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City’s part-time workers fear fewer shifts Labour negotiations. March 24 looms as strike day, but talks continue

this duo has award-winning history Actor Viggo Mortensen, left, and director David Cronenberg from the movie A Dangerous Method, arrive on the red carpet at the 32nd Genie Awards in Toronto on Thursday. The pair has worked on critically acclaimed films before, including A History of Violence and Eastern Promises. Go online to for Genie results. Chris Young/the canadian press

The union for Toronto’s 23,000 inside workers says the city is intent on reducing workers’ hours and thus their pay in this round of bargaining. As the clock ticks down to a March 24 strike deadline, the issue is particularly acute for the 10,000 part-timers who fear they won’t earn enough to make ends meet. That contrasts with the city’s outside workers, who settled on Feb. 5, where the union’s goal was to retain job

security for full-timers. With the inside workers, members of CUPE Local 79, a key concern is getting enough part-time hours. Progress has been slow over the past 12 weeks of bargaining but both sides say they hope a strike deadline announced Thursday will provide the impetus to move forward. The city is targeting not only part-timers but also full-time workers in the 10 long-termcare homes, where management wants to reduce the work week by five hours. It amounts to a seven per cent pay cut, the union says. The city’s proposal would reduce shift overlap that allows workers to brief the incom-

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“They’re in their 20s, they’re in their 30s, and they’re paying rent, they’re paying mortgages, they’re paying utilities.” Meaghan Tanaka, a part-time lifeguard for 15 years who believes the city inaccurately paints part-timers as students looking for a little extra money for books and beers.

ing shift, said Tim Maguire, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 79. “It’s important ... to have that kind of interface between caregivers in caring for our grandparents and our parents,” Maguire said. torstar news service

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Politics. Shutting down mayor’s contentious brother isn’t cure-all for troubled Ford administration: Insiders As the perpetually undermined Ford administration struggles to find its footing, some have suggested that getting control of the mayor’s polarizing brother will solve the problem. But according to those closest to the situation, Doug Ford is the symptom, not the solution, of an administration in trouble. As of this week, only onethird of city council actively supports Rob Ford’s agenda. Those within the mayor’s circle pin much of the blame on the elder Ford, who, as Coun. Peter Milczyn says, sometimes speaks before he thinks. In reality, the problems are much deeper. Interviews with Ford allies and political staff paint a picture of an understaffed and overworked mayor’s office in chaos, where no one knows exactly who is in charge. It’s the kind of environment that stokes a bad case of sibling rivalry. “Some days they love each other. Others, it’s like they hate each other ... but what are you going to do? They’re brothers,” said one Ford supporter. “Doug Ford is here to stay.” March-break activities

Bata museum clarification Abracadabra: A Magical March Break is the theme of this year’s March-break activities at the Bata Shoe Museum. Festivities kick off Monday with a special magic show by Toronto’s Magic Guy Phil Pivnick. For more, visit Incorrect information appeared in Thursday’s Metro. METRO

Mayor Rob Ford may have lost his grip on city council, but he grabbed a lot of ears when he recently took over The City, a Newstalk 1010 radio show. •

Doug Ford, left, talks to brother Mayor Rob Ford. Some staffers wonder who is in charge at city hall. RENE JOHNSTON/TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE

Sometimes he comes in handy. Recently, when the mayor began floating road tolls and new taxes to pay for underground transit, it was Doug who went on air to do damage control. Said one centrist councillor: “Sometimes I think they use Doug to float ideas and see how they pan out. Then the mayor

doesn’t wear it.” Regardless, he’s not going anywhere. So rather than try to fight the losing battle of silencing him, the Ford team is just trying to quiet him down. There are other problems to deal with. “He got elected because he’s cheap, and he’s in deep trouble because he’s cheap,” said one member of Ford’s inner circle,


noting that the penny-pinching mayor has rebuffed attempts to convince him to hire more staff. Ford’s office operates with about half the manpower that David Miller had. And the good-cop, bad-cop routine doesn’t work with one guy. This is the case for the mayor’s ultra-conservative policy advisor, Mark TowKingston

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hey, who is deeply unpopular with councillors of all stripes. Most of the right-wing blame Towhey for the transit fiasco. The policy advisor had spent the last year working on a funding strategy for Sheppard. Those close to him say he struggled in dealing with TTC bureaucracy, which favoured the light-rail strategy. But Towhey is also the man Ford leaned on to keep his allies in line. For those supporters, Towhey’s always uncompromising position and sometimes harsh tactics led to bad blood. When it came time to negotiate on transit, he wasn’t someone people felt they owed a favour. From the left and even some on the right, councillors have called for his head.

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Milton. Ditching of dog in schoolyard caught on security cameras The suspects who dropped off a sick and injured dog in a Milton schoolyard were caught on video, the Oakville and Milton Humane Society says. Footage from security cameras at J.M. Denyes Public School shows a car pull up near a fenced-in play area, a passenger get out of the car carrying a dog, and drop him four feet over the side of the fence, says humane society spokeswoman Brenda Dushko. That was on Feb. 24, a rainy, snowy and blustery night, with temperatures below freezing, according to Environment Canada historic data. Winds were gusting up to 65 kilometres per hour. “He was left there basically in the cold to die. There was no way he would have survived the night,” Dushko said. The dog, a white, year-old male boxer, had been seriously neglected, with a fractured hip that had never been treated. He also had a skin condition and two different infections that caused him to lose more than 85 per cent of his fur. He was in “terrible shape” and required emergency vet care.

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Rehabilitation • Surgery. The dog — renamed Chance by members of the shelter’s Facebook group — will need five months of rehabilitation before he can be adopted out. He was only healthy enough for surgery as of Thursday, said humane society spokeswoman Brenda Dushko. Suspects can be charged under the OSPCA act.


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• Jail time. “Abandonment is a form of neglect, because it could place the animal in distress,” said Alison Cross, an OSPCA representative. If convicted, abandoning an animal can result in fines of up to $60,000 and up to two years in jail as well as a lifetime ban on owning an animal.

Halton Regional Police officers who were on a nightly patrol in the area spotted the dog and called animal services at 11:15 p.m. torstar news service

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Minister’s office would confirm Thursday night. Late last year, the TPA announced Forum Infrastructure Partners, which includes PCL, Arup and Technicore, will design, build, finance and maintain the tunnel. The exact details of the financing have not been released, but the TPA has previously said the best option was a public-private partnership. Construction on the 240 meter-long tunnel linking Toronto to the island airport is expected to take two years.

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House-party tweet rocks the Twitterverse Social media. Calgary teen’s tweets about a weekend party have generated worldwide following It started with a single tweet. Calgary student Hunter Mills took to Twitter on Monday night to tell friends about a party he was organizing this

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Scientists say an unusual crowlike dinosaur had glossy black feathers that probably were a way to call attention to itself and find a mate. They say it’s the oldest example of iridescence on an animal, dating to 130 million years ago in rural China. The dinosaurs are called microraptors because they did not get much longer than 76 centimetres. They look like black birds, except with fearsome teeth, claws and a set of secondary wings attached to their legs. The report is published in this week’s edition of the journal Science. the associated press

The Ontario government is misleading the public when it includes students who take five years to complete the four-year high-school curriculum in its graduation rate, the opposition parties said Thursday. The province eliminated Grade 13 in 2003, but the government still includes students who take an extra year in its official grad rate, despite criticism from the auditor general about the practice. The government said the graduation rate for last year was 82 per cent, but admitted when questioned that only 73 per cent of Ontario students completed high school in four years. the canadian press

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Libya’s prime minister denied on Thursday Russian allegations that his government is hosting and supporting a training camp for Syrian rebels but said his country stands with the people of Syria opposed to President Bashar Assad’s government. Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keib said he was unaware of any such facility and that if one was operating in Libya it was doing so without authorities’ knowledge. He added, however, that the Libyan government does support the “good” cause of Syrians opposed to Assad. “We, I believe, were the first country to recognize the Syrian transitional council, and we did it because we felt that the Syrian cause is a good cause,” el-Keib told reporters at the State Department after meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “It’s people raising their voice asking for freedom.” “As far as training camps, unless this is something that is done without government permission, which I doubt, I am not aware of any,” he said. On Wednesday, Russia’s

Forget standing in line for hours, hoping for a scribbled, barely legible autograph on a wrinkled piece of paper. Or jockeying for spots behind the dugout, on the off chance a signed ball or batting glove gets tossed your way. When it comes to souvenirs from your favourite athlete, the retweet is where it’s at these days. Fans have turned Twitter into a digital version of the autograph session, asking — sometimes begging — stars from every sport for a shoutout. Oh, sure, some requests are designed to raise the profile of a charitable cause. But most fans are simply looking for a little love from their favourite athletes. “It’s almost like capturing a photo of yourself with that person,” said Chris Abraham, senior vice-president at Social Ally, a social media firm. “For a second there, you’ve breached their celebrity. They’ve actually allowed you to come over and take a camera shot of you two together, and you can share it with all your friends.” Now, a retweet might not sound all that thrilling. You

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Kony site raises more than $5M Controversy. Video creator defends project on Toronto radio show Jason Russell, director of the viral Kony 2012 video, responded to criticism of his humanitarian group, Invisible Children, on Thursday. He called in to the Roz and Mocha show on KiSS 92.5 FM.

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Scandal. Bureaucrat used public funds for massages, TVs: Watchdog A federal public servant charged massages as office supplies, put in for bogus expenses, took home flatscreen TVs paid for with office funds and used a government car as a personal vehicle, all while bullying and browbeating underlings. These are among the findings of a damning report tabled Thursday by Public Sector Integrity Commissioner Mario Dion. The case involves a western regional manager in Human Resources and Skills Development who is not otherwise identified. Dion said lax policies allowed the manager to divert government equipment to a personal business, claim phoney expenses and cut sweetheart deals for family and friends, while terrorizing staff. The manager also ignored rules about confidentiality and disclosed personal information about employees to other members of staff. As well, the manager used the passwords and access codes of employees who worked

Corruption The manager, who had been in the job for nine years, left the government during Dion’s 2010 investigation, although the report doesn’t say whether the bureaucrat was fired or quit. • The department says it has tightened its procedures to keep closer track of spending and better monitor its staff. And it has recovered the TVs and other goodies the manager took home.

in different offices to make financial entries without their knowledge or consent. “I have determined that the breadth, severity and frequency of the manager’s wrongdoing constitute gross mismanagement in the public sector,” Dion said in a release. The mess was uncovered after frightened public servants complained to Dion’s office in February 2010. the canadian press

Alaska bear cub recreates famous Winnie-the-Pooh scene This photo provided by Michael Keye Schuler shows a bear cub with its head stuck in a container Sunday, March 4, on top of Deer Mountain in Ketchikan, Alaska. Schuler was hiking when he found the cub on the summit, and was able to set it free. Courtesy of Michael Keye Schuler/the associated press

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Aung San Suu Kyi used Thursday’s visit of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to fire another round in her long fight for freedom — she warned of voter fraud threatening Myanmar’s coming landmark elections. With a steely resolve, the celebrated Nobel laureate

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‘We did the best we could’ police officer testifies Rafferty trial. Emotional officer describes desperate police effort to find missing 8-year-old A huge contingent of police officers worked flat out for up to 20 hours a day over six weeks in hopes of finding eight-year-old Victoria Stafford alive, so it was a crushing blow when a young woman confessed the girl was dead, court in London, Ont. heard Thursday. From April 8 until TerriLynne McClintic confessed on May 19 to her part in Tori’s murder, police held out hope Tori was alive somewhere. “The investigation went from an abduction investigation to a homicide investigation,” Det. Const. Sean Kelly

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testified, his voice trembling with emotion. “It was quite significant and it had ... a pretty big impact.” Kelly choked up and had difficulty speaking, so he

paused, staring at the ceiling and trying to blink away tears. “I’m good,” he said eventually. “We’ll continue.” Woodstock police called in Ontario Provincial Police after about a week, and for those first several days in particular, “overwhelmed” officers worked 16 to 20 hours a day, Kelly testified. “We did the best that we could,” he said. Kelly was the last witness to testify this week at the trial of McClintic’s boyfriend Michael Rafferty, 31, who has pleaded not guilty to firstdegree murder, sexual assault causing bodily harm and kidnapping in the case. McClintic pleaded guilty in April 2010 to first-degree murder and is serving a life sentence. She is set to take the stand when Rafferty’s trial resumes on Tuesday. the canadian press

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The 54-year-old bin Laden himself seemed aged beyond his years, with suspected kidney or stomach diseases, and there were worries over his mental health, Qadir said he was told by ISI officials and an al-Qaida member he interviewed in the border regions. Bin Laden lived and died on the third floor. One room he shared with his youngest wife, Amal Ahmed Abdel-Fatah al-Sada, a Yemeni who was 19 when she married the alQaida leader in 1999. Another wife, Siham Saber, lived in another room on the same floor that also served as a computer room, Qadir told AP. The arrival of his eldest wife, Saudi-born Khairiah Saber, in early 2011 stirred up the household, Amal said in her ISI interrogation, according to Qadir. There was already bad blood between Khairiah, who married bin Laden in the late 1980s, and Amal because of bin Laden’s favouritism for the younger Yemeni woman, Qadir

said he was told by tribal leaders who knew the family. Even ISI officials who questioned Khairiah after the raid were daunted by her. “She is so aggressive that she borders on being intimidating,” Qadir said he was told by an ISI interrogator. Khairiah showed up at Abbottabad in February or March 2011 and moved into the villa’s second floor, Amal told her interrogators. Khalid, bin Laden’s son with Siham, was suspicious, according to Amal’s account. He repeatedly asked Khairiah why she had come. At one point, she told him, “I have one final duty to perform for my husband.” Khalid immediately told his father what she had said and warned that she intended to betray him. Amal said bin Laden was also suspicious but was unconcerned, acting as if fate would decide, according to Qadir’s recounting of the interrogation transcript. The Associated Press

The account Osama Bin Laden had two marriages before Khairiah Saber that ended in divorce and had more than 20 children with his various wives. • Movement. Youngest wife Amal Ahmed Abdel-Fatah al-Sada gave her interrogators details on bin Laden’s movements after fleeing Afghanistan. Her account underscored that bin Laden did not stay long in

Pakistan’s tribal-run regions on the border where the U.S. long presumed he was holed up. • Hiding. She and bin Laden hid for several months in 2002 in Salman Talab, a suburb of Kohat, a northwest Pakistani border town. There bin Laden was visited at least once by Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the 9-11 mastermind arrested in Rawalpindi on March 1, 2003.


