Classic cartoon character goes 3D

Hanna Barbera’s classic cartoon character Yogi bear, along with his loyal pal Boo Boo, will star in a 3D film produced by Warner Bros.... Continue Reading

Efron to play leading man

By Hayley Woodin [entertainment bureau chief] Zac Efron will star in a new romantic drama called “The Lucky One.” The teenage heartthrob will play the role of U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault, acting alongside Blythe Danner (“Meet the Parents,” “Meet the Fockers”) and Taylor Schilling in the screenplay based on the bestselling Nicholas Sparks novel... Continue Reading

The Hobbit set to soar in digital 3-D

As a new addition to the fantasy franchise, J. R. R. Tolkien’s novel “The Hobbit” will begin its long journey to the big screen, with filming to begin early next year. The prequel to the highly popular “Lord of the Rings” trilogy will be shown in two movies, but shot back-to-back beginning February 2011.... Continue Reading

Renée Zellweger thrills audiences in Case 39

By Mae Velasco [Current Events Bureau Chief] Emily Jenkins (Renée Zellweger) is a social worker who takes on a young girl, Lilith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland), in the horror movie Case 39. After Lilith’s parents try to kill her, Jenkins saves the girl by putting her into the foster care system. When Lilith is not adopted,... Continue Reading

Interest in film studies piques at Kwantlen as city-wide fests pick up steam

By Kristi Alexandra [culture editor] Employees of Vancouver’s Pacific Cinematheque are used to seeing university students coming through the theatre’s doors. Especially busy with its most recent film series, the Kurosawa Centennial. Students are filing in to experience the life-work of the prolific late Japanese director, whose films one could easily deduce was a contributing... Continue Reading

Celebrities aren’t that different

This past Christmas I found myself playing Scattergories with movie stars. Now let me first say that I am nobody special. I don’t act, I have not done anything worthy of note in my life and I certainly don’t have any money. I just happen to know a movie star.... Continue Reading

90s Movies

Perhaps you remember them, or maybe you’ve erased them permanently from your thoughts. Either way, let’s take a trip down memory lane and recall the top ten most disturbing animated childhood movies:... Continue Reading