Renee Zellweger Denies Trading 'Sexual Favors' for Career Advancement

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Don't believe what you hear about Bridget Jones's Diary star Renee Zellweger. Apparently a class-action lawsuit against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein claims that both Zellweger and Charlize Theron traded sex with Weinstein in return for help with their careers. Zellwegger says Weinstein is "full of sh*t" if that's what he's claiming.

Via Us Weekly.

Fighting back. Renee Zellweger is denouncing allegations that she had inappropriate encounters with Harvey Weinstein in order to escalate her career.

The claims came to light in a class-action lawsuit that six unnamed women recently filed against Weinstein, alleging that Zellweger, 48, and Charlize Theron both ascended in their professional endeavors by performing “sexual favors” for Weinstien, 65.

“If Harvey said that, he’s full of shit,” a rep for the Bridget Jones actress, who has starred in several
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Horror Highlights: The History Of Metal And Horror, Tales From The Dead Zone, 3rd Annual Philip K. Dick European Sci-Fi Film Festival

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The History of Metal and Horror explores the overlapping interest in both heavy metal and the horror genre. Take a gander at the second promo for the project as well as some more info on the documentary. Also in today’s Highlights: Tales from the Dead Zone production and casting details and a look at the lineup for the 3rd Annual Philip K. Dick European Sci-Fi Film Festival.

The History of Metal and Horror Indiegogo Details: From Indiegogo: “The History of Metal and Horror is a documentary which explores the evolution of both heavy metal and horror and how the two genres have merged over time. It is common for fans of metal to be fans of horror, and vice versa.

This documentary contains the following:

An exploration into the evolution of both heavy metal and horror by historians, authors, and other experts. Commentary from horror icons, explaining how their films have influenced both genres.
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‘The Legend of Sarila’ is everything an animated should not be

La légende de Sarila (English title: The Legend of Sarila)

Written by Pierre Tremblay and Roger Harvey

Directed by Nancy Florence Savard

Canada, 2013

For all the diversity and vibrancy one can easily find in Canadian culture, from ‘coast to coast to coast’ as the uniquely Canadian saying goes, the stories of the First Nations are the least shared in film, theater, television and music. Whether the brunt of the responsibility for this equally diverse culture’s lack of presence in traditional media lie with collective disinterest, some unwritten and unspoken stigma or even both, the fact remains that their history and stories remain mostly a mystery to the populace at large. In fairness, there have been exceptions to the unfortunate rule, such as the memorable film Atanarjuat from 2002 and the hit television series North of 60 which lasted several seasons. For the most part, it simply does not seem like
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Denette Wilford: CBC Goes Big And Hits Home

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Denette Wilford: CBC Goes Big And Hits Home
The demise of the CBC has always been a source of amusement. Hardy har har. This year, however, the Canadian broadcaster is in on the joke. Sure, it may have cancelled ratings hit Battle of the Blades -- along with Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!, but it clearly had no choice. Blades was too expensive to produce, while the rights to the game shows were equally costly.

During last week's upfront presentation, Kirstine Stewart, executive vice-president of English services, said the CBC was "moving forward" -- and she wasn't kidding. The broadcaster will continue to do what it's always done -- support 100 per cent Canadian content while entertaining its loyal fans; just in a less extravagant way (unlike this year's season preview, which was the biggest I've ever seen from the network).

Arctic Air star Pascale Hutton loved the spectacle. "It's this idea that we really need to promote our shows and promote our talent,
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imagineNATIVE Film Announces Opening and Closing Night Films

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples in the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio and new media. Screenings, parties and panel discussions attract and connect filmmakers, media artists, programmers, buyers and industry professionals from around the world. The festival which runs in October has just announced their opening and closing films. See the press release below.

(Toronto – August 10, 2011) The 2011 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is proud to announce this year’s Opening and Closing Night Gala Presentations.

Opening on October 19, 2011 at 7Pm at the Tiff Bell Lightbox (Reitman Square, 350 King St. W) is the Canadian Premiere of On The Ice, written and directed by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean (Iñupiaq), which arrives with acclaim from the Sundance Film Festival where it was an official selection, and the Berlin International Film Festival, where MacLean received the Best First Feature award. Closing this year’s imagineNATIVE on
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'Cashing In' welcomes four new stars

'Cashing In' welcomes four new stars
Toronto -- Tina Keeper ("North of 60"), Don Burnstick, Jennifer Baxter and Blues musician Derek Miller have joined the second season cast of the Canadian TV soap "Cashing In" from Animiki See Digital Productions and Buffalo Gal Pictures.

They join a returning cast for the Aptn half-hour dramedy about a fictional First Nations-run gambling palace in Manitoba that includes Eric Schweig, Wesley French, Karen Holness, Glen Gould and Sarah Podemski.

The comic series has found cult status by portraying aboriginal Canadians as sexy and wealthy in a modern casino setting, rather than telling traditional stories in Canada's Great White North.

Vanessa Loewen and Jean du Toit are producing "Cashing In," with Peter Strutt and Phyllis Laing executive producing.
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