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Keith Johnstone, Improv Trailblazer, Dies at 90

Keith Johnstone, a pioneer in improvisation who trained a generation of actors and comedians in impromptu performance and creativity, on and off the stage, has died. He was 90. Johnstone died at Rockyview Hospital in Calgary on Saturday, according to his personal website, with no cause of death specified. The creator of Theatresports and co-founder of […]

Amazon Prime Unveils Canadian Originals Slate

Amazon Prime has revealed details on ten new Canadian original series and feature films set to debut on its streaming service globally. Projects announced on Wednesday include The Sticky, an English-language dramedy set in Quebec and about a real-life maple syrup heist. The producer credits are shared by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television, Jonathan Levine’s Megamix, […]

‘The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Reg Harkema's doc reintroduces one of sketch comedy's most loved and influential troupes.

Amazon Nabs SXSW’s ‘The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks’ Doc

Amazon Prime has picked up The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks, a two-part documentary series about Canadian sketch-comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall, ahead of its world premiere at SXSW. The docuseries from Blue Ant Studios promises never-before-seen archival footage from the earliest years of the troupe and interviews with members Dave Foley, […]