January 21, 2018

Coast Guard union claims bully politics at play in Ottawa

The Coast Guard union is accusing the federal government of rooting out, and getting rid of, any opposition to the closure of Kitsilano Coast Guard base.  Union leader Dave Clark says a memo from Coast Guard Commissioner Marc Gregoire shows what lengths the feds went to, to close Kits base. Clark says Western Region Assistant Commissioner … [Read more...]

Samsung’s comically large Galaxy Note 8.0 smartphone: purely a brand play, if nothing else

More Info Galaxy Note 8.0 preview Galaxy Note 8.0 specifications Note 8.0 spotted early at MWC The doors to this year's Mobile World Congress have just barely been opened, but you might say the show is already won. And, perhaps unsurprisingly, it's Samsung doing the winning. For those who were far too busy enjoying their Saturday … [Read more...]

Chris Cooper To Play Norman Osborn

Acting veteran Chris Cooper ("The Bourne Identity," "The Muppets") has signed on to play Norman Osborn in Marc Webb's "The Amazing Spider-Man" sequel at Sony Pictures. The character of the terminally ill head of Oscorp is pivotal in the saga, and was only seen as a darkened facial silhouette graphic in the early scenes of the first film. In the … [Read more...]

LAPD say no foul play suspected in Elisa Lam’s death

Los Angeles police now say they do not suspect foul play in the death of 21-year-old Elisa Lam. The young Vancouver woman was found dead inside a water tank at a downtown L.A. hotel last week, after disappearing from the place three weeks earlier. Det. Tim Marcia says investigators have no reason to believe her death was because of foul play, but … [Read more...]

Wavefront & Microsoft Workshop: How HTML5, Windows 8 & WP8 Play Together

Wavefront and Microsoft are back with hands-on coding workshops! Calling all developers and designers – we are here to support your app building and get you prepared to submit it to the Windows Phone Store. In just over two years, the Windows Phone Store has grown to well over 135,000 apps and games with no sign of slowing down. With an … [Read more...]

Vin Diesel To Play The New “Kojak”?

Universal Pictures and One Race Films have hired former James Bond series film scribes Neal Purvis & Robert Wade to pen a movie reboot of the classic 1970s CBS TV series "Kojak". Vin Diesel is reportedly set to both produce and star as the iconic bald cop, a role made famous by actor Telly Savalas. Samantha Vincent will also produce the film … [Read more...]

Foul play not suspected in Skytrain death

Transit Police say foul play is not suspected in a deadly medical emergency at Metrotown Skytrain Station just before 11:30 this morning. The death caused the closure of that station and led to lengthy delays. Metrotown has since re-opened and service is back to normal. There is no connection between this incident and the discovery of an explosive … [Read more...]

Foxx To Play Electro In “Spider-Man 2”

Jamie Foxx is in talks to play the villain in the upcoming "The Amazing Spider-Man" sequel. Sources indicate Foxx would play Electro. Foxx recently tweeted "Dressed up as Electro for Halloween last night. Costume fits well." The film's director Marc Webb couldn't confirm outright at the disc launch of "The Amazing Spider-Man" today, but heavily … [Read more...]

Weaving Won’t Play Red Skull Again

He may have played Red Skull in "Captain America: The First Avenger", but if he has his way actor Hugo Weaving will NOT be returning to the role. Weaving tells Collider that "I didn’t think I’d be in Captain America 2 or 3. I don’t think Red Skull will be there. And it’s not something I would want to do again. I’m glad I did it. I did sign up … [Read more...]

Ben Kingsley To Play King Herod?

Ben Kingsley is reportedly circling the role of King Herod in Alister Grierson's “Mary Mother of Christ” project at Lionsgate reports The Wrap. An unofficial prequel of sorts to the events seen in Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” the story revolves around Mary’s attempts to defy King Herod in order to save her son, Jesus. Benedict … [Read more...]