Movies

Canadian film director Richard Bell will answer questions about his movie Brotherhood in Sidney on Thursday. (Submitted)

Director visiting Sidney says movie gives voice to boys

Recent death of brother gives Richard Bell’s Brotherhood added personal dimension

Canadian film director Richard Bell will answer questions about his movie Brotherhood in Sidney on Thursday. (Submitted)
The Landmark Cinema at University Heights announced the facility’s permanent closure on July 17. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Screens go dark as Saanich’s Landmark Cinema announces permanent closure

Movie theatre announces closure July 17 on social media

The Landmark Cinema at University Heights announced the facility’s permanent closure on July 17. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Steve Kallsen, general manager at Capitol 6 theatre in downtown Victoria, says it feels good to be back in the building after it shut down for three months due to COVID-19. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

It’s showtime: Victoria theatre reopens with new COVID-19 protocols

Capitol 6 theatre and SilverCity Victoria have reopened with limited seating

Steve Kallsen, general manager at Capitol 6 theatre in downtown Victoria, says it feels good to be back in the building after it shut down for three months due to COVID-19. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Cineplex Inc., in this undated photo. (The Canadian Press)

Some movie theatres set to reopen this week following lengthy COVID-19 shutdown

Movie goers should expect a different experience, B.C.’s two largest movie theatre companies say

Cineplex Inc., in this undated photo. (The Canadian Press)
A sign in Langford directed crews during the filming of a Hallmark TV Movie in April 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)
A sign in Langford directed crews during the filming of a Hallmark TV Movie in April 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes pledged to bring a movie studio to the municipality during his mayoral campaign in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Exciting’ updates expected in casino, film studio proposals, says Saanich mayor

Both facilities expected to bring economic growth to the region

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes pledged to bring a movie studio to the municipality during his mayoral campaign in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sandra Oh arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Canadian film will be celebrated this week with some online streaming initiatives spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Canuck movies to be celebrated virtually on National Canadian Film Day

The day will feature a four-hour interactive livestream broadcast

Sandra Oh arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Canadian film will be celebrated this week with some online streaming initiatives spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
FILE - This is a Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 file photo of actor Daniel Craig poses for the media as he arrives for the German premiere of the James Bond movie ‘Spectre’ in Berlin, Germany. The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been pushed back several months because of global concerns about coronavirus. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn/File)

James Bond film release pushed back 7 months due to coronavirus

New James Bond film ‘No Time To Die’ will now hit theatres worldwide in November 2020

FILE - This is a Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 file photo of actor Daniel Craig poses for the media as he arrives for the German premiere of the James Bond movie ‘Spectre’ in Berlin, Germany. The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been pushed back several months because of global concerns about coronavirus. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn/File)
A scene from the movie “PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups.”

‘Paw Patrol’ to be turned into first of multiple feature films

Spin Master says the animated movie will hit theatres in August 2021.

A scene from the movie “PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups.”
Sigourney Weaver arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

VIDEO: ‘Parasite’ wins best picture at Academy Awards

Bong Joon Ho’s satire took best director, best original screenplay and best international film

Sigourney Weaver arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
VIDEO: From Pitt to ‘1917,’ what to anticipate at Sunday’s Oscars
VIDEO: From Pitt to ‘1917,’ what to anticipate at Sunday’s Oscars
Jurassic World 3 movie set will be looking for extras while shooting in Merritt. (Photo: JurassicWorld3.net)

‘Want to get eaten?’ Hollywood’s Jurassic World 3 looking for extras during B.C. filming

The dinosaur snacks are invited to the open casting call for Feb. 24

Jurassic World 3 movie set will be looking for extras while shooting in Merritt. (Photo: JurassicWorld3.net)
This Dec. 9, 2016 file photo shows actor Kirk Douglas, seated left, holding hands with his wife Anne Douglas, seated right, as they pose with family members, their son Michael, standing second left, his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, standing second and their children, Carys, left, and son Dylan during Kirk’s 100th birthday party in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

The ‘Spartacus’ star and father of actor Michael Douglas was nominated for three Oscars

This Dec. 9, 2016 file photo shows actor Kirk Douglas, seated left, holding hands with his wife Anne Douglas, seated right, as they pose with family members, their son Michael, standing second left, his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, standing second and their children, Carys, left, and son Dylan during Kirk’s 100th birthday party in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
In this Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 file photo, Terry Jones arrives at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)

‘Naughty boy’: Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

The comedian has been suffering from a rare form of dementia

In this Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 file photo, Terry Jones arrives at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
Poppy Northcutt was one of the only women working behind the scenes at the launch of Apollo 11. She attended the opening of the new Apollo 11 launch at Victoria’s IMAX. (File Contributed/IMAX)

Victoria visited by one of the few women who helped launch Apollo 11

A new Apollo 11 documentary is playing at Victoria’s IMAX Theatre

Poppy Northcutt was one of the only women working behind the scenes at the launch of Apollo 11. She attended the opening of the new Apollo 11 launch at Victoria’s IMAX. (File Contributed/IMAX)
WATCH: Frozen 2 trailer revealed

WATCH: Frozen 2 trailer revealed

The sequel is set to hit theatres in November

WATCH: Frozen 2 trailer revealed
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Hobby becomes career with mountain biking videos at Revel Co.

  • Oct 1, 2018
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films
The Hallmark movie, expected to be airing April.19, is being filmed at GardenWorks on Oak Bay Avenue today. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Prince to move into Victoria castle

Once Upon a Prince now filming in Victoria, Colwood, Oak Bay

The Hallmark movie, expected to be airing April.19, is being filmed at GardenWorks on Oak Bay Avenue today. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)