen, 2016 was mainly the “meh” of times.
Musically trained and passionate, Damien Chazelle has gone from the dark to the light in two films with a jazz theme – Whiplash and La La Land.