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  • Star Wars actor who played Boba Fett dead at 75

    Obit Boba Fett Actor

    Jeremy Bulloch, the English actor who first donned a helmet, cape and jetpack to play notorious Mandalorian bounty hunter Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy, died Thursday at age 75.

  • Markoosie Patsauq, first Inuit novelist, lived the history of his people

    OBIT Patsauq Novelist 20200419

    Markoosie Patsauq, 78, died March 8 in his home in Inukjuak, Que., mere months before his classic novel 'Harpoon of the Hunter' was to be reissued in a freshly translated scholarly edition, 50 years after it first appeared.

  • Amazon in Holocaust row about Hunters series, anti-Semitic books

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    The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series Hunters and for selling books of Nazi propaganda.

  • Lights, Ben Kaplan, Hunter Brothers, One Bad Son and others announced as part of Juno Week events

    MUSIC Humboldt Tribute 20180427

    The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences today announced additional details for Juno Week events to take place in Saskatoon next month.

  • Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead's poetic lyricist, dead at 78

    Obit Robert Hunter

    Robert Hunter, the man behind the poetic and mystical words for many of the Grateful Dead's finest songs, has died at age 78.

  • Streaming wars an exciting time for Ottawa's animation industry

    Neil Hunter, Algonquin Animation program

    With streaming services all eager for shows and new soundstages about to be built in Nepean, the city's animation studios say they can feel the excitement of their exploding industry.

  • Artistic duo Cozic, filmmaker Ali Kazimi among winners of Governor General's arts award

    Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts

    Artistic duo Cozic and filmmaker Ali Kazimi are among the eight winners of the $25,000 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts.

  • Oscar nominee, '70s film star Sondra Locke dead after cancer battle

    Obit Sondra Locke

    Actress and director Sondra Locke, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role in 1968's The Heart is a Lonely Hunter and went on to co-star in six films with Clint Eastwood, has died.

  • The Eagle Huntress

    The Eagle Huntress

    Rated: G.

    This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.

  • The Magnificent Seven

    The Magnificent Seven

    Rated: PG13.

    In this remake of the classic 1960 oater of the same name (itself a Western remake of Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, Akira Kurosawa), seven gunslingers join forces in order to protect a small town from a mining tycoon (Peter Sarsgaard) and his goons, who plan to seize the residents' land by force. The seven-man army is led by a mysterious bounty hunter (Denzel Washington), and also includes a sharp-witted gambler (Chris Pratt), a troubled ex-Civil War soldier (Ethan Hawke), a mountain man (Vincent D'Onofrio), an expert knife thrower (Byung-hun Lee), an outlaw (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and a Comanche warrior (Martin Sensmeier). Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Antoine Fuqua). ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi


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