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Feds move to stop Air Canada strike March break. Job action on Monday would disrupt travel plans for thousands of Canadian families Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt stepped in Thursday to prevent a work stoppage at Air Canada next week that would have thrown the travel plans for thousands of fam-

ilies into chaos at the beginning of a holiday week. Raitt sent the dispute between the airline and two of its unions — the pilots and ground crew — to the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to see how a work stoppage would affect the health and safety of Canadians. It was the same manoeuvre that Raitt used when it appeared as if Air Canada’s flight attendants would go on strike, but the CIRB never


“In the case of health and safety matters ... they cannot effect a work stoppage” Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour

made a decision on that matter. Air Canada had threatened earlier Thursday to lock its pilots out on Monday after

they rejected the airline’s latest contract offer, while the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which represents ground crew and mechanics, had set a strike deadline for Monday. Air Canada’s employees have been trying to win back pay and concessions they gave up to help the airline restructure under bankruptcy protection in 2003 and 2004. the canadian press

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• The storm is part of the sun’s normal 11-year cycle, which is supposed to reach a peak next year. Solar storms don’t harm people, but they do disrupt technology. During the last peak around 2002, experts learned that GPS was vulnerable to solar outbursts. • Because new technology has flourished since then, scientists could discover some new systems are also at risk, said the director of the Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling at Boston University.

Earth dealt a good solar storm, this year The storm could shake the planet’s magnetic field in ways that could disrupt technology but also spread colourful Northern Lights. Forecasters can predict the speed a solar storm travels and its strength, but the north-south orientation is the wild card. And this time, Earth got dealt a good card with a northern orientation.

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A Thousand Words. Eddie Murphy’s spiritual comedy needs some divine intervention Richard: Mark, A Thousand Words is billed as a comedy but I see it as something else entirely. I see it as a tragedy — a tragic waste of Eddie Murphy’s talent. He’s in virtually every scene but his wide-eyed mugging for the camera — there hasn’t been this mugging on screen since the first Death Wish movie (only movie geeks will get that joke) — isn’t funny, it’s just annoying. What did you think? Mark: The movie isn’t funny, period. It has a lead foot and a tin ear. It felt like a middle period Jim Carrey movie like

Liar, Liar or Yes Man, in which the main character has a supernaturally imposed rule that the comic has to follow that leads to some kind of enlightenment or personal growth. Murphy’s imposed silence in the movie robs him of his greatest gift — the gift of gab. So all he can do is pop his eyeballs and mime his lines. But, Richard, if the movie is this bad, why did it hold my interest? RC: It didn’t hold mine, but I would guess that you were responding to Murphy’s charisma. Even in terrible movies it’s hard to take your eyes off him. Although I have to say that I found this such an unpleasant movie-going experience that the loud fire alarm that rang intermittently in the theatre during the film was a welcome relief to what was happening on screen.

At least the fire alarm had some element of urgency to it, unlike the film, which seemed to think that allowing Murphy to pull faces at the camera for 90 minutes was enough to flesh out the story.

Synopsis Teaming up with Norbet director Brian Robins again, Eddie Murphy plays Jack McCall, a fast talking literary agent who double-crosses new age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis) on a book deal. Soon after, a magical Bodhi tree erupts through the ground in Jack’s backyard. The tree will shed one leaf for every word McCall says, and after one thousand leaves have fallen, the true nature of the tree’s curse will be revealed.

MB: Maybe it was just relief that he didn’t wear the fat suit, or the glossy art direction, or the satirical pokes at pop spirituality. It has one good scene, where he “speaks” by using the prerecorded voice in various kids’ toys. But the abrupt turn of mood in the last third of the movie, changing from tepid comedy to outright mawkish sentimentalism made me squirm — big time. Sorry, but I don’t need a lesson in family values from a guy whose track record on Hollywood Boulevard speaks for itself.

I can sum up my thoughts on A Thousand Words in far less than a thousand words: “Don’t go. Save your money.” You?

RC: Ha!

MB: Bad.

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It’s an interesting idea, you have to give it that. Based on the Uruguayan film La Casa Muda, Silent House follows a moody young woman (Elizabeth Olsen) as she’s haunted and terrorized in a country house she, her father and her uncle are renovating before selling. And when I say “follows,” I mean it literally: Silent House is presented in real time, as one continuous take, which can be interesting except for those moments when Olsen has to wait while the cameraman gets out of her way on the stairs. The film uses its main device to good effect in for the first half of its 88-minute running time, but as the tension continues to ratchet up and clues about what exactly the hell is going on here emerge, the whole thing starts to unravel.

It turns out there is life on Mars — and John Carter aims to save it. Based on the novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the film follows Carter (Canada’s own Taylor Kitsch), a former American Civil War captain who now spends his days searching for gold. But when Carter happens upon a special medallion that transports him to Barsoom (the planet we Earthlings call Mars), Carter is forced to fight again. On Barsoom, Carter discovers he can jump vast distances — a trick that interests the Tharks, the native inhabitants of the planet who take Carter prisoner. After escaping, Carter tries to make his way home but finds himself drawn into the fight for the future of Barsoom. There are some impressive graphics, but the film lacks a coherent storyline, runs about 30 minutes too long and, despite the epic battle scenes, fails to capture your attention.

Aiming for gentle charm and arriving at mercilessly manufactured whimsy, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is an embarrassment to its talented stars Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt and par for the course for pseudoprestige director Lasse Hallstrom. Paul Torday’s novel about a fisheries expert conscripted to help an eccentric Yemeni sheik stock the high-lands with schools of the titular fish is bad source material, but Hallstrom’s plodding, tonally uneven direction makes matters even worse — soft-focus romance and terrorist plots are treated with the same lazy, glossy attitude.

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Katy Butler, a one-time victim of Bullying delivers petition signatures to the MPAA’s office. Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

Bully slapped with ‘R’ rating Documentary. Filmmaker upset that movie may not be accessible to the crowd it aims to educate; petition sent to MPAA Lee Hirsch had a violent, nightmare middle school experience. Every day multiple students would punch him to the point where his arms were no longer black and blue— they were just plain yellow. “I had a really hard time communicating the urgency (for help),” he says, looking

back on the experience. “It was very difficult and painful. I couldn’t find an adult or my parents who were willing to help me make it stop.” He’s grown up, but Hirsch, a successful Sundance and Emmy-award winning director, is revisiting those painful days once more. In his new documentary Bully follows the stories of five children and their families, showing how bullying has affected their lives. But, even though it was intended to be an educational tool, Bully is garnering controversy. After being submitted to the MPAA, the governing body that issues

American Film Ratings, the board decided to slap the film with an R-rating because the obscene language was used multiple times. This means anyone under 17, the vast majority of the people who Hirsch hopes to affect with this film, will need an adult to come with them to see the film. “I was surprised and devastated,” Hirsch said. “This is a film that has been vetted by multiple educational organizations…. This film was not designed to be an R-Rated movie, and to have it rated R is clearly an obstacle.” The Associated Press

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The Hunger Games screenwriter talks about appeasing fans Action. Simon Beaufoy feels the pressure of adapting a bestselling series of books into what could be a major movie franchise ned ehrbar

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While the release of The Hunger Games is still more than two weeks away, Academy Award-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy is already hard at work on the followup. In fact, he tells Metro, he’s just turned in the first draft of his adaptation of Catching Fire to novelist and series creator Suzanne Collins. That’s got to make a guy a little nervous. “I think she’s reading it

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possibly right now, the first draft. Could well be today,” he says of Collins, whose own background has been helpful in the scripting process. “Because Suzanne has been a film writer and a TV writer, funnily enough she’s already done a lot of adapting for me. They’ll cut my wage if you say that.” Beaufoy is no stranger to adaptation, with the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours and the upcoming Salmon Fishing in the Yemen among his credits. But taking on an installment of the hugely successful Hunger Games series was still daunting. “With this one, I had to be a lot more faithful also because there’s a fan base who are more than usually keen that you get it absolutely right,” he says. “The Hunger Games’ fan

base are passionate beyond anything I’ve ever come across, and I would fear for my life [if I get it wrong]. If I do too free an adaptation of that, I shall get firebombed. So I’m being very careful of that.” Of course, not everything from a book can make it into a movie, so not every bit of Catching Fire will make it to the screen, which Beaufoy freely admits. But he’s cagey when it comes to details. “[Collins] just knows her audience brilliantly, and she’ll say ‘That bit you just can’t cut out because they’ll all go crazy.’ And other bits she’ll go, ‘This is fine that you’ve changed this,” Beaufoy explains. “But she really knows her readers. And because she’s been in the film world, she understands about adapting, that things have to go and things have to change.”

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Burke’s challenge: Snag a good, young goalie THE HOCKEY NEWS


Adam Proteau

Given how cruel February turned out to be for the Toronto Maple Leafs’ playoff chances, fans, media and team management are looking for answers and places in which to direct the blame. And as was identified in this column a couple months ago, the Buds’ biggest gamble — going with two unproven goalies — has become the rightful focal point. Now, GM Brian Burke can defend Jonas Gustavsson and James Reimer and call them his goalies of the future all he wants. But if the past few weeks have taught us anything, it’s that neither one is the goalie of the present. To be fair, there have been times both players have looked capable of taking the No. 1 job. However, their inability to do so consistently, or even steal a few games when Toronto was free falling through February, demonstrates Burke miscalculated when he chose not to bring in a veteran netminder to tutor and push his youngsters. Gustavsson likely will be allowed to leave when he becomes an unrestricted free agent in July. Reimer has two years left on a three-year, $5.4 million contract he signed last summer. Even if Toronto somehow makes the playoffs this season, there is absolutely no chance Burke comes back next year with Reimer and one of the organization’s goalies currently playing in the minors. Therefore, the veteran addition will have to come out of the free agent market, or via a trade. The free agent crop isn’t


Jonas Gustavsson during a break in action against the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday in Pittsburgh. JUSTIN K. ALLER/GETTY IMAGES

bursting with sure-thing, bigmoney goalies; the most accomplished of that group, Martin Brodeur, will either re-sign with the Devils or retire. And the rest (including well-travelled goalies such as Evgeni Nabokov, Martin Biron and Tomas Vokoun) aren’t a longterm solution. And acquiring a netminder with his best years still ahead — Vancouver’s Cory Schneider being the primary example — will carry with it a huge price tag that could deplete the depth of organizational talent Burke’s management group has built up. So a trade for a good, young

goalie will be Burke’s biggest challenge, both this summer and in his entire time as Leafs GM. Failure at the same task is what sunk his predecessor John Ferguson, Jr., whose trades for Andrew Raycroft and Vesa Toskala were millstones around the franchise’s neck. The Leafs haven’t had dependable help in net since Ed Belfour posted a .918 save percentage and 2.13 goals-against average in 2003-04. And if Burke can’t solidify the team’s net situation soon, he’ll start to feel the heat as Ferguson did.

Injury update It may well speak volumes for the new style of hockey coach Randy Carlyle is demanding of the Maple Leafs that four players are hurt at the same time. •

Mike Brown and Cody Franson joined Joffrey Lupul and Colby Armstrong on the injured list Wedneday in the Leafs’ 3-2 loss to the Penguins. It was the second of backto-back games that featured

a fair bit more hitting and physical play than had been witnessed in the final weeks of Ron Wilson’s tenure. •

During Wilson’s last month, the team had not lost any man-games due to injury. The team took Thursday off.

It’s an opportunity for guys to step up,” captain Dion Phaneuf said. TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE


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MMA fighter hopes to stand out for skills, not gay porn past The Ultimate Fighter Live. Dakota Cochrane will battle to be one of 16 members to live in the TUF house when reality TV show airs on FX Canada

Spring training: Jays’ batters come alive Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista collides with New York Yankees pitcher David Phelps as he scores on a passed ball during a spring training game in Dunedin, Fla. on Thursday. J.P. Arencibia and Travis Snider homered and Brett Cecil gave up one hit over two scoreless innings as the Jays won 6-1. frank gunn/the canadian press

Dakota Cochrane’s controversial past is no secret in the MMA world. Now the question becomes how his brief stint in gay porn will play out when the new season of The Ultimate Fighter Live debuts Friday night. Dealing with his past is nothing new for Cochrane, so he’s ready for anything, he says. “Of course it bothers me,” he said this week on the set of the reality TV show, which airs on FX Canada. “But I can’t do much about it. I’ve kind of dealt with it since college, since the first time it came out.

