The life of a professional hockey player was not always a glamorous one. For legendary goaltender Terry Sawchuk, each save means one more gash to his unmasked face and one more drink to numb the pain. Sawchuk traveled across the country racking up 103 shutouts and 400 stitches to his face, proving that this is a man who lives, breathes, and dies a goalie.
War of the Worlds is a Canadian/American science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons, from October 10, 1988 to May 14, 1990. The series is an extension of the original 1953 film The War of the Worlds, using the same War Machine, often incorporating aspects from the film, radio adaptation, and original novel into its mythology.
Though the original film’s producer, George Pal, conceived of a TV series from the same film sometime in the 1970s, it was not until the late 1980s that a series was finally realized, this time by television producer Greg Strangis. The show was a part of the boom of first run syndicated television series being produced at the time. It was later shown in reruns on the Sci Fi Channel.
The series was filmed in Los Angeles, California and Toronto, Ontario.
Canada loses $80 billion annually in tax revenue to corporations legally, and aggressively, exploiting tax loopholes. Were this money taxed, instead of flowing into offshore tax havens, the Canadian government would garner $20 billion annually. Facing deficits and lay-offs, this film explores both sides: those who believe this is good for Canada, and those who believe it endangers democracy itself.
Tom Canboro is a police detective with a Christian sister, Eileen, a brother, Calvin, a wife, Susan, and eccentric brother-in-law, Jason. One night, Jason seemingly goes insane and tries to kill Eileen, calling her a “hater”. Tom soon realises this may be a conspiracy going as far as devil worship, but as he speeds in his car to get help, he suddenly looses control and crashes. Waking up in a strange hospital, he finds years have passed and people all over the world are wearing the mark of 666 on their right hands, and all those who don’t are being killed off. Franco Macalusso, the believer in world peace Jason was fond of, now controls the world, and is trying to bring the world together as it was at the tower of Babel. Meanwhile, the “Haters” or Christians are hiding out and airing TBN tapes on the air for people to realise the Messiah is really the Antichrist, but their leader, Helen Hannah, is arrested… Written by The Extra in the Background
In 1967, Peter McKay watched as his father decapitated his sister on Easter morning. Peter never celebrated the holiday again… until now – today – in 1987. In an isolated cabin deep in the woods, Peter and his five friends will fall prey to a killer with a bloody ax to grind. A killer dressed as the Easter Bunny.
Marcus is divorced. He’s 25 and living in his sisters basement. There has to be something, someone to make his life worthwhile. He’ll try anything.
After a series of murders throughout the state, single-mother, Amanda, discovers that she is the muse of the infamous serial killer known as, the “Infinity Killer.” Every woman killed looks like her and with every death she is sent a photo as a token of the Infinity Killer’s affection for her. But when her son is kidnapped, Amanda must make a decision between asking the handsome and charming FBI agent, Carl Sayres, for help or seeking out the killer on her own. Amanda is forced to play the killer’s deadly game in order to save her son. Can she outsmart a killer?
The continuing love story of newlyweds Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle during their first year of marriage.
Claire (Gina Carano), an ex-military specialist, comes home to the recent news of her father’s passing only to find herself at odds with her defiant 13-year-old son, Charlie (Anton Gillis-Adelman). With the news that Claire has inherited a large sum of money from her father’s business Charlie is kidnapped for a ransom. Instead of seeking help Claire takes one of the kidnappers, Larsen (Brendan Fehr), as a hostage and forces him to lead her on a perilous journey to rescue her son from the mysterious figure only known as the Father (Richard Dreyfuss). The trek takes Claire deep in the mountains of the Yukon, near the US – Canadian border as a winter storm approaches. As the odds of survival start to mount against Clair she has no choice but to form an unlikely alliance with Larsen in order to save her son and survive the wild of the far North.
The Captains is a feature length documentary film written and directed by William Shatner. The film follows Shatner as he interviews the other actors whom have portrayed Starship captains within the illustrious science-fiction franchise.
