February 19, 2018

News Shorts: March 21st 2013

New photos from Only God Forgives, Pacific Rim, The Company You Keep, Monsters University, and cleaner hi-res shots from The Wolverine. Posters for Despicable Me 2, Hummingbird, Stuck in Love, The East, The Colony, Tomorrow You're Gone, Erased, The Place Beyond the Pines, G.I. Joe: Retaliation 3D, an IMAX poster for Iron Man 3, Passion, and five … [Read more...]

Release Changes: March 13th 2013

Now You See Me The magician heist thriller has been moved up a week to May 31st. Byzantium The Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan-led mother/daughter vampire tale has announced a June 28th release. V/H/S 2 The sequel to the found-footage horror anthology film will now score a limited release in twenty markets on July 12th. RED 2 Summit has moved … [Read more...]

Startup Weekend – March 22-24th

ote: early bird registration closes March 13th entrepreneurship@UBC is planning a Startup Weekend event for the weekend of March 22-24th. The event is essentially a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. Throughout the weekend students will be able to interact with local entrepreneurs who will help … [Read more...]

News Shorts: March 7th 2013

The first shot from Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, plus new stills from Almost Christmas and Mud. Photos of Harrison Ford on the set of Anchorman: The Legend Continues, Owen Wilson on the set of The Grand Budapest Hotel, Andrew Garfield on the Chinatown set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Cerebro being rebuilt for X-Men: Days of Future … [Read more...]

News Shorts: March 1st 2013

Stills from G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Kon-Tiki and The Place Beyond the Pines. Posters for Oblivion, The Conjuring, Spring Breakers, Milo, Disconnect, 42, The Big Wedding, At Any Price and Epic. "Warner Bros. Pictures has locked down an April 25th 2014 release date for the Johnny Depp-led 'Transcendence'…" (full details) "Ubisoft have announced the … [Read more...]

“Welcome To The Punch” Hits Late March

IFC Films has scheduled a March 27th U.S. limited theatrical release, followed by a March 30th VOD release of Evan Creevy's "Welcome To The Punch". The film follows detective Max Lewinsky (James McAvoy) and master criminal Jacob Sternwood (Mark Strong). The latter is forced to return to London, giving the former a chance to get the criminal who … [Read more...]

Martian Passport Watch mixes Bluetooth and class, ships by March for $299 (hands-on)

The world of Bluetooth watches is getting immensely crowded. After years of trying, it seems as if Bluetooth watch makers finally have a captive audience. The Pebble smartwatch seems to be leading the charge in the here and now, but for those looking for something a bit less Jetsons and a bit more Dick Tracy, there's the Martian Passport. At a … [Read more...]

“Game of Thrones” Returns March 31st

HBO has released the first teaser poster for the upcoming third season of its epic fantasy drama "Game of Thrones". The emphasis is entirely on the season's premiere date - March 31st 2013. We saw the first teaser trailer for the second season in mid-December last year, hopefully that will hold true again this year. This season will be based on … [Read more...]

Seaforth Highlanders march to temporary new home

A longstanding infantry regiment is moving to a temporary new home. If you saw a few dozen soldiers marching down West Fourth Avenue this morning, flanked by cops on horseback and a couple of armoured vehicles, don't worry. It wasn’t the imposition of martial law. Bombardier Megan Ludwig explains it's just the Seaforth Highlanders moving from … [Read more...]

B.C. tourism jumps 12% in March

Jobs and Tourism Minister Pat Bell says B.C. saw a 12-per-cent spike in tourism in March, compared to the same month last year. Bell points to more marketing by his government. "We really refocused our marketing efforts this year on the ski industry. We lifted our budget from $ 600,000, which is what traditionally was spent to about $ 1.4 … [Read more...]