‘Not something I’d do again.’

“There’s no way in hell I would redo it cause I know the repercussions that would come with it.” Dakota Cochrane, cast in ‘The Ultimate Fighter Live,’ on his brief stint acting in gay porn

The 25-year-old Cochrane — who is not gay and has a one-year-old son with fiancée Lacey — says he earned nearly $80,000 from taping a series of gay videos while a college student at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, where he was a standout track athlete. “I’m not going to try to hide it,” he said. “If you type in on Google, it comes up pretty easy. It’s just something I’m going to overcome.” While there has been plenty of buzz about his past, especially on MMA message boards, Cochrane is determined to stand out for his fighting abilities on the first season of the revamped show. While Cochrane, who


sports an 11-2 record, including an impressive victory over former WEC champion Jamie Varner, has been commended for being up front about his past, the issue will likely be a hot topic if the Nebraska native wins his first bout to become one of the 16 members to live in the TUF house. UFC president Dana White said Cochrane’s past is irrelevant and he deserves the same opportunity as any other UFC hopeful. “Listen, the guy has a past,” White said. “Who doesn’t? We all have pasts. He didn’t do anything illegal.... I’m a pretty forgiving person with people’s pasts.” the canadian press







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Senators stop Rangers

Bryzgalov posts another shutout

Kovalchuk lights up Islanders

Ben Bishop made 25 saves as the Ottawa Senators defeated the New York Rangers 4-1 Thursday night. the canadian press

Ilya Bryzgalov made 28 saves to record his second shutout in three games as Philadelphia beat Florida 5-0. The associated press

Ilya Kovalchuk recorded his second hat trick in just over three weeks to lead as Devils beat the Islanders 5-1. The associated press

Raptors. Centre has missed 2o games since he strained his calf Stoked to be getting his top offensive threat back soon, Raptors coach Dwane Casey knows he’ll have to protect the investment once Andrea Bargnani is back in uniform. Casey said he’ll be carefully watching Bargnani’s return from a strained calf so carefully, he’ll make sure the seven-footer doesn’t over-extend himself, “if I have to out there and physically drag him off the floor.” Bargnani had his first full-scale practice Thursday with the Raptors since straining his calf in Utah in January, 20 games ago. Depending on how he feels after Thursday’s workout and one Friday, the 23-point-

Andrea Bargnani could play for the Raptors this weekend. Richard Lautens/torstar news service

a-night scorer could return Saturday in Detroit or Sunday at the Air Canada Centre against Milwaukee. “I’m out of rhythm, out of shape, but that will come with work,” said Bargnani. Bargnani said when he comes back he’ll be ready to handle a normal workload, even if his coach thinks it’s

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N AT IO NA L HO C K E Y LE AG UE EASTERN CONFERENCE d-NY Rangers d-Boston d-Florida Pittsburgh Philadelphia New Jersey Ottawa Washington Winnipeg Buffalo Tampa Bay Toronto NY Islanders Carolina Montreal

GP 66 66 66 66 66 67 69 67 67 68 67 67 67 67 67

W 42 40 31 40 38 38 36 33 32 31 31 30 28 25 25

L OTL SL GF GA Pts Home Away Last 10 17 2 5 181 141 91 22-7-0-2 20-10-2-3 5-3-1-1 23 1 2 217 155 83 20-12-1-1 20-11-0-1 5-4-0-1 23 5 7 163 189 74 16-9-1-7 15-14-4-0 4-5-0-1 21 2 3 212 170 85 22-8-2-0 18-13-0-3 8-2-0-0 21 2 5 218 193 83 17-10-1-4 21-11-1-1 7-3-0-0 24 2 3 189 177 81 18-12-0-3 20-12-2-0 5-4-1-0 25 6 2 213 202 80 18-13-2-1 18-12-4-1 7-3-0-0 28 3 3 178 190 72 22-10-1-2 11-18-2-1 4-5-1-0 27 4 4 176 187 72 21-10-1-3 11-17-3-1 6-2-1-1 29 4 4 167 191 70 17-11-3-4 14-18-1-0 7-2-1-0 29 4 3 189 229 69 20-10-1-1 11-19-3-2 6-3-1-0 30 4 3 200 209 67 16-13-3-2 14-17-1-1 2-7-1-0 30 6 3 155 195 65 15-14-5-0 13-16-2-2 4-5-1-0 27 9 6 177 203 65 17-13-1-5 8-14-8-1 4-2-2-2 32 2 8 174 189 60 12-15-2-6 13-17-0-2 2-7-0-1

Strk L2 W2 L1 W7 W4 W2 W2 W1 W2 L1 L2 L2 L1 L1 L2

WESTERN CONFERENCE d-St. Louis d-Vancouver d-Dallas Detroit Nashville Chicago Phoenix San Jose Los Angeles Colorado Calgary Anaheim Minnesota Edmonton Columbus

GP 67 67 67 67 66 68 67 65 67 68 67 67 67 66 67

W 42 41 36 43 38 36 33 33 31 35 30 29 28 26 22

L OTL SL GF GA Pts Home Away 18 1 6 174 132 91 27-4-1-3 15-14-0-3 18 1 7 211 166 90 19-8-0-4 22-10-1-2 26 1 4 179 180 77 18-12-0-3 18-14-1-1 21 1 2 211 156 89 27-4-1-1 16-17-0-1 21 3 4 188 171 83 21-8-2-3 17-13-1-1 25 4 3 203 200 79 22-7-1-3 14-18-3-0 25 3 6 173 170 75 17-12-2-2 16-13-1-4 24 4 4 181 166 74 19-11-2-1 14-13-2-3 24 5 7 148 146 74 17-13-0-4 14-11-5-3 29 3 1 178 181 74 19-15-0-1 16-14-3-0 25 5 7 164 185 72 17-9-1-4 13-15-4-3 28 4 6 170 188 68 18-14-2-0 11-14-2-6 29 2 8 144 187 66 15-12-1-3 13-17-1-5 34 2 4 175 198 58 16-13-2-2 10-21-0-2 38 2 5 159 217 51 13-18-1-2 9-20-1-3

Last 10 7-3-0-0 5-3-1-1 7-1-1-1 5-4-0-1 6-3-0-1 6-4-0-0 6-4-0-0 2-7-0-1 4-5-0-1 7-3-0-0 3-2-2-3 5-4-0-1 3-6-0-1 4-6-0-0 5-4-1-0

Strk W2 L2 W3 L2 L1 L1 L4 L3 L1 W2 W1 W1 L5 W1 W4

d — division leaders ranked 1-2-3 regardless of points; a team winning in overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory in the W column; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one point which is registered in the OTL (overtime loss) or SL (shootout loss) column. Last night’s results Boston 3 Buffalo 1 New Jersey 5 N.Y. Islanders 1 Philadelphia 5 Florida 0 Washington 3 Tampa Bay 2 Columbus 3 Los Angeles 1 Ottawa 4 N.Y. Rangers 1 Anaheim at St. Louis Colorado at Nashville San Jose at Dallas Minnesota at Phoenix Montreal at Edmonton Winnipeg at Vancouver Wednesday’s results Pittsburgh 3 Toronto 2 Buffalo 3 Carolina 2 (OT) Tonight’s games All times Eastern Florida at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Winnipeg at Calgary, 9 p.m.

SCORING LEADERS Stamkos, TB Malkin, Pgh Giroux, Pha Spezza, Ott Kessel, Tor Lupul, Tor Karlsson, Ott H.Sedin, Vcr D.Sedin, Vcr Hossa, Chi Kovalchuk, NJ Eberle, Edm Tavares, NYI Elias, NJ Neal, Pgh Pominville, Buf Eriksson, Dal St. Louis, TB Ra.Whitney, Phx

G 48 38 24 28 34 25 16 13 28 27 26 30 26 22 30 24 23 22 21

Hartnell, Pha E.Staal, Car Datsyuk, Det Parenteau, NYI Thornton, SJ Gaborik, NYR Selanne, Ana Toews, Chi Parise, NJ Moulson, NYI Kopitar, LA Vrbata, Phx Sharp, Chi

31 19 16 15 14 32 21 29 27 28 19 30 25

28 40 43 44 45 26 37 28 30 28 37 25 30

59 59 59 59 59 58 58 57 57 56 56 55 55


A 33 43 53 44 37 42 51 53 36 37 38 33 37 41 32 37 38 39 40

PT 81 81 77 72 71 67 67 66 64 64 64 63 63 63 62 61 61 61 61

First Period 1. N.Y. Rangers, Callahan 26 (Richards, Stralman) 4:36 2. Ottawa, Smith 14 (Condra) 5:50 3. Ottawa, Foligno 14 (O’Brien) 18:50 Penalties — Stralman NYR (tripping) 7:54, Neil Ott (tripping) 15:01, Condra Ott (tripping) 19:31. Second Period No Scoring. Penalties — Spezza Ott (holding the stick) 9:20, McDonagh NYR (high-sticking) 12:50, Foligno Ott (goaltender interference) 14:17. Third Period 4. Ottawa, Turris 8 (Alfredsson, Klinkhammer) 5:53 5. Ottawa, Spezza 29 (Michalek, Kuba) 18:33 (en) Penalties — Del Zotto NYR, Gonchar Ott (roughing) 2:58, Prust NYR, Smith Ott (fighting) 19:05. Shots N.Y. Rangers Ottawa

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Goal — N.Y. Rangers: Biron (L,11-4-2); Ottawa: Bishop (W,2-0-0). Power plays (goalschances) — N.Y. Rangers: 0-4; Ottawa: 0-2. Att. — 18,854 (19,153) at Ottawa.



At Saskatoon Round-robin Standings Province (Skip) W x-Ontario (Howard) 9 x-Alberta (K. Koe) 8 x-Manitoba (R. Fowler) 8 Northwest Territories/Yukon (J. Koe) 6 Northern Ontario (Jacobs) 5 New Brunswick (T. Odishaw) 5 Nfld & Labrador (Gushue) 4 British Columbia (Cotter) 4 Quebec (Desjardins) 4 4 Nova Scotia (J. Murphy) P.E.I. (Gaudet) 3 Saskatchewan (Manners) 2

L 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 6 7 8 8

x — clinched playoff berth. (All Times Eastern) Yesterday’s results Draw 15 Ontario 8 Nova Scotia 3 Manitoba 9 Saskatchewan 3 Northwest Territories/Yukon 9 New Brunswick 6 Quebec 10 Prince Edward Island 8 Draw 16 Newfoundland & Labrador 10 Prince Edward Island 8 New Brunswick 7 British Columbia 5 Manitoba 10 Northern Ontario 4 Alberta 8 Nova Scotia 3 Draw 17 Northwest Territories/Yukon vs. British Columbia; Quebec vs. Newfoundland & Labrador; Ontario vs. Alberta; Northern Ontario vs. Saskatchewan. Tiebreakers (if required) One Draw — 1:30 p.m. (Friday) Two Draws — 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (Friday) Three Draws — 9:30 a.m., 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. (Friday) Tonight’s game Page Playoffs One vs. Two, 7:30 p.m. Tomorrow’s games Page Playoffs Three vs. Four, 2:30 p.m. Semifinal One-Two loser vs. Three-Four winner, 8 p.m. Sunday’s games Third Place Semifinal loser vs. Three-Four loser, 10 a.m. Championship One-Two Winner vs. Semifinal winner, 7 p.m.

LAC ROSSE NLL EAST DIVISION Toronto Philadelphia Rochester Buffalo

GP 8 8 9 7

W 4 4 4 2

L 4 4 5 5

Pct. .500 .500 .444 .286

GF 94 88 113 83

GA 96 100 111 92

GB — — 1 /2 11/2

1 3 3 4 6

.875 .625 .625 .333 .250

109 106 103 64 79

107 90 92 61 100

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WEST DIVISION Colorado Calgary Minnesota Edmonton Washington

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7 5 5 2 2

Tonight’s games All times Eastern Philadelphia at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Tomorrow’s games Boston at Rochester, 1:05 p.m. Edmonton at Calgary, 9 p.m. Washington at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sunday’s game Colorado at Washington, 8 p.m.

