Amazon to turn Lord of the Rings into a TV series

By Debra YeoStaff Reporter Mon., Nov. 13, 2017 Stand aside, Game of Thrones. Another sprawling literary, fantasy saga is getting the TV series treatment. Amazon has acquired the global TV rights to The Lord of the Rings. The books by J.R.R. Tolkien, about the goings-on in Middle-earth, complete with hobbits, wizards, an evil spirit, an exiled More...

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Political Blind Date is gently amusing public service TV

By Johanna SchnellerSpecial to the Star Mon., Nov. 13, 2017 The Show: Political Blind Date, Season 1, Episode 2 The Moment: Doug Ford rides a bike Former (and future) politician and subway proponent Doug More...

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‘Supergirl’ Melissa Benoist calls harassment allegations ‘heartbreaking’

By Libby HillLos Angeles Times Mon., Nov. 13, 2017 Supergirl star Melissa Benoist has spoken out in the wake of sexual harassment accusations against co-showrunner Andrew Kreisberg, who has been suspended More...

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King Ezekiel and the Kingdom pay a steep price in The Walking Dead

By Kelly LawlerUSA Today Mon., Nov. 13, 2017 Spoiler alert: This story contains spoilers for The Walking Dead Season 8, Episode 4. The king is dead. Long live “Some Guy.” The Walking Dead offered one More...

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All My Children actor accuses Steven Seagal of sexually harassing her

By Jessica ChiaNew York Daily NewsGinger Adams Otis Mon., Nov. 13, 2017 Another actress has accused 1980s movie star Steven Seagal of sexually harassing her at an audition. Eva LaRue, who appeared on All More...

By Pundit001 On Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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In Frankie Drake Mysteries, some characters get a chance to sashay

By Johanna SchnellerSpecial to the Star Sun., Nov. 12, 2017 The Show:Frankie Drake Mysteries, Season 1, Episode 2 The Moment: The “communist” meeting In 1920s Toronto, a factory owner who employs mostly More...

By Pundit001 On Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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‘Saturday Night Live’ addresses Roy Moore, Louis C.K. allegations

From politics to entertainment, headlines for weeks have been dominated by stories of powerful men being accused of sexual misconduct. So Saturday Night Live tried to address it throughout the show. For the first More...

By Pundit001 On Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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Actor and Philip K. Dick fan Liam Cunningham pleased to get call for Electric Dreams

By Bill BriouxSpecial to the Star Sun., Nov. 12, 2017 Literary adaptations seem to be Liam Cunningham’s thing. The Dublin native, known to fans around the world as Ser Davos Seaworth in Game of Thrones, More...

By Pundit001 On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec’s ex-girlfriend claims in lawsuit that he repeatedly raped her

By Nicole BitetteNew York Daily News Thu., Nov. 9, 2017 Shark Tank Canadian star Robert Herjavec is being sued by his ex-girlfriend for repeated rape just hours after the businessman sued her for attempting More...

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A villain gets her chance to sparkle on The Bachelor Canada

One-on-one date with Brittany: Every season, as part of a date, one contestant gets a gift of Michael Hill jewelry (product placement alert!) and Wednesday it was Brittany. (I don’t want to scare you, but Trisha More...