Entertainment Today for Friday, July 15

Perry dazzles 13000 delirious teenage girls – Winnipeg Free Press [New Window]
Perry dazzles 13000 delirious teenage girlsWinnipeg Free PressKaty Perry brought a dose of candy land to the MTS Centre in Winnipeg Thursday night. »
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 00:34:50

Life, Above All: A worthy drama with few surprises – Globe and Mail [New Window]
The story of a school girl in contemporary South Africa fighting to keep her AIDS-stricken family together, Life, Above All walks a line between didactic allegory and realistic drama. Showcased at the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film …
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 00:02:02

Bittersweet Feeling Among Fans Awaiting Final ‘Harry Potter’ Film – New York Times [New Window]
Members of the Harry Potter fan group, “The Group That Shall Not Be Named” congregated and re-enacted scenes from the film series before walking to a movie theater during the opening night of the film, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” in …recordsStuff.co.nzSeacoastonline.com -Times Herald-Record -Deseret Newsall 4,331 news articles »
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 23:31:02

Miniseries on Kennedys overcame long odds to score big in Emmy nominations – Los Angeles Times [New Window]
After being discarded like yesterday’s trash by the History Channel and avoided like the plague by other networks, the controversial miniseries “The Kennedys” got some vindication Thursday in the form of 10 Emmy nominations. “The Kennedys,” which ended ..
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 18:47:45

Harry Potter fans worldwide eagerly await midnight premiere [New Window]
It’s an event more than a decade in the making — after years growing alongside “The Boy Who Lived,” Harry Potter fans worldwide will clamber into theaters at midnight Thursday to behold the final battle between their hero and the Dark Lord Voldemort.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 18:42:53

Actress lives life inspired by Mandela [New Window]
Two weeks before Nelson Mandela’s 93rd birthday on July 18, actress Alfre Woodard sits on a couch near her home in Santa Monica, California, reminiscing about the first time she met him.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 18:30:59

Review: Final ‘Harry Potter’ goes out with a bang [New Window]
They saved the best for last.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 18:23:43

Festival preview: 3 from Fantasia – Montreal Gazette [New Window]
MONTREAL – The Fantasia International Film Festival kicked off Thursday night, and over the next three weeks and change it will suck Montrealers into its vortex of the wild and weird. ..
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 17:21:08

Fans ready for Metallica concert on the hill – CBC.ca [New Window]
Andrew Pope and a friend known only as ‘Skully’ customized a $120 van, hoping Vantallica is seen by heavy metal band Metallica in Halifax Thursday.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 15:11:37

Emmy nominations: Who got snubbed? [New Window]
Way to stick it to the undead.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 14:48:39

Comic-Con exclusive toys we’re excited about [New Window]
You can almost hear them now. The throngs descending on San Diego Comic-Con, ready to devour as much pop culture as they can possibly muster over an extra-long weekend.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 11:00:10