February 18, 2018

“Iron Man 3” Changes, Marathon Updates

Marvel has announced that a different version of the third "Iron Man" will be screened in Chinese theaters at a yet undetermined date. The Chinese version of the film will include a special appearance by China’s top actress, Fan Bingbing, and will offer specially prepared bonus footage made exclusively for the Chinese audience. Meanwhile, … [Read more...]

UPDATES: Doctor questions BC’s spending priorities

Ongoing overcrowding at hospitals across British Columbia again have emergency room doctors questioning the priorities of the provincial government. Doctor David Haughton, who's the President of the BC Medical Association's Emergency Medicine section, admits it's frustrating to see money being spent on hosting next month's Times of India Film … [Read more...]

Lawrence, Berry Give “X-Men” Sequel Updates

Jennifer Lawrence says that, unlike in "X-Men: First Class," she will wear a bodysuit for her role as Mystique in the sequel "X-Men: Days of Future Past". Lawrence says: "I'm so excited because I'm going to wear a body suit [in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past']. It will be from neck down so it will cut out time and the blisters." Lawrence reportedly … [Read more...]

UPDATES: Budget raises taxes by $327 million

The Liberal Government is raising taxes, selling assets and setting aside more money for children and families in today's provincial budget. It's a pre-election budget that raises taxes by $ 327 million in the coming year--including a one per-cent increase in the corporate income tax rate one year earlier than planned....plus a so-called … [Read more...]

Quick Trek, Godzilla, Tarantino Updates

Various stars showed up in London over the weekend for the BAFTAs and several gave some short, but important quotes about upcoming projects whilst on the red carpet. First up, actress Alice Eve said bluntly that Benedict Cumberbatch is "not playing Khan" when asked about Cumberbatch's mysterious John Harrison character in the upcoming "Star Trek … [Read more...]

Government updates L-N-G strategy

On a day when the unemployment figures do not look good for BC, the provincial government is pointing to it's liquid natural gas strategy. In a one year update on the plan, the government says there are five solid proposals to build L-N-G plants on the north coast by 2020, generating up to 75-thousand full time jobs. Energy Minister Rich Coleman … [Read more...]

UPDATES: Auditor General loses bid for more BC Rail documents

BC's Chief BC Supreme Court judge has blocked the latest attempt to explain why the legal fees of two convicted criminals, linked to the BC Rail scandal, were paid by the province. Auditor General John Doyle has been seeking access to documents currently covered by lawyer-client privilege. They involve taxpayers spending six million dollars to end … [Read more...]

BCGEU updates LifeLabs strikes

The B-C Government and Service Employees Union has announced it's members at six more LifeLabs locations will go on strike for two days, starting tomorrow. Two of the six are in Vancouver, two are in North Vancouver, one is in West Vancouver, and one is in Duncan on Vancouver Island. On Monday, union members began rotating strikes at 40 locations … [Read more...]

Rodriguez Updates “Sin City” Sequel Shoot

"Sin City" sequel director Robert Rodriguez has confirmed that Bruce Willis is set to reprise his role from the first film. Appearing at the Sundance Film Festival, Rodriguez says at present one of the introduction stories is the only one that's complete. The main three segments are being shot piecemeal as the actors become available and all … [Read more...]

Several Marvel Superhero Film Updates

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Toby Jones has confirmed that he will reprise the role of the villain Armin Zola in the upcoming "Captain America" sequel. [Source: Hey U Guys] Iron Man 3 Whenever I visited Los Angeles from 1999 to about 2006, I would regularly stay at the Hollywood Orchid Suites right near Grauman's Chinese. Now, the hotel … [Read more...]