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he crowd at this year's New Music Fest in Barrie was full of energy and the artists performances went off without a hitch. ZACH MACPHERSON/BARRIE EXAMINER

New Music Fest rocks

The seventh annual New Music Fest Barrie featured more than 40 live regional and national acts of various genres performing at multiple live music venues from Heritage Park to The Fox, The Mansion Nightclub, Wild Wing Downtown, The British Arms and Sticky Fingers.

George Takei signs autographs at Fan Expo Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto on Friday, August 23, 2013. (Ernest Doroszuk/Toronto Sun)

Takei slams 'self-centred' Shatner

Star Trek icon George Takei has fuelled with his feud with former co-star William Shatner by revealing he was the only member of the sci-fi TV show's cast who didn't realise he was gay.

'Apes' mimics last weekend's success

Sci-fi sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes beat a horror flick, an animated family film and an adult comedy to keep its grip on the U.S. and Canadian box office title for a second straight weekend.

Dwayne Johnson stars as Hercules.

'Hercules' a bloody good time

Idiocy and excess is rarely this much fun - but Brett Ratner’s Hercules is just the kind of macho madness that this comic book version of the myth requires when Dwayne Johnson is the chosen one.

A costumed man who gave his name as Nomad walks outside of the San Diego Convention Center during the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego, California July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker

Comic-Con is on!

Thousands of fanboys and fangirls have flocked to San Diego for the annual Comic-Con, a celebration of superheroes, villains and more. This year, Comic-Con features the actors, fans and all the latest news on pop culture juggernauts like like "Game of Thrones," "The Walking Dead," "Batman vs. Superman," "Gotham," and "Vampire Diaries."

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