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Steve-O sued over karaoke injury

Jan 28, 2012 / 11:00 am
If you’re going to enter a karaoke contest show, and you know that the show was created by none other than ‘Jackass’ star, Steve-O, you must expect that you’re going to sustain a couple of injuries at some point! Steve-O and both production companies producing the new...

Lohan sued for hitting nanny

Jan 27, 2012 / 6:00 am
Gee, I was wondering where Lindsay Lohan had disappeared to! She’s been out of the headlines for at least a week! But alas, Lohan hits the headlines once again with yet another lawsuit, and not by a crazy person this time. It is weird though that it took over a year to come to...

Facebook to force Timeline

Jan 26, 2012 / 6:00 am
If you haven’t switched already, it might be time to do so. Why not, as Facebook’s just going to make you do it anyway! As of Tuesday, Facebook has been informing people that they have a week to clean up their profiles. I myself have not, as of yet, received this message, but I...

WikiLeaks Founder Launching TV Show

Jan 25, 2012 / 6:00 am
Julian Assange, Cyber-transparency activist and creator of ‘WikiLeaks’, is launching what he calls a “new brand of talk show”, built around the theme of “the world of tomorrow.” Assange has yet to disclose any of his guests, but promises viewers that it will...

Out on Video - Tues Jan 24

Jan 24, 2012 / 6:00 am
Out on release this week: A young man deals with a rare form of cancer, a father and son bond over some ‘bots, ‘found footage’ reveals what happened to the sisters in the ‘Paranormal Activity’ series, a young girl with a secret befriends a lonely funeral chaser, and a...

Avatar star aids accident victim

Jan 21, 2012 / 11:00 am
In a chapter I like to call ‘Celebrities Who Care’, actress Zoe Saldana (‘Columbiana’, ‘Avatar’) came to the aid of an elderly woman this past Wednesday after witnessing a car accident in Culver City, CA. Saldana immediately stopped her car and rushed to one...

Andy Dick Roughs Up Tourist

Jan 20, 2012 / 6:00 am
Andy Dick, who has been accused of numerous horrible things while being intoxicated, - such as pulling down a 17-year olds’ top and groping two men at a comedy show - has now gone and beat up a tourist in Hollywood! Probably not the kinda of hit he was looking for! The LAPD are...

Shocking allegations against Lohan

Jan 19, 2012 / 6:00 am
This one is pretty crazypants, and I am betting Lohan’s thinking to herself, “What the hell is going on with my life right now?” Two steps forward… Just as Lohan was on her way to court the other day to review the progress of her probation (which seems to be going much...

Marijuana named after baby Beyonce

Jan 18, 2012 / 6:00 am
A hit song, a catering company, and now a strain of marijuana has been named after the offspring of power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z, who was only born a mere 11 days ago! A group of pot dispensaries in Hollywood are cashing in on the bundle of joy, selling it in several LA pot shops. The new...

Out on Video - Tues Jan 17

Jan 17, 2012 / 6:00 am
New to video this week: A young campaign staffer realizes that politics is a ‘dirty game’, a ‘Twilight’ teenager finds himself living a lie, and three working ladies become trapped in diner during a drug deal gone-wrong! The Ides of March Stephen (Ryan...

Angelina Jolie Has Meltdown

Jan 14, 2012 / 11:00 am
Even stars have their doubts about their abilities and talents when it comes down to it. Stars such as Angelina Jolie, who recently fessed up during a live web-chat with Marie Clare magazine that she had a complete mental, messy, crying meltdown in the shower right before shooting began on her...

Ricky Gervais Talks Golden Globes

Jan 13, 2012 / 6:00 am
The Golden Globes airs this Sunday January 15th, and the host of the awards show is primed! Ricky Gervais will host the show for the third time on Sunday, despite the controversy he sparked at last year’s awards. Isn’t that why so many of us have actually watched the awards shows...

Russell Crowe on Republic of Doyle!

Jan 12, 2012 / 6:00 am
How does a CBC show land a top notch A-lister like Russell Crowe? Through mutual friends, that’s how! Russell Crowe has been buddies with ‘Great Big Sea’ frontman Alan Doyle for several years, recently collaborating on the digitally released album ‘The Crowe/Doyle...