At Doral, Fla. Par 72 First Round

Adam Scott Jason Dufner Thomas Bjorn Charl Schwartzel Alvaro Quiros Kyle Stanley Keegan Bradley Aaron Baddeley Justin Rose Juvic Pagunsan Steve Stricker Miguel A. Jimenez Charles Howell III Johnson Wagner Peter Hanson Luke Donald Bubba Watson Anders Hansen Paul Lawrie Zach Johnson Greg Chalmers Gary Woodland Hunter Mahan Nick Watney Phil Mickelson Fredrik Jacobson Matt Kuchar Jonathan Byrd Y.E. Yang Mark Wilson Jbe’ Kruger Martin Laird Tiger Woods David Toms Nicolas Colsaerts Ben Crane Rory McIlroy Jason Day Martin Kaymer Hennie Otto Geoff Ogilvy Bo Van Pelt Garth Mulroy Alexander Noren K.T. Kim Tadahiro Takayama Simon Dyson K.J. Choi Bill Haas Darren Clarke Rickie Fowler Retief Goosen Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Robert Rock Robert Karlsson Brandt Snedeker Rafael Cabrera Bello Graeme McDowell Vijay Singh Dustin Johnson Francesco Molinari Webb Simpson Sergio Garcia Paul Casey Pablo Larrazabal John Senden Lee Westwood Ian Poulter Marcus Fraser Louis Oosthuizen Chez Reavie Branden Grace Tetsuji Hiratsuka Sang-Moon Bae

AMERICAN LEAGUE 34-32—66 32-34—66 34-34—68 34-34—68 33-36—69 33-36—69 33-36—69 35-34—69 36-33—69 35-34—69 31-38—69 35-34—69 34-36—70 36-34—70 37-33—70 34-36—70 35-35—70 36-34—70 34-36—70 33-37—70 35-36—71 35-36—71 37-34—71 35-36—71 35-37—72 38-34—72 35-37—72 36-36—72 36-36—72 34-38—72 34-38—72 36-36—72 36-36—72 37-35—72 38-35—73 37-36—73 36-37—73 34-39—73 36-37—73 37-36—73 37-36—73 35-38—73 37-36—73 39-35—74 37-37—74 39-35—74 37-37—74 37-37—74 38-36—74 36-38—74 38-36—74 38-36—74 37-37—74 38-37—75 37-38—75 37-38—75 36-39—75 37-38—75 38-37—75 36-39—75 36-39—75 36-39—75 31-44—75 37-39—76 38-38—76 36-40—76 36-40—76 35-41—76 36-40—76 39-38—77 38-40—78 38-40—78 39-39—78 41-38—79

PUERTO RICO OPEN At Rio Grande, Puerto Rico Par 72 First Round a-amateur

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NATIONAL LEAGUE Houston Los Angeles San Francisco Cincinnati Washington Miami Milwaukee Philadelphia Chicago New York Pittsburgh St. Louis Colorado Arizona Atlanta San Diego


W 6 6 3 3 4 4 3 4 3 2 2 2 2 1

L Pct 0 1.000 1 .857 1 .750 1 .750 2 .667 2 .667 2 .600 3 .571 4 .429 3 .400 3 .400 4 .333 5 .286 3 .250

W 4 2 4 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1

L 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 2 3 4 5 5

Yesterday’s results Tampa Bay (ss) 1 Minnesota 0 Toronto 6 N.Y. Yankees 1 Detroit 8 Tampa Bay (ss) 1 Philadelphia 5 Pittsburgh 4 (10 inn.) St. Louis 9 Boston 3 Baltimore 2 Atlanta 1 Washington 8 Houston 0 Miami 5 N.Y. Mets 4 L.A. Dodgers 7 Oakland 2 Cincinnati 8 Milwaukee 6 Chicago White Sox 6 Texas 3 L.A. Angels 6 Cleveland 5 San Francisco 5 San Diego 2 Seattle 10 Chicago Cubs 3 Kansas City 5 Colorado 0

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h 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 8

bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

d-Chicago d-Miami Orlando d-Philadelphia Indiana Atlanta Boston New York Milwaukee Cleveland Toronto Detroit New Jersey Washington Charlotte

33-33—66 33-33—66 32-35—67 31-37—68 35-33—68 34-34—68 34-34—68 34-35—69 35-34—69 33-36—69 35-39—74 38-41—79

d-Oklahoma City d-San Antonio Memphis d-L.A. Clippers L.A. Lakers Dallas Denver Minnesota Houston Utah Portland Phoenix Golden State Sacramento New Orleans

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Pct .805 .769 .625 .575 .622 .590 .526 .462 .385 .378 .333 .333 .325 .237 .135

GB — 2 71/2 1 9 /2 8 9 1 11 /2 14 17 17 19 19 191/2 221/2 26

W 31 26 23 22 23 23 22 21 21 19 19 17 15 13 9

L 8 12 15 15 16 17 18 19 19 19 20 21 21 26 30

Pct .795 .684 .605 .595 .590 .575 .550 .525 .525 .500 .487 .447 .417 .333 .231

GB — 41/2 71/2 8 8 81/2 91/2 101/2 101/2 111/2 12 131/2 141/2 18 22

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Toronto ab Y.Escobar dh 3 E.Thames pr-dh 2 K.Johnson 2b 2 McCoy pr-2b 3 Bautista rf 2 B.Francisco pr-rf 2 Lind 1b 3 M.McDade 1b 1 Lawrie 3b 2 Bocock 3b 2 Rasmus cf 2 Gose cf 1 Arencibia c 2 A.Jimenez c 0 Snider lf 3 J.Marisnick lf 1 Valbuena ss 3 A.Hechavarria ss 0 Totals 34 000 000 001 032 001 00x


L 8 9 15 17 14 16 18 21 24 23 26 26 27 29 32


Pct .667 .667 .667 .600 .600 .500 .500 .500 .400 .400 .333 .333 .250 .200 .167 .167

E—Bernier (1). DP—Toronto 2. LOB—New York 9, Toronto 9. 2B—R.Pena (1), Lind (2). HR— Curtis (1), Arencibia (1), Snider (2). New York Nova L,0-1 D.Phelps C.Cabral Betances D.Burawa Toronto Cecil W,1-0 Richmond A.Carpenter Frasor Figueroa Hoey Beck

W 33 30 25 23 23 23 20 18 15 14 13 13 13 9 5


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• One I’ll Always Yearn For. I keep telling myself he is not with me, don’t miss him so much, but I can’t help it, whenever I think of you I cry, will there ever be a solution? From Blind ignorant now too regretful and hopeful • Sisaboo. I know you’re going through a tough time right now, but keep your head up and stay strong like you always do. I’ve always admired your strength ever since we were little. But if you ever need somebody to lean on, you know I’ll always be there. I love you. Life is tough, but you are tougher... S4L. Sister Bear

song 9 Satanic 10 Double agent 11 Hadn’t paid yet 16 Slowly withdraw (from) 19 Elevator name 20 Calf-length 21 It takes the cake 22 Like some mouthwash 23 Ostriches’ kin 25 Disposition 26 Hiker’s carryall 27 Count counterpart 28 Unit of force 30 Mediocre

33 Trumpet sounds 34 Moist 36 Civvies 37 Legend 38 Vacillate 39 Use the microwave 40 Slender 42 Marry 43 Praise in verse 44 Miler Sebastian

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• Bum. I am so proud of you. I know school is hard and there is so much going on in your life, but every night you stay up and talk to me. Even though you`re there and Im here, I dream of the day when we are finished school and together for good. I love you so much babe. Joshy Poo

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Diego Luna lets loose in Casa de mi Padre Comedy. Actor relishes the freedom of hamming it up for the camera, but admits he’d never direct a comedy Ned Ehrbar

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It’s not often that Diego Luna gets to act like an idiot, and he savoured the opportunity in Casa de mi Padre, playing the drug-fuelled, trouble-plagued brother to Will Ferrell’s humble Mexican ranch hand. But just because Luna — who has begun

directing as well — had such an eye-opening experience acting in an off-the-wall comedy, that doesn’t mean he’ll be stepping behind the camera for comedy. “I don’t know if I have what is needed,” he admits. This film looks like it was a lot of fun to make. It was crazy. It was fun. It was like a huge relief in my life, you know? I suddenly enjoyed every second of it. And the director said to me, “You know, do anything you want. Do everything. I’ll tell you when you went too far.” And he never said I went too far. I allowed myself to do stuff I’ve never, never allowed myself to do on a film set.

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And now you demand having that on every movie, right? I demand to have that in every day of my life, in fact. (laughs)

And you always have a drink in your hand. I remember in the gunfight, I said to [director Matt Piedmont], “When I hide behind my car, there should be a whiskey waiting for me.” And he went for it, and in f act there was this red carpet with different kinds of whiskeys, cigarettes and guns waiting for me. Just from nowhere, suddenly there was this minibar waiting for me.

You’re a director now as well. Has doing this film made you consider directing a comedy? I don’t know. I definitely want to try to act in another comedy one day, but I don’t know as a director. I don’t know if I would have what is needed. I’m a little of a control freak, and in comedy you need to give freedom to those who are there. There’s a lot of improvisation happening.

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No more Mr. Nice Guy

Comedy. Affable Jason Segel, star of Jeff, Who Lives at Home, dishes on the things he dislikes — and cats are on his hit list ned ehrbar

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Jason Segel has cemented his reputation as Hollywood’s reigning Nice Guy, and with his latest film, Jeff, Who Lives at Home, he takes that image even further, playing an unyieldingly optimistic loser living in his mother’s basement who sees the good in everyone. But there has to be something that makes Segel angry. As it turns out, he’s not such a big fan of cats. Your character in this is remarkably positive and open to life.

Yeah, he’s a special guy. He’s a watcher, and he’s taking things in. He really does have an undaunted confidence that there is a purpose to his life, and that’s a pretty courageous thing to believe. I think ultimately he doesn’t know how to make sense of a terrible tragedy — his father died when he was young, and he just believes that there must be some reason for that.

be an actor, I better do it.”

We’ve never really seen you get pissed off about anything, but there must be something that pisses you off. Yeah. When someone’s rude to service staff, I get furious. That could just as easily be you. Who the f--- are you to tell

a waiter to hurry up? I hate it. That’s my big one.

If you didn’t have an answer, I was going to ask you to say awful things about kittens. Anyone who would say, “I don’t have anything [that I hate]” is a liar. I am not a big fan of cats. I’m going to be controversial. I think they’re en-

In less careful hands, these could be pretty laughable, demeaned characters. I think the goal was to have the tone of life. We weren’t trying for broad comedy, we weren’t trying for dark comedy, we were just trying for honesty. And the Duplass Brothers demand honesty, and that’s what made me want to work with them. They roll the camera and they point it at you, and they don’t say much. They’ll let it roll for 40 minutes, and what sort of clicks in your mind is, “Well, I guess I’m supposed to do acting right now. They’re not going to say cut. I claim to

titled little bastards. You come home and a dog greets you at the door and is so happy to see you. A cat is just laying on your bed, has just done nothing all day, like, “Oh, hello...” You have nearly 1 million Twitter followers. How do you wrap your mind around that?


I never say anything political or controversial. I tweet about food or me in a funny outfit. I think it’s remarkable you say something like, “Sandwiches are better than burritos” and hundreds of thousands of people have an opinion; like they’re ready to fight for it. “You don’t like burritos? F--you!” I think it’s hilarious.






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Downtown Bloor Theatre 506 Bloor St., 416-516-2330

No Films Showing Today (STC) Wed-Thu Theatre Opening Soon (STC) Fri-Sun Waste Land (STC) Mon-Tue 7

Carlton 20 Carlton St., 416-494-9371

Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Thu 3:55-9:45 Albert Nobbs (14A) Fri-Thu 1:25-6:45 Café de Flore (14A) Fri-Thu 1:30-6:55 A Dangerous Method (14A) Fri-Sun 1:40-7:20 Mon 1:40 Tue-Thu 1:40-7:20 The Descendants (14A) Fri-Thu 1:35-6:40 Family Portrait in Black and White (STC) Fri-Thu 4:30-9:10 The Flowers of War (STC) Fri-Thu 4-9:25 Goon (18A) Fri-Thu 2-4:10-7:25-9:40 In Darkness (14A) Fri-Sun 3:50-9:30 Mon 3:50 Tue-Thu 3:50-9:30 My Week With Marilyn (14A) Fri-Thu 4:05-9:05 Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 1:50-4:207:15-9:15 Safe House (14A) Fri-Thu 7:05-9:35 The Secret World of Arrietty (G) FriThu 1:55-4:25 Toronto Film Society (STC) Mon 7:30 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Thu 1:45-4:157:10-9:20 White Water Black Gold (STC) Fri-Thu 1:20-7

Cumberland Cinemas 159 Cumberland Ave., 416646-0444

The Iron Lady (PG) Fri-Sat 1-3:30-6:309:30 Sun-Thu 2:20-5-7:30 Norwegian Wood (14A) Fri-Sat 12:403:40-6:40-9:40 Sun-Thu 2:10-5:10-8:10 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (14A) Fri-Sat 12:30-3:20-6:20-9:20 Sun-Thu 2-4:50-7:50 Undefeated (PG) Fri-Sat 1:15-4-7-9:50 Sun-Thu 2:30-5:15-8

Scotiabank Theatre 259 Richmond St., 416-3685600

Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire Live (STC) Sun 1 Chronicle (14A) Fri-Thu 2:10-4:50-7:209:40 A Dangerous Method (14A) Fri 1:10-3:406:10-8:45 Sat 6:10-8:45 Sun 2:30-6:10-8:45 Mon-Tue 1:10-3:40-6:10-8:45 Wed 1:103:40-9:30 Thu 1:10-3:40-6:10-8:45 The Descendants (14A) Fri-Thu 12:403:30-6:30-9:20 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 3D (14A) Fri-Sat 2:30-5:15-7:50-10:20 Sun 5:15-7:50-10:20 Mon-Thu 2:30-5:157:50-10:20 Goon (18A) Fri-Thu 1:20-4:10-6:40-9:10 The Grey (14A) Fri-Thu 1:45-4:40-7:3010:15 Hugo 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 12:30-3:15-6:20-9 Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol: The IMAX Experience (PG) Fri-Thu 1-4-6:50-9:50 Project X (18A) Fri 2-4:30-7-9:30 Sat-Sun 1:10-3:40-7-9:30 Mon-Thu 2-4:30-7-9:30 Fri-Thu 3-5:30-8-10:30 A Separation (14A) Fri-Thu 12:50-4-7-10 Silent House (14A) Fri-Thu 2:20-5-7:4010:10

Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace 3D (STC) Fri-Thu 12:30-3:507:15-10:30 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Thu 1:30-4:207:10-9:45 William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (STC) Sat 12:45 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (STC) Wed 7

