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Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
Movies this week examine Russian corruption, hockey, American crime and health care in France
Leviathan, an Oscar possibility, Red Army, A Most Violent Year. They lead this week but check out Hippocrates too
Jan 30th, 2015
Five movies about women and a Johnny Depp dud
Julianne Moore, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lopez star in three of the new movies with women’s stories.
Jan 23rd, 2015
Misfires from Michael Mann and Clint Eastwood but also two gems: Winter Sleep and Paddington
Human relations and the weather get chilly in the Turkish film Winter Sleep.
Jan 15th, 2015
Oscar noms surprises: where’s The Lego Movie and David Oyelowo?
Too little Lego and Selma but Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the Academy Award nominations
Jan 15th, 2015
Selma, Inherent Vice plus Canada’s 10 Best and a festival of Italian films
A civil rights campaign led by Martin Luther King is recreated in the most prominent of the week’s new films.
Jan 9th, 2015
Vancouver Movies: Three newly arrived films and looking back at my best 10 of 2014
Boyhood is my choice for best film of last year
Jan 1st, 2015
After all that fuss, The Interview turns out to be just ludicrous and puerile
Seth Rogen and James Franco in their assassination comedy The Interview
Dec 26th, 2014
For Christmas time: Meryl Streep as a witch, three films about painters, plus war and gambling
Also in the spirit of the season, the “Best of the Year” make a brief return
Dec 23rd, 2014
A third Hobbit, a new Annie and a persecuted genius in The Imitation Game
Also check out The Vancouver Asahi for a bit of local history seen through Japanese eyes.
Dec 19th, 2014
New in Vancouver: Reese Witherspoon in Wild, Exodus, The Overnighters, a good Samaritan’s ordeal
Reese Witherspoon hikes the Pacific Crest Trail in her new film, Wild
Dec 12th, 2014