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Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
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
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