Category: Canadian Entertainment

B.C. man who killed kids during psychosis must remain in custody, panel says

By The Canadian Press Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 VANCOUVER—A panel has decided against changing custodial conditions for a British Columbia man who killed his three children during a psychotic break. The B.C. Review Board released its decision on Friday, following an annual review of Allan Schoenborn’s case. It says the 49-year-old must stay at the…

George Clooney to return to TV in Catch-22 miniseries

By Bill KeveneyUSA Today Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 A-list film star George Clooney is making his return to television armed with a classic novel, Catch-22. On Thursday, Paramount Television confirmed Clooney, who left NBC’s ER in 1999 to pursue a successful film career, will direct and star in a six-episode limited-series adaptation of Joseph Heller’s…

Jay Baruchel joins cast of Letterkenny

By Debra YeoStaff Reporter Wed., Nov. 15, 2017 Actor, director and producer Jay Baruchel is taking a hard right to join the cast of Letterkenny. The Montreal native, known for the How to Train Your Dragon films as well as the Goon movies and the TV series Man Seeking Woman, will play Hard Right Jay,…

Political Blind Date is gently amusing public service TV

By Johanna SchnellerSpecial to the Star Mon., Nov. 13, 2017 The Show: Political Blind Date, Season 1, Episode 2 The Moment: Doug Ford rides a bike Former (and future) politician and subway proponent Doug Ford took (then) NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh, who favours all public transit and bicycle lanes, to the Toronto designated streetcar route…

Cello sisters dedicate song to soldiers on Remembrance Day

CALGARY—A new video featuring three Alberta cello-playing prodigies was released on Remembrance Day and is dedicated to Canada’s fallen soldiers. The three Coetzee sisters — Mari, Ine and Luka — lugged their cellos up Mount Lady MacDonald near Canmore, Alta., to shoot the video in early September. “The cello is the musical instrument that most…