Canadian Paul Massey gets sound mixing Oscar nomination

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Canadian Paul Massey is up for a best sound mixing Oscar for his work on "The Martian," along with co-nominees Mark Taylor and Mac Ruth.

See Full Article

Canadians figure prominently in this year's Oscar race. Two Canadian co-productions, "Brooklyn" and "Room," are among the eight films in the best picture category.

Several Canucks were recognized for their work on the dark drama "The Revenant," which was partially shot in Alberta and British Columbia and picked up a leading 12 nominations.

British Columbia is represented by Chris Duesterdiek, up for sound mixing, Cameron Waldbauer, named in the best visual effects category, and set decorator Hamish Purdy, who got a production design nod.

Edmonton-born Robert Pandini received a nomination in the makeup and hairstyling category.

Irish-Canadian author Emma Donoghue, London, Ont.-born Rachel McAdams and Toronto native the Weeknd also picked up Oscar nominations.

Donoghue was nominated in the best adapted screenplay category, while McAdams is up for best supporting actress for her role in "Spotlight."

The Weeknd had his song "Earned It," from the film "Fifty Shades of Grey," nominated for the best original song Oscar. Fellow Canadians Ahmad Balshe, Jason (Daheala) Quenneville and Stephan Moccio are also nominated alongside the chart-topping singer.



Advertisements

Latest Entertainment News

  • How Netflix picks things for you to stream

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    NEW YORK — Netflix wants subscribers to know it’s looking out for them. For instance, the average Netflix subscriber might never guess that its dark superhero drama “Jessica Jones” might strike similar chords as the zany hijinks of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Source
  • ‘Cheers’ star George Wendt on Blue Jays’ playoff chances: ‘It’s a possibility’

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Cheers star George Wendt thinks the Blue Jays still have a chance at making the playoffs. With the Blue Jays sitting five games out of a wild-card spot, Toronto might want to consider inviting George Wendt to a game or two . Source
  • Ozzy Osbourne performs 'Bark At The Moon' during eclipse

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Ozzy Osbourne marked Monday’s solar eclipse by performing his hit Bark at the Moon as the sun was blocked out over Illinois. The heavy rocker played a rare afternoon set at the Moonstock Festival in Carterville and timed his performance perfectly - two minutes into one of his most famous solo tracks, the moon completely blocked out the sun. Source
  • Drew Scott joining 'Dancing with the Stars'?

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Move over, James Hinchcliffe – Dancing with the Stars has a new Canadian hunk it wants to turn into a samba playa. According to People magazine, Property Brothers’ Drew Scott has signed with the Emmy-nominated reality TV competition series, which is set to premiere next month on ABC and CTV. Source
  • TIFF 2017: Drake, George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence, Benedict Cumberbatch and Angelina Jolie among celebs headed to Toronto

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Have CN Tower, don’t need to travel. Following his annual OVO Fest, which this year saw him performing on a makeshift version of the Canadian landmark, Toronto rapper Drake is set to mingle with the Hollywood A-crowd when he brings his Vince Carter documentary, The Carter Effect, to the Toronto International Film Festival next month. Source
  • Morgan Freeman to receive SAG Life Achievement Award in 2018

    Entertainment CTV News
    LOS ANGELES -- Morgan Freeman will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award at next year's Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony. The actors union announced Tuesday that Freeman will accept its highest honour on Jan. Source
  • All the times Jon Snow nearly died (and the one time he did), ranked

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    During Sunday night's nail-biter "Game of Thrones" episode, Jon Snow nearly died not once but twice. As usual, he managed to escape (somewhat) unscathed. That's kind of his M.O., isn't it? He narrowly escapes death when someone or something swoops in at just the right moment to rescue him. Source
  • Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson top Forbes list of highest-paid actors

    Entertainment CBC News
    Transformers: The Last Knight star Mark Wahlberg has outmuscled Dwayne Johnson to become Hollywood's highest-paid actor in the past year with a transforming income of $68 million US, according to Forbes magazine. The former rapper known as Marky Mark beat out Baywatch star Johnson, with $65 million (all figures US), and Johnson's The Fate of the Furious co-star Vin Diesel, worth $54.5 million. Source
  • George and Amal Clooney donate US$1M to fight hate groups

    Entertainment CTV News
    LOS ANGELES -- George and Amal Clooney are donating US$1 million to fight hate groups. The couple announced Tuesday that their Clooney Foundation for Justice is supporting the Southern Poverty Law Center with a $1 million grant to combat hate groups in the United States. Source
  • Mark Wahlberg tops Forbes list of highest-paid actors

    Entertainment CTV News
    NEW YORK -- "Transformers: The Last Knight" star Mark Wahlberg has outmuscled Dwayne Johnson to become Hollywood's highest-paid actor in the past year with a transforming income of US$68 million, according to Forbes magazine. Source