Market Square 80 Front St., 416-494-9371

The Artist (PG) Fri 1:10-3:10-5:10-7:159:25-11:30 Sat-Thu 1:10-3:10-5:10-7:159:25 The Descendants (14A) Fri-Thu 1:254:05-7:10-9:35 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri 1:05-3:055:05-7:05-9:05-11:05 Sat 1:05-3:05-5:057:05-9:05 Sun-Mon 3:05-5:05-9:05 Tue 1:05-3:05-5:05-7:05-9:05 Wed 3:05-5:059:05 Thu 1:05-3:05-5:05-7:05-9:05 SunMon 1:05-7:05 Wed 1:05-7:05 John Carter (PG) Fri-Thu 12:45-3:456:45-9:40 Project X (18A) Fri 1-3:15-5:20-7:25-9:3011:20 Sat 1-3:15-5:20-7:25-9:30 Sun-Mon 3:15-5:20-9:30 Tue 1-3:15-5:20-7:25-9:30 Wed 3:15-5:20-9:30 Thu 1-3:15-5:20-7:259:30 Sun-Mon 1-7:25 Wed 1-7:25 Wanderlust (STC) Fri 1:30-4-7-9:20-11:25 Sat-Thu 1:30-4-7-9:20

Revue Cinema 400 Roncesvalles Ave., 416-531-9959

The Artist (PG) Fri-Sat 9:30 Sun 9:15 Mon 4-9:15 Tue-Wed 4-7 Thu 4:15-7 Sat 4 Hugo (PG) Fri 7 Sat 1:30-7 Sun-Mon 1:306:45 Tue 1:30-9 Wed 1:30 The Muppets (G) Thu 2 Pina (G) Wed 9 Thu 9:15 The Scarlet Empress (STC) Sun 4 The Royal 608 College St., 416-466-4400 A Dangerous Method (14A) Fri-Sat 7 Sun 4:30 Tue-Wed 9:30 Thu 7 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (18A) Fri-Sat 9:15 Sun 7 Tue-Wed 7 Thu 9:15

Varsity 55 Bloor St. W., 416-9616304

The Artist (PG) Fri-Thu 12:40-3:30-6:20-9 Fri-Thu 12:15-2:25-4:45-7:05-9:35 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) No Passes Fri-Thu 12:20-2:35-5-7:30-10 Friends With Kids (STC) Fri-Thu 1:104:10-7:10-10:10 Fri-Thu 1:05-3:55-6:459:25 Hugo 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 12:30-3:15-6:109:40 Monsieur Lazhar (PG) Fri-Thu 1:20-4:206:40-9:10 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (PG) FriThu 1-3:50-6:50-9:50 Fri-Thu 12:25-2:455:15-7:45-10:15 A Separation (14A) Fri-Thu 12:55-4-710:05 Fri-Thu 12:45-3:35-6:35-9:45 We Need to Talk About Kevin (14A) Fri 12:50-3:40-6:30-9:20 Sat 3:40-6:30-9:20 Sun-Tue 12:50-3:40-6:30-9:20 Wed 12:503:40-9:20 Thu 12:50-3:40-6:30-9:20 William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (STC) Sat 12:45

Canada Square 2200 Yonge St., 416-6460444

The Artist (PG) Fri 4-6:30-9:15 Sat-Sun

1:30-4-6:30-9:15 Mon-Thu 4-6:30 The Descendants (14A) Fri 4:10-6:50-9:35 Sat-Sun 1:40-4:10-6:50-9:35 Mon-Thu 4:10-6:50 Gone (14A) Fri 4:45-7:30-9:45 Sat-Sun 1:20-4:45-7:30-9:45 Mon-Thu 4:45-7:30 Goon (18A) Fri 4:30-7:20-9:40 Sat-Sun 2-4:30-7:20-9:40 Mon-Thu 4:30-7:20 The Iron Lady (PG) Fri 4:20-6:40-9:10 Sat-Sun 1:45-4:20-6:40-9:10 Mon-Thu 4:20-6:40 My Week With Marilyn (14A) Fri 4:40-79:20 Sat-Sun 1:15-4:40-7-9:20 Mon-Thu 4:40-7 The Secret World of Arrietty (G) Fri 4:156:45-9 Sat-Sun 1:50-4:15-6:45-9 Mon-Thu 4:15-6:45 This Means War (14A) Fri 4:50-7:10-9:30 Sat-Sun 2:10-4:50-7:10-9:30 Mon-Thu 4:50-7:10

Mt. Pleasant Theatre 675 Mt.Pleasant Rd., 416489-8484

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (18A) Fri 9:25 Sat 9:30 Sun 7 Tue 7 Hugo (PG) Fri 6:50 Sat 4-6:50 Sun 4:15 Wed-Thu 7 No Films Showing Today (STC) Mon

Regent Theatre 551 Mt.Pleasant Rd., 416480-9884

In Darkness (14A) Fri-Sat 9:30 Sun 7 Tue-Wed 7 No Films Showing Today (STC) Mon War Horse (PG) Fri 6:45 Sat 3:45-6:45 Sun 4 Thu 7 Yonge-Eglinton Centre 2300 Yonge St., 416-544-1236 Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Sat 1:50-4:407:20-9:55 Sun 4:40-7:20-9:55 Mon-Wed 1:50-4:40-7:20-9:55 Thu 1-3:50-9:55 Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire Live (STC) Sun 1 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) No Passes FriThu 12:40 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) No Passes Fri-Thu 1:10-4-6:30-9:10 John Carter 3D (PG) No Passes Fri-Thu 12:30-3:40-6:50-10 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri-Thu 12:50 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 4:10-6:40-9:20 Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 2:55-5:10-7:4010:15 Safe House (14A) Fri-Thu 1:40-4:207:10-10:05 Silent House (14A) Fri-Sat 2-5-7:3010:10 Sun 2-4:30-7:30-10:10 Mon-Thu 2-5-7:30-10:10 The Vow (PG) Fri 1:20-4:30-7-9:30 Sat 4:30-7-9:30 Sun 1:20-7-9:30 Mon-Tue 1:20-4:30-7-9:30 Wed 4:30-9:50 Thu 1:20-4:30-7-9:30 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Tue 1:30-4:50-7:159:45 Wed 4:50-7:15-9:45 Thu 1:30-4:507:15-9:45 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (STC) Sat 12:45

Yonge & Dundas 24 10 Dundas St East, 416-9772642

Act of Valor (14A) Fri 2:30-5:15-810:45 Sat-Sun 11:50-2:30-5:15-8-10:45 Mon-Thu 2:30-5:15-8-10:45 The Artist (PG) Fri 4:35-7:10-9:40

Sat-Sun 11:20-1:50-4:35-7:10-9:40 Mon-Thu 4:35-7:10-9:40 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri 12:453:15-5:45-8:15-10:30 Sat-Sun 10:3012:45-3:15-5:45-8:15-10:30 Mon-Thu 12:45-3:15-5:45-8:15-10:30 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri 1:304-6:30-9 Sat-Sun 11:45-2:30-5-7:30-10 Mon-Thu 12:15-2:30-5-7:30-10 Fri 12:15-2:30-5-7:30-10 Sat-Sun 11-1:304-6:30-9 Mon-Thu 1:30-4-6:30-9 Friends With Kids (STC) Fri 1:202:15-3:45-4:45-6:15-7:15-9-10 Sat-Sun 10:45-11:30-1:15-2:15-3:45-4:45-6:157:15-9-10 Mon-Thu 1:20-2:15-3:454:45-6:15-7:15-9-10 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (18A) Fri 3:20-6:40-10:05 Sat-Sun 11:50-3:206:40-10:05 Mon-Thu 3:20-6:40-10:05 Gone (14A) Fri 3:55-9:20 Sat-Sun 10:45-3:55-9:20 Mon-Thu 3:55-9:20 The Iron Lady (PG) Fri-Thu 7:10-9:55 John Carter (PG) Fri 2:15-6-8:30-9:15 Sat-Sun 11:15-2:45-6-8:30-9:15 MonTue 2:15-6-8:30-9:15 Wed 2:15-6-9:15 Thu 2:15-6-8:30-9:15 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri 12:153:15-3:45-6:30-7-9:45-10:15 Sat-Sun 11:45-12:15-3:15-3:45-6:30-7-9:4510:15 Mon-Thu 12:15-3:15-3:45-6:307-9:45-10:15 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG) Fri-Thu 1-4:15-7:30-10:45 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri 1:20-3:50 Sat-Sun 10:35-1:203:50 Mon-Thu 1:20-3:50 Kahaani (14A) Fri 3:20-6:45-10:15 SatSun 11:40-3:20-6:45-10:15 Mon-Thu 3:20-6:45-10:15 London, Paris, New York (PG) Fri-Thu 2-7 Love (STC) Fri 6:20 Sat-Sun 1-6:20 Mon-Thu 6:20 Pray for Japan (STC) Wed 7 Rampart (STC) Fri-Thu 5:55-8:2510:45 Safe House (14A) Fri 3:15-4-6:15-7:159:15-10 Sat-Sun 10:30-12:15-1:15-3:154-6:15-7:15-9:15-10 Mon-Wed 3:15-46:15-7:15-9:15-10 Thu 3:15-6:15-9:15 The Secret World of Arrietty (G) Fri 1:30-3:45 Sat-Sun 10:45-1:15-3:45 Mon-Thu 1:30-3:45 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG) Fri 1:25-4:15-7:15-10:15 Sat-Sun 10:30-1:25-4:15-7:15-10:15 Mon-Thu 1:25-4:15-7:15-10:15 This Means War (14A) Fri 1:20-3:304:30-6:05-9:30 Sat-Sun 10:35-11:301-3:30-4:30-6:05-9:30 Mon-Thu 1:20-3:30-4:30-6:05-9:30 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri 12:302:45-5-7:30-10 Sat-Sun 10:30-12:302:45-5-7:30-10 Mon-Thu 12:30-2:455-7:30-10 The Vow (PG) Fri 12:45-3:30-6:30-9:30 Sat-Sun 10:30-12:45-3:30-6:30-9:30 Mon-Thu 12:45-3:30-6:30-9:30 The Woman in Black (14A) Fri 2:455:20-7:45-10:20 Sat-Sun 11:45-2:455:20-7:45-10:20 Mon-Wed 2:45-5:207:45-10:20 Thu 2:45-10:20

TIFF Bell Lightbox 350 King St. West, 416-5998433 Castle in the Sky (PG) Sat 7 Diable, probablement (14A) Thu 6:30 Four Nights of a Dreamer (14A) Sun 5 The High Green Wall (14A) Sun 1 In Conversation With George R.R. Martin (STC) Mon 7

The Island President (14A) Fri 8 Johnny Guitar (PG) Tue 6:30 Kiki’s Delivery Service (G) Thu 1 Let the Bullets Fly (14A) Fri-Thu 9 Monsieur Lazhar (PG) Fri-Sun 1:15-6 Mon 6 Tue-Thu 1:15-6 My Neighbor Totoro (G) Tue 10:30 Wed 2 Wed 6:30 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (PG) Sat 10:30 Mon 2 Thu 3:30 Once Upon A Time in Anatolia (PG) Fri-Sun 12-6:15 Mon 6:15 Tue-Thu 12-6:15 Only Yesterday (PG) Sun 7:30 Thu 9 Pina 3D (G) Fri-Sun 3:30-8:45 Mon 8:45 Tue-Thu 3:30-8:45 Ponyo (G) Mon 10:30 Porco Rosso (G) Thu 10:30 Princess Mononoke (14A) Tue 2 Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie (18A) Fri-Sun 3:45-9:30 Mon 9:30 TueThu 3:45-9:30 Une Femme Douce (14A) Sat 4 Whisper of the Heart (G) Tue 8:45 Wed 10:30 The Wicker Man (14A) Sat 10 A Woman’s Secret (PG) Sun 1 West End Albion Cinemas 1530 Albion Rd., 416-742-3456 Chaar Din Ki Chandni (PG) Fri-Thu 4-6:45-9:30 Kahaani (14A) Fri-Thu 4:30-7-9:30

Queensway 1025 The Queensway, 416503-0424

Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Thu 2-4:45-7:2510:10 Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire Live (STC) Sun 1 The Descendants (14A) Fri-Thu 1:254:20-7:15-10:05 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) No Passes FriThu 12:30-2:50-5:15-7:40-9:55 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) No Passes Fri 1:15-3:35-6-8:25-10:45 No Passes Sat 11-1:15-3:35-6-8:25-10:45 No Passes Sun-Thu 1:15-3:35-6-8:25-10:45 Friends With Kids (STC) Fri-Tue 12:152:50-5:25-8-10:40 Wed 3:55-5:25-8-10:40 Thu 12:15-2:50-5:25-8-10:40 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 Gone (14A) Fri 12:20-2:45-5:10-7:3510:10 Sat 5:10-7:35-10:10 Sun 2:45-5:107:35-10:10 Mon-Thu 12:20-2:45-5:107:35-10:10 Goon (18A) Fri-Thu 12:55-3:15-5:458:30-10:50 John Carter (PG) No Passes Fri-Thu 12:40-3:40-6:40-9:50 John Carter 3D (PG) No Passes Fri-Thu 1-4:10-7:20-10:30 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri-Thu 12:20 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 2:40-5:05-7:30-10 Project X (18A) Fri 12:50-3:20-5:50-8:2010:50 Sat 12:10-2:45-5:50-8:20-10:50 Sun 12:25-2:55-5:50-8:20-10:50 Mon-Thu 12:50-3:20-5:50-8:20-10:50 Safe House (14A) Fri-Thu 1:05-4:057-9:45 The Secret World of Arrietty (G) Fri-Thu 12:35 Shrek (G) Sat 11 Silent House (14A) Fri-Thu 12:15-2:355:10-7:45-10:20 This Means War (14A) Fri-Thu 1:404:15-6:55-9:40 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri 12:45-3:105:35-7:55-10:15 Sat 3:10-5:35-7:55-10:15

