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Actor Ted Maritz talks 'Big Kill' western, technology, motivation Special

Actor Ted Maritz chatted with Digital Journal about his role in the western "Big Kill." Maritz also opened up about the impact of technology on the entertainment business.

Review: ‘The Sisters Brothers’ doesn’t try to abide by tradition Special

‘The Sisters Brothers’ is an offbeat Western that doesn’t force its characters into clearly defined categories of good and bad as the men at the centre of the tale walk that fine line with many missteps.

Review: TIFF 2018: ‘The Wind’ blows the house down Special

‘The Wind’ is a horror movie that’s rooted in isolation, but draws on many other elements to illustrate the dangers of uncivilized land.

‘Solo’ swaggers with the best in the galaxy Special

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ is the origin story of the franchise’s famed hero, Han Solo, which is unexpectedly and unquestionably true to the much-loved character.

Review: ‘Hostiles’ weaves a complex story in an equally complex setting Special

‘Hostiles’ begins as a standard Western before taking audiences on a dangerous journey beyond which lies a lot of death and previously unthinkable understanding.

Review: ‘The Magnificent Seven’ updates the Western for modern audiences Special

‘The Magnificent Seven’ remake is a Western at heart but action movie by definition, plausibly redefining the main characters and adding a lot of explosions.

Review: ‘Hell or High Water’ blends tradition with contemporary drama Special

‘Hell or High Water’ is an exceptional modern-day Western about two brothers willing to do anything to ensure their family’s future.

Review: ‘The Hateful Eight’ takes its unique Western on the road Special

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’ Super 70 Roadshow is not only a unique movie-going experience, but also a distinctive take on a classic genre.

Review: ‘Big Muddy’ is mired by a single flaw Special

‘Big Muddy’ is an unconventional crime drama that drops its femme fatale in Wild West of gambling, ranching and payback.

Review: ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ is too many Special

Writer/director Seth MacFarlane stars in ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West,’ which centres on a cowardly farmer’s bid for love that forces him into a gunfight with an opponent way out of his league.

Review: ‘The Lone Ranger’ has several silver linings Special

In ‘The Lone Ranger,’ Tonto, a Native American warrior, recounts the untold tale of how he helped John Reid become a legendary icon of justice.

'The Lone Ranger' and 'Despicable Me 2' get early holiday start

Because it is holiday time in the states, the box office rings with early start times. OK, the early starts seem to be the norm more and more these days.

Police address media after shootings in western Sydney Special

Sydney - Detective Superintendent Arthur Katsogiannis, Commander, State Crime Command (SCC) Gangs Squad and Operation Apollo addressed the media at Sydney Police Centre, Goulburn Street, Surry Hills in relation to the shootings over the weekend in Western Sydney.

Op-Ed: Western sanctions hit Iran's economy hard

This month, Kissinger says a strike on Iran should be an American decision, the US rejected Iranian compromise, and 'Iranians protest over collapsing economy.' Ahmadinejad could be removed from power by assassination.

Op-Ed: Western sanctions are not stopping Iran’s nuclear program

In early July 2012, the latest round of economic sanctions imposed on Iran took effect. The sanctions are designed to encourage the Islamic Republic to halt its nuclear weapons program, but analysts assess that the sanctions will fail.

Syria Files: Western media advice for Syria ineffective

New WikiLeaks files show that Syria received guidance from a private communications firm on how to fight the massive media battle launched by the West.

Russia and Iran continue to support crumbling Assad regime

The Assad Regime begins to crumble; Netanyahu says Assad is slaughtering Syrian civilians with the aid of Iran and Hezbollah; Russia delivers more arms to the Syrian regime; and Russian warships visit Syria with intelligence data.

Django Unchained: new Tarantino movie begins shooting

Los Angeles - Quentin Tarantino has begun shooting his new movie "Django Unchained" in California. The movie is set to be released on Christmas Day, 2012.

Cardiac Imaging Breakthrough Special

London - On Monday the University of Western Ontario announced the formation of the Biomedical Imaging Research Centre (BIRC). On Thursday Western announced a breakthrough in cardiac imaging. The two announcements are closely linked.

Op-Ed: Politics – a dirty job but who’s going to do it?

The recent wave of excitement concerning the election of Barack Obama made me think about the nature of politics once more.

Study Says Typical Western Diet Increases Heart Attack Risk

A study published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association today, says people who consume a western diet had a 35 per cent greater risk of having a heart attack

CIA claims Al Qaeda recruiting 'Western' fighters.

CIA Director Michael Hayden claimed that Al Qaeda is training fighters that 'look western' who could easily cross U.S. borders without attracting attention, Pakistan's remote tribal areas are providing the group with a new safe haven he also said.

Iran to allow western Diplomats to nuclear sites

Iran to allow western diplomats to visit its key nuclear sites challenging the other western countries to provide the same.

The Dangers of Cultural Awareness

Differences between Western and Arab cultures sow the seeds of conflict and animosity.

Texan ''ghost towns'' tell the story of the Wild West

SANCO, TEXAS (dpa) - A warm wind is caressing the town of Sanco in the westernmost part of the state of Texas. The streets are empty. In front of a shut-down shop there is a rusting fuel pump, the windows of the old school are nailed over with boards, ...

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