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Rockstar Games' parent company sues BBC over upcoming GTA drama

The BBC has been hit with a lawsuit by Take-Two Interactive, the parent company of Grand Theft Auto creators Rockstar Games, over allegations of potential trademark misuse in the broadcasting company's upcoming drama about the GTA franchise.

Review: ‘Phoenix’ is a compelling mystery and uneasy love story Special

‘Phoenix’ takes a dual meaning when a woman is reincarnated after a disfiguring incident and finds her estranged husband employed at a nightclub of the same name.

Review: Strindberg’s marital drama comes alive in new Toronto revival Special

Toronto - How often does independent theatre get as good as this? Coal Mine Theatre’s new production of “Creditors,” one of August Strindberg’s lesser-performed plays, is so alive with tension and piercing wit that it rarely feels like an antique.

2015 Tony Awards nominations announced

New York City - The 2015 Tony Awards nominations were revealed this morning (April 28) in New York. "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" led all nominees with 12 each.

Review: ‘Black Souls’ understands and resists its traditions Special

‘Black Souls’ is an old school, Italian mafia movie reminiscent of ‘The Godfather’ in its understated tone and approach.

A conversation with actress Danielle Cormack Special

An award-winning actress in her native New Zealand, Danielle Cormack is now garnering acclaim internationally for her starring role in the hit Netflix series 'Wentworth'.

Review: ‘The Cobbler’ isn’t the only one having an identity crisis Special

‘The Cobbler’ is an uncomfortable mix of family drama and silly comedy as a man confronts his roots while exploring his newfound ability to change his physical appearance at will.

Review: Jack O’Connell continues trend of skillful silence in ‘71’ Special

The intensity of ‘71’ is attributed to both the dangerous disorder in which the protagonist is abandoned and the thoughtful performance by Jack O’Connell.

Review: ‘Black or White’ has the uncomfortable conversations Special

‘Black or White’ is a reflective drama dealing with the custody of a mixed-race child that addresses important issues without any finger-wagging.

Review: ‘A Most Violent Year’ is most excellent Special

‘A Most Violent Year’ is a solid character drama in which its protagonist struggles to run a legitimate business while surrounded by criminal activity.

Review: Drama brings demetia to another place in new Toronto production Special

Toronto - “When I add up the balance sheet of my life,” says Juliana (Tamsin Kelsey), a seemingly confident neurologist, in “The Other Place”, “the numbers say I'm happy.” But things are never as they look in this fresh depiction of mental illness.

Review: ‘Two Days, One Night’ is an inspiring one-woman tour de force Special

‘Two Days, One Night’ is the turbulent journey of one woman who balances desperation and determination as she attempts to convince her co-workers not to fire her.

'A Reason' — indie sleeper film of the year Special

A Reason is an independent film written and directed by Dominique Schilling and produced by Caroline Risberg (Risberg Schilling Productions).

'Birdman' soars to 13 Critics' Choice nods; 'Budapest' surprises

While "Birdman" leads the way for the Critics' Choice Movie Awards with 13 nominations, it is "The Grand Budapest Hotel" that surprises with 11 nods.

Review: 'Nijinsky' is a powerful piece of dance-theater Special

Toronto - The dance work 'Nijinsky' reflects its titular subject: it is brilliant, overwhelming, troubled, dazzling, profound. The National Ballet of Canada's production is a showcase for both incredible dancing and profound, heart-rending drama.

Review: 'Concord Floral' an eerie, powerful look at suburban T.O. teens Special

Toronto - It's hard to write good dialogue and monologue for teen characters. Adult playwrights and screenwriters often suffer from a lack of familiarity with the new lingo, yo, or resort to contrived, artificial “Buffy”-style irony and pop culture.

Battle is on between 'Gone Girl' and 'Annabelle'

UPDATE: It truly is a battle of demographics at the weekend box offices as noted below. The younger crowd came out and helped "Annabelle" win Friday over "Gone Girl."

Review: Laugh and cry with the ‘The Skeleton Twins’ Special

‘The Skeleton Twins’ is a dark comedy about estranged siblings who try to repair their relationship on the heels of personal disaster.

Review: Soulpepper's 'Crucible' remount in Toronto still full of power Special

Toronto - “Death of a Salesman” may be Arthur Miller’s most revered play, but “The Crucible”, his 1953 drama about the seventeenth-century witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, holds up as his most stinging study of evil and hypocrisy in human nature.

Review: 'Glenn' a complex, abstract tribute to iconic Toronto pianist Special

Toronto - From the peak of his career to his death in 1982, Glenn Gould was a baffling enigma as much as he was a classical-music superstar. As many artistic geniuses were, from Picasso to Salinger, the Toronto pianist could be eccentric and difficult.

Billy Crystal to honor Robin Williams at Emmy Awards

Los Angeles - The Emmy Awards always feature an "In Memoriam" segment during the broadcast. This year, many will tune in even if they ignore the rest of the show, for one simple reason — Robin Williams.

Batch of Emmys already handed out; HBO leads the way with 15 wins

The Emmy Awards will be handed out Aug. 25, but many of them were already bestowed Aug. 16. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were handed out in Los Angeles and sets the stage for what is to come.

Review: Toronto 'Tartuffe' has good moments, odd directorial choices Special

Toronto - It's a tricky business, trying to make an old theatre warhorse seem fresh and new. Bold or eccentric choices can spark new life into a classic, or they can massacre it. Soulpepper's new mounting of “Tartuffe” tastes both ends of the lollipop.

Review: ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ appetizingly fuses food and story Special

‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ is the delectable story of a talented young chef who must choose between working at his family’s restaurant and exploring the possibilities the rest of the culinary world has to offer.

AMC's 'Hell On Wheels' rolls on into its fourth season

AMC’s "Hell On Wheels" is one of the channel’s longest running dramas. Based on historical fact, it tells the story of the transcontinental railroad through the eyes of the people who made it happen. What an ambitious piece of work it is.

Review: ‘Boyhood’ is an honest portrait of growing up Special

‘Boyhood’ is writer/director Richard Linklater’s masterpiece presenting the life of a boy from ages six to 18 using the same actor over 12 years.

A conversation with actress Shirley Knight Special

With an impressive list of stage, film and TV roles spanning 50 years, Shirley Knight is a true success story in the world of entertainment. One particular role she takes great pride in is a recent one: Marie in the independent film "Redwood Highway."

'Game of Thrones' leads Emmy nods with 19; drama category is hot

Los Angeles - The 66th Annual Emmy Awards will take place Aug. 25, but the nominations were handed out early this morning in Los Angeles. "Game Of Thrones" leads all shows with 19 nominations.

Acorn TV offers an eclectic mix of British television programming

With a unique roster of programming, and subscriber numbers steadily growing, Acorn TV is a force to be reckoned with in the world of streaming services.

Review: CanStage tries to soften 'Titus Andronicus' brutality in Toronto Special

Toronto - Not that I'm a fan of Trigger Warnings, but if any Shakespeare play really needs to be preceded by one, it's “Titus Andronicus”. Murder, rape, mutilation, cannibalism, racism — this early Bard tragedy is a grim celebration of meaningless atrocity.
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