Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Cronenberg slams Hollywood, Nightcrawler slams TV news, a folk tale from Japan charms all http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/cronenberg-slams-hollywood-nightcrawler-slams-tv-news-folk-tale-japan-charms-all And Kiera Knightley stalls her growing up in Seattle<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/cronenberg-slams-hollywood-nightcrawler-slams-tv-news-folk-tale-japan-charms-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/cronenberg-slams-hollywood-nightcrawler-slams-tv-news-folk-tale-japan-charms-all#comments New Movies Arrested Development David Cronenberg Hollywood Japanese animation Joanna Moore John Cusack Kiera Knightley Laggies Los Angeles Maps to the Stars New Movies Nighcrawler Sam Rockwell Sarah Gadon seattle TV news Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:04:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19994 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Birdman, Whiplash and St. Vincent top a full slate of new films now playing http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/birdman-whiplash-and-st-vincent-top-full-slate-new-films-now-playing And watch a refugee from Downton Abbey land as The Guest in New Mexico. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/birdman-whiplash-and-st-vincent-top-full-slate-new-films-now-playing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/birdman-whiplash-and-st-vincent-top-full-slate-new-films-now-playing#comments New Movies Birdman black comedy Broadway Dan Stevens Daniel Radcliffe Downton Abbey Edward Norton Emma Stone end of the world gun violence horns Juno Temple Keanu Reeves marc emery marijuana Michael Keaton music school St. Vincent The Guest These Final Hours. Whiplash Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:16:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19929 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Mommy, a Canadian classic, Fury, an old war, The Best of Me, another Nicholas Sparks romance http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mommy-canadian-classic-fury-old-war-best-me-another-nicholas-sparks-romance Anne Dorval gives a powerful performance in Xavier Dolan’s Mommy, Canada’s Academy Award entry. (Photo credit : Shayne Laverdière)<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mommy-canadian-classic-fury-old-war-best-me-another-nicholas-sparks-romance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mommy-canadian-classic-fury-old-war-best-me-another-nicholas-sparks-romance#comments New Movies ADHD Animation Brad Pitt Canadian Fury Kalil Gibran’s The Prophet Liam Neeson Mommy New Movies Nicholas Sparks Quebec Romance Salma Hayek The Best of Me Vancouver-made war’s brutality World War II Xavier Dolan Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:28:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19871 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Movies about our digital age, a dirty history, a judge on trial and a beloved children’s book http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/movies-about-our-digital-age-dirty-history-judge-trial-and-beloved-children-s-book And a hit Swedish film takes a funny tour through history.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/movies-about-our-digital-age-dirty-history-judge-trial-and-beloved-children-s-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/movies-about-our-digital-age-dirty-history-judge-trial-and-beloved-children-s-book#comments New Movies Film Adam Sandler Alexander and the Terrible … computers digital devices Dracula Untold father-son split Jason Reitman Jennifer Garner Jeremy Renner Kill the Messenger men New Movies newspapers Robert Duvall Robert Downey Jr. Steve Carell Sweden The 100-Year-Old Man Who … The Judge Women and Children Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:52:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19829 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Eccentrics, boy sopranos and hockey players show up in the last few VIFF picks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/eccentrics-boy-sopranos-and-hockey-players-show-last-few-viff-picks Laura-Kay Prophet is an eccentric from Vancouver in John Zaritsky’s documentary Different Drummer.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/eccentrics-boy-sopranos-and-hockey-players-show-last-few-viff-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/eccentrics-boy-sopranos-and-hockey-players-show-last-few-viff-picks#comments New Movies Beatles Boychoir Chinese films cold war Coming Home Cultural Revolution Different Drum eccentricity Gong Li Living is Easy With Eyes Closed Red Army soviet hockey Spanish films sports documentaries VIFF Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:56:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19805 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Three VIFF picks for Monday including the funniest film in the festival http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-viff-picks-monday-including-funniest-film-festival A bride has just learned a shocking truth about her new husband in the laugh riot Wild Tales<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-viff-picks-monday-including-funniest-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-viff-picks-monday-including-funniest-film-festival#comments New Movies Film Argentina avalanche death Eddie Marsan England Force Majeure Joanna Froggett manhood Ricardo Darin Still Life Sweden VIFF Wild Tales Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:23:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19797 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com VIFF picks for the weekend, including a near-masterpiece from Germany http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/viff-picks-weekend-including-near-masterpiece-germany Nina Hoss in Phoenix, trying to figure out if her husband betrayed her to the Nazis<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/viff-picks-weekend-including-near-masterpiece-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/viff-picks-weekend-including-near-masterpiece-germany#comments New Movies A Dangerous Game Croatia Donald Trump germany golf hit and run Human Capital Italy Kirsten Dunst New Movies Nina Hoss Oscar Isaac Phoenix rich people scotland Two Faces of January VIFF Viggo Mortensen World War II Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:52:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19787 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Mid-week VIFF picks: Preggoland, Two Step, Mr. Turner and more http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mid-week-viff-picks-preggoland-two-step-mr-turner-and-more &nbsp;Jason Reitman, of Juno fame, has a new film. Alex R. Johnson has his first. And Sonja Bennett may have a hit with the first one she’s written. For different reasons, they’re my next picks for...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mid-week-viff-picks-preggoland-two-step-mr-turner-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mid-week-viff-picks-preggoland-two-step-mr-turner-and-more#comments New Movies Film Comedy computers fine art men Mr. Turner Preggoland pregnancy Technology Texas crime Two Step Vancouver films VIFF Women and Children Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:02:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19777 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com More VIFF picks to start the week: Vancouver Asahi, The Fool, Everything Will Be http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-viff-picks-start-week-vancouver-asahi-fool-everything-will-be Hollywood dreams and a Vancouver baseball team lead off today<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-viff-picks-start-week-vancouver-asahi-fool-everything-will-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-viff-picks-start-week-vancouver-asahi-fool-everything-will-be#comments New Movies baseball Chinatown declines Corruption David Cronenberg Everything Will Be Just Eat It. wasted food Maps to the Stars race relations Russia The Fool Vancouver Asahi Vancouver Japanese Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:22:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19763 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Denzel Washington gets stylishly violent, while Reese Witherspoon and Edgar Ramirez shine at VIFF http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/denzel-washington-gets-stylishly-violent-while-reese-witherspoon-and-edgar-ramirez Denzel Washington is the Equaliser but Edgar Ramirez revives history as Latin America’s Liberator <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/denzel-washington-gets-stylishly-violent-while-reese-witherspoon-and-edgar-ramirez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/denzel-washington-gets-stylishly-violent-while-reese-witherspoon-and-edgar-ramirez#comments New Movies News Denzel Washington Edgar Ramirez Hector and the Search for Happiness hiking Latin America movie violence pride Reese Witherspoon Simon Bolivar The Boxtrolls The Equalizer The Liberator The Skeleton Twins VIFF wild wilderness Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:15:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19747 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com