Daily Rushes, First Thurs in March

How do we tell who’s on the A-list today, and is it even still a thing? Emily Yahr of the Washington Post (via our own National Post) has 10 new ways to figure out who’s got what it takes: Prestige A-listers, Marketable A-listers, New-Media A-listers and much more, here. The retirement project/film sideline that kept […]

Daily Rushes for First Weds in March

“I obviously share this award  [the Guichet d’or/ Golden Box Office] with all of the town [Montréal] involved in Mommy,” says Xavier Dolan via CTV — watch a clip here. This just in: Mommy wins again, this time Telefilm Canada’s prize for having the highest domestic sales for a French-language Canadian film in 2014, CTV […]

Daily Rushes for First Tuesday in March

  The Valley Below is “a low-key indie feature film” — that’s being released in theatres in Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa on Friday. Read about this breakthrough for Calgary filmmaker Kyle Thomas in the Herald, here. It’s official: Strange Empire lasted only this one season. The Star says it’s got the axe from CBC: here. […]

Daily Rushes for the Last Business Day in Feb

Cinderella, Shakespeare, and The Devil Wears Prada meet — in Montréal — in After the Ball, opening this weekend. Read Chris Knight’s review. Andrea Martin wonders if the red carpet will be indoors or out at the CSA’s on Sunday, while talking with TV,eh? Producer Don Carmody says video on demand — once it “matures” […]

Daily Rushes for Last Thurs in Feb

The Canadian Screen Awards’ earliest trophies were handed out yesterday, eight of them to sci-fi TV series Orphan Black; read about it in the Brandon Sun Award-winning documentary Highway of Tears, the story of a stretch of road in Northern BC that’s the scene of 18 unsolved murders and disappearances of women, will be screened […]