Review: ‘Ready Player One’ recaptures that old Spielberg magic

RATING: *** out of 4 Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Simon Pegg, T.J. Miller, Mark Rylance, Hannah John-Kamen Screenplay: Zak Penn, Ernest Cline Running time: 140 minutes It seems these days that everything old is new again. Roseanne, Will & Grace and X-Files are back on TV. Twin Peaks returned […]

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‘What would you really do for your kids?’: John Krasinski says ‘A Quiet Place’ inspired by parenthood

John Krasinski is a helluva nice guy. You can see why people might assume that he’s just like his everyman Jim character on The Office. He isn’t, though. Krasinski — not that you’ll hear it from him — is one of the brightest lights in entertainment, an accomplished writer, director and producer as well as […]

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Big Brother Canada’s Veronica, Hamza throw shade at fellow houseguests: ‘We deserve to still be there’

The first double eviction of the season rocked the Big Brother Canada house this week and after two sets of explosive competitions were secured and two unsuspecting votes were cast, two bold players were sent out the BBCAN6 backdoor. Both 24-year-old Ottawa-based server Veronica Doherty and 27-year-old Thunder Bay, Ont., soccer coach Hamza Hatoum, who […]

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‘The Weight of Water’ author Anita Shreve dead at 71

Best-selling author Anita Shreve has died after a battle with cancer. The writer, a former high school teacher, passed away at her home in New Hampshire on Thursday, aged 71, according to her publisher Alfred A. Knopf. Shreve shot to fame worldwide after Oprah Winfrey selected her 1998 novel The Pilot’s Wife to feature in […]

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The latest victim of the Malolo curse: ‘Survivor: Ghost Island’ castaway James Lim reacts to Angela and Michael’s betrayal

Survivor: Ghost Island is all about breaking curses. New players have taken advantage of the theme by spending their time in Fiji attempting to make up for past mistakes to rewrite the game’s history after 36 seasons. But by attempting to break certain Survivor curses, this season’s castaways have brought new ones into the game. […]

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‘This is his return’: Tye Sheridan hails Steven Spielberg’s fantastical ‘Ready Player One’

In his nascent career, Tye Sheridan has already had plenty of pinch-me moments. But nothing topped getting an invite from Steven Spielberg to star as Wade Watts in the big screen adaptation of Ernest Cline’s bestselling Ready Player One. “I know everybody’s a fan of Steven Spielberg in general; his movies are ones many people […]

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How Allison Mack went from Smallville to accused sex cult recruiter

Smallville star Allison Mack went from boob tube cutie to a recruiter for sex cult guru Keith Raniere, according to reports. The 35-year-old blond beauty was allegedly with Raniere when he was arrested on charges of sex trafficking at a compound in Mexico earlier this week. Now, according to Art Voice, Mack is about to […]

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Princess Diana and Bryan Adams had secret trysts, former butler claims

Princess Diana’s blabbermouth butler is claiming the beloved royal hooked up with Canadian rock star Bryan Adams. According to the Daily Mail, the famously indiscrete Paul Burrell dished on Diana to one of his co-stars on I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! Australia. He claimed he arranged the trysts at Kensington Palace, slipping […]

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’ star Drew Barrymore chows down on Season 2

Shaun Proulx, Special to Postmedia Network Don’t call Drew Barrymore a cannibal. She is a zombie, please. As the second season of Santa Clarita Diet wrapped filming late last September in California, the 43-year-old actor was quick to correct someone close by whom she hears mix up the two types of flesh eaters. “Cannibals eat […]

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