Beyonce Baby Drama

Jan 11, 2012 / 6:00 am
It seems the over-the-top security measures that Beyonce and Jay-Z took during the birth of their new daughter last week ticked off some of the other couples also having children at the hospital! The security was so tight on Sat Jan 7th at Lenox Hill Hospital (the day that little *baby* Blue...

Out on Video - Tue Jan 10

Jan 10, 2012 / 6:00 am
Out on video this week: A former baseball player turned general manager attempts to reinvent how the sport recruits it’s players, a retired gun-for-hire must save his friend and mentor from a deranged sheikh, a woman rehashes her lovers of past to see if she may have missed out on...

Funny Or Die Oscar Promo

Jan 7, 2012 / 6:00 am
The first trailer for the Oscars has hit the web! In this Funny or Die bit, actors Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox are paired together as agents trekking around the world to find ‘The Host’. Of course, ‘The Host’ is Oscars’ veteran Billy Crystal, who stepped up to...

Jeremy Renner Attacked in Thailand

Jan 6, 2012 / 6:00 am
Probably not the best place in the world to be partying! Jeremy Renner, star of ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ and the upcoming ‘Bourne Legacy’ had a terrible ending to his night on Wednesday, after hanging out at a local Phuket bar with a group of...

Gary Busey swaps wife

Jan 5, 2012 / 6:00 am
The craziest thing I’ve heard about lately is Tuesday night’s episode of ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ where former actor and *reformed* drug user Gary Busey and disgraced Pastor Ted Haggard swapped their significant others! Oh man! Where was I? I didn’t even know this...

Jolie Gets Pitt a Waterfall

Jan 4, 2012 / 7:00 am
What to get the man on your list that has everything? Well if you’re Angelina Jolie, I guess you would get your man only the best! Like a waterfall and the surrounding land in California, so he can build a house; something he has always been very keen on doing. The gift, which was...

Out on Video - Tues Jan 3

Jan 3, 2012 / 6:00 am
Out this week on release: A lethal airborne virus is rapidly making its way through society, a young girl discovers scary creatures in her dad’s basement, a woman looks for life and work balance while another looks for ways to survive a divorce and an ungrateful child during the depression,...

Top Ten Anticipated Films for 2012

Dec 31, 2011 / 8:00 am
As the year comes to a close, many are reliving the films of the past year with top lists of their favorite flicks. Myself, I like to move forward… look ahead to the great year to come (crossing fingers), and it seems to be shaping up for a great year of flicks! Below is a list of...

Louis CK gives big money to charity

Dec 30, 2011 / 6:00 am
Comedian Louis C.K. decided that instead of going the route of selling his newest comedy special - ‘Live at the Beacon Theatre’ - to the networks, he would cut out the middle men and sell the special on his website for only $5 bucks! It seems to have worked out in his favor as...

Don't Drink and Shop!

Dec 29, 2011 / 10:00 am
When we drink, we tend to become more relaxed, less inhibited and more apt to do things we wouldn’t normally do. Things such as talk louder, get a little flirtier, get a little meaner or a little more ‘lovey’. It also seems to be becoming the trend to knock back a few…...

Gaga being sued by former assistant

Dec 28, 2011 / 10:30 am
Lady Gaga is being named in a suit for a whopping $380,000 in overtime by former assistant Jennifer O’Neill – 7,168 hours of overtime to be exact, during her 13-month employment with the singer. O’Neill isn’t suing Gaga directly; she is suing the Mermaid Touring Company,...

Out on Video - Tues Dec 27

Dec 27, 2011 / 6:00 am
Out on release this week: A group of people escape death only to have him track them down, footage is discovered on the moon’s surface from a past mission, a manure company smells something fishy with their competition and a couple of pool boys start a brothel. Final...

Yule love these Top 10 Holiday Flicks

Dec 24, 2011 / 9:18 am
Christmas Day can be a great day for catching up with family, eating a schwack of delicious food and enjoying the holiday spirit; however, it can also be a day of sitting around wondering what the heck to do… ‘cause nothing is open and it’s the first day you’ve really had...

Rihanna blasts mag for using N-word

Dec 22, 2011 / 6:00 am
Rihanna has just two little words for a Dutch magazine that referred to the singer in a recent article as “the ultimate n***a bitch.”! "Well with all respect, on behalf of my race, here are my two words for you..." Rihanna tweeted the other day in regards the article in...

