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Game of Thrones S05E07 recap and review: 'The Gift...
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Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
Reviews of Tomorrowland, Saint Laurent and Welcome to Me
Also radical jihadists laying down the new law in Timbuktu
May 21st, 2015
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
May 15th, 2015
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...
May 8th, 2015
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....
Apr 30th, 2015
Reviews: Russell Crowe’s The Water Diviner, Blake Lively in The Age of Adeline and robots in Ex-Machina
Also notes on new documentaries, including DOXA
Apr 24th, 2015
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