Author Christopher Heard

How Christopher Heard became a biographer to some of Hollywood’s elite

Sitting in a downtown Toronto hotel's health club, dressed in a casual blue top, jeans and flip flops, Christopher Heard looks every bit as comfortable in this surroundings as he would in his own house. This should come as no surprise, as he has recently spent 2 years living in The Royal York hotel as a "Writer in Residence" while completing his latest book The Suite Life - The Magic and Mystery of Hotel Living.
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DVD Tuesday: Top ten time travel movies

In honour of next week's release of Source Code on DVD and Blu-ray, and because it's one of my favorite topics, this week for DVD Tuesday I'm counting down the ten best time travel movies. From science fiction, action, adventure, and horror, to comedy, and even a romantic comedy or two, these movies cover almost every genre, and I'm ranking them not just on how great the movie is, but also, how well they approach a time travel story.
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Film Friday: ‘Due Date’ and ‘Megamind’

New this week at a theatre near you: Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis star in the odd-couple comedy, Due Date; Will Ferrell plays the winningly bad bad-guy in the animated comedy, Megamind; and a look at the political thriller, Fair Game, starring Naomi Watts.
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Ian Halperin unravels ‘Brangelina’

Montreal author Ian Halperin is back with a new book called Brangelina: The Untold Story of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, whichs delves into the lives lived behind the shiny, glossy image set forth by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
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DVD Tuesday: ‘Curious Case Of Benjamin Button’ & ‘Last Chance Harvey’

Coming to home video this week, Brad Pitt goes through the aging process for the epic drama, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button. Also out now, Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson star in the drama Last Chance Harvey; Michelle Williams and Ewan McGregor try to survive London's terrible future in Incendiary; and in the Hindi film Chandni Chowk to China, a lowly cook has to become a kung fu hero.