Culture

Another hit of Trainspotting for happy cynics, Power Rangers for the kids and Life for space horror fans

Also new films with Kristen Stewart, Woody Harrelson, seniors in Toronto reclaiming their life and family yearnings in Japan
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Chutzpah 2017 delivers breathtaking dance, hilarious comedy and globally-celebrated music

Chutzpah! Festival: Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival, February 16 - March 13, 2017.

Logan, better than a comic book movie, Before I Fall, teen self-help and The Shack, contentious religion

Also Ballerina for dreamy young girls, Table 19 for wedding outsiders and Bitter Harvest, about Stalin’s wrath in the Ukraine

Racial attitudes inspected in a tough documentary, in a bit of history and a biting satire

Also two animated Oscar contenders and a new slant from Britain on zombies

The Great Wall, not so great, A Cure for Wellness, slow acting, and real BC history at The End of the Road

Also salutations in film for Gordon Pinsent and the return of an Oscar contender named Ove

Lego’s second has less charm, Paterson enthralls and John Wick just goes on shooting

Also now on screen: all the short films with Oscar nominations, a bad-boy ballet dancer, a Canadian lesbian love story and an alarming look at modern policing

"Kinky Boots" brings bigots to heel

Homophobia takes a hit in "Broadway Across Canada" roadshow

Love's long since cancell'd woe

Ruby Slippers translates Alzheimer's drama to Richmond's Gateway stage

"Cousins from afar"

PuSh finale: Australia's Black Arm Band brings aboriginal "Dirt Song" to QE
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