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Retired real estate broker's alien landscape wins first writing contest challenge

Making it to the finals of So You Think You Can Write is no small feat, but now our Top Four face the real challenge of weekly, public writing assignments.

NBC names Trump hopefuls

Former Celebrity Apprentice winner Bret Michaels and 13 other past contestants are returning for an all-star edition to air next March. NBC announced Friday the slate of contenders set to face host Donald Trump in the boardroom.

Bieber claims theft no hoax

Was pop star Justin Bieber's laptop actually stolen during a show in Washington state? Bieber tweeted to his nearly 29 million followers he was victimized during the show Tuesday night at the Tacoma Dome.

Cinematographer Savides dead at 55

Harris Savides, the acclaimed cinematographer who worked frequently with Gus Van Sant and David Fincher, has died at 55. Savides died Wednesday night. The cause of death was not released.

Bachelor turfs four more women

Four more women have been shown the door on The Bachelor Canada, which was filmed at a mansion at Bear Mountain.

New Oak Bay Beach Hotel features theatre that will show an eclectic mix of movies

Twenty-six years after the Oak Bay Theatre ran its last picture show, the Tweed Curtain is rising again for movie buffs.

Short films vie for Oscar

Films about immigrants, retirees in Florida and ballet shoemakers are among the final films in the running for the Academy Award for Documentary Short, the academy announced on Thursday.

Bieber's superstar genes

Call it the Canadian dynasty of teenybopper pop and movie stardom. Genealogists at Ancestry.com say they've discovered teen idol Justin Bieber is a distant cousin of movie star Ryan Gosling and singer Avril Lavigne.

Film pitcher dies in crash

Sammi Kane Kraft, whose baseball skills earned her the role of a youth league pitcher in the 2005 remake of The Bad News Bears, has died in a Los Angeles car crash. She was 20.

Comic-based series aims for gritty reality

Arrow's characters more important than 'superhero' stuff: star