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This image released by Disney shows Halle Bailey as Ariel in "The Little Mermaid." (Disney via AP)

Movie Review: Disenchantment under the sea in live-action ‘The Little Mermaid’

It’s not Rob Marshall’s fault that Disney’s latest live-action retread doesn’t really…

 

The Vernon Towne Theatre has been selected as the top independent theatre in all of Canada by a jury of industry professionals, the theatre announced on its Facebook page Friday, April 21, 2023. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Vernon Towne Theatre named top independent theatre in Canada

A jury of industry professionals selected the Towne Theatre as winner of the Independent Theatre Spotlight Award

 

The public is invited to view Smashed April 23, which follows the late Dr. Jeff Harries, and his work spreading awareness that alcohol use disorder is a treatable medical condition. (Submitted)

VIDEO: Documentary on alcohol treatment trailblazer Dr. Jeff Harries airs at Penticton theatre

‘Smashed’ will play Sunday, April 23 at Landmark with a panel discussion to follow

The public is invited to view Smashed April 23, which follows the late Dr. Jeff Harries, and his work spreading awareness that alcohol use disorder is a treatable medical condition. (Submitted)
The iconic Barbie doll has been a part of popular culture since 1959. What is Barbie’s last name? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How well do you know Barbie and her friends?

A live action movie, inspired by the iconic doll, will be shown this summer

The iconic Barbie doll has been a part of popular culture since 1959. What is Barbie’s last name? (Pixabay.com)
Canadian Writer/Director Valerie Buhagiar’s film Carmen plays the Salmar Classic at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2023. (Contributed)

Shuswap Film Society: Woman finds new start in film Carmen

Cinemaphile by Joanne Sargent

  • Apr 5, 2023
Canadian Writer/Director Valerie Buhagiar’s film Carmen plays the Salmar Classic at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2023. (Contributed)
Kris Kolesnikoff and Karliana on the set of their STORYHIVE project <em>Music for All.</em> Send in your application to storyhive.com/voices by May 2, 2023!

Content creators in the Okanagan can get $10,000 to produce their own video series

STORYHIVE Voices is now open! First time and emerging content creators encouraged to apply

  • Apr 4, 2023
Kris Kolesnikoff and Karliana on the set of their STORYHIVE project <em>Music for All.</em> Send in your application to storyhive.com/voices by May 2, 2023!
pepper spray. (BPM file photo)

Movie-goers at B.C. theatre pepper-sprayed on Saturday afternoon, with kids in crowd

‘We are aware of two other recent similar incidents in other provinces,’ Surrey RCMP say

pepper spray. (BPM file photo)
Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth was murdered in the U.K. Feb. 1, 2022, just days before she was scheduled to return home. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)

Documentary on Vernon teen’s murder airs on British TV

‘It’s too late to save Ashley but it’s not too late to save yourself or someone you love,’ says Ashley Wadsworth’s mother

Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth was murdered in the U.K. Feb. 1, 2022, just days before she was scheduled to return home. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)
FILE - This aerial photo shows the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. A Santa Fe district attorney is prepared to announce whether to press charges in the fatal 2021 film-set shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal on the set of the Western movie “Rust.” Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies said a decision will be announced Thursday morning, Jan. 19, 2022, in a statement and on social media platforms. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Slain cinematographer’s Ukrainian relatives sue Alec Baldwin

Ukrainian relatives of a slain cinematographer are seeking damages in her death…

  • Feb 10, 2023
FILE - This aerial photo shows the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. A Santa Fe district attorney is prepared to announce whether to press charges in the fatal 2021 film-set shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal on the set of the Western movie “Rust.” Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies said a decision will be announced Thursday morning, Jan. 19, 2022, in a statement and on social media platforms. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Disney is working on sequels for its “Toy Story,” “Frozen” and “Zootopia” franchises as the company concentrates more on brands that have continued to perform well. The Walt Disney Co. is working on a “strategic transformation,” announced by CEO Bob Iger on Wednesday, Feb. 8 2023. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

New “Toy Story,” “Frozen” and “Zootopia” movies on tap

Disney is working on sequels for “Toy Story,” “Frozen” and “Zootopia,” three…

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Disney is working on sequels for its “Toy Story,” “Frozen” and “Zootopia” franchises as the company concentrates more on brands that have continued to perform well. The Walt Disney Co. is working on a “strategic transformation,” announced by CEO Bob Iger on Wednesday, Feb. 8 2023. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Cawston actor Joey Munroe, right, in a still shot opposite Bruce Willis in the recently released film Detective Knight: Independence. (Submitted)
Cawston actor Joey Munroe, right, in a still shot opposite Bruce Willis in the recently released film Detective Knight: Independence. (Submitted)
Customers can get free popcorn with Scene+ on Jan. 19 at a Cineplex theatre near them. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov)

Cineplex Odeon offering free popcorn – and Colonel Kernel tattoos – on Jan. 19

Cineplex’s free temporary tattoo for National Popcorn Day inspired by B.C. man

Customers can get free popcorn with Scene+ on Jan. 19 at a Cineplex theatre near them. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov)
Pixabay photo/blende12

More eggnog: 10 terrible Christmas movies to torture your family with this holiday season

Be forewarned, these cinematic lumps of coal could potentially ruin the holiday season

Pixabay photo/blende12
Bones of Crows will be screening at Penticton’s Cleland Theatre on Saturday night, Dec. 10. (Photo: supplied)

Penticton Indian Band members star in new B.C.-made movie about residential schools

A free screening of Bones of Crows plays at Penticton’s Cleland Theatre on Saturday night at 7 p.m.

Bones of Crows will be screening at Penticton’s Cleland Theatre on Saturday night, Dec. 10. (Photo: supplied)
Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara has died at age 63. (@Irene_Cara/Twitter photo)

‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer-actor Irene Cara dies at 63

Performer an Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winner

Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara has died at age 63. (@Irene_Cara/Twitter photo)
Penticton's Victory Church is bringing some Christmas cheer to the community by offering a free showing of It's a Wonderful Life Dec. 18.

Penticton church offers free theatre showing of It’s A Wonderful Life

The movie will play at Landmark Cinemas on Dec. 18

Penticton's Victory Church is bringing some Christmas cheer to the community by offering a free showing of It's a Wonderful Life Dec. 18.
Jimmy Kimmel, left, and Molly McNearney arrive at the 2022 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jimmy Kimmel to host Oscars again: ‘Great honor or a trap’

Late-night talk show host last led the awards ceremony in 2018

Jimmy Kimmel, left, and Molly McNearney arrive at the 2022 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Penticton Landmark Cinemas has decided to extend the run of Penticton made movie Drinkwater. With huge local interest in the movie, the theatre decided to provide more showings. (Poster)

Landmark Cinemas extends showings of beloved Penticton-made movie Drinkwater

Landmark will extend the run in theatres as long as there is interest

Penticton Landmark Cinemas has decided to extend the run of Penticton made movie Drinkwater. With huge local interest in the movie, the theatre decided to provide more showings. (Poster)
Penticton made movie Drinkwater is as much about paying homage to Peach City as it is about a dorky teenager trying to survive high school. It’s been a big hit playing for two weeks on the big screen at Landmark Cinemas. (Movie poster)

Opinion: Drinkwater movie is an ode to Penticton and has all the feels

Thumbs up for sweet storyline, cameos from Steve King, Vees coach and many favourite landmarks

Penticton made movie Drinkwater is as much about paying homage to Peach City as it is about a dorky teenager trying to survive high school. It’s been a big hit playing for two weeks on the big screen at Landmark Cinemas. (Movie poster)