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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.
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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

A new Jennifer Lawrence, a new Madame Bovery and a scary chiller from Australia

Also: three movies with strong B.C. connections

11th annual PuSh Festival begins in January with superb theatre and dance you won't want to miss

The 11th annual PuSh International Performing Arts Festival returns in January, with some amazing works, many of them topical, as well as some superb cutting edge dance.

Foxcatcher, award ready; Horrible Bosses 2, no prize; and fun with race issues in Dear White People

Steve Carell as you've never seen him before. Also a stroll through Chinatown and nutty antics in Dog River, Sask.

Vancouver Opera and Touchstone Theatre tackle bullying head on

As anyone who’s been up Burnaby Mountain knows, to combat bullying you must stand up to it. Vancouver Opera’s Stickboy and Touchstone Theatre’s Late Company are also confronting and healing bullying.

North Korean defector recalls her journey to freedom in new memoir

“I wanted to talk about the kind of humanity and love that was still possible between people in inhumane conditions,” says author Lucia Jang.

“Autumn Flight” celebrates community in historic Chinatown

Composer Alan Lau looks heavenward for inspiration and there he finds a humorous tale of Vancouver's birds, brought to life by the excellent musicians of the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble.

A third Hunger Games, a second feature by Tommy Lee Jones and two special series

Jennifer Lawrence is poised to own the box office with her latest Hunger Games installment