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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.

The best 20 albums of 2014

Music writer Nicholas Laba's list of the best 20 albums of 2014.

PuSh Festival Presents Char Bagh

Enter Digital Handloom’s curated modern bagh, and experience four methods of storytelling.

The best 50 songs of 2014

Music writer Nicholas Laba's list of the best 50 songs of 2014.

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

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

PuSh Festival presents Sea Sick

Her book Sea Sick won the Grantham Prized for excellence in environmental writing, and she has toured the world, captivating and informing audiences on five continents.

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.