Sun-Tue 12:45-3:10-5:35-7:55-10:15 Wed 3:20-5:40-8:10-10:25 Thu 12:45-3:105:35-7:55-10:15 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 The Vow (PG) Fri-Thu 12:30-3:05-5:408:15-10:45 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Thu 12:25-3-5:308:05-10:35 William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (STC) Sat 12:45 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (STC) Wed 7 The Woman in Black (14A) Fri-Sat 2:55-5:20-7:50-10:25 Sun 5:20-7:50-10:25 Mon-Tue 2:55-5:20-7:50-10:25 Wed 2:5510:35 Thu 2:55-5:20-7:50-10:25

Woodbine Centre 500 Rexdale Blvd., 416-2131998

Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri-Thu 1-3-57:05-9:15 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (14A) Fri-Thu 4:05-9:30 John Carter (PG) Fri-Thu 12:55-3:55-6:459:30 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 1:05-3:45-6:50-9:20 Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 1:20-4-7:25-9:40 Safe House (14A) Fri-Thu 1:10-4:10-6:459:35 Silent House (14A) Fri-Thu 1:30-3:507:15-9:45 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri-Thu 12:452:50-4:55-7:10-9:25 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG) Fri-Thu 1:15-6:55 Kingsway Theatre 3030 Bloor St. West, 416-232-1939 The Adventures of Tintin (PG) Fri-Thu 11 The Artist (PG) Fri-Thu 7 A Dangerous Method (14A) Fri-Thu 5 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (18A) Fri-Thu 8:55 Hugo (PG) Fri-Thu 2:50 The Iron Lady (PG) Fri-Thu 1 Humber Cinema 2:2442 Bloor St. West, 416-232-1939 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri-Thu 2:30 4:30-6:30-8:30

East End Beach Cinemas 1651 Queen St. E., 416-6995971 The Artist (PG) Fri 3:30-6:40-9:20 Sat-Thu 12:40-3:30-6:40-9:20 The Descendants (14A) Fri-Thu 9 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) No Passes Sat-Thu 12:30 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) No Passes Fri 3:50-6:20-8:40 No Passes Sat-Thu 2:40-57:20-9:40 Goon (18A) Fri 4:10-7:30-10:05 Sat-Thu 1:10-3:40-7:30-10:05 John Carter 3D (PG) No Passes Fri 4-7-10 No Passes Sat-Thu 1-4-7-10 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri 3:40-6:30 Sat-Thu 12:50-3:20-6:30 Safe House (14A) Fri 4:20-7:10-10:10 SatThu 1:20-3:50-7:10-10:10 Fox Theatre 2236 Queen St. E., 416-691-7330 The Artist (PG) Fri-Sun 7 Mon-Tue 4-7 Wed-Thu 4-9:15 Beauty and the Beast 3D (G) Sat-Tue 2 The Descendants (14A) Fri 9:15 Sat-Sun 4-9:15 Mon-Tue 9:15 Wed-Thu 7 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Wed 1 Thu 2


28 Eglinton Town Centre 1901 Eglinton Ave. E., 416-7524494

Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 12:40-3-5:25-7:5510:25 Safe House (14A) Fri-Tue 1:40-4:20-7:10-10 Wed 1:40-4:20-7:55-10 Thu 1:40-4:20-7:10-10 The Secret World of Arrietty (G) Fri-Thu 12:40-3:05 Shrek (G) Sat 11 Silent House (14A) Fri-Thu 1:20-3:40-68:25-10:40 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri 12:35-3-5:307:50-10:15 Sat-Thu 12:30-3-5:30-7:50-10:15 The Vow (PG) Fri 2-4:15-7-9:40 Sat 1:354:15-7-9:40 Sun-Thu 2-4:15-7-9:40 Wanderlust (STC) Fri 2:15-4:45-7:20-9:50 Sat 11:30-2:15-4:45-7:15-9:45 Sun-Wed 12-2:305:05-7:35-10:05 Thu 4:40-7:10-9:45 Star & Strollers Screening Thu 1 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (STC) Wed 7

401 & Morningside 785 Milner Ave., 416-281-2226

Act of Valor (14A) Fri 5-7:50-10:20 Sat-Thu 11:55-2:30-5-7:50-10:20 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri 5:15-7:30-9:40 Sat-Thu 12:45-3-5:15-7:30-9:40 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri 4-6:15-8:3010:40 Sat-Thu 11:45-1:50-4-6:15-8:30-10:40 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri 4:15-7:10-10:15 Sat-Thu 1-4:15-7:10-10:15 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Sat-Thu 12 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri 4:45-7:20-9:50 Sat-Thu 2:20-4:45-7:20-9:50 Project X (18A) Fri 3:40-6-8:20-10:40 SatThu 1:30-3:40-6-8:20-10:40 Safe House (14A) Fri 4:55-7:40-10:20 Sat-Thu 2:10-4:55-7:40-10:20 Silent House (14A) Fri 3:45-5:55-8:15-10:30 Sat-Thu 1:25-3:45-5:55-8:15-10:30 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri 3:30-5:45-8:1010:25 Sat-Thu 1:15-3:30-5:45-8:10-10:25 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG) Fri 4:30-7-10 Sat-Thu 2-4:30-7-10 The Vow (PG) Fri 5:30-8-10:35 Sat-Thu 12:15-2:45-5:30-8-10:35 Kennedy Commons 20 33 William Kitchen Rd., 416-335-5323 Act of Valor (14A) SDDS Digital Fri-Thu 11-1:50-4:40-7:20-10:10 The Artist (PG) SDDS Digital, Sub-Titled Fri-Thu 11:05-1:40-4:05-6:35-9:05 Chaar Din Ki Chandni (PG) Fri-Thu 11:453-6:30-9:50 Contraband (14A) SDDS Digital Fri-Thu 11:45-2:15-5-7:40-10:15 The Descendants (14A) Fri-Thu 11:20-2:155:05-7:50-10:30 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) SDDS Digital FriWed 11:30-2-4:25-6:50-9:10 SDDS Digital Thu 2-4:25-6:50-9:10 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Digital Fri-Thu 11-1:35-3:50-6:10-8:30 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG) Fri-Thu 10:40-1:30-4:25-7:25-10:25 The Flowers of War (STC) Fri-Thu 11:252:30-5:45-9



Friends With Kids (STC) SDDS Digital, FriThu 11:20-2-4:30-7-9:40 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 3D (14A) Digital Fri-Thu 1:50-10:15 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (18A) FriThu 11:30-3-6:30-10 Hugo 3D (PG) Digital Fri-Thu 10:40-1:304:15-7:15-10:15 The Iron Lady (PG) SDDS Digital Fri-Thu 11:10-1:45-4:15-6:45-9:15 Kahaani (14A) Fri-Thu 12:30-3:45-7-10:25 London, Paris, New York (PG) Sub-Titled Fri-Sun 11:15-1:40-4:10-6:40-9:10 Sub-Titled Mon 11:15-1:40-4:10-6:40 Sub-Titled TueThu 11:15-1:40-4:10-6:40-9:10 Love (STC) Sub-Titled Fri-Thu 10:45-1:454:45-7:40-10:30 A Separation (14A) Fri-Thu 10:30-1:15-46:40-9:30 Silent House (14A) Digital, SDDS Digital, Fri-Thu 11:15-1:20-3:30-5:40-8-10:20 Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace 3D (STC) Digital Fri-Thu 10:40-4:15-7:15 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (14A) Fri-Thu 10:45-1:35-4:35-7:30-10:20

Woodside Cinemas 1571 Sandhurst Circle, 416299-3456

Aravaan (14A) Fri 7-10 Sat-Sun 4-7-10 Mon-Thu 7-10 Jodi Breakers (PG) Fri-Thu 7 Massi (STC) Fri 7-10 Sat-Sun 4-7-10 MonThu 7-10 Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya (G) Fri 9:30 Sat-Sun 4:30-9:30 Mon-Thu 9:30

Peel Region Ciné Starz 377 Burnhamthorpe Rd. E., 905-290-2401

The Adventures of Tintin (PG) Fri-Thu 121:55-3:50-5:45-7:40 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG) Fri-Thu 9:35 Happy Feet Two (PG) Fri-Thu 12-2 Hugo (PG) Fri-Thu 4-6:15 Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol (PG) Fri-Thu 5-7:20-9:40 The Muppets (G) Fri-Thu 12 Puss in Boots (G) Fri-Thu 12-1:40-3:20 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG) Fri-Thu 8:40 Underworld: Awakening (18A) Fri-Thu 8:20-9:50 We Bought a Zoo (PG) Fri-Thu 1:50-4-6:10

Coliseum 10 309 Rathburn Rd., 905-2753456

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (G) Fri-Thu 2:10-4:20 Sat 12 Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire Live (STC) Sun 1 Chronicle (14A) Fri-Thu 6:30-8:40 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri 1:50-4-6:208:30 Sat 11:40-1:50-4-6:20-8:30 Sun-Thu 1:50-4-6:20-8:30 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri 12:251:10-2:30-3:20-4:50-5:30-7-7:40-9:50 Sat WEEKEND, March 9-11, 2012

11-12:20-1:10-2:30-3:20-4:50-5:30-7-7:409:50 Sun-Thu 12:25-1:10-2:30-3:20-4:505:30-7-7:40-9:50 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 3D (14A) Fri-Thu 2-4:30-6:50-9:10 Gone (14A) Fri-Tue 1:20-3:40-6:10-8:20 Wed 3:40-6:10-8:20 Thu 1:20-3:40-6:10-8:20 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 John Carter (PG) Fri-Thu 1:40-4:40-7:3010:20 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG) Fri-Thu 1-3:50-6:45-9:40 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri 12:50 Sat 12:30 Sun-Thu 12:50 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 3:10-5:40-8 Project X (18A) Fri 3-5:20-7:50-9:20-10:10 Sat 12:40-3-5:20-7:50-9:20-10:10 Sun-Thu 3-5:20-7:50-9:20-10:10 Safe House (14A) Fri-Thu 1:30-4:10-7:10-10 Shrek (G) Sat 11 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri 12:30-2:40-57:20-9:30 Sat 12:10-2:40-5-7:20-9:30 Sun-Tue 12:30-2:40-5-7:20-9:30 Wed 3:15-5:25-7:4510:05 Thu 12:30-2:40-5-7:20-9:30 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG) Fri 12:403:30-6:15-8:50 Sat 4:15-6:45-9:25 Sun 6:15-8:50 Mon-Tue 12:40-3:30-6:15-8:50 Wed 12:40-3:30-9:35 Thu 12:40-3:30-6:15-8:50 William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (STC) Sat 12:45 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (STC) Wed 7

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Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Thu 11:40-2:20-4:508:10-10:40 Chronicle (14A) Fri-Thu 1:15-5:50-10:20 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri 10-11:35-1:402:15-3:45-5:50-6:30-8-10:30 Sat 10 Sun-Thu 10-11:35-1:40-2:15-3:45-5:50-6:30-8-10:30 Sat 11:35-1:40-2:15-3:45-5:50-6:30-8-10:30 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri-Thu 1112:10-1:10-3:15-4:20-5:20-7:30-9:30-10 Friends With Kids (STC) Fri-Thu 10:351:20-3:30-5:45-8:15-10:40 John Carter (PG) Fri-Thu 11:30-2:306:30-9:45 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 10:10-1-47:15-10:15 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG) Fri-Thu 10:30-1:30-4:30-7:45-10:45 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) FriThu 10:15-12:35-2:55 Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 11:45-1:55-4:056:15-8:25-10:45 Safe House (14A) Fri-Sat 10:20-12:55-3:357:40-10:35 Sun 3:35-7:40-10:35 Mon-Thu 10:20-12:55-3:35-7:40-10:35 Silent House (14A) Fri-Thu 11:20-1:45-3:556:10-8:20-10:35 This Means War (14A) Fri-Thu 5:15-7:3510:15 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri-Thu 10:25-13:10-5:30-7:50-10:10 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG) Fri-Thu 10:45-3:20-7:50 The Vow (PG) Fri-Thu 11:35-2-4:25-6:50-


9:35 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Thu 10:40-1:05-3:255:40-8:05-10:25

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Act of Valor (14A) Fri 3:50-6:40-9:30 Sat-Thu 12:50-3:50-6:40-9:30 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Sat-Thu 12:35 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri 5:15-7:4010:05 Sat-Thu 2:50-5:15-7:40-10:05 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 3D (14A) Fri 4:50-7:50-10:15 Sat-Thu 1:50-4:50-7:5010:15 Gone (14A) Fri-Thu 9:10 Goon (18A) Fri 4:40-7:30-10:10 Sat-Thu 1:30-4:40-7:30-10:10 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri 3:40-6:50-10 SatThu 12:30-3:40-6:50-10 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri 3:45-6:20 Sat-Thu 1-3:45-6:20 Project X (18A) Fri 4:30-7:20-9:45 Sat-Thu 1:40-4:30-7:20-9:45 Safe House (14A) Fri 4:10-7-9:55 Sat-Tue 1:10-4:10-7-9:55 Wed 4:10-7-9:55 Thu 1:104:10-7-9:55 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 The Vow (PG) Fri 3:30-6:30-9:20 Sat-Tue 12:45-3:30-6:30-9:20 Wed 3:30-6:30-9:20 Thu 12:45-3:30-6:30-9:20 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 Wanderlust (STC) Fri 4:20-7:10-9:50 Sat-Thu 1:20-4:20-7:10-9:50