BC company sues 'Real Housewives'

Dec 21, 2011 / 6:00 am
A Vancouver based bottled water company is suing the cast of the reality show ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey’ for basically stealing its product. The owner of Creative Thinkers Inc and his business partner have filed a lawsuit claiming that a couple of Langley entrepreneurs are...

Out on Video - Tues Dec 20

Dec 20, 2011 / 6:00 am
Out on release this week: A young girl avenges her parent’s death by becoming an assassin, an investment firm discovers there’s about to be a complete financial market meltdown, two brothers face off in a mixed martial arts showdown, a couple has a stand-off with a small town of...

Crazy Love Faces Eviction!

Dec 17, 2011 / 10:00 am
I say again: who wants to be this chick’s assistant? She can’t even pay her rent! The other week I posted that Courtney Love was looking for a personal assistant, which would probably be the job from hell with little to no pay! Seems that I was correct, as it’s looking like...

Movie Review: 'Sherlock Holmes'

Dec 16, 2011 / 5:00 pm
Rating: 3 out 5 – Great action, however the convoluted story leads to confusion. Right from the beginning of the film, Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr) is thrust into an action sequence after a bomb explodes, and he is led into an alleyway by his former love interest, Irene Adler...

Holiday Movie Preview

Dec 16, 2011 / 6:00 am
Tis the season of joy, merriment, gift giving, family, friends… and a schwack of new flicks competing against each other for box office gold! If you are looking for something to do over your Holiday break, or if you’re looking to give that movie lover on your list the gift of...

Nude Sketch of Lady Gaga on Auction

Dec 15, 2011 / 6:00 am
At least if you’re going to pose nude, posing nude for charity is a much better idea then say… trying to re-secure your career in Playboy (I’m not judging, really!)? Lady Gaga seems to be “on the right track” as her nude charcoal drawing has hit the eBay...

Sheen wants some 'Bieber Fever'

Dec 14, 2011 / 6:00 am
It seems that Charlie Sheen wants to be BFFs with Canadian teen sensation Justin Beiber… and now over 5.5 million Twitter followers know it! Sheen was attempting to send Beiber a private message over Twitter and accidentally sent out his personal digits… to...

Out on video - Tues Dec 14

Dec 13, 2011 / 6:00 am
Out on release this week: A teenager takes on the neighborhood vampire, a genetic experiment is scrapped and one ape must find his place in the world or give in to his animal impulses, some men discover they will do anything for money competing in a game of Russian Roulette and a chubby panda...

Jolie accused of plagiarism

Dec 10, 2011 / 6:00 am
A lawsuit is claiming that Angelina Jolie and the producers of her directorial debut ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ plagiarized the screenplay for the film from the works of a Croatian journalist and author, Josip J. Knezevic. Apparently, Knezevic had met with one of Jolie’s...

Lohan Playboy cover leaks

Dec 9, 2011 / 6:00 am
How do you claw your way back to a career that you systematically destroyed by landing in rehab, landing in court, and constantly making a mess of your life with no regard for your future? Well, for some of us, we dust ourselves off, take a deep breath, get our crap together and make a good...

Alec Baldwin booted off plane

Dec 8, 2011 / 6:00 am
Alec Baldwin found out the hard way that you really shouldn’t use any electronic devices on a flight, even if it’s still waiting to depart! When on an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to New York on Tuesday, Baldwin was playing ‘Words w Friends’ on his phone...

Beauty queen charged in riot

Dec 7, 2011 / 6:00 am
Sophie LaBoissonniere, the winner of a Miss Congeniality contest, is being charged for taking part in The Stanley Cup riots that took place over the summer. Not so congenial if I do say so myself! The 20 year old, three-time pageant contestant is accused of being part of a large group of...

New to Video - Tuesday Dec. 6

Dec 6, 2011 / 6:00 am
Out on release: Four men learn that what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas, a cowboy must regain his memory if he is to defeat an army of aliens, three Israeli agents are forced to reopen old wounds of a chilling past mission, a young journalist during the dawn of civil...
About the Author

With certification in Film & Media Production, Kathrine worked in the B.C. film industry in various capacities. After gaining experience in casting, production and location scouting, Kathrine moved home to the sunny Okanagan to be closer to family and friends.

Though no longer behind the scenes, Kathrine still enjoys all things entertainment from movies, television and local music and entertainment.

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