Five strangers awaken to find themselves trapped aboard an alien spaceship that seems to be harnessing their terror to power the ship. They begin to understand that these species have been abducting humans for decades and possibly centuries.
The Wrestlers is an exploration of the wrestling world’s underground. Traveling from First Nations communities in rural Manitoba to Mexico’s Lucha Libre scene in Juarez, the series sees Damian Abraham exploring the personalities involved in the sport of pro wrestling.
La Femme Nikita was a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner Bros.. It was adapted for television by Joel Surnow. The series was first telecast in North America on the USA Network cable channel on January 13, 1997, and ran for five television seasons—until March 2001. The series was also aired in Canada on the over-the-air CTV Television Network. La Femme Nikita was the highest-rated drama on American basic cable during its first two seasons. It was also distributed in some other countries, and it continues to have a strong cult following.
Little Mosque on the Prairie is a Canadian sitcom that aired on CBC, created by Zarqa Nawaz and produced by WestWind Pictures. It was filmed in Toronto, Ontario and Indian Head, Saskatchewan. The series was selected and showcased at the 2009 Dawn Breakers International Film Festival in Zurich.
On April 2, 2012, the series finale to Little Mosque on the Prairie aired on the CBC. In May 2012, Hulu announced it would begin airing the series under the name Little Mosque in summer 2012. The series will make its U.S. syndication debut on Pivot beginning in August 2013.
James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia/CIA operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money, while saving the beautiful Lise Hatcher (hopefully for himself).
A comedy/horror mockumentary that chronicles the unravelling of a production team who are attempting to produce the ultimate reality TV show pilot “Extremely Haunted Hoarders”. The team consists of a Professional Organizer, a Psychologist, two ghost hunters, and a crew of junk removers. They arrive in Rockford, Ohio, the hoarder capital of America. There they meet Murph Evans, a legendary hoarder with three crammed and condemned mansions. In their efforts to de-clutter the properties and reform Murph’s habit, the intervention unearths a literal house of horrors.
A team of professional hitmen are paid a large amount of money to travel back in time 5 years and kill a select group of innocent people, one of whom is foreseen as aiding an army of inter-dimensional beings in wiping out the human race.
A brash group of hoodlums have been doing minor crime jobs in their neighborhood since they were kids until they step on the wrong toes and get caught up in a war with an old-school mafia king pin and their lives soon become hell on earth.
The 410 is a Canadian drama web series, premiering on CBC Gem on May 2, 2019. Created by and starring Supinder Wraich, the series centres on Suri, a young Indo-Canadian woman who is drawn into a life of crime after her truck driver father is arrested for smuggling cocaine
When sweet and impressionable single mother Nicole (Amber Goldfarb) is set up with Jonathan (Damon Runyan), a charismatic and handsome professor, she’s immediately swept off her feet and able to give love a chance again. But as the romance blossoms, Nicole begins to question whether Jonathan is in fact the tragic widower he portrays himself to be or whether she’s fallen in love with a master manipulator.
Old friends gets together for a high school reunion, only for a crime to set off a series of tragic events.
A mother is forced to question her sanity when her daughter disappears and she’s told that she’s been dead for over an year, igniting a chase for the truth in order to save her little girl’s life before it’s too late.
I’ll Take Your Dead follows William who has a simple job, he makes dead bodies disappear. This isn’t something he likes to or even wants to do, but through circumstances out of his control, his little farm house in the country has become a dumping ground for the casualties of the gang related murders in the nearby city. His daughter Gloria has become used to rough looking men dropping off corpses and is even convinced that some of them are haunting their house. After a woman’s body, is dumped at the house, William begins his meticulous process when he realizes, she’s not actually dead. As the gang activity increases, William patches the woman up and holds her against her will until he can figure out what to do with her. As they begin to develop a very unusual respect for each other, the woman’s murderers get word that she’s still alive and make plan to go finish what they started.