Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en A true newsroom horror, a wartime horror exposed and comic relief in music http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/true-newsroom-horror-wartime-horror-exposed-and-comic-relief-music Also Tatiana Maslany and her real-life boyfriend in a bi-polar romance<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/true-newsroom-horror-wartime-horror-exposed-and-comic-relief-music" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies : New movies Aim for the Roses automobile stunt bi-polar cello music Christine comfort women musical documentary PTSD Rebecca Hall redress suicide Tatiana Maslany The Apology The Other Half Tom Cullen TV news World War II Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:37:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23276 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Manchester by the Sea, superb; plus the return of Warren Beatty and some girl power from Disney http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/manchester-sea-superb-plus-return-warren-beatty-and-some-girl-power-disney Also: Brad and Marion get together in Allied, Amy and Jake ponder Nocturnal Animals and Bad Santa spawns a sequel <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/manchester-sea-superb-plus-return-warren-beatty-and-some-girl-power-disney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies : New movies Allied Amy Adams Animation Bad Santa 2 Billy Bob Thornton Brad Pitt Casey Affleck Disney Dwayne Johnson Gyllenhaal Howard Hughes Kathy Bates Manchester by the Sea Marion Cotillard Moana Nocturnal Animals Rules Don’t Apply Warren Beatty Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:27:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23249 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Before Harry Potter, before the Supreme Court and a better teen comedy filmed in Surrey http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/harry-potter-supreme-court-and-better-teen-comedy-filmed-surrey Also an unusual musical, a recycled orchestra, a real estate rebel and the Canadian filmmakers who fooled NASA<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/harry-potter-supreme-court-and-better-teen-comedy-filmed-surrey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Aquarius Eddie Redmayne Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them filmed in Surrey Harry Potter Landfill Harmonic London Road Loving moon landing NASA New Movies Operation Avalanche racism segregation laws Sonia Braga teen comedy The Edge of Seventeen Tom Hardy Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:17:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23228 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Amy Adams does sci fi in Arrival, plus other women’s stories Our Little Sister and The Eagle Huntress http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/amy-adams-does-sci-fi-arrival-plus-other-women-s-stories-our-little-sister-and-eagle Also the refugee crisis in Fire at Sea and lurid scenes with The Handmaiden <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/amy-adams-does-sci-fi-arrival-plus-other-women-s-stories-our-little-sister-and-eagle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Amy Adams Arrival Denis Villeneuve Fire at Sea japan Jeremy Renner Korea New Movies Our Little Sister refugees science fiction The Eagle Huntress The Handmaiden Victorian era women’s stories Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:06:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23208 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Masculine power tales in Doctor Strange, Hacksaw Ridge and Moonlight http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/masculine-power-tales-doctor-strange-hacksaw-ridge-and-moonlight Also Trolls, great for kids; Tower, notes on a mass shooting; Spa Night, two strains of male identity and Lavender, a Canadian Gothic <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/masculine-power-tales-doctor-strange-hacksaw-ridge-and-moonlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Andrew Garfield animated films Benedict Cumberbatch Doctor Strange growing up black Hacksaw Ridge Justin Timberlake Lavender Mel Gibson Moonlight New Movies Okinawa Rachel McAdams Spa Night Tilda Swinton Tower Trolls World War II Fri, 04 Nov 2016 12:50:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23182 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Tom Hanks on the run in Inferno and BC progress and tradition in Koneline http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/tom-hanks-run-inferno-and-bc-progress-and-tradition-koneline Also Demon updating a Jewish myth and Miss Hokusai explaining a Japanese icon <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/tom-hanks-run-inferno-and-bc-progress-and-tradition-koneline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies British Columbia classic art Dan Brown Demon Felicity Jones ghostly possession Inferno Japanese art Koneline mining Miss Hokusai New Movies painting Tahltan people The Great Wave Tom Hanks Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:48:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23160 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com New action with Tom Cruise, our Academy Awards hopeful and the return of a classic http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-action-tom-cruise-our-academy-awards-hopeful-and-return-classic And much more: two glimpses inside North Korea, a cool Canadian film, a cameraperson’s scrapbook and Ewan McGregor’s shaky debut as a director<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-action-tom-cruise-our-academy-awards-hopeful-and-return-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Academy Awards American Pastoral Cameraperson Cobie Smulders Ewan McGregor Howard’s End It’s Only the End of the World Jack Reacher Marion Cotillard Mean Dreams New Movies North Korea Philip Roth The Lovers and the Despot Tom Cruise Under the Sun Xavier Dolan Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:10:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23135 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com An unusual Accountant, a portrait of American Honey and some animated girl power http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/unusual-accountant-portrait-american-honey-and-some-animated-girl-power Also Martin Sheen as a priest, Carol Shields’ last novel now a movie and a BC award winner called Violent <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/unusual-accountant-portrait-american-honey-and-some-animated-girl-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies American Honey Animation Anna Kendrick autism award winner B.C. film Ben Affleck Carol Shields Catherine Keener Long Way North Martin Sheen miracles New Movies Riley Keough Shia LaBeouf The Accountant The Vessel Unless Violent Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:57:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23116 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Seven new VIFF picks take us to dramas in Massachusetts, Paris and Belgium http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/seven-new-viff-picks-take-us-dramas-massachusetts-paris-and-belgium … and then on to Hollywood, Italy, Hong Kong and more <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/seven-new-viff-picks-take-us-dramas-massachusetts-paris-and-belgium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Belgium Casey Affleck China Dardenne Brothers Fire at Sea Harold and Lillian Hollywood Honk Kong Kristen Stewart Manchester by the Sea Michelle Williams migrant crisis New Movies Personal Shopper Protests Ten Years Unknown Girl VIFF Wed, 12 Oct 2016 06:06:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23107 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Black rage in The Birth of a Nation, countering Holocaust Denial and more VIFF picks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/black-rage-birth-nation-countering-holocaust-denial-and-more-viff-picks Also Two Lovers and a Bear with Tatiana Maslany and The Girl on the Train with Emily Blunt <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/black-rage-birth-nation-countering-holocaust-denial-and-more-viff-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Chile Denial Emily Blunt Gordon Pinsent Holocaust trial John Mann Nate Parker New Movies Pablo Neruda pilgrims Rachel Weisz Slavery Spirit Unforgettable Strangers on the Earth Tatiana Maslany The Birth of a Nation The Girl on the Train Timothy Spall Two Lovers and a Bear VIFF Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:16:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23099 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com