Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Monday, May 26

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Monday, May 26

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Entertainment News Advisory


Monday, May 26, 2014

5 p.m.


Here are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

Contact Andrea Baillie at 416-507-2162.


Life after Cannes: a more normal existence might have to wait for Dolan


MONTREAL -- Fresh off winning the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Quebec film director Xavier Dolan said Monday he's unsure what will happen to his pursuit of a normal, peaceful life. As well as capturing the prestigious award, the 25-year-old's "Mommy" received glowing reviews at the festival. PHOTOS. AUDIO. VIDEO.


Japan pop group AKB48 cancels events after attack


TOKYO -- Japan's hugely popular female pop group AKB48 cancelled fan events Monday after a saw-wielding man attacked two members and a staffer, shocking the nation and raising questions over security.The two group members, Anna Iriyama, 18, and Rina Kawaei, 19, suffered hand and head injuries, and the male staffer who tried to stop the attack Sunday at a fan event in northern Japan had cuts on his hand. All three left the hospital by late Monday. PHOTO.


Owen Pallett says new record 'confusing'


TORONTO -- Oft-awarded Canadian musician Owen Pallett recently hit pageview pay dirt with intelligent pieces analyzing the anatomy of such pop hits as Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" and Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" from a trained musician's perspective. Just don't ask him to do the same with his own latest record, the oblique "In Conflict," out now. By Nick Patch.


Pin-up photographer Bunny Yeager dies at 85


MIAMI BEACH -- Bunny Yeager, a model turned pin-up photographer who helped jump-start the career of then-unknown Bettie Page, died Sunday, her agent said. She was 85. Yeager died at a North Miami hospice where she had been for about a week, her agent, Ed Christin said.


'The Third Rail' wins Business Book Award


TORONTO -- Jim Leech, former head of one of Canada's largest public sector pension plans, and journalist Jacquie McNish have won this year's National Business Book Award. …

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