| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:55 PM
When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors.
With his fearsome, drop-dead glare, precisely cut goatee and glistening, shaved head, Carter was violent...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
CANNES, France — Shortly after his new Hollywood black comedy "Maps to the Stars" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, David Cronenberg had an eye-opening conversation.
A Hollywood executive told him that he couldn't get some of the film's...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Target Corp's decision to oust Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and chief executive some five months after a massive data breach has triggered concerns the No. 3 U.S. retailer might have even more bad news for investors.
The board of directors removed...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Pregnancy is not without health risks, and now researchers from Canada have identified a new one: serious car crashes.
During the second trimester of pregnancy, a woman’s odds of being behind the wheel in a multi-vehicle accident that was bad...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
TORONTO ROOTS: Born Alexandra Hughes, the singer toiled away in numerous Toronto bands before moving to Los Angeles for a songwriter gig last summer. While writing tracks with fellow Canadians Cirkut and Billboard, partners of Dr. Luke, who have crafted...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Philadelphia will host the first stop in the region of the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new flashy adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” staring the winner of a "American Idol"-style show in Canada. Danielle Wade, who stars......
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Kim Kylland created her first recording in a laundry room in Ireland.
Along with her voice and the strains of an acoustic guitar, the four-track tape recorder, made by Tascam, picked up the hum of clothes tumbling in a dryer nearby.
Kylland, 28, was...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Technicolor is beefing up its TV visual effects business by striking a deal to acquire Toronto-based vfx studio Mr. X.
Mr. X will become Technicolor's TV vfx brand. It will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Technicolor and will be part of the company's...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Theories abound as to why few of us have any true memories of life as an infant. Here's one with some new scientific grounding: We don't have good, solid recall of our earliest days because our brains were in such a state of rapid formation that any...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Technicolor, the French post-production and media company, said it is acquiring Mr. X, a Canadian visual effects business known for its work on such TV shows as History’s “Vikings” and Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful.”
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Cocktail preferences can be very personal. Some folks like their booze served fizzy and fruity, a tall ade to refresh and wash away the day. Others prefer a stiff drink, one that tastes of hooch and means business.
The trend of late among...