‘Sexually violent’ Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years for sex assault

Disgraced comic Bill Cosby’s next gig will be in front of a captive audience at an American prison. The 81-year-old comedian — described as a “sexually violent predator” — was sentenced to three to 10 years in a state prison Tuesday for the 2004 sex assault of a Toronto woman. Cosby was convicted in April […]

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‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ stars promise darkest film of the entire series

NEW YORK — The wizarding world author J.K. Rowling has conjured in her Fantastic Beasts films is about to get a whole lot darker. “It’s dark,” Ezra Miller, who plays Credence Barebone in the franchise, tells the Sun ahead of the release of the final trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. “It’s very […]

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Murphy Brown, Magnum P.I. and 9-1-1 top this week’s TV must-sees

1. Grey’s Anatomy Season Premiere The Grey Sloan Memorial surgeons are back as Season 15 kicks off with an anticipated two-hour premiere. The last we saw at the end of Season 14, Teddy is pregnant, while Jo and Alex are gearing up to move across the country for Jo’s career. Also, this season, Meredith finally […]

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‘It’s like the music starts to seep into the walls’: Grossman’s Tavern turns 70

Not many live music venues in Toronto make it to their 70th anniversary but Grossman’s Tavern, at the corner of Spadina Ave. and Cecil St. in the city’s Chinatown, achieved that benchmark this year. “I think it’s great,” said Gary Kendall, the bassist of the Downchild Blues Band from 1979-83 and 1995 to present day. […]

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First look at Joaquin Phoenix as The Joker revealed

Director Todd Phillips has unveiled the first look of Joaquin Phoenix in full makeup for his upcoming take on the iconic comic book villain The Joker. The video, which Phillips debuted on his Instagram page and captioned “Camera test (w/ sound). Joker.”, shows Phoenix standing in plainclothes before it cuts to an image of him cracking […]

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‘It definitely sucked’: Big Brother’s Angela Rummans and Sam Bledsoe sound off on double eviction

Just three houseguests remain heading into the finale of Big Brother. A fast-forward eviction followed by the epic downfall of dominating Level 6 alliance made for a whirlwind week as 27-year-old Virginia welder Sam Bledsoe and 26-year-old fitness model Angela Rummans walked out the door on back-to-back nights. First, it was Sam who was stunned […]

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‘The Land of Steady Habits’ star Ben Mendelsohn on his blockbuster second act

Somewhere out there is a list of woefully underrated actors. Ben Mendelsohn’s name is near the top. Despite a career reboot that saw him cast in The Dark Knight Rises, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Ready Player One and the upcoming Captain Marvel, Mendelsohn, 49, spent the first 20 years of his career being […]

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‘We’re definitely doing our own thing’: ‘Magnum P.I.’ stars promise fresh reboot

TV revivals and reboots might be the flavour of the fall TV season. But the stars of the contemporary revamp of the ‘80s crime drama Magnum P.I. promise their show will offer a fresh take on the Tom Selleck classic that ran for eight seasons. “We’re making our own Magnum potato salad,” Stephen Hill, who […]

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‘Straight from me heart and soul,’ Rod Stewart says of new LP ‘Blood Red Roses’

Rod Stewart will release the 30th album, Blood Red Roses, of his five-decade career on Friday (Sept. 28) and even the 73-year-old singer can’t quite believe it himself. “Amazing huh? Absolutely amazing,” says the double Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (the second time for his work with the Faces). “I think it’s the love […]

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Fear The Walking Dead’s Strand is ‘opening his little Grinch heart’: Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo made history recently when he became the first Fear the Walking Dead actor to direct an episode of the AMC zombie apocalypse show. Turns out his background as a Tony-nominated playwright and theatre director — most recently he co-wrote the Broadway musical Summer, about Donna Summer, and has an upcoming Nat King Cole […]

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