Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, March 19

The Canadian Press, March 19, 2018 | Go to article overview

Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, March 19


Entertainment News Advisory

--

Good afternoon from the Canadian Press entertainment department!

Advisories will typically hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET and will also be sent to editors by email. If you'd like to be added to the email list please contact senior editor Julie Scott at julie.scott or assistant editor Melita Kuburas .

What we're talking about today:

-FILM-Gordon-Pinsent: Growing up in Grand Falls, N.L., actor Gordon Pinsent never heard the word "depression."While those around him talked about a dreamlike, folklore entity that "came into your being and stopped you from succeeding in life," they referred to it as "the Hagge," says the award-winning stage and screen star. PHOTO. 650 words. By Victoria Ahearn.

-Junos-Video-Game-Music: When orchestral percussionist Kristofer Maddigan began his years-long journey composing the soundtrack for a video game his friends were creating, he mostly kept the passion project to himself. As a genre, video game music doesn't get a lot of respect. 550 words. By Michael Oliveira. PHOTO.

-GAMES-God-Of-War: The upcoming "God of War" game opens with the protagonist Kratos, slayer of gods and ultimate fighting machine, in the decidedly pedestrian act of cutting down a tree. The act of swinging his axe threatens to overtake him and send him into a warrior's rage, but the moment passes and he continues his mundane task. It's a small moment, but a telling one. The creators of the "God of War" franchise have grown up, and so too has Kratos. 800 words. By Curtis Withers.

-US-Governor's-Race-Cynthia-Nixon: Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says she'll challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York's Democratic primary in September.Her announcement Monday sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possible presidential ambitions.

-US-Fashion-Eva-Longoria: Eva Longoria is a master of multitasking.The 43-year-old actress is producing a new pilot, continuing her work with the Time's Up initiative, launching her clothing line on HSN and preparing to welcome her first child with husband Jose "Pepe" Baston. PHOTO.

-John Cena's abiding love for children shows in his work and his philanthropy. Workwise, he's hosting the Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday on Nickelodeon, where he has two other shows in the works, and he's set to publish his first children's book this fall. Away from the cameras, he's active with the Make a Wish Foundation, granting more wishes than any other star. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. PHOTOS.

ICYMI yesterday:

-OBIT-Mike-MacDonald: Mike MacDonald, a pioneer of the Canadian standup comedy scene, has died.The longtime comedian died on Saturday afternoon from heart complications at the Ottawa Heart Institute, his brother J.P. MacDonald said Sunday. PHOTO.

-Cirque-Soleil-Death: A 38-year-old Cirque du Soleil performer died after falling during a Saturday evening performance in Tampa, Fla., the Canadian entertainment company announced Sunday.The Montreal-based entertainment group said that French aerialist Yann Arnaud fell to the stage while performing an aerial straps number during a performance of the company's VOLTA show. PHOTO. Moved National and Entertainment.

-TV-SNL-Canada-Me-Too: Saturday Night Live poked fun at Canadians this week with a sketch about a harassment scandal where everyone, including Montreal band Arcade Fire, says they're sorry.In addition to the musical guest, the sketch featured former SNL cast member Bill Hader, who played a fictional movie producer accused of being the "Canadian Harvey Weinstein. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, March 19
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.