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  • Founder of black film fests says Canada has dearth of roles for people of colour

    TORONTO - While the Canadian Screen Awards tout a diverse slate of 2016 nominees, there's still a dearth of roles for people of colour in this country, says the founder of the Montreal International Black Film Festival and the Toronto Black Film Festival.
  • Paltrow describes years of messages from accused stalker

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes.
  • Michael Douglas among film stars honoured by AARP

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Michael Douglas was initially confused when he was told that he was being honoured with a career achievement honour by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.
  • Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 14-20

    Feb. 14: TV personality Hugh Downs ("20/20") is 95. Actress Florence Henderson is 82. Country singer Razzy Bailey is 77. Jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 73. TV personality Pat O'Brien ("The Insider," ''Access Hollywood") is 68. Magician Teller of Penn and Teller is 68. Actor Ken Wahl ("Wiseguy") is 59. Opera singer Renee Fleming is 57. Actress Meg Tilly is 56. Singer Dwayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 55. Actress Sakina Jaffey ("House of Cards") is 54. Actor Enrico Colantoni ("Just Shoot Me") is 53. Actor Zach Galligan ("Gremlins") is 52. Actor Valente Rodriguez ("George Lopez") is 52. Bassist Ricky Wolking of The Nixons is 50. Actor Simon Pegg (2009's "Star Trek") is 46. Bassist Kevin Baldes of Lit is 44. Singer Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty is 44. Actor Jake Lacy ("The Office") is 30. Actress Tiffany Thornton ("Sonny With A Chance") is 30. Actor Freddie Highmore ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," ''Bates Motel") is 24.
  • Ghomeshi's accusers exchanged 5,000 messages before and after going to police

    TORONTO - Two of Jian Ghomeshi's accusers discussed their allegations of sexual assault against the former broadcaster in thousands of messages they exchanged before and after they went to police, with one of them acknowledging in court that she deliberately misled investigators by withholding information.
  • TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril.
  • Beyonce's Super Bowl show bringing both praise and criticism

    A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce's halftime performance, trying to glean the messages, both subtle and overt, that made for a stunning display of unapologetic blackness and political activism during one of the most-watched events of the year.
  • Review: Irreverent 'Deadpool' suffers from juvenile humour

    "Deadpool" hates its audience, and that's not necessarily a bad thing.
  • Country legend Merle Haggard returns to stage after illness

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country legend Merle Haggard has returned to the stage after cancelling several shows in February because of health issues caused by pneumonia.
  • Gwyneth Paltrow tearfully testifies against accused stalker

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Gwyneth Paltrow testified Monday in the trial of a man accused of stalking her, saying he wrote upsetting letters discussing her death and his intention to marry her and also sent her pornography and unsolicited gifts.

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