Skip to Content
Feds to reopen herring fishery, over scientist and First...
Awe-inspiring, epic, powerful... Canada
Portland remembers its blue-collar past
New in theaters: Will Smith’s Focus, The Lazarus Effect and...
Kinder Morgan drillers hit by protests in Coquitlam
OPINION: Christy Clark isn't protecting BC's...
NDP chooses ex-judge for tight federal race in Burnaby
Avoid 'fossil fuel-ishness', says electric...
Harper government doubles down on weapons manufacturing...
How Harper's disastrous diplomacy crushed Keystone XL
Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
New in theaters: Will Smith’s Focus, The Lazarus Effect and three Canadian films
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
Fifty Shades of Grey and Duke of Burgundy, both all about kinky sex
Also a Colin Firth action flick and fun with vampires in New Zealand
Feb 13th, 2015
New in theatres: weak sci fi, strong Oscar contenders and a vampire in Iran
Song of the Sea is an animated masterpiece
Feb 5th, 2015
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