Culture

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
Feature image

Newly Restored Rio Theatre Sign Unveiled TONIGHT

#LightUptheRio Is Finally Happening! The moment has arrived. And it's all happening tonight, at 6:00 pm.

Vancouver Symphony’s New Music Festival kicks off 2015 with a breath of fresh ideas

If you rank yourself among the musically curious, consider the second annual VSO New Music Festival as a great warm up to a year of imaginative music making around the city.

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