I knew “Dallas Buyers Club” was a film that was about 25 years in the making, but I had no idea how the story originally came to be. Screenwriter Craig Borten shares his journey…
You know her as the sassy Arkansan and round-table regular on E!’s Chelsea Lately. You may have seen her stand-up show at a comedy club somewhere in the US…
Perhaps the most devout — and decidedly media friendly — Seahawks fan of all is Chris Boyd of Vancouver, who caught the attention of major media during the NFC Championship game in Seattle Jan. 19 with a … Skittles costume.
I’ve been following Lassner on Twitter for a while now, after discovering several of the Ellen Show writers tweet quite frequently. And while Ellen is the star of the show, Lassner has become quite arguably a Twitter force to be reckoned with.
It’s a busy time for Keegan Connor Tracy, the Vancouver-based stunner who’s making moves on the big and small screens playing a variety of compelling characters. I had the opportunity to chat with her before she jets off to London for Comic Con. Here’s what we learned about this dynamic — and refreshingly wry-witted — actress.
It’s not the first time Vancouver’s Darcy Michael has graced the pages of UCV.com. We first started following his career in his early days doing stand-up in dingy cafes and half-empty bars. Today, Darcy is headlining comedy festivals across Canada, is a regular on CBC Radio’s The Debaters and is about to start filming for his first starring role in a sitcom.
During the 2011 Vancouver International Film Festival, I fell in love with the film Cloudburst, by Halifax-based Thom Fitzgerald, and wrote a review about it, as seen on IMDB. The film took the 2011/2012 festival circuit by storm, winning 30 Best Picture Awards across Canada, the US and abroad.
I’ve had a wee bit of a media boner for George Stroumboulopoulos since his early days on MuchMusic, schooling young Canadians on all the kick ass alternatives to pop and mainstream music. How refreshing to watch someone talk about bands like the Ramones and The Flaming Lips while MTV was awash with manufactured guy groups and one-hit-wonders. George, or Strombo as most Canadians affectionately call him, was the real deal.
Each November, men spanning the globe gladly toss their razors and tuck away their shaving cream. No longer is it common to see a population of barefaced gents parading the streets as men are inspired to channel their inner Tom Selleck. Women have not only grown to accept a fury lip, but to wholeheartedly embrace it.
Joe Avati is one of Australia’s top comedy exports and is the number one selling bilingual comedian in the world. His massive cult following sees him crisscross the globe performing his unique brand of comedy (in both English and Italian) on both sides of the Atlantic where he sells out shows in the UK, the US and Canada.