To the Canadian Cancer Society, September is Men's Cancer Health Awareness Month. With the help of a funny video, the society is encouraging men to practise good "nutiquette" — a word formed from "nuts" (testicles) and "etiquette".
A young woman wakes up to find herself inside a locked, padded room. She does not know where she is, nor can she see any way to get out. But her laptop works, so she contacts strangers through YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to ask for help.
A film crew is working on the "definitive" documentary of Bob Marley's life. This is the first time ever that the singer's family has allowed the use of their private archives. Filming is taking place in Jamaica and the United States, as well as in Ghana, Japan and Britain.
A British actor who lives in Ireland will play the 16th President of the
United States in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. The film will be based on
the best-selling book, Team of Rivals, by the American historian Doris
Tom Hooper's film tells how King George VI overcame a chronic stammer
with the help of an Australian speech therapist after becoming monarch
in 1936. The King's Speech is the big favourite in this year's British
Independent Film awards.
The film version of The Hobbit is now expected to cost $500 million (€361 million). This would make it about $200 million more costly than the third part of the Pirates of the Caribbean, the most expensive film ever made.
Known to millions as "Sirius Black" in the Harry Potter films, English
actor Gary Oldman has had a remarkable career in front of the camera.
The 52-year-old has played characters such as Sid Vicious, Count
Dracula, Lee Harvey Oswald and the Devil.
Danny Boyle's follow-up to his Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire" tells
the true story of Aron Ralston who cut off his arm after getting it
trapped while climbing. The amputation scenes caused some people to
faint at the Toronto Film Festival.
Oscar season begins on 1 September. A top candidate for an Academy Award next year is The Tourist by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.
Hollywood's two biggest names — Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp — star in
this thriller set in Venice.
Fifteen years after Toy Story started a technological revolution in
Hollywood, Buzz Lightyear, Woody and friends are back on the big screen
again. The film continues the adventures of a boy and his box of toys,
although it is a time for change.