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Act of Valor (14A) Fri 5:15-7:50-10:40 Sat 11:50-2:35-5:15-7:50-10:40 Sun-Thu 1:25-4:15-7:05-9:45 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri 4:50-7:109:30 Sat 12:10-2:30-4:50-7:10-9:30 Sun-Thu 12-2:30-4:50-7:10-9:30 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri 3:40-68:20-10:40 Sat 11-1:15-3:40-6-8:20-10:40 Sun-Thu 12:45-3:10-5:30-7:55-10:10 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 3D (14A) Fri-Thu 3:05-5:45-8:05-10:25 Gone (14A) Fri 3:20-5:40-8:15-10:35 Sat 5:40-8:15-10:35 Sun-Thu 1:20-3:456:35-9:25 John Carter (PG) Fri 3:15-6:40-10 SatThu 12:05-3:15-6:40-10 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri 4:10-7:20-10:30 Sat-Thu 1-4:10-7:20-10:30 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Sat 12:30 Sun-Thu 12:25 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri 5:10-7:30-9:50 Sat-Thu 2:45-5:107:30-9:50 Kahaani (14A) Fri 3:25-6:45-10:05 Sat 12-3:25-6:45-10:05 Sun-Thu 12-3:256:50-10:10 Project X (18A) Fri 3:50-6:10-8:25-10:45 Sat 11:15-1:30-3:50-6:10-8:25-10:45 SunThu 12:20-2:40-5:15-7:40-10:15 Safe House (14A) Fri 4:30-7:35-10:25 Sat 1:35-4:30-7:35-10:25 Sun-Thu 1:05-3:507-9:55 The Secret World of Arrietty (G) Sat-Thu

12:40 Shrek (G) Sat 11 Silent House (14A) Fri 4-6:15-8:30-10:50 Sat 11:30-1:45-4-6:15-8:30-10:50 Sun-Thu 12:30-3-5:25-7:45-10:15 This Means War (14A) Fri 4:15-7-9:40 Sat 11:10-1:50-4:15-7-9:40 Sun-Thu 2-4:307:25-10:05 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri 3:30-5:508:10-10:30 Sat-Thu 1:10-3:30-5:50-8:1010:30 Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds (PG) Fri 5-7:40-10:15 Sat 11:45-2:25-5-7:40-10:15 Sun-Thu 12:50-3:35-6:30-9:35 The Vow (PG) Fri 3-5:30-8-10:35 Sat 12:20-3-5:30-8-10:35 Sun-Thu 12:10-2:505:20-7:50-10:20 William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (STC) Sat 12:45

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Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Thu 1:15-4:20-7:2010:05 The Descendants (14A) Fri-Thu 12:25-3:256:25-9:20 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri-Thu 12-2:204:45-7:10-9:35 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri-Thu 12:352:55-5:20-7:45-10:10 Friends With Kids (STC) Fri-Thu 1:05-3:507:35-10:15 Gone (14A) Fri-Thu 6:55-9:25 Hugo 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 12:45-3:40-6:45-9:45 The Iron Lady (PG) Fri-Thu 12:55-3:356:35-9:10 The Secret World of Arrietty (G) Fri-Thu 1:25-4 Silent House (14A) Fri-Thu 12:15-2:40-5:057:30-9:55 The Vow (PG) Fri-Thu 1:35-4:10-7-9:40 Square One 100 City Centre Dr., 905-275-2640 Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Sun 1:10-4:10-7:2010 Mon-Thu 7:20-10 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (G) Mon-Thu 12:30-2:45-5 The Artist (PG) Fri-Sun 1:15-4:15-7:10-9:45 Mon-Thu 7:10-9:45 Footloose (PG) Mon-Thu 1:15-4:15 Friends With Kids (STC) Fri-Thu 1:404:20-7:15-9:50 Happy Feet Two (PG) Mon-Thu 12:45-3:30 Kahaani (14A) Fri-Thu 2:15-6-9 London, Paris, New York (PG) Fri-Thu 1:20-3:40-6:15-9:15 Silent House (14A) Fri-Thu 2-4:45-7:4510:15 This Means War (14A) Fri-Thu 10:10 UnOfficially Yours (STC) Fri-Thu 1-3:456:30-9:30 The Vow (PG) Fri-Thu 1:30-4-7-9:40 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Thu 1:45-4:407:30-9:55 The Woman in Black (14A) Fri-Sun 1:504:30-7:40 Mon-Thu 7:40


5 Drive-In 2331 Ninth Line, 905-257-8272 Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Sun 7:50 Tue 7:50 Thu 7:50 Goon (18A) Fri-Sun 9:40 Tue 9:40 Thu 9:40 John Carter (PG) Fri-Sun 9:30 Tue 9:30 Thu 9:30 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) FriSun 7:30 Tue 7:30 Thu 7:30 The Muppets (G) Fri-Sun 7:40 Tue 7:40 Thu 7:40 Project X (18A) Fri-Sun 9:10 Tue 9:10 Thu 9:10

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Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Thu 1:30-4:20-7:3010:15 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri-Thu 12:15-2:405-7:20-9:40 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri-Thu 12:453:10-5:30-7:50-10:10 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 12:30-3:406:50-10 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri-Thu 1 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri-Wed 3:50-6:40-9:20 Thu 3:30-6:40-9:20 Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 12:50-3:20-5:408-10:20 Safe House (14A) Fri-Wed 12:40-3:30-6:309:30 Thu 3:45-6:30-9:30 Star & Strollers Screening Thu 1 This Means War (14A) Fri-Thu 1:40-4:307:40-10:05 The Vow (PG) Fri-Wed 1:10-4-7-9:50 Thu 4-7-9:50 Star & Strollers Screening Thu 1 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Thu 1:20-4:10-7:109:45

Colossus 19 3555 Hwy 7 West, 905-8511001

Act of Valor (14A) Fri 12:55-4-6:55-9:55 Sat 12:55-4:10-7-9:55 Sun-Thu 12:55-4-6:55-9:55 Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire Live (STC) Sun 1 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri 2-4:10-6:208:30 Sat 12:20-2:30-4:40-6:40-9 Sun-Thu 2-4:10-6:20-8:30 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri 12:301:10-2:40-3:20-4:50-5:30-7-7:40-9:15 Sat 11-11:40-1:10-1:50-3:20-4-5:30-6:10-7:409:45 Sun-Thu 12:30-1:10-2:40-3:20-4:505:30-7-7:40-9:15 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 3D (14A) Fri-Thu 1:45-4:45-7:35-10:15 Gone (14A) Fri-Sat 2:10-5:15-7:50-10:20 Sun 2:10-7:50-10:20 Mon-Thu 2:10-5:157:50-10:20 Goon (18A) Fri-Thu 2:15-5-8-10:30 John Carter (PG) Fri 2:30-6-9:10 Sat 11:20-2:30-6-9:10 Sun-Thu 2:30-6-9:10 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 1:30-4:307:30-10:45 John Carter: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG) Fri-Thu 1-3:50-6:45-9:40

scene WEEKEND, March 9-11, 2012

Colossus 19 3555 Hwy 7 West, 905-8511001 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri 12:50 Sat 11:15-1:40 Sun-Thu 12:50 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri 3:40-6:40-9:20 Sat 4:15-6:509:20 Sun-Thu 3:40-6:40-9:20 Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 1:20-3:305:40-8:10-9:50-10:40 Safe House (14A) Fri-Thu 1:15-4:157:20-10:25 Shrek (G) Sat 11 Silent House (14A) Fri 1:40-4:40-7:4510:35 Sat 1:55-5:10-7:45-10:35 Sun-Thu 1:40-4:40-7:45-10:35 This Means War (14A) Fri-Thu 1:254:25-7:15-10:05 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri 1:50-4:207:10-10 Sat 12-2:25-4:50-7:10-10 Sun 1:50-4:30-7:10-10 Mon-Thu 1:50-4:207:10-10 The Vow (PG) Fri-Thu 12:40-3:456:30-9:30 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Thu 1:35-4:057:05-9:40 The Woman in Black (14A) Fri 1:454:35-7:25-10:10 Sat 1:55-4:35-7:2510:10 Sun 4:35-7:25-10:10 Mon-Thu 1:55-4:35-7:25-10:10

Elgin Mills 10 10909 Yonge St., 905-7706998 Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Sun 12:40-3:206:45-9:15 Mon-Thu 7:10-9:50 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (G) Mon-Thu 10:50-1-3:10 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri-Sun 1 Mon-Thu 11:10-1:20 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri-Sun 3:30-6:50-9 Mon-Thu 4:20-7:15-9:30 Footloose (PG) Mon-Thu 11-1:30-4:10 Happy Feet Two (PG) Mon-Thu 11:201:45-4:30 John Carter (PG) Fri-Sun 12:45 MonThu 12:30 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri-Sun 3:40-6:409:40 Mon-Thu 3:30-6:30-9:40 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri-Sun 1:20 Mon-Thu 12:50 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri-Sun 4-7:10-9:30 Mon-Thu 3:20-6:20-8:50 Project X (18A) Fri-Sun 1:40-4:15-7:4010:05 Mon-Thu 1:40-4-7:30-10:05 Safe House (14A) Fri-Sun 12:30-3:106:30-9:10 Mon-Thu 6:45-9:20 Silent House (14A) Fri-Sun 1:30-4:107:30-10 Mon-Thu 1:10-3:40-7:20-10 This Means War (14A) Fri-Sun 1:103:45-7:20-9:50 Mon-Thu 12:45-3:157-9:45 A Thousand Words (PG) Fri-Sun 1:153:50-7:15-9:45 Mon-Thu 12:40-3-6:40-9 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Sun 12:50-3:157-9:20 Mon-Thu 6:50-9:10

First Markham Place 3275 Hwy 7 E., 905-4745101 Act of Valor (14A) Fri-Thu 1:20-4:207:15-9:50 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri-Thu 1:10-4:10-6:50-9:20 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri-Thu 12:35-3-5:20-7:40-10 Gone (14A) Fri-Thu 9 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 12:303:45-7-10:15 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri-Thu 1:15-3:40-6:30 Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 1:30-4:407:20-9:45 Safe House (14A) Fri-Thu 12:45-3:306:45-9:30 Silent House (14A) Fri-Thu 1:40-4:507:30-10:10 This Means War (14A) Fri-Thu 1-46:40-9:10 The Vow (PG) Fri-Thu 12:50-4:207:10-9:40

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Promenade Mall 1 Promenade Circle, 416494-9371 The Artist (PG) Fri-Thu 1:15-4-6:459:10 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri-Thu 1-3-5-7-9 John Carter (PG) Fri-Thu 1:20-4:056:50-9:35

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 1:10-3:15-5:20-7:25-9:25 Project X (18A) Fri-Thu 1:30-4:307:20-9:30 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Thu 1:25-4:207:15-9:40

SilverCity Newmarket 18151 Yonge St., 905-9532792 Act of Valor (14A) Fri 1-4:10-7:2010:10 Sat 4:10-7:20-10:10 Sun 1-7:2010:10 Mon-Tue 1-4:10-7:20-10:10 Wed 1-4:10-10:10 Thu 1-4:10-7:20-10:10 Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire Live (STC) Sun 1 Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (G) Fri 2:30-4:50-7:10-9:25 Sat-Sun 12:10-2:30-4:50-7:10-9:25 Mon 12:15-2:30-4:50-7:10-9:25 Tue-Thu 12:10-2:30-4:50-7:10-9:25

Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax 3D (G) Fri 1:10-3:30-5:50-8:10-10:25 Sat 10:501:10-3:30-5:50-8:10-10:25 Sun-Thu 1:10-3:30-5:50-8:10-10:25 Friends With Kids (STC) Fri 2:505:25-8-10:35 Sat-Tue 12:15-2:505:25-8-10:35 Wed 5:25-8-10:35 Thu 12:15-2:50-5:25-8-10:35 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 Goon (18A) Fri 2:45-5-7:30-10 Sat 12:20-2:45-5-7:30-10 Sun 5-7:30-10 Mon-Thu 12:20-2:45-5-7:30-10 John Carter (PG) Fri-Thu 12:45-3:406:50-9:50 John Carter 3D (PG) Fri-Sat 1:204:25-7:30-10:40 Sun-Thu 1:20-4:257:30-10:30 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG) Fri-Thu 12:30 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (PG) Fri-Thu 2:55-5:15-7:40 Project X (18A) Fri 1:30-3:50-6:108:30-10:45 Sat 11:10-1:30-3:50-6:10-

8:30-10:45 Sun-Thu 1:30-3:50-6:108:30-10:35 Safe House (14A) Fri 2:35-5:10-7:5010:30 Sat-Thu 12-2:35-5:10-7:50-10:30 Shrek (G) Sat 11 Silent House (14A) Fri 1:45-4-6:158:30-10:40 Sat 11:20-1:45-4-6:15-8:3010:40 Sun 1:45-4-6:15-8:30-10:35 Mon 1:45-4-6:15-8:30-10:30 Tue-Thu 1:45-46:15-8:30-10:35 This Means War (14A) Fri-Thu 10:15 The Vow (PG) Fri-Thu 1:15-4:20-79:40 Wanderlust (STC) Fri-Sat 3-5:30-8:0510:35 Sun-Tue 12-3-5:30-8:05-10:25 Wed 5:30-8:05-10:25 Thu 12-3-5:308:05-10:25 Star & Strollers Screening Wed 1 William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (STC) Sat 12:45 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (STC) Wed 7

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Interchange 30 30 Interchange Way, 905760-1911 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (G) Fri 2:25 Sat-Sun 10:1012:20-2:25 Mon-Thu 4:30 Big Miracle (STC) Fri 3:30 Sat-Sun 10:25-12:55-3:30 Mon-Thu 4:35 Chronicle (14A) Fri 2:10-4:25-6:30-9 Sat 12:05-2:10-4:25-6:30-9 Sun 2:254:25-6:30-9 Mon-Wed 4:25-6:30-9 Thu 4:25-6:30 Contraband (14A) Fri 2:20-4:50-7:209:55 Sat-Sun 10:45-2:20-4:50-7:20-9:55 Mon-Thu 4:50-7:20-9:55 The Descendants (14A) Fri 2-4:357:25-10:10 Sat-Sun 10-2-4:35-7:2510:10 Mon-Thu 4:35-7:25-10:10 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG) Fri-Thu 7:10-10 Friends With Kids (STC) Fri 2-5-7:3010:15 Sat 10:15-2-5-7:30-10:15 Sun 122-5-7:30-10:15 Mon-Thu 5-7:30-10:15 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (18A) Fri 2:05-6:20-9:40 Sat 10:10-2:05-6:209:40 Sun 2:05-6:20-9:40 Mon-Thu 6:20-9:40 The Grey (14A) Fri-Sun 4:30-7:10-9:50 Mon-Thu 7:10-9:50 Hugo 3D (PG) Fri 2-4:40-7:25-10 Sat-Sun 10:20-1:15-4:20-7:05-9:45 Mon-Thu 4:20-7:05-9:45 The Iron Lady (PG) Fri 3-7:15-9:55 SatSun 10:05-12:35-3-7:15-9:55 Mon-Thu 4:30-7:15-9:55 London, Paris, New York (PG) Fri-Thu 7:05-9:30 Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol (PG) Fri 4:15-7:10-10:05 Sat-Sun 10:05-1-4:15-7:10-10:05 Mon-Thu 4:15-7:10-10:05 The Secret World of Arrietty (G) Fri

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Sound Check

What Apple should do now sound check

Alan Cross

Dear Tim Cook: As the guy entrusted with guiding Apple after Steve’s

ascent to an insanely greater plane of existence, I sympathize with the burden on your shoulders. What can you do to keep Apple on this upward trajectory? If I may make a suggestion, I have an idea about music in my car. Having looked virtually at all the new in-dash infotainment systems, I’ve come to the conclusion that none of them are as good as they should be. Yes, things

have improved over the last couple of years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done. Every time I plug my iPhone into my car, I’m frustrated that the display in my dash doesn’t look or operate anything like the display on my phone. I can browse for songs and playlists but there’s nothing in the interface that allows me to find audio books or podcasts. There’s voice control, but compared to what Siri can do, it sucks. There’s nothing that reads

incoming texts to me. Nothing in my iPhone interfaces with the brains of the car, either, Tim. The trip computer doesn’t talk to the phone and the two GPS systems might as well be operating on different planets. In other words, just like the old days of the personal computer. Remember the mess in the ‘80s? DOS. Windows. Mac. BeOS. Commodore. Amiga. It was an OS nightmare with each system requiring its own learning curve. It wasn’t until we settled down into a standard-

ized world — mostly Windows, of course — that the masses began to get comfortable with computers. This is the chaos we see in cars today. Ford’s SYNC, Kia’s UVO and Entune from Toyota are all based on a Microsoft platform called Windows CE-based Windows Automotive Embedded System 7 — but all look and work differently. Others are working with QNX, a company owned by Research In Motion. None look likes the other. What we need, Tim, is


a good ol’ Window vs. Mac battle in the car. Better user interfaces. Standard communications protocols. More than 20 per cent of smartphone users already plug their devices into their dashboards and that rate of adoption is skyrocketing. Talk about a market waiting to be exploited! But what’s this about you starting to hire automotive engineers? That’s the rumour, anyway. Could it be you’ve already thought this through? Your friend, Alan


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Ever wanted to see Hulk Hogan naked? Well, now, maybe you can. The latest celebrity to have to deal with the leak of a purported personal sex tape? Hulk Hogan. A video allegedly featuring the wrestling veteran and an unidentified woman — though not his ex-wife or his current wife — is reportedly being shopped around to adult film outlets, according to TMZ. A lawyer for Hogan (whose real name is Terry Bollea) says his client is mortified. “Terry Bollea is appalled at the unauthorized release of a secretly filmed video,” attorney David Houstan says. “He neither approved of the filming nor the WEEKEND, March 9-11, 2012

Amanda and Josh secretly dating: Us Weekly Despite claims last month that she’s happily single, Amanda Seyfried has reportedly been dating Josh Hartnett since January, according to Us Weekly. The pair were set up by a

mutual friend, sources say, and for now the relationship has been fairly casual. “Josh likes to keep things low-key, so they’ve just been hanging out,” a source says. METRO


release of the same. It is clearly an outrageous invasion of privacy and breach of trust if it is genuine. We will take all necessary steps to enforce both civil and criminal liability.”

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While her younger sister, Elizabeth Olsen, is making a name for herself as an actress, former child star Ashley Olsen says she’s done with on-camera work. “[Mary-Kate and I] worked non-stop until we were 18. Then we decided to take a break and go to school — and that was when we decided to question whether we would carry on in entertainment,” Ashley tells Elle UK.

“It was time to step behind the process. I wanted to work on other things. It doesn’t mean I’m not interested in Hollywood, I like the way it operates and the people who are involved and the sense of possibility. But if I ever do get back in, it’s not going to be as an actress.” There’s no word if twin sister Mary-Kate feels the same way. METRO

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Star magazine flames the fire on Will Smith sexuality rumours THE WORD

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Star magazine is throwing their tabloid hands in the air and are just going for it. This week’s cover story isn’t shocking for what they’re writing about, but rather what they’re implying. In a screaming headline that proclaims Will & Jada’s Divorce Secret: The Man Who Came Between Them! the magazine goes on to say that Duane Martin, Tisha Campbell-Martin’s husband, and Will Smith are just way too close, going on vacations to Miami, Trinidad and Las Vegas together. A “source” practically outs Smith:“Jada can’t stand Will’s relationship with Duane. She

feels like Will flaunts it in her face, hanging out with him every day and taking him on exotic vacations while she’s sitting home alone. Will and Jada’s marriage is completely fractured, and it’s only getting worse as Will spends more time away with Duane. I don’t know how much longer they can live this way. It’s only a matter of time until one of them makes the split official and files for divorce.” Of course, there have been whispers about both Will and Jada’s sexuality for years, but no magazine has so blatantly gone there. Unless, of course, I’m just totally reading into this and it’s super hetero to go on a myriad of exotic vacations with just your best friend and not your wife?


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These aren’t your mom’s ham & cheese sandwiches

Serve this dish as a meal with boiled potatoes and cabbage. MATTHEW MEAD/ THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The depth of flavour from the Guinness marinade in this recipe is enhanced by a touch of rich herb and garlic cheese that melts on the hot steak and onions. Freeze the cheese to make it easier to shave just enough on the top of the grilled steak and onions. This prevents too much cheese from being layered on. Onions are easier to grill without falling apart if you skewer them before cooking. Cut an onion into 1-cm (1/twoinch) thick slices. Thread the

centre of each onion with a bamboo skewer that has been soaked in water. Place the onion skewers on the cooking grates and turn once halfway through cooking.


Use paper towels to pat steak dry, then set it in a glass or stainless-steel container with a tight cover. Pour Guinness over steak. Set onion slices on top of steak, then cover container and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.


Heat a gas or charcoal grill to medium. Set cheese in freezer. Remove meat and onions from marinade and pat dry. Brush everything with a thin coat of olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. Place steak and onions on cooking grate over direct heat and sear for 6 to 8 min-

utes. Turn steak and onions and sear on second side for another 6 to 8 minutes. (Alternatively, you also can sear steak and onions on a stovetop grill or grill pan for several minutes per side, then finish cooking in a 180 C/350 F oven set on a rack over a sheet pan.)


Transfer steak and onions to a platter. Remove cheese from freezer and use a vegetable peeler or paring knife to shave Boursin on top of steak and onions. Cover with foil and set aside. Brush each slice of bread with oil, then grill them until lightly toasted, 1 to 2 minutes. Thinly slice steak, then assemble sandwiches with bread, steak and onions. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/ ELIZABETH KARMEL, A GRILLING AND SOUTHERN FOODS EXPERT AND EXECUTIVE CHEF AT HILL COUNTRY BARBECUE

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Guinness Marinated Flank Steak Sandwiches with Grilled Onions and Boursin Cheese

Guinness Marinated Flank Steak Sandwiches. This creation uses grilled onions and creamy Boursin cheese



Ingredients 4 portions Start to finish: 30 minutes active (plus 1-2 hour marinating) • 1-kg (2-lb) flank steak or London broil, at least 2.5 cm (1 inch) thick • 1 can (441 ml/14.9 oz) Guinness beer • 2 large red onions, cut into 1-cm (1/2-inch) thick slices • 1 small container Boursin cheese • Olive oil • Kosher salt and ground black pepper, to taste • 8 thick slices country bread

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Pancetta meets hummus & tomatoes One of the most widely available yet overlooked types of bacon is pancetta. A close relative of American bacon, it is the Italian version. Typically made from the belly, the curing process is the same but the meat is not usually smoked. During curing, it is often seasoned with black pepper, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and herbs. Slabs of pancetta are usually rolled into a log when sold at the deli. Here, salty pancetta combined with creamy hummus makes for a twist for an appetizer to serve up with drinks. Look for an aged balsamic vinegar to help bring out the sweetness of the tomatoes.


In skillet over medium-high heat, cook pancetta 5 mins. or until crispy and browned. Remove skillet from heat and add hummus, mixing well.

Pancetta, Hummus with Balsamic-Drenched Tomato Sandwich

4 portions Total cooking time: 15 minutes


• 125 g (4 oz) pancetta, finely cubed • 500 ml (16 oz) prepared hummus • 4 large, thick slices sour -dough bread, toasted • 2 large ripe tomatoes, cut into thick slices • 1 small red onion, finely diced • Aged balsamic vinegar • Ground black pepper

Thickly slather a quarter of the hummus-pancetta mixture over each slice of bread. Top each with 1 or 2 slices of tomato and a quarter of the red onion.






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GOING AWAY WEEKEND, March 9-11, 2012

When yuppies go out to play We live in a cool city with loads of cool stuff to do. Still, many of you probably spent February eating dark chocolate under your duvets. Now that you’ve officially given up on the gym for 2012, you’ve got time to visit these new hot spots, courtesy of Get your groove on at a secret party, ogle some models, hang with some volleyball players or just eat your heart out at a few very cool new restaurants.

Beach Ball at Spoke Club. All photos contributed

Beach Ball at Spoke Club Join Martin Reader Athletics and a host of well-dressed sports lovers tonight at the Spoke Club for the Beach Ball, a fundraiser for Team Binstock and their Road 2 Olympics: London 2012. Flowing drinks, hors d’oeuvres aplenty, and guest DJs are all part and parcel of this special event. 600 King street W.

Just opened: Bestellen

Just opened: SLICED

The city’s been waiting for this with baited breath... and raised forks of course. Runner-up contestant Rob Rossi from the first season of Top Chef Canada has finally opened up Bestellen at 972 College St. W. The big ticket item: a whole suckling pig, roasted in-house, with all the fixins’.

Taking over part of the building that was once a dilapidated motel is SLICED, a grab-and-go fresh, fast food shop that offers gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups and the like. Think Lobster BLT, Moroccan Lemon Chicken, and Fig and Prosciutto. Much of the menu was inspired by the owners’ travels abroad. Bonus, the space was designed by Toronto firm Cecconi Simone. 650 Bay St.




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World Mastercard Fashion Week

Loft IIII Party

Loft IIII Party The fourth installment of the famous-on-thescene loft party is tomorrow night. Where? Well, you only find that out after you RSVP to A who’s who of the city is playing host to this exclusive night, where the dress code is sexy chic and the crowd will dance it out to eight DJ sets throughout the night.

It’s got a new name and a brand new bag: World Mastercard Fashion Week struts into town Monday the 12th, with over 35 designers set to showcase their latest looks and fashions for the fall. It’s always a glam-heavy time during Toronto’s Fashion Week, a veritable circus of our homegrown talent. Check out the Notable list for the week’s goings-on.

World Mastercard Fashion Week

Just opened: Chantecler Named after a breed of chicken native to Quebec, Chantecler is the latest gastronomical gem in the Parkdale neighbourhood. Its haute bistro style and French-Canadian menu are just two reasons to check it out. Expect a wait though: the restaurant seats only about 26. Find it at 1320 Queen St. W.



PLEASE ENJOY RESPONSIBLY © Diageo Canada Inc. 2011. All rights reserved. Tous droits réservés.

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