Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” is a three-and-a-half hour argument that Marvel superhero movies are indeed not cinema. The 77-year-old director is the champion of great, intimate, actors engaged in exploring the human condition, often in times of extreme and dangerous circumstances. He is not interested in recreating roller coaster rides. He’s more interested in jolting

Looking to find what’s naughty or nice this month on TV? In this digital streaming era, it is easier than ever to find and watch some Christmas-themed favourites. Watch the following on-demand in this quick OTT guide: Amazon Prime: The 1934 version of “Babes in Toyland” (a.k.a. “March of the Wooden Soldiers” starring Laurel and

Tuesday, there was a social media storm across Canada as news leaked that the CBC/Netflix series Anne with an E was being canceled after three seasons. Immediately, #saveannewithane and #renewawae started trending on Twitter. The satirical website The Beaverton posted a fake news story under the headline, “Rioters demand return of Anne with an E.”

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Today’s post is brought to you by the letter S — as in Sunday will make the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Sesame Street. The groundbreaking series is produced by Sesame Workshop (formerly known as the Children’s Television Workshop) and funded by the U.S. Office of Education, the Ford Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation.

Snuff out the Tiki torch and toss away the Doritos. Rudy Boesch has left the island. The grizzled Navy SEAL veteran and inaugural Survivor contestant passed away Nov. 1 at 91. Boesch and the 15 other Survivor originals were a sensation when the reality show premiered in the summer of 2000. I was in my

In the summer of 2003 I joined several dozen TV critics at a party at Robert Evans house. It wasn’t like I knew the notorious Hollywood producer, who died Saturday in Beverly Hills at the age of 89. I just happened to be among those shuttled from the Television Critics Association’s hotel that July to

It’s not an overstatement to say that the most influential sitcom in the history of television premiered 68 years ago today — I Love Lucy. Lucille Ball, a one time RKO chorus girl who stood out in a string of feature film dramas and comedies in the late ’30s and ’40s, became TV’s biggest star