Business

It’s called “negotiating”. Good luck, Ryan!!

Ryan Reynolds Teases ‘Deadpool 2’ Could Be End of Franchise Although “Deadpool 2” is tracking for an enormous opening weekend of $150 million and the first film broke records, Ryan Reynolds isn’t sure whether there would be a third movie […]

Wow, this is surprising. Cardboard is the future!!

Nintendo’s billion-dollar future may lie in cardboard Nintendo Co. got its start in 1889 as a successful manufacturer of “hanafuda” — Japanese playing cards made out of stiff paper. Now the game-maker is embracing the same materials for its next […]

I love all of these restaurants!!

Swiss Chalet Now Owns The Keg The owner of Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s and Kelseys is buying The Keg — as in the entire restaurant chain — for an estimated $200 million in cash and stocks. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. Cara […]

Can you imagine owing that much money when a team has left your city?!? Wow!!

Demolished Arena Debt Nearly Clear Pittsburgh institutions and taxpayers have almost made good on the tens of millions they have owed on the now five-years demolished Civic Arena. The arena, the longtime home of the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, had bonds […]

I hope Netflix doesn’t fail. That would be horrible!!

Netflix Prices Are Going Up in Canada Every month, Netflix drops an overwhelming load of new original content alongside its various licensed properties. Of course, the company is not just making it for free. As such, Netflix has announced that […]

Interesting decision. I wonder how long they’ll last.

Sunrise Records to move into 70 closing HMV locations across Canada Sunrise Records is placing a major bet on Canadian music sales with plans to move into 70 retail spaces being vacated by HMV Canada. The Ontario-based music retail chain […]

Actually, I’d make the argument that attendance is down due to poor films.

Cineplex revenue down due to poor attendance Canada’s largest movie theatre chain is open to the idea of producing original content like Netflix and Amazon do, the head of Cineplex said Wednesday. CEO Ellis Jacob said the Toronto-based company isn’t […]

Goodbye HMV and thanks for all of the friends!!

HMV in receivership, stores to close by April 30 Friday marked the beginning of the end for heavily-indebted music retailer HMV. An Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved an application filed by HUK 10 Ltd., a subsidiary of the British […]

This is good news as we don’t get Hulu in Canada. I was worried it was all going there. Thanks Netflix!!

Jerry Seinfeld Ditches Crackle for Netflix, New ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Coming Late 2017 Jerry Seinfeld is taking “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” on the road to Netflix. The talk series, which had previously debuted new episodes on Sony’s […]

It was a really bad year for people who love good movies – because there weren’t that many – but Hollywood is still making big bank.

Hollywood’s record box office belies studios’ falling profits Hollywood is headed toward another record year at the box office thanks to a lineup of blockbuster films, such as the private lives of pets and foul-mouthed superheroes. But while projections of […]