February 18, 2018

HST returns

As of Monday, the provincial sales tax is back in effect.   This comes after British Columbians had voted to get rid of the harmonized sales tax 18 months ago. The provincial government says it has restored every exemption that had existed under the PST, from bicycles to junk food. NDP Finance Critic Bruce Ralston says most British … [Read more...]

“Killing,” “Blood,” “Copper” Set Returns

A couple of shows have announced their return dates. AMC have announced that its U.S. version of "The Killing" will return for a ten-episode third season with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, June 2nd. HBO will commence a ten-episode sixth season of "True Blood" on Sunday, June 16th. Finally, BBC America have confirmed that the second season of … [Read more...]

Mike Birbiglia Returns In “Girlfriend’s Boyfriend”

After critical success with his debut semi-autobiographical feature "Sleepwalk With Me", filmmaker Mike Birbiglia is already looking ahead to his next project. 'Sleepwalk' was based on Birbiglia's stand-up routine, book and radio play of the same title. The new project, entitled "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend," will be based on the comedian's latest … [Read more...]

Sam Mendes Returns For Bond 24?

Could "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes be returning to helm the next entry in the James Bond franchise after all? The Daily Mail in the UK suggests that Mendes' reluctance to return for "Bond 24" was due to an earlier plan by Sony, MGM & EON to have "Skyfall" scribe John Logan script the next two Bond films as a connected story that would be shot … [Read more...]

Peggy Carter Returns In “Captain” Sequel?

Several months ago actress Hayley Atwell could not say either way if she would reprise her role of Steve Rogers' love interest Peggy Carter in the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier". Now though, her former co-star Stanley Tucci has suggested otherwise. Collider asked if Marvel had contacted him about reprising the role of Dr. … [Read more...]

Windstar Cruises Returns to French Polynesia

Ever wanted to cruise French Polynesia on board a romantic ship? You'll be able to do just that starting in 2014 aboard Windstar Cruises' Wind Spirit. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

BC Liberal candidate facing six charges for not filing corporate tax returns

The BC Liberal candidate for Surrey Panorama is in court facing charges under the income tax act. Sukh Dhaliwal is facing six charges after a company he is president of failed to file income tax returns from 2004 to 2010. Dhaliwal says he is working to resolve the situation. He was asked if paying his taxes might be a better solution than a court … [Read more...]

Singer Returns “Twilight Zone” To TV

Bryan Singer is attached to develop, executive produce and potentially direct a reboot of classic sci-fi anthology series "The Twilight Zone" at CBS Television Studios. CBS is currently searching for a writer to adapt Rod Serling's original series. The project has yet to be taken out to networks. This marks the third attempt at a 'Zone' reboot … [Read more...]

Garrett Hedlund Returns For “TRON 3”

"TRON: Legacy" star Garrett Hedlund is reportedly set to reprise the role of Sam Flynn in the upcoming third "TRON" film at Disney Pictures. Screenwriter Jesse Wigutow ("Eragon") was brought onboard the other week to pen a re-write of the script. Joseph Kosinski is also attached to return as director. Hedlund confirmed the news this week whilst … [Read more...]

“The Saint” Returns To Television

Despite reports earlier this year that RKO Pictures was trying to revive the property as a film trilogy, it turns out "The Saint" franchise is instead going back to its most familiar format - television. Adam Rayner ("Hunted", "Hawthorne") and Eliza Dushku ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Dollhouse") are attached to star in a new pilot based on … [Read more...]