YouTube Black creators paving their own lane
By Emma Harris In October 2020, YouTube launched a fund for creators from the Black community. The #YouTubeBlack voices fund is a multi-year grant program that aims on providing funding and promoting content from Black creators throughout the world. But for some Black Canadian YouTubers, the fund never came... Read more
Tom and Jerry in live-action animated hybrid film
Tom and Jerry have been entertaining audiences on the small screen since 1940. After a 27-year hiatus, the slapstick cat and mouse duo are back in a theatrical installment that takes place in New York City, at a high-end hotel. It is the first Tom and Jerry movie that... Read more
Gerard Depardieu under investigation for sexual violence

One of France’s most well-known actors is charged with rape and sexual violence

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Korean film Minari makes Hollywood buzz
as award season begins

Reuters journalist Jill Serjeant reports on Minari, the new South-Korean film that is garnering worldwide attention. Minari is quite different than Parasite, which won Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars. The film stars The Walking Dead actor Steven Yeun and has been nominated for Best Foreign Picture at the Golden Globes.

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Churchill painting gifted to FDR set for  Christie’s auction block

Reuters journalist Will Russell reports that a 1943 wartime painting by British prime minister Winston Churchill is up for auction. The artwork was a gift for U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Dwayne Johnson tests political waters in new NBC sitcom Young Rock

A new sitcom, full of stories about the childhood of wrestling sensation the Rock, also known as actor Dwayne Johnson, takes an unexpected turn when he runs for president in 2032

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The role of Netflix in the Covid-19 age
By Jacob Brooks  Given the difficult times, it is no surprise that the vast amount of people stuck at home have turned to online streaming services to keep their spirits up. Services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu have seen massive upticks in traffic as a result of the quarantine.... Read more
Life as an “essential worker” in the time of COVID-19
While many people across Canada are staying home, and the government institutes new measures to keep people safe, some employees still have to go to work. The government has indicated that members of essential services must stay and continue their work. These essential services include the LCBO, grocery store... Read more
Cineplex network closed until further notice
By Luka Tskhadaia Cineplex has shut down its cinema network. Starting March 16, everybody who visits the entertainment company’s official website will encounter a notification banner. Once clicked, it takes the visitor to a webpage with the digital statement from President and CEO Ellis Jacob. “Our team has been... Read more
The Curse of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson
By Jack Anderson The most anticipated fight in UFC history is in jeopardy once again. Lightweight (155 lb) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is in danger of being stranded in his home country of Russia due to a COVID-19 travel ban. Khabib would be forced out of his UFC 249 title... Read more