Entertainment Today for Saturday, July 9
Gig city updates the top entertainment headlines twice daily so check back for the latest story links.
Harry Potter fans – Ottawa Citizen [New Window]
Nineteen-year-old Jamieson MacKay remembers the Citizen photograph shot by Brigitte Bouvier in 2001 at Briargreen Public School in Nepean to illustrate a story about a release delay for the fifth book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. …
Sat, 09 Jul 2011 02:48:14
Film Review: Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times (2.5 stars) – National Post [New Window]
The Times, they are a-changin’. That much is abundantly clear in the new documentary Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times, Andrew Rossi’s timely peek into the Gray Lady, covering everything from WikiLeaks to the iPad and The Times’ online paywall …
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 17:57:57
Hey Rosetta! Talk Polaris 2011 Short List Nomination – ChartAttack [New Window]
It was a mild but not unpleasant surprise when it was announced that St. John’s, Nfld.’s Hey Rosetta! were one of the 10 2011 Polaris Music Prize short list finalists thanks to their latest album, …
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 16:34:15
‘Torchwood: Miracle Day’ steeped in fandom, libido and relationships [New Window]
Any time there’s a change in the Whoverse (the intergalactic space that occupies the storylines of British sci-fi show “Doctor Who” and its spinoffs, “The Sarah Jane Adventures” and “Torchwood”), fans of the franchise get nervous.
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 15:59:32
Film Review: Cave of Forgotten Dreams (4 stars) – National Post (blog) [New Window]
)When Werner Herzog gets a chance to explore France’s Chauvet Cave, site of the oldest known paintings in the world, you know he’s going to be prepared. Werner Herzog makes the best vacation movies ever. The last time the German filmmaker went …
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 13:14:17
Daniel Radcliffe cried like a baby on set [New Window]
When Larry King asked Daniel Radcliffe about filming his last scene as the title character in the “Harry Potter” movies, the actor described it as “very emotional. … I kind of wept like a child on that last day.”
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 12:04:15
Review: ‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest’ [New Window]
If “Can I kick it?” provokes an almost involuntary “Yes, you can!” and “You’re on point, Phife” brings “All the time, Tip,” then you’re in the right place.
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 11:44:45
George Michael thrilled newspaper is closing [New Window]
George Michael has responded to the news that Rupert Murdoch’s News International has shut down the scandal-plagued British newspaper News of the World by declaring that today is a “fantastic day for Britain.”
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 10:53:37
Look who’s (finally) having a moment [New Window]
“I forgot Jason Bateman was in that movie” seems to be the most common reaction to the veteran actor’s stacked resume, but that’s about to change.
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 10:34:18