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Two big Hollywood sequels and a batch of worthy indies

Reviews of 'Terminator Genisys', 'Magic Mike XXL', 'Infinitely Polar Bear', 'The Overnight', 'The Wolfpack' and 'Martin’s Pink Pickle.'

A foul mouthed teddy bear, Swedish humour, a Kiwi western and an Indian 'Godfather'

Reviews of 'Ted 2', 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence', 'Slow West' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur'

'Inside Out', 'Me and Earl' and 'Testament of Youth': all four-star films

A stellar trio of new releases plus the Taiwan Film Festival and a Nepal earthquake fundraiser screening of 'Monk with a Camera.'

Dinosaurs loose again in 'Jurassic World.' Alternative: Real stories in The Best of Hot Docs

If dinos don't do it for you, the annual tour of some gems from Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival is here until Tuesday at the VanCity Theatre.

Now screening: Entourage, Love & Mercy, Insidious

Hollywood excess, charting the Beach Boys and a scary Chapter 3 , plus two docs on daredevils and fractured families

San Andreas simulates The Big One, while I’ll See You In My Dreams and Ghibli film explore love and friendship

Also notice the two Canadian films and the many Vancouver connections

Reviews of Tomorrowland, Saint Laurent and Welcome to Me

Also radical jihadists laying down the new law in Timbuktu

Reviews: Mad Max, a blast, Pitch Perfect 2, good fun, and Going Clear, scary

Also five other new films, about Kurt Cobain, sugar, drone warfare, Arab Israelis and post-Holocaust trauma

Reviews of Far From the Madding Crowd, Hot Pursuit and two music docs

Documentaries are your best bet this weekend. DOXA, which is on through Sunday, still has fine films playing like Iris (the last one by Albert Maysles), and Drone and Orion (both of which I reviewed...

Reviews: Avengers: Age of Ultron and five DOXA documentaries

 Only two films in history have been bigger money makers than The Avengers. Now, here’s the follow up. How does it match up? If it’s reality you’re after, check out the documentaries at DOXA....
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