Monthly Archives: June 2017


The most memorable facet of chintzy coincidence thriller “2:22” is its strange timing. It arrives to theaters and VOD the same day as a JAY-Z album that also favors numbers, 4:44. With time titles rarely making its way into any medium, what are the chances of two on the same day and for even numbers?…

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Vanessa Hudgens Is the Latest Celeb to Jump on This Face Mask Trend

Move over, chemical peels. Celebrities like Vanessa Hudgens seem to be embracing an easier way to get a natural glow. The 28-year-old actress recently took to Snapchat to share how fun the ritual of face-masking with the girls can be. Alongside sister, Stella Hudgens, and two friends, Hudgens captured the intimate process—brushing on the mask, waiting…

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Oilers need bargain depth, Leafs could use a backup goalie: What Canadian teams might do in free agency

TORONTO — As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, will the country’s seven NHL teams acknowledge the occasion by offering up expensive free agent gifts to their loyal fans? One year ago, the Montreal Canadiens (Alexander Radulov), Edmonton Oilers (Milan Lucic), Calgary Flames (Troy Brouwer) and Vancouver Canucks (Loui Eriksson) landed some of the biggest names…

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Mayors of Edmonton, Leduc County sign annexation deal

The mayors of Edmonton and Leduc County signed an annexation deal Friday that will add nearly 9,000 hectares of land to the city`s southern limits. The agreement means Edmonton is annexing 6,235 hectares of land west of the QE2 Highway and north of the airport. That land is not contested. But the annexation plan includes another…

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Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry

In its brief, 80-minute running time, “Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry” encompasses two different films, and neither one of them is, in fact, a portrait of the poet/novelist/farmer/activist Wendell Berry. Neither one of them, despite sincere intentions, is very good.   One film is a tribute to Berry, with archival footage, interviews…

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