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Citizens march to celebrate Canada's rights and...
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Snipers on temple rooftops at Harper, Modi rally
Canada's greenhouse gas emissions continue slow climb...
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PM Harper's name raised at Mike Duffy trial
Reviews of Monkey Kingdom, True Story, Unfriended and two...
Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
Reviews of Monkey Kingdom, True Story, Unfriended and two social realist films from France
Cyberbullying, street hustlers, youth gangs, home invasion, wife and child killing, and warring wildlife. We’ve got them all at the movies this week. Also ethics, or not, in journalism.
Apr 16th, 2015
Reviews of Danny Collins, Clouds of Sil Maria, Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet and more
Age and other issues confront Al Pacino, Juliette Binoche and Kyle Catlett as T.S. Spivet in three of the many new movies this week
Apr 9th, 2015
Furious 7, Woman in Gold and While We’re Young: reviews
Car stunts, court cases and unease about aging lead a long and varied movie menu for Easter
Apr 2nd, 2015
No to Will Ferrell in Get Hard; yes to Queen & Country, It Follows and White God
Will Ferrell has made some good ones, like Anchorman and Talladega Nights. Get Hard is not an equal. Better to check out John Boorman’s new one, a Hungarian animal rebellion or a creepy teen...
Mar 26th, 2015
Young adult action in Insurgent and two wonderful road movies
Spain’s Living is Easy With Eyes Closed and China’s Lost and Love are worth seeking out
Mar 20th, 2015
Love triumphs in Cinderella, stagnates in GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
And four new documentaries demonstrate strong, courageous journalism
Mar 5th, 2015
Chappie, Wild Tales, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Also notice two new Canadian films: The Valley Below and Elephant Song
Mar 5th, 2015
New movies in Vancouver
It’s a Canada weekend. That’s represented in three new films getting the usual short play in theaters and, on Sunday, the Canadian Screen Awards on TV. They celebrate excellence though not...
Feb 27th, 2015
My Oscars picks: Boyhood, Grand Budapest Hotel, Still Alice and CitizenFour
Boyhood vs Birdman. It looks like a dead heat right now.
Feb 20th, 2015
Smaller films for Oscar weekend: McFarland, The DUFF, Hot Tub Time Machine 2
And The Wrecking Crew finally arrives: a must for music fans
Feb